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Alan Cumming Visits Castlebrae

We were delighted to welcome Alan Cumming to Castlebrae on Thursday 25th August.  Taking a break from his residency at the Edinburgh International Festival at The Hub, with his show, ‘Sings Sappy Songs’, Alan fielded questions from staff and students about …

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School Bulletin Week Beginning 29th August

Every week we publish a school bulletin that details events and activities taking place in the school.  This information for staff and students is collated by Ms Smith and shared during Key Adult Time sessions.  The Bulletin will also be …

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Edinburgh 20mph Speed Limits  – Go Live

From Sunday 31 July, the legal speed limit in streets across much of Edinburgh’s city centre and rural west area went down to 20mph, the first phase in a planned rollout of lower …

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Summer Newsletter

Our summer newsletter (which will be sent home to all parents as part of our summer holiday mail out) has been published. It features lots of information about events leading up to the end of the 2015/16 session and looks …

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Awards Ceremony 2016

A fantastic Awards Ceremony was held on Thursday 10th June to celebrate the achievements of our young people over the past session.  Mrs Prentice, Principal of the Castlebrae Learning Community, opened the event with a presentation that detailed some of …

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A Fond Farewell To Our Leavers…

A special Leavers’ Ceremony was held Wednesday 1st June to formally mark the moving on of senior students, ending their time at Castlebrae. Ms Downie and Mr Johnstone spoke about each student before presenting them with a commemorative scroll and …

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There’s No Foxing Our Students on Senior Induction!

A group of students moving into S5 and S6 took part in a fantastic two days of activities at Foxlake Adventures in Dunbar on 2nd and 3rd June.  The aim was to develop relationships and focus on team-building within our …

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New Weekly Bulletin Launched!

Ms Smith in Modern Languages has collated information across the school to publicise to students.  This weekly bulletin will be used at Key Adult Time once the Timetable changes from Monday 6th June.  A pilot addtion has been put together …

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The Big 100 Business Breakfast!

On the morning of Wednesday 25th May, we welcomed guests for our Big 100 Business Breakfast. The event took place to celebrate existing partnerships and to support the building of new collaborative practice, to further enhance the learning experiences for …

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A Focus on Wellbeing with Health Week

An extensive and varied programme of activities and workshops took place from Monday 9th May until Friday 16th May. All students from S1 to S3 were engaged in Health Week, which aimed to focus thought on how we can ensure …