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A New Session begins… Inspired by ‘From Castlebrae With Love’

Our young people have been back for just over a week now and we look forward to an exciting year ahead.  We have some amazing events and activities planned, with superb opportunities for our students.  Keep up to date with …

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Putting Engineering into Top Gear!

In an innovative and truly unique partnership between Castlebrae, Edinburgh College and Lamborghini, a group of students have been building an electric kit-car which they will eventually drive at East Fortune test track in East Lothian.  We were pleased to officially launch …

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Farewell to our S6…

In an emotional ceremony, we said farewell to our S6 leavers.  Mrs Hansen and Ms Downie spoke about the journeys each of the students had been on during their time at Castlebrae.  We heard about so many achievements and also …

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Keith’s Paolozzi Prize!

Keith Preston was proud to collect his Paolozzi Prize for achievement in overcoming barriers.  In a glitzy ceremony at the National Gallery, attended by Mrs Prentice, Ms Philip, Mrs Doak and Keith’s very proud parents, he received his prize from …

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Castlebrae Students All At Sea…

A group of S4 students enjoyed an amazing 3 days of activities at the Portobello Sailing and Kayaking Club recently.  The instructors were very impressed by the resilience of the group, who had to deal with some challenging conditions as …

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Castlebrae 2015 Vocational Evening A Great Success!

Castlebrae held an amazing showcase of talent on Wednesday 20th May. The Vocational Evening saw students from Creative & Aesthetic and Technologies courses displaying and demonstrating their work across a number of different disciplines.  The Creative Industries, Hairdressing, Hospitality, Fashion and …

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Latest Castlebrae Newsletter Published!

The latest edition of the Castlebrae Newsletter has been published and you can download it here.  It features lots of exciting news from the spring term and details some of the fantastic achievements of our community.

Castlebrae Newsletter Spring 2015

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Learner Pathways for S4 to S6 Course Choice 2015/16

S3, 4 and 5 students are now making decisions about subjects and courses they would like to study next year. It’s a very important time and decisions have to be made so that our young people can make progress in …

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Patryk’s Portrait Perfection

Congratulations to Patryk Kaspryzk, who entered the prestigious, national  John Byrne Award Portrait Competition, which aims to recognise the talents of young artists across Scotland.  Patryk was awarded second prize and attended the Paisley Gallery and Zmuseum on Friday 27th …

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Jai is runner-up in Future Chef UK finals!

On Monday 23rd March, Jai Parsons achieved the astounding feat of coming second in the Springboard UK Future Chef finals.  Jai had won his way through local and regional heats to enable a place in the prestigious event at Westminster …