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Winner of Student Critics Competition 2016

A huge congratulations to Aimee Combe for winning the Edinburgh International Film Festival Student Critics Competition!

The school is immensely proud of her achievement and we wish to share her winning review of ‘Away’ with you all.

A link to it can be found here.

As part of winning, she has been offered to become an EIFF programmer for 2017. This is an excellent oppurunity to learn about about film curation, write for the brochure, website and catalogue and host screenings and events during EIFF.

More information about EIFF can be found here: www.edfilmfest.org.uk/learning

Come and join us at Holyrood’s ‘Big Day Out’

To mark the official opening of the 5th session of the Scottish Parliament, a host of events will take place at Holyrood on Saturday 2 July 2016.

From 2pm to 6pm: Holyrood’s ‘Big Day Out’ – a fun-packed afternoon for all the family.  The gardens and doors of the Scottish Parliament will be open to everyone to explore.  All events are FREE and there is no need to book – just come along for the afternoon to enjoy and celebrate with us.

http://www.visitparliament.scot/big-day-out/

Higher Geography in the park!

Higher Geography in the park! Getting some fieldwork practice in.

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Scottish Schools Water Polo Championships

The Portobello High School Open Team won the Scottish Schools Water Polo Championships in Stirling on 10th June 2016. The team won a dramatic penalty shoot-out 9 – 8 in the final. 16 teams from across Scotland took part in the competition

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World War One Battlefields Tour 2017 – Belgium & France – (19th – 24th May)

Deadline for deposits for the Battlefields Tour has been extended to 24th June 2016