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Standard Life Tea Dance

On a bright and sunny afternoon at the end of September, twenty senior pupils and our school Ceilidh band ‘The Spurtle’ supported a Community  Tea Dance in Portobello Town Hall, sponsored by Standard Life.


Waltzes, Quicksteps, Cha Cha slides and the Slosh were order of the day and all members of the group embraced the event wholeheartedly, having much fun with older members of the Community.

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Girls Get Active In Portobello

On Thursday 6th October, S2 girls at Portobello High School and P7 children at Brunstane, Royal High and Towerbank primaries kick started an Active Schools ‘Girls Into Sport’ project with a visit from Katharine Brown (Miss Scotland/UK in 2009/2010).

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Curriculum for Excellence Information Evening

There will be a Curriculum for Excellence Information Evening in school for parents/carers of S1/2 pupils from 7 – 9pm on Wednesday 28th September. Please see the document below for more information and a slip to indicate attendance.


Curriculum for Excellence Information Evening (PDF)

‘Dreams Come True’ Dress-Up Day 2011

Dreams Come True‘ is a UK-wide organisation that gives young children with serious long-term or terminal illnesses the chance to make their dream come true!  It could be anything from meeting a celebrity hero to visiting family abroad.  ‘Dreams Come True’ also helps by partly or fully paying for equipment that will make dealing with an illness easier, such as wheelchairs and specialised bicycles.  But ‘Dreams Come True’ can’t provide these fantastic opportunities on its own.

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Stress Control Classes

Open to adults of all ages, NHS Lothian staff are offering a series of six free classes in Portobello High School on stress control . Click the link below to find out more.


Stress Control Classes (PDF)