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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)

Information Evenings for S5 and P7 Parents/Carers

There will be an information evening for parents/carers of S5 pupils on Tuesday 30th August, from 6.30 – 7.30pm. Full details of the event can be found in this letter.


There will be also be an open evening for parents/carers of P7 pupils in our cluster primaries on Thursday 15th September, from 6.30 – 8.50pm. Full details of the event can be found in this letter.

Adult Education Programme 2011


There’s lots of choice in the exciting new adult education programme.    Have a go at computing, art, languages, fitness, genealogy, crafts, wine appreciation, gardening or stress management. New classes include – Urdu, philosophy, wind band, mobile phone applications and song writing.


Also on offer are Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) courses at Higher and Unit levels, run by Stevenson College Edinburgh and Edinburgh’s Telford College.  Day, evening and weekend courses are available starting in September.