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Edinburgh Guarantee have sent in their latest vacancies for pupils which can be viewed in the library, in the staffroom or on The Edinburgh Guarantee website under the Current Opportunities section.

This week’s opportunities include apprenticeships SAAS customer services, procurement and plant maintenance.

There are also many more employment and apprenticeship opportunities within accounting, auditing, hospitality and cooking, web development and IT, business/marketing/admin, childcare, hairdressing, retail, mechanics and vehicle parts, engineering and logistics, banking, fire technicians and travel assistants amongst many others.


If you are interested in the JET programme for S4 – please see Ms Fotheringham to collect further information.

Scottish Schools Cross Country Championships

Could any pupil wishing to enter the Scottish Schools Cross Country Championships in Irvine on 9th March 2016 please see Paddy Dearlove in PE on Thursday lunchtime.

The Sick Kids Foundation


On Friday 26th February, at morning break, senior pupils will be organising an event to raise money for The Sick Kids Foundation.

You are invited to come to school wearing something BRIGHT eg, a head band, t-shirt etc. There will be a stall in the foyer at break selling sweets and pupils will come round classes collecting donations for their charity. Remember to bring in a pound!


Congratulations to:

Daniel Torbett-Schofield and Kieran Brown who beat off hot competition to win the instrumental and vocal prizes in the first round of the Portobello Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year competition. They now go forward to the Semi-final at Heriot watt University (Riccarton) on Wednesday, 10th February.  Supporters are welcome; the competition starts at 7 p.m.

Jen Cassidy in S4 who successfully auditioned for Scottish Opera in Glasgow and has been offered a place on their Gateway Course which runs for a week in July.  Jen will work with a range of professionals including composers, conductors, directors, designers, choreographers and singers.