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WEDNESDAY, 17th June 2015

This year Primary 7 pupils will visit the High School on Wednesday, 17th June 2015 and Thursday 18th June 2015.

To help us settle them in –

ALL pupils in S2 – S6 should report at 9:25 a.m for the start of Period 2 on Wednesday 17th June 2015.




We are very pleased to report that Ms Alison Fotheringham (Depute Head – Brunstane House) has been confirmed as acting Head Teacher from 13 August 2015.  The acting post should run until mid to late October 2015.

The substantive Head Teacher post will be re-advertised on return from the summer break.

We wish Alison well and feel confident that she will do a very good job and will enjoy good support from staff, pupils and parents / carers.

S5 / S6 – School Ties

School Ties are available to purchase at the School Office for our new S5 and S6 Pupils.  They are priced at £6.00 each.


iPad Set Up

Hello to iPad!

In order to set up your iPad, you need to create an Apple ID and set up an iTunes/App Store account.

  • You will need to create your Apple ID using your school email address.
    • You will then need to verify your Apple ID by logging into your  school email.
    • You can log into your school email by going to and use your normal username and password (eg the same name and password you use to log into the computers in school)

      IMPORTANT: your school email address is

  • Please take a note of your Apple ID and Password
  • When setting up your iTunes account, ensure that you use NONE as the Payment Details.
  • You will be prompted at one point to add a passcode.  Please ensure you add a passcode and remember it.
  • Once you have set up your Apple ID and iTunes account, please download Pages and Keynote App Store.

A guided walkthrough of setting up an Apple ID, iTunes Account and accesing school email can be found below in three different formats: Narated Video, PDF document and Slideshow.

A note about Microsoft office

You can download the Microsoft office apps for your iPad (and for you home computer too) completely free of charge.  In order to sign into the office iPad apps, please see this guide: Office for iPad and Home

iPad set up Guides

Important: Do not rename your iPad! your iPad is named w-por-XXXXX where XXXXX is a number.  This is also the number you can see on the back of your iPad.  


PDF Download:

A PDF version of the slides – ipad setup s2


Edinburgh Power of Food Festival – 20 and 21 June 2015

Please see below information on the Edinburgh Power of Food Festival