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Latest info for Parents/Carers, 20th March

Please see the documents below for the latest information from the school and City of Edinburgh Council.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Portobello High School is currently open. In line with NHS advice, anyone with symptoms of infection (such as new persistent cough / high temperature) should self-isolate and stay at home for 7 days. Further information regarding health can be found at:
https://www.nhsinform.scot/

At this time, please note the following arrangements:

  • All extracurricular sport is suspended
  • Scheduled concerts and evening events will not go ahead
  • There will be no assemblies for the time being
  • Parent consultation events and meetings are suspended

Keeping Learning Going during Self-Isolation

Young people in S1-3 who are self-isolating can access level 3 and 4 resources to keep learning going at:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Young people in S4-6 will also find the website above useful and can, in addition, email their class teacher.

Weekly Update 13 March 2020

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Weekly Update 06 March 2020

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Weekly Update 28 February 2020

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Weekly Update 21 February 2020

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Weekly Update 07 February 2020

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Weekly Update 31 January 2020

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Weekly Update 24 January 2020

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S4-S6 Personal Statement Guide

The Edinburgh College applications for 2020 open up this week. Here is a guide on how to do the Personal Statement part of the application.