A Rotary Experience

In December the members of the Currie Balerno Rotary Club were able to see for themselves an example of the benefit that their intervention can bring. The Club was contacted by Janet Walker, Deputy Head Teacher at the Wester Hailes Education Centre, seeking funding for a four-day residential course for three students with speech impediments. The funding ...

Home Security Advice to Householders

As we approach darker nights and the busy festive period, there tends to be an increase in housebreaking and acquisitive crime, so with this in mind, here is a guide of what you can do to keep your home safe this festive period and beyond. Please see Police Scotland's guide below: Home Security Guide Shed ...

Statutory Consultation – Edinburgh Park and Curriemuirend

Dear parent / carer, Please see information from Alistair Gaw - Director of Children’s Services in Edinburgh. All the details contained in the letter are from him, should you wish to have your say. Kind regards David Young Headteacher Further information including the full statutory consultation paper, background papers and an online questionnaire are available ...

Welcome back from Mr Young

There is always with a great sense of optimism when we start back after summer with staff refreshed and pupils ‘raring to go’. The new S1 pupils are settling in well and I have been very impressed with the uniform shown by all the pupils -I hope this continues for the remainder of this session! ...

S3 Rock Trust Homelessness Workshop

On Wednesday 13th January S3 students met Sharon and Patrick from Rock Trust to talk about homelessness and young people. Through lively group work and discussion they debated the issues around homelessness and were given information on some of the issues faced by homeless young people in Edinburgh. They discussed ways of tackling the prejudices ...

World Book Day 5th March 2015

Children who read for enjoyment, do well in school.
Celebrations in school began with the distribution of World Book Day vouchers to our cluster primary school pupils attending Maths and English lessons here. There was some lively discussion, about favourite books and favourite characters! At lunchtime, students and staff were invited to the Library, to choose ...