Final reminder to come hear about getting involved with the Friends of Castlebrae and making our school the best it can be!

Tomorrow our Friends of Castlebrae (Parent Council) are holding an open day at the school. This is a chance to find out what the group does and how you can get involved. We're looking for anyone who wants to help make Castlebrae the best it can possibly be, especially as we look forward to moving …

LGBT Youth Charter

lgbt-youth-scotland-charterDownload Dear Parents/Carers, Castlebrae Community High School is undertaking the LGBT Youth Scotland Charter programme. The LGBT Charter is a programme that enables our school to proactively improve LGBT inclusion for staff, learners and families. Our goal in undertaking this programme is to ensure all staff, parents/carers and young people are safe, supported and included. …

Niddrie & Craigmillar Community Festival

We'd like to let you know about the Craigmillar and Niddrie Community Festival this weekend (14th and 15th August). There's a fantastic programme with a whole range of activities, events, and performances on both days for people of all ages, and it is all free. Check out the programme online here: https://www.craigmillarfestival.org/assets/Festival%20Programme-2021.pdfThere are also physical copies available …

P7 Parent Information

Dear Parents, Carers and new S1s,We hope that this letter finds you and your families safe and well during these difficult times. As we approach the summer holidays and the end of P7, we are aware that you must be feeling excited about your move to Castlebrae Community High School, but also a little nervous …

SQA Results Information

Dear parent/carer You will be aware that we will email your child with a letter tomorrow afternoon, which will explain the provisional grades we will submit to SQA at the end of this week. You will receive a copy of this letter, either by email or a printed copy. The letter explains the process of …

Eid 2021

Castlebrae Community High School would like to wish our pupils, parents and wider community a very joyful Eid!

HPV vaccinations – consent forms to be returned to school by 31 March

Every S1/ S2 pupil, regardless of gender, is eligible for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for free. We will be offering HPV vaccination to all S1 and S2 pupils, and eligible girls in S3-S6 who have still to complete the course, at Castlebrae Community High School.Information packs have been posted/handed out to parents.  Please ensure that …

Castlebrae Community High School S3-5 Learner Pathways – Senior Course Choice

S3-5 PARENTS/ CARERS PLEASE READ: Please take time to discuss the attached Course Choice form with your Child. Pupil Support Leaders will be posting appointments for pupils on the S3 and Senior Registration TEAMS tomorrow am. These appointments will take place between the 29th of March to the 2nd of April . Master-Pathways-form-2021-22-5Download Instructions: Please …

Ramadan

Dear Parent/Carer, RAMADAN 2021 We would like to wish all our Muslim families well for the important time of Ramadan which will begin around 13th /14th April.  As a school, we would like to support your child and family during this special time. Fasting: if your child will be fasting for all or part of …

Return to School

Dear Parent/Carer The Scottish Government announced this week that, unless circumstances change, the next phase of the reopening of education settings will begin on Monday 15 March. Primary schools already have P1-3 children back in school and, from 15 March, all P4-7 pupils will return.  Arrangements for key workers and vulnerable children in primary schools will …

Privacy Notice for Parents/Guardians of Senior Pupils

This is only applicable to senior pupils who have been timetabled to attend the school building for practical subjects. More information on individual timetables to follow. If you have any questions please contact the school office on 0131 661 1282 or email admin@castlebrae.edin.sch.uk 19 February 2021   Privacy Notice for LFD at Home Testing: Secondary …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

As a school and community, we support Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on 27th January to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi Persecution and in genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. 27th January marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. Please find our …

Parental Letter October 2020

Please read the document below for important updates and information regarding school policy / behaviour / COVID safety measures. october-2020-parental-letter-phones_Download Dear Parent / Carer Important updates and information regarding school policy / behaviour / COVID safety measures. As we have progressed through this academic session, we have been discussing our approach to key issues in …

Parent Info – Blended Learning

Please find a document that explains how your child can access learning at home if they are self-isolating or are absent for a lengthy period of time. parent-info-blended-learning-1Download