Hugh MacDiarmid – poet        


    Alan Bold - poet and critic



Tommy Smith - International jazz saxophonist  


  • Martyn Bennett – piper and composer  
  • Darren Dods – footballer   

  •        David Murray – business entrepreneur

Shirley Manson – lead singer of Garbage  

     Adam Holmes, Adam Holmes & The Embers

 Kate Polson, Chief Executive, Rock Trust 



   Sean McKirdy, footballer:


Broughton High School is delighted to recognise and celebrate the fantastic achievement of former pupil, Craig Robertson, who has been offered places to study a PhD at Edinburgh and Oxford universities. Craig attended Broughton from 2005 to 2011 and after completing his 5 year Master of Mathematics degree at the University of Edinburgh this year, will embark upon his DPhil at Oxford University in September 2016. (EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Partial Differential Equations: Analysis and Applications) We wish him the very best of luck in this new chapter.



Former pupil, Christine Carney, who has retired, now works with her husband as founding members and trustees of a charity which supports children and families in Tanzania – Busega Scotland.  You can find out more about this organisation, and see their latest news, here: