Broughton High School News & Events

S6 University Applicants

If you have received all your offers please can we remind you to accept and decline the offers. If you need help please see your Guidance teacher.


The Kickstart Summer School is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Queen Margaret University and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). For pupils from Broughton, Leith and Drummond a private donor has funded spaces for Kickstart. The other places are funded by the local authorities. It is FREE for pupils to attend. The selection of pupil includes a focus upon widening participation criteria. Kickstart is an opportunity for students to attend university for one week, taking part in a number of subject workshops within Science, Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences. All students also attend university skills sessions designed to help them prepare for their Highers / Advanced Highers, and their move into Higher Education.If you would like to apply for this programme, please see Miss Mitchelhill.

S2 / S3 pupils – those thinking of becoming a Doctor

In collaboration with a group of medical students and doctors, Edinburgh University are running an event on Monday 8th May called “You Can Be a Doctor!”This is for S2/S3 pupils and their parents who are thinking about pursuing a career in medicine. They will hear from a practicing doctor, current medical students and a member of the team to find out more about the medical profession and what they will need to be focussing on for the next few years. They can sign up here:

S5 and S6 pupils – College / University funding

If you are planning to start an HNC, HND or degree course in August you must apply for funding from SAAS. Please collect a booklet from the Guidance base.

S5 pupils – thinking of applying to do medicine?

‘Science Insights’ in an exciting work experience programme from the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Forty current S5 secondary school pupils will spend five days (Monday 24th – Friday 29th July) following a varied programme of activities on four different University of Edinburgh campuses, gaining a real insight into research and work in biological sciences, medicine and veterinary medicine. Applications close on Monday 24th April!
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Dress Down Day - 28 April

We are having a Dress Down Day this Friday, 28 April to raise funds for The Danny Green Fund which supports people and families who suffer from Posterior Fossa Syndrome (PFS). One of our S6 pupils has received great support from them.  

All pupils pay £1 for non-uniform.  Pay to your regi teacher.

Term Start Reminder

Reminder that all students start back at school on Tuesday 18 April following the Easter break.  Please remember to wear full school uniform.