Updated information from City of Edinburgh Council regarding Free School Meals, Milk and Clothing Grants is available now here: Food and clothing – The City of Edinburgh Council
The improved weather has led to a fad for bringing water guns into school. Whilst this may be intended for fun, their use is leading to unnecessary conflicts between students during breaks. The guns are also occasionally being seen in classes.
Please be aware that any water guns brought into school grounds will be confiscated and placed into recycling.
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation to seek views on school uniform in Scotland. This will run from 19 May 2022 until 14 October 2022. They are seeking the views of anyone with an interest in school uniform on a range of questions which will be used to inform national policy and guidance on school uniform in Scotland. The consultation is running over an extended period which includes school summer holidays. The consultation has been extended to enable education authorities and schools time to consider and provide their views. It is also recognised that the school summer holidays are usually when families will be considering uniform items for the coming school year. The consultation is available from the Citizen Space website through the following link: https://consult.gov.scot/learning-directorate/school-uniforms-statutory-guidance-scotland/ which includes information on the consultation and how to respond.
Yesterday, 12 May, some of the S2 and S3 Broughton UP pupils had a fantastic day presenting at the Regional finals for the Big Ideas competition that they have been working hard on since January. The presentations from all were brilliant and they all handled tough questioning from the industry experts and audience with confidence.
The Green streets team (Jack Beechey, Cathleen Jenkins, Stephanie White and Agnieszka Gorandowska) were runners up on the day and are still in the running to present their big idea at the National Finals held at the Palace of Westminster in June.