Please see attached letter with information about arrangements regarding Thursday's strike action.
Due to the strike action by teachers taking place on Thursday the 24th of November, Edinburgh College SCP Courses will not be running on this day. They will resume on Tuesday the 29th.
There are upcoming events being offered for parents and carers of a child who is considering entering higher education in Autumn 2023.
These sessions will explain the funding packages available from the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for those planning to undertake higher education courses(HNC/HND/Degree courses) as well as how and when to apply and an opportunity to ask any questions.
These sessions will be online and will take place in the evening during December. Parents and carers can check the available dates and times a and book a place on these talks here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/137287290983
This session's Prelims will start on Monday 23 January and run until 3 February. Full timetable to follow shortly.
The Outdoor Learning Team at Edinburgh council have created a virtual Duke of Edinburgh’s award group. This is open to all pupils from S3 to S6. This is an excellent chance for Broughton pupils to take part in the award. The minimum age to start Bronze is S3, S4 for Silver and S5 for the Gold Award. As you can imagine, this is going to be very popular so sign up sooner rather than later.
To sign up, please follow the links below to create a virtual DofE account.
Part 1. Please complete the participant enrolment form by clicking on this link : REGISTRATION LINK
Part 2. Please click on the link below to be taken to the payment page where you can pay the fee for your enrolment.
Once you have completed the 2 steps, a DofE account will be created and further information regarding meetings, emailed to you.
If pupils have any general question about the award, they can chat to Miss Shearer in Science during a break or lunchtime. For queries about payment or the online form, please contact outdoor learning directly.
Skills Development Scotland careers advisers are hosting a webinar for parents and carers of secondary pupils on 10 Nov at 6:30pm to discuss the options available to young people when they leave secondary school, and resources and support available from Skills Development Scotland.
Parents and carers can register for the session here: https://Understandingoptionsavailableafterschool.eventbrite.co.uk