Cockburn House Team – We are running a dress down day on 22nd December for teenage cancer trust you can wear a Christmas jumper or dress down for a donation of a £1.

S1/S2 Arabian Nights Trip – The following students will be going to watch a performance of The Arabian Nights at The Royal Lyceum Theatre on Thursday the 21st of December. They should come to room F33 for 8.45 am on the morning of the 21st. All will return period six. (approx.)

“ANNIE” CAST – Please can all cast members pick up a letter from the Drama Base door if they want to take up the role they have been offered.

MMA – No MMA this Thursday. MMA returns for all in January, Thursday 11th. New times will be an open starting time of 4 to 4:15, finishing 5 to 5:30. Times are relaxed to cover both Currie and Balerno. Stay as long you like. First session always free so come and watch or join in as you see fit, you will be welcome.

Message From the Skies – A huge congratulations to Maisie Dalton 1C2 and Jemma Glover 5B1 who have won a competition to have their writing projected in lights onto buildings in Edinburgh city centre over Hogmanay and New Year. This is a fantastic achievement for the girls – very well done!

All Actives Schools clubs are now open for booking, please go to to book your place today!

Sleep in the Park – A huge well done from all of the school community to Jordan Mitchell, Esther Molleson, Thomas Lawson, Jack Lamb and Ciara McCulloch who raised £2 235 for Social Bite through their participation in this event. Temperatures dropped to -7 that night so it was definitely a challenge for them! Teachers across the school have pictures of the night if you wish to see some. Please do congratulate the group.

Folio Returns – Could all pupils hoping to receive back their Nat5/Higher Art & Design folios from last session please ensure that they have paid their £10 per folio and picked up their work from the Art Department by Friday 22nd December.