Measles and MMR Information

There are outbreaks of measles in the UK, Europe and the USA. Measles is very infectious but can be prevented with MMR vaccine.  MMR protects against mumps and rubella too.

NHS Lothian is inviting S1-S6 pupils who have not been vaccinated to clinics this summer term and in the holidays. Look out in the post for your clinic invitation.

Make sure to get vaccinated! Together we can stop the spread of measles! #VaccinesWork #NHS_Lothian

Participatory Budgeting

We are so proud to be the first school in Scotland to allocate 10% of our Pupil Equity Funding to our students, allowing them to decide how this funding will be spent. We recently celebrated the unveiling of the big vote by inviting councillors, parents, and colleagues from City of Edinburgh Council and the Scottish Government to join our Student Steering Group in school.

The importance of this innovative approach to engage students in decision making attracted the attention of the media and featured in the STV news report below. This report highlighted our work, along with the work of Balerno High School, in ensuring equity for all students. (Clip courtesy of STV).