Leaver’s Ceremony


Advance notice that our school will close slightly earlier on Friday at 12 noon to allow us to host our annual leaver’s ceremony. Letters went out to all parents / carers via students just before the Easter holidays.

Edinburgh Guarantee Opportunities Bulletin

Please click on the link below to access the latest career opportunities for our young people in Edinburgh. You can keep up to date with all the latest information regarding career opportunities in our Pupil Support Leaders section of the Web Site.

Edinburgh Guarantee Schools Bulletin


National Parent Forum’s Revision in a Nutshell guides for the new Highers Courses

Below are the links to the National Parent Forum’s Revision in a Nutshell guides for the new Highers (20 subjects) and updated Revision guides for National 5s (20 subjects). The revision guides contain direct links to SQA specimen question papers, exemplar question papers plus past question papers, where appropriate. They are designed as digital resources and work well on IPads or other tablets. Please take a look.

20 Revision Guides for the new Higher qualifications  http://www.npfs.org.uk/new-higher-revision-guides/

20 Updated Revision Guides for the National 5 Qualifications  http://www.npfs.org.uk/national-5-revision-in-a-nutshell/

Assessment in the Senior Phase in a Nutshell This is a summary of the types of assessment in the new National Qualifications http://www.npfs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/nutshells_assessment_E1.pdf

Learning Pathways in a Nutshell for the Senior Phase and beyond http://www.npfs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/nutshells_pathway_P1.pdf

The National Parent Forum of Scotland’s publications guide  http://www.npfs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/NPFS_publications_guide_2015_E.pdf

Easter Study Support

We have the following Easter Study Support sessions running for students throughout the holidays. This will be an excellent way for students to revise and/or complete any outstanding work for examinations. Please click on the link to view the timetable.

Easter Study Support


Street Law Project

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Some of our S3 Modern Studies students have been involved with the Edinburgh pilot of a programme called ‘Street Law’. Street Law is organised by the Law Society of Scotland and sends two law students to teach a class for six weeks. We have been fortunate to have students Nikki Gordon and Miranda Hughes work with our S3s in the February until Easter term.


Former FHS Maths Teacher Receives Award

Bob Wilson

Congratulations to one of our former staff members, Bob Wilson, who has achieved an award for Best Volunteer in Schools Football!