Head Teacher Update 21/11/21

Dear Parents and Students

It seems that COVID 19 is not going away any time soon and, although our safety measures are now well-established and routine, these need to be carefully balanced against the risk to our young people’s health and wellbeing and educational progress. In my last update (7/11/21), I spoke about our decision to return to single periods to improve the experience for learners. We want every student at Forrester to make the most of their time at school and to have the best possible chance to achieve success. (more…)

Boroughmuir 1 Forrester 5

Congratulations to our fantastic S2 boys who kicked of the season with a 5 – 1 win against Boroughmuir at Meggetland this morning. (more…)

Vote in the Scottish Youth Parliament Elections

Opportunities for senior pupils to volunteer with Active Schools Programme

Leadership Opportunities

New Support for Families Webpages

Find up to date information on the support and activities available for families across Edinburgh at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/supportforfamilies

If you need help finding support for you or your child, email supportingparentsandcarers@edinburgh.gov.uk


Head Teacher Update 7/11/21

Dear Parents and Students

It’s hard to believe that it is already two weeks since half term, and the change to single periods. While there are obvious benefits to working in this more ‘normal’ way, such as brining a greater variety to the school day and increased frequency of lessons, it will take a bit of getting used to for those who have not worked this way before – our S1 and S2, and many of our staff. Also, the increased movement may make the school day more tiring. (more…)