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 Opportunities Bulletin

Celebrating Success


Forrester is full of hard working and successful young people. In order to recognise this amount of success, staff and students will be embracing epraise. This is an online system designed to motivate students and promote positive behaviour across the school. Pupils will be commended on a number of different aspects in order to inspire and celebrate achievements. Click on the link below to have a wee look.


S4 Work Experience

Calling all employers – are you able to come and assist in helping our S4 students who are currently preparing for work experience, learn about what life is like in the work place and what future employers will expect from them? If you are able to help in any way please contact Kate MacPhie – Pupil Support Leader – in school.


Last night five students from last year’s S6 and one from the present S6 gave an informative and amusing presentation about their Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Expedition which was completed successfully in the last week of the summer break.

Eilidh Tedford, Robbie Stewart, Alex Tully, Rebecca Paton, Callum Brodie and Justin Szabo set off from Dalwhinnie and completed their 4 day walk in Fort William. They walked a total of 80 kilometres and wild camped all 3 nights.

If they can complete the other four sections of the Award in time they will receive their Gold badge and certificate at Holyrood Palace in July 2017.

Edinburgh 20mph Speed Limits – Go Live

From Sunday 31 July, the legal speed limit in streets across much of Edinburgh’s city centre and rural west area went down to 20mph, the first phase in a planned rollout of lower speeds across the Capital. Edinburgh 20mph

The new speed limits are designed to increase safety for all road users in Edinburgh as well as creating a calmer, more people-friendly environment in shopping and residential streets. A network of key arterial roads across the city will be retained at 30mph and 40mph, resulting in a modest impact on journey times overall. (more…)

Edinburgh College – Course Surgery

Edinburgh College is holding a Course Drop-In Surgery on Friday 12 August for anyone who wishes to discuss their options for starting a college course this year.

Course advisors and funding experts will be on hand to give students support with fast track applications for courses with places available for starting in August.

Course Drop-In Surgery – Friday 12 August 2016 (12.00 – 4.00pm)
Sighthill Campus
Bankhead Avenue
EH11 4DE

For more information please contact our course recruitment team on 0131 660 1010.
Applications for remaining places can now only be made in person at the course drop-in surgery.