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Head Teacher Update 06.11.23

Dear Parent and Carers, As many of you will be aware, in September 2023 a team of officers and headteachers took part in the Supported Self-Evaluation visit to Forrester High School over a two-day period. The team participated in shared classroom experience visits in the school and Enhanced Support Base, accompanied by a member of […]

Head Teacher Update 3/9/23

Dear Parents, Carers and Students I hope your weekend is going well. Today’s update includes information about: Standards and Quality Report Charity football match to remember Andrew MacKinnon Forrester High School Sports Membership Business Live Conference Letter from Amanda Hatton regarding (RAAC) Parent Council Supported Self-evaluation Standards and Quality Report and Improvement Plan (SQIP) The […]

Head Teacher Update 20/8/23

Dear Parents, Carers and Students It was great to see everyone back last week and I wanted to write to thank you all for the positive start. Everyone was well prepared for the return and looking fantastic in full dress code, with S4-6 really leading by example. Our new S1 have made an excellent start […]

Forrester High School Summer Newsletter

Dear Parents and Students Somehow we have made it to the end of the school year, and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the commitment and support you have given to the school. I also have to say a  huge thanks to our fantastic staff who have worked tirelessly all year, […]

Head Teacher Update 19/6/23

Dear Parents and Students The end of term is almost upon us, with just a few duties to complete. We look forward to welcoming our P7 pupils tomorrow for the three-day transition programme. Having met with parents last week and worked with our P7s during our enterprise challenge the week before, we are all excited […]

Scottish Youth Parliament Elections

Scottish Youth Parliament Elections Are you passionate about issues that affect young people? Apply now to stand in the upcoming Scottish Youth Parliament elections to represent young people in Edinburgh. Please see attached poster. Poster – City of Edinburgh – Scottish Youth Parliament

Head Teacher Update 5/3/23

Dear Parents, Carers and Students ​ The weeks are flying in and already we are two weeks into the SQA exams. Our senior students are coping well with the pressures of exams and finishing off assessments, while our junior students are being respectful of the need to be quiet around the exam areas. Ready – […]

Head Teacher Update 20/4/23

Dear Parents and Carers The Summer Term has got off to a really good start and I have been thanking students in assemblies for the outstanding respect and community support demonstrated by everyone at the end of term. I have also been highlighting some changes and reinforcing important messages, as detailed below. Change to break […]

Head Teacher Update Friday 29/1/23

Dear Parents and Carers Last week was another busy week, with prelims in full swing and a wide range of activities on offer – including a victory for the basketball team and a visit by author, Elizabeth Wein, as part of our commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day. Please find a few quick updates below. Course […]

Head Teacher Update 16/1/23

Dear Parents, Carers and Students Belated Happy New Year to you all. We are already well into what is usually the busiest term of the school year. Please find some updates below relating to: Parents and Carers Coffee Evening Activities Week Study Support Prelims Course Choice staffing Parents and Carers Coffee Evening We will be […]