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Award for Former Music School Student Rachel Newton — News

Former Music School pupil Rachel Newton won Instrumentalist of the Year at the Scottish Trad Awards 2016. Brought up in Edinburgh and the North West Highlands, Rachel attended the Music School until 2004, where she studied a range of disciplines including Gaelic and jazz singing, harp, fiddle, viola and piano. You can read more about the event…

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S1 Football Triumph! Now show your support at the big game on Wednesday!

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Broughton U13 (S1) football team has made it to the final of the Scottish Shield on Wednesday 27 May!

The school will be putting on a coach for any spectators who wish to travel to and from the game. The coach will be leaving Broughton High School main entrance at 5pm and is expected to depart Airdrie about 9pm.

If you wish to book a place(s) on the coach please contact craig.howieson@broughton.edin.sch.uk with names. All under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Attention, parents of genius kids!

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Is your child a marvel at maths or a whizz with words? Web-coding whizzkid or strategic game supremo? Novelist, blogger or persuasive public speaker? Business brain or ingenious inventor?

Let’s celebrate the extraordinary lives of gifted children and their families — the hit documentary series is back!

If you know a 5-12* year old who would relish meeting like-minded bright young children .. .and if he or she would enjoy competing for the much coveted title of Child Genius, then production company Wall to Wall would love to hear from you!

They are once again searching for the country’s brightest young minds to take part (with their families) in a documentary series to be shown on Channel 4. The series will feature competition rounds devised in association with high IQ society British MENSA and other leading children’s education experts, along with documentary filming that explores the joys and challenges of parenting a gifted child, approaches to education and what it means to be a high achieving child in Britain today.

If you are a family facing the challenges and rewards of raising a gifted child, we’d love to hear your story!

Apply online. Start by unlocking the 10 mind-boggling Brainbusters for your child to try, at http://www.childgenius2014.co.uk.

*Please note applicants must be born between 01/09/01 and 31/08/08

Science Success at STEM Faraday Challenge Day

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We are delighted to report that the six pupils who participated in the Faraday Challenge at Trinity Academy this week have won the trophy on behalf of our school.

The Faraday Challenge Days are cross-curricular activity sessions sponsored by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, pursuant to the national initiative to prepare young people for ‘STEM’ careers, which is to say, jobs in Science, Design and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. These are held at schools and colleges around the UK and have proved to be enormously popular.

Our science heroes are Robbie Ashdown-Adams (1A3), Neela Hossain (1R1), Lily Intihar (1R3), Jasmine Millington (1R3), John Swanson (1N2), and Alan Widurski (1R2). Please congratulate them (and indeed Fiona Borth who accompanied the students) if you see them!

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