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Welcome to the Brechin Community Campus website (updated April 2017)

New Item Alert to Parents - Blue Whale Challenge (May 2017)

We have been advised by Angus Council to send the following information to parents regarding a dangerous online game called the Blue Whale Challenge.

The Blue Whale Challenge is an internet based game that has resulted in many deaths in several countries; Russia has attributed over 130 deaths to this. The challenge is believed to be spreading across Europe; Belgian and French police officially warned parents and teenagers after three cases were reported in Belgium this week.  Click here for more information.

New Item Changes to the structure of the school day (May 2017)

The secondary school week in Angus is changing. From August 2017, Angus’ eight secondary schools will deliver 33 learning periods of 50 minutes each week.  Click here for Secondary School Week Information. Additional information regarding activities available can be accessed in the Angus Extra document.

New Item Biology / Human Biology study days (May 2017)

  13th May 20th May 22nd May
Human Biology 9:00 - 4:00pm 9:00 - 4:00pm pm only
Biology 9:00 - 4:00pm 9:00 - 4:00pm Nat5 am only
Higher All day

Lunch is included for the students.

New ItemGlenogil Estate - School Leaver Opportunity (May 2017)

Glenogil Estate is extremely keen to employ local Angus talent and feel that we have some great employment opportunities coming up that maybe of interest to some of your pupils. Please click here for more details.

New ItemSQA Exams - 'Soft Start' (April 2017)

With the SQA exams starting next week a ‘Soft start’ is available during exams times, cereal bars, fruit and water are available for all. Please encourage all students to use.

New ItemJune 2017 Explore Events (April 2017)

Interested in studying Law, Medicine or Dentistry at Dundee University.  Click here to find out more.

New ItemHate Crime - Community Partners Letter (April 2017)

Please see the latest Community Partners letter with relation to Hate Crime

New ItemUniversity Open Days (April 2017)

A full list of university open days is available by clicking here.  These provide a great opportunity for students to visit different universities and speak to staff and students before deciding on courses to apply for.

New ItemMaths Challenge (April 2017)

The 9th Maths Challenge is available for anyone willing to try it.  Please click here to download.

New ItemAnne Frank Exhibition (March 2017)

Brechin Community Campus are lucky to be holding an Anne Frank Exhibition from 18th April until 28th April 2017. Guided tours will be conducted by Brechin High Pupils from 8.55am- 2.50pm. All Welcome. If you have questions please contact

New ItemEaster Study School (March 2017)

The school is open for students wishing to get additional help prior to their exams.  Please see the timetable available by clicking here.

New ItemModern Apprenticeship opportunities in Child Care (March 2017)

Angus Council put up Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in Child Care (Early Years) in the following Primary Schools in Arbroath, Carnoustie, Forfar, Monifieth and Montrose:

Inverbrothock, Ladyloan, Muirfield, Timmergreens or Warddykes (Arbroath)
Burnside or Carlogie (Carnoustie)
Langlands, Letham or Strathmore (Forfar)
Birkhill, Grange or Seaview (Monifieth)
Rosemount or Southesk (Montrose)

New Item Parent Council Agenda and Minutes  (Mar 2017)

The latest Parent Council agenda and minutes can be accessed here.

New Item Reach Tayside: Access to High Demand Professions  (Mar 2017)

Reach Tayside 

Please use the 'Sign up here!' links above.

All of our events are listed on our website and bookings are managed by Eventbrite. You will find links to each event in Eventbrite from our website. Please note that you will be unable to ‘search’ for Reach events in Eventbrite as they are listed as private. The only way to access the Eventbrite for booking events is via our website or any links that we email to you.


New Item Caring for Kin  (Mar 2017)

Do you care full time for a child of a relative or a friend.  A drop-in event is being held on the 29th March at the Old& Abbey church hall in Arbroath between 10-4. Open to all carers.  Click here for more information.

New Item National Medic Mentor Weekend on the 17th and 18th of June  (Mar 2017)

National Medic Mentor Weekend on the 17th and 18th of June is taking place at Stirling University.  200 healthcare professionals from across Scotland will be volunteering to present and network with your students who are interested in:
• Medicine
• Veterinary Medicine
• Nursing & Midwifery
• Dentistry
• Pharmacy
• Biomedical Sciences
• Psychology

Click here for more information

New Item Strictly Come Dancing  (Mar 2017)

BHS ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ event will be taking place on Tues 21st March at 6.30pm. Tickets can be bought from Mrs. Gray or email on

New Item D&A Sport & Fitness open evening  (Feb 2017)

D&A College Sport & Fitness department are holding an open evening Tues 28th Feb 4-7pm @Arbroath Campus, Saltire Centre. All welcome. Career pathways involved. For any further information please contact Mrs. Gray at the school.

New Item Apprenticeships in Scotland  (Feb 2017)

We are currently recruiting for GSK in Montrose, they are looking to fill the following positions:

Manufacturing Apprenticeship -
Pharmaceutical Technical Apprenticeship -

These are brilliant opportunities for young people in the local area looking to get into an exciting career.

New Item CEOP Evening  (Feb 2017)

There will be a CEOP evening taking place on Thursday 2nd March starting at 6.30pm here at the community campus. This is open to P6/7 pupils and parents and S1/2 pupils and parents. A letter will be sent out to all appropriate parents/carers, can you please fill in the completed reply slips and return to the office or form tutors once the letters have been sent.

New Item Saltire Awards (Feb 2017)

Congratulations to the following who have gained recognition for volunteering through the Saltire Award.

Rory Allison 50 and 100 hours
Chris Allan 10 and 25
Stewart Anderson 10, 25 and 50
Tom Barreiro 10, 25 and 50
Cameron Bridson 10 and 25
Douglas Crowe 10, 25 and 50
Hannah Church 10
Jasleen de Guzman 10, 25, 50 and 100
Declan Drummond 10
Dominik Frankowski 10 and 25
Martha Grieve 25
Martyna Hildebrandt 10
Damien Lisewski 10, 25 and 50
Michael Martin 10
Hannah Mimiec 10
Adam Mitchell 10, 25 and 50
Laura Moore 10
Daniel Olewniczak 10, 25 and 50
Elsa Reid 10 and 25
Bryony Robertson 10
Catriona Shearer 10
Euan Somerville 50 and 100
Chloe-bobbie Stupart 10, 25 and 50
Nikola Vasiljeva 10, 25, 50 and 100
Ryan Wallace 10
Sofia Zyza 10

New Item Legal Advice Workshop (Feb 2017)

Legal Advice Workshop Wednesday, 8th March 17.00 – 20.00.  This is an interesting and friendly workshop delivered by current students for pupils who are considering studying law.  Click here for more information.

New Item Updated Senior Course Choice documents (Feb 2017)

Updated documents for the senior school option choices are available.  Click here to access the documents.

New Item Medic Insight is running a one day event for S4 school pupils (Feb 2017)

Medic Insight is running a one day event for S4 school pupils in Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross who are sitting both Biology and Chemistry (these are required subjects for entry to medicine, but we will also consider pupils without these subjects if an explanation is provided) and are interested in finding out more about Medicine.  Click here for more information.

New Item Dundee and Angus Open days  (Jan 2017)

Dundee and Angus College are putting a number of Open days for prospective students.  Please click on the link for details D&A College Open days.

New Item Developing the Young Workforce  (Jan 2017)

A Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce was set up in January 2013 to consider :

The links below make for very interesting reading.

Education Working for All - Wood Report

DYW Guidance for School Employer Partnerships

DYW Work Placements

DYW Career Education

New Item Study Skills Information  (Jan 2017)

There will be a study skills information evening on Thursday 19th January at 6.30pm. This is open to all pupils S1-S6. Letters will be sent to all pupils. Please fill in reply slips and hand back to Mrs. Gray or the office. In addition, below is a link to a beneficial article, some of these points will be discussed at the information evening.

Study skills information link

A reminder about good CEOP practice  (Dec 2016)

Brechin High School would like to remind parents and carers about the importance of good practice when it comes to online safety.  It has recently come to our attention that a number of apps are available to our young people and could perhaps put them at risk of harm.  Click on the link for more information. 

Bridge Club of Brechin Supporting our Wood Turning Club (Dec 2016)

Brechin High School would like to say a special thanks to the Bridge Club of Brechin for donating £150 to our newly established wood turning club.

Bridge Club donating to the school

Wood turning is offered as an extra curricular activity and currently our pupils are enjoying the opportunity to develop their skills and craftsmanship in wood turning. Pupils have designed pens and other objects such as fruit bowls.

The Bridge club of Brechin have kindly donated £150 which will allow our Technical Department to purchase additional wood and other materials to allow our pupils to continue to produce some high quality products.

International ‘Meet and Greet’ evening (Nov 2016)

Tuesday 13th December at 5-6pm in learning zones. All friends and families welcome with Tea/Coffee and festive nibbles.

Międzynarodowy "spotkać i pozdrowić" wieczór
Wtorek 13 grudnia w 17:00-18:00 w strefach nauczania. Wszyscy przyjaciele i rodziny powitać z kawa / herbata i świąteczne przekąski.

International 'Встречайте и' вечер
Вторник, 13 декабря в 17:00-18:00 в учебных зонах. Все друзья и семьи приветствуют с чаем / кофе и праздничным откусывания.

Parent Coaching Evening
The Scottish Parent Teacher Association are leading a parent coaching evening aiming at enhancing parental engagement. If you are interested in becoming a member of the parent council or becoming involved with the school in a wider role then please come along. This is on Tuesday 6th December at 6.30pm in the Conference room at the Campus. Tea/ Coffee available.

Learn English in Brechin (Nov 2016)

If English is not your first language and you need help then come along to the Community Campus every Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00.  Click here for more details.

Autism Network Scotland (Nov 2016)

The Scottish Government has commissioned ARC Scotland to map the availability of planning and support for people aged 14 - 25 years who have additional support needs in Scotland. They will publish the findings of their work in early 2017. This will help the Scottish Government, local authorities, and other organisations to make decisions about how support can be improved for people with additional needs that are in ‘transition’ to young adult life.  Click here for more information and a link to a survey that we would be grateful if you could complete.

Parent Council Constitution (Nov 2016)

The parent council constitution is available to view from the menu Parents --> Parent Council

Peer Mediation (Oct 2016)

In September, 20 of our S5/6 pupils took part in a two day peer mediator training event carried out by Relationship Scotland. Our senior pupils are trained to act as mediators in a dispute without help from teachers. This empowers children and develops their sense of community and co-operation. More information is available to download.  Please click here

Newsletter (Sept 2016)

The latest newsletter is available to download.  Please click here.  Previous newsletters can be accessed from the 'Parents' menu.

CEOPs Guide to Youtube (Sept 2016)

How much do you know about what is available through Youtube?  Click on the link below to read CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about YouTube.

Lights, Camera, Action (Sept 2016)


Policy documents added (Sept 2016)

A number of policy documents have been added to the website.  They can be access from the 'Policies' menu.

School Improvement Plan and Standards & Qualities Report (Sept 2016)

The School Improvement Plan (2016-2017) and the Standards & Qualities Report are now available electronically.  Click on the appropriate links for either document.

Just like our new campus building we are currently in the process of developing our site to support the school. Therefore, there are still some links and menus that do not yet lead to any other page. The site will continually evolve over the coming months. The NEW updated school Handbook provides a lot of useful information and can be viewed  by clicking on the image below. If the Handbook does not provide you with the information you are looking for please feel free to contact the school on the telephone number or e-mail address at the top of this page.

Parent Council

Parent Council Meeting minutes and useful links are available on the Parents menu.

New School

There are links to the plan drawings at the bottom of this page and some photographs of the progress can be found from the About Our School menu.

Thank you for choosing to visit our web site and thank you for your interest in Brechin High School.

Archie Bathgate
Head Teacher

Click the 'Developing The Young Workforce' image below
for a video on the important links the school has with Forsters Roofing and
the excellent work experiences provided.
Developing the Young Workforce                                                                

Click HERE for information from the Scottish Government on Named Persons for all pupils.

Click HERE for information from the Scottish Government on Defining Wellbeing

Click HERE for a link to the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) website, required for all pupils and staff attending the Paris trip.


                            Click on a link below to see the plans for the new Community Campus:           

Site Plan Ground Floor Lower Ground Floor First Floor


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School Holidays

A list of school holiday dates can be accessed here: Angus Council School Holidays