Raising the expectations of our pupils – A teacher’s perspective.

In 2008 Wester Hailes Education Centre embarked on a five year plan to raise attainment for all our pupils. An important part of our strategy was to raise the expectations of our pupils. When Brodies approached us about their Prime Programme we very quickly realised that this was the ideal programme to help achieve this […]

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From PRIME Student to Summer Student – my experience at Brodies

“This summer, I took part in a work placement at Brodies’ Edinburgh office, spending time with the litigation and banking teams. This gave me invaluable first-hand experience that complemented my academic legal studies at university. However, this wasn’t my first time at the firm. In S5, while still at school, I took part in the […]

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From PRIME Student to Summer Student – my experience at Brodies

“I can’t quite believe the number of years that have passed since I first came into contact with Brodies, but here we are. It all started about 4 years ago in 2013, when I was an awkward 17- year old who had just sat her Highers. I was part of one of the first intakes […]

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Progress for PRIME: Chair Cheffings Commits to Change

To help further social mobility in the legal profession and facilitate high quality work experience opportunities for young people from less privileged backgrounds, the PRIME Board has agreed to implement a number of new initiatives, including a contextualised recruitment system (CRS), a new Best Practice Guide for members, and an improved website experience for students, […]

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