Buy one, get one half price at Waterstones

Popping into town to get some new stationery for the new school term? Why not also stop by Waterstones? They are currently running a brilliant buy one, get one half price deal on Bright Red Study Guides and Course Books. 

Find out what your local store is here and spend some time flicking through the pages of our books and choosing the books that will help support you through your Scottish qualifications.

Can't find a book you're looking for? Ask a member of staff - they'll be able to guide you to it or order it in for you if it's not currently in stock in the shop.

New books for a new school year!

We have been exceptionally busy in the Bright Red office this summer, getting four new books ready for publication. They have now been sent to the printers and will be publishing Friday 9th August!

The new books include:

  • Advanced Higher Biology New Edition Study Guide
  • Advanced Higher French Study Guide
  • Higher Chemistry New Edition Study Guide
  • Higher Geography New Edition Study Guide

They are all FULLY up-to-date with the very latest SQA course and assessment changes and are just the books you need to tackle these Higher and Advanced Higher courses with confidence.

Until the end of August, you can save a brilliant 20% off these books with the discount code STEPAHEAD.

Find out more about these books here.


Back-to-school Sale

It's that time of the year again! We hope you had a wonderful, restful summer holiday and are feeling refreshed for the new school term.

To help you feel ready for the new academic year, we are running a brilliant summer sale!

Save 20% off all full-price Study Guides and Course Books with the discount code STEPAHEAD.

Simply visit our website, select what you'd like to buy and enter the discount code before you check out.

Offer ends 31st August 2019. 

Flash Summer Sale ⚡

We have a Summer Sale on!

Save a sizzling 20% off all Bright Red Study Guides and Course Books with the discount code SUMMER2019.

Simply visit our website here, add what you'd like to buy to the cart and enter the discount code at the checkout.

Alternatively, give us a ring on 0131 220 5804 to place your order - we are always happy to help!

Hurry, offer ends 30th June 2019.

Higher Music... Hot off the press!

We are so chuffed to have published a Higher Music Study Guide! Written by Adrian Finnerty (the same talented author as our National 5 Music Study Guide) this is the perfect study companion for the Higher Music course. 

It is completely up-to-date to reflect the very latest SQA course changes and contains everything you need to know to pass your Higher Music qualification. Want to check it out before you buy? Check out our sample pages here.

It has all of our bespoke Bright Red features in it and inside you will also find:

  • Detailed examples and illustrations
  • Revision questions
  • Don't forget pointers
  • Things to do and think about sections
  • Digital Zone activities and tests

You can order it directly from our website here and it'll arrive through your letterbox in the next couple of days! 

Looking to place a school order? You can save a fabulous 25% with our School Order Form! Want to find out more? Give us a ring on 0131 220 5804 or email us at