New Year Sale

Hello 2019! Hope you all had a marvellous Christmas and a peaceful and relaxing New Year. 

We've got some very exciting plans in the pipeline for 2019 and have lots of new releases publishing in the next couple of months.

We also have a SALE on until the end of January for students and schools! 

Students - Get a massive 30% off ALL Bright Red Study Guides with the code NEWYEAR. Place your order on our website here or phone us on 0131 220 5804. 

Schools - Get 30% off ALL Bright Red Study Guides and a selection of our Course Books with our School Order Form. Download it here and send it back to us via email, post, fax or just give us a ring on 0131 220 5804. 

Not sure which books are up-to-date with the latest SQA changes? Look for the ticks on the front of our books and if you're still unsure just give us a ring and we will clarify this for you!

Offer ends January 31st 2019 so get your skates on and head on over to the Bright Red online shop to pick up a bargain (or two!)


A big (Bright Red) birthday

In case you missed our news earlier this year, we have launched a Bright Red Publishing Blog!

We've been publishing a number of posts each month and our latest posts are both about our 10th birthday.

Interested in finding out how Bright Red started and how it became the company it is today?

Have a read of our post A big (Bright Red) birthday, which is written by John, one of our directors and co-founders. 

Our latest post is also birthday-themed and looks back at our 10th birthday celebration last month at the City Art Gallery.

Have a read of Celebrating Ten Bright Years.

We'd love to hear your feedback and would be interested in knowing what you'd most like to read about on our blog - let us know by emailing


No tricks, just treats!

Calling all students... the Bright Red Sale is now ON!

Save a fangtastic 20% off ALL Bright Red Study Guides by using the discount code OCTOBERTREATS.

You can browse our full range of books on our online shop here.

Boo-st your grades and make spooktacular savings this October!

Hurry, offer ends 12pm 31st October 2018.

Just published!

Our eagerly anticipated National 5 English New Edition Study Guide has just published!

This New Edition is fully up-to-date with the very latest 2017 SQA course and exam changes.

It has bright, colourful spreads with engaging text and helpful Don't Forget pointers throughout.

As with all our other National 5 books, there is additional (free) online support on our multi-award winning Digital Zone!

Content includes:

  • Reading for understanding analysis and evaluation: Ways of Succeeding
  • The Crtical Essay: What's involved?
  • Critical Reading: Overview
  • Critical Reading: Scottish Literature
  • The Portfolio
  • Glossary of Critical Terms

Purchase your copy of this brilliant New Edition Study Guide here

Bright Red at SAME Conference 2018

Last week we attended the Scottish Association of Music Education (SAME) Conference.

We had a brilliant time, listening to some very talented, young musicians and getting to meet passionate music teachers from across Scotland.

If you missed the conference, you can still pick up our National 5 Music Study Guide on our website. 

It's fully up-to-date with the latest SQA course and exam changes and provides extensive coverage of the course. 

Contents include:

  • Introduction
  • The Music of Scotland
  • World music
  • Popular music
  • Vocal music
  • Timbre - instruments and how they are played
  • Forms, styles and periods
  • 20th century music
  • Music Literacy
  • Performing skills
  • Course Assessment
  • Glossary of concepts

You can also view sample pages of our Higher Music Study Guide here

We hope you had a fantastic time at the SAME Conference and we hope to see you there again next year.