Filming with Screen Education Edinburgh & WHALE Arts

worked throughout the October school break with a group of young people in Wester Hailes Education Centre, and this has resulted in the young people creating their very own short film. The participants learned basic film theory and film-making skills, with opportunities to script, direct, act, record and edit the film. A parent/carer film premiere and ...

Visit from Tommy Smith

The Music department were delighted to host ex-pupil and world renown jazz saxophonist, Tommy Smith. Tommy started his musical tuition here at the Wester Hailes Education Centre, before studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. As well as becoming an outstanding performer with several professionally recorded albums to his name, Tommy is the founder ...

Raising Teens With Confidence

The teenage years can often feel like being on a rollercoaster for parents, carers and young people – plenty of highs, lows and uncertainty about what might be round the corner! The many physical, emotional and behaviour changes that occur mean that adolescence can be a time of vulnerability as well as a time of ...

Mamma Mia!

    Mamma Mia! Wester Hailes Education Centre’s Tasting Change group has been cooking up a storm, creating a taste of Italy with their Spaghetti Bolognese and Macaroni Cheese dishes. We’ll be cooking Portuguese food next Tuesday 24th July at 11am. If you have a child attending or about to start at WHEC, contact Alan Stewart (Family ...

Wester Hailes Education Centre’s Summer Programme

As part of Wester Hailes Education Centre’s summer programme, we are working with Tasting Change to offer ‘Cooking Around The World’. We started this week by making healthy pizzas and trying out watermelon dessert pizza. Our ‘Cooking Around The World’ sessions take place on Thursdays – 19th July, 26th    July, 2nd August and 9th August from ...