Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is run from the Holy Trinity Church and aims to support families who are experiencing financial difficulties by providing debt counselling and other supports. CAP can assist families to maximise income through; • Debt counselling• Support towards employment• Fresh Start – a support ...

‘The New Girl’

Wester Hailes Education Centre is delighted to be able to share with you a short film entitled ‘The New Girl’ which was created during the October school holidays by a group of our pupils. The film was conceived, written, directed and edited by our young people with support from Screen Education Edinburgh, WHALE Arts and ...

Outstanding staff in WHEC

BBC Scotland were in WHEC on Monday 12 December, interviewing our staff - Mrs Gee in Modern Languages – and S1 pupils. The BBC were particular interested in the skillset of Mrs Gee and the ‘journey’ she has undertaken to enter the teaching profession. BBC reporter Jamie McIvor was extremely impressed with all ...

The New Girl Film Premiere

Wester Hailes Education Centre and WHALE Arts are delighted to announce the World Premiere of our latest young people’s short film. This film was created with assistance from Screen Education Edinburgh. The Premiere event takes place at WHALE Arts Centre on Wednesday the 12 December at 6pm. For more details about this event or creative ...

Council Message

Dear Parent / Carer

Since 2012 the Council has saved £240 million through service transformation and efficiencies, but expects it will need to save a further £106 million between now and 2022/23.

Planning for change, delivering services 2019-2023 was published in September and sets out initial ideas for meeting the continuing pressures on services and budgets. We ...

Universal Credit Information

Universal Credit will be introduced in Edinburgh from the 28 November 2018. The Community organisation CHAI has produced an information sheet to help people understand changes to Benefits and how this might affect them.

If you are worried about your transition into Universal Credit, please contact CHAI on 0131 442 1009 for support.

 

 

Understanding Conflict Training

Families can be complicated, loving, difficult, complex and conflicting even on a good day. Find out a bit more about resolving conflicts and improving relationships.The SCCR delivers this trainings to provide some understanding around conflict as a parent: exploring what conflict is, reviewing relationships, identifying potential triggers and ‘silly wee things’, reflecting on growing up, ...

WHEC Remembers

During this week, school pupils in different year groups have been remembering the fallen of the First World War. The week ended with S4, 5 and 6 pupils listening to an half hour presentation lead by a group of senior pupils with readings and film clips demonstrating the cost of war and the sacrifices made. ...