HPV Vaccination

HPV (cervical cancer) vaccineConsent packs are out now for HPV vaccine for girls in S1 and for some girls above. The HPV vaccine, given to girls in S1 and S2, protects against the main strains of the human papillomavirus which cause cervical cancer. It is important that you get this protection early enough for it to ...

Fair Trade Awards

Lothian MSP Gordon Lindhurst was recently delighted to present two fair trade awards to our pupils. The MSP, who is also the Deputy Convener of the Cross party Group on Fair Trade, presented S3 student representatives Brogan and Jack with the certificates, alongside their Geography teacher Miss Lamb. Mr Lindhurst visited the school to ...

Home Economics – Skills for Work Class

Our AMAZING Hospitality - Skills for Work class would like to invite staff to a coffee morning in Home Economics this Friday at break. They will provide yummy Friday treats, along with tea and coffee. This is part of their final assessment, so we would love for as many of you to make it as ...

Heineken Champions Cup Trophy Visits WHEC

As a result of the hard work being done to promote Rugby at WHEC, we were rewarded by a visit from the Heineken Champions Cup trophy (Rugby’s version of the Champions League)! Rugby is building momentum at WHEC with regular games for our S1/2 and S3/4 teams. Get yourself along to training with Murray after ...

ZooLab Visit

As part of their Natural Regions topic our S1 Social Subjects class were joined by some rainforest animals this week. Zoolab brought in a range of animals, including snakes, scorpions, spiders and frogs, and delivered a great presentation on the rainforest. We learnt lots about the different animals, where they live and why it ...

Fairtrade Award

The school has achieved Fairtrade status at level 1 (FairAware) and level 2 (FairActive). We are currently working on level 3 and will be hosting a range of Fairtrade events during Fairtrade Fortnight to help us achieve the final award.

Have Your Say – JRF

Dear Parent/Carer Have your say The City of Edinburgh Council have launched a poverty commission in conjunction with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. This is an opportunity for you to inform our Council of the issues people living in poverty face on a day to day basis. All returns are anonymised and confidential and it may be ...

S3 Geographers visit Dynamic Earth

S3 geographers visited Dynamic Earth and took part in a climate change workshop. Pupils explored both local and global effects and solutions to climate change. Pupils then enjoyed a tour of Dynamic Earth, exploring the history of planet Earth. and took part in a climate change workshop. Pupils explored both local and global effects and ...

WHECwam pupils Tenpin bowling

Some of our WHECwam pupils had the opportunity to go to Tenpin bowling at Fountain Park, Edinburgh. It was a fun filled afternoon with competitive bowling and great food. The trip was an opportunity to further develop our social competencies to improve our engagement with learning.

The Glasgow Girls

On Thursday 24th Jan, 27 S2 pupils headed to the Kings Theatre to see the musical production of The Glasgow Girls. The play re-tells the story of a student activist group, based in Drumchapel, Glasgow who joined forces with the local community to stop early morning raids and deportation of asylum seekers in their local ...