Reduce the risk of catching or spreading flu and colds

Key advice for parents and carers - How to reduce the risk of catching or spreading flu and colds. In the home the risk of catching or spreading flu/cold like illness can be reduced by: Regular hand washing with liquid soap and running waterCovering nose and mouth when coughing or sneezingUsing a disposable paper tissue, disposed of immediately ...

Message from the Headteacher – David Young

WHEC Futures – Stage 1 Renaming our School As you know , our parent council and key stakeholders fought to ensure our school retain its unique place in our community and its place in Edinburgh. One of the actions from this process was to ensure that there was a renewed focus on improving our school and ...

Area55

Area55 is a multi activity youth group run by 2 students from Forrester High school. This club runs every Wednesday 4pm-6pm. The club runs different activity every week which is picked by the young people attending. Activities may include cooking, video games, sport, club outings and much more. Senior drop in is a drop in ...

Bibliotherapy Toolkit for Schools

On Thursday 2 May, Ms Thorburn and Ms Prince took a group of S2 pupils to the Central Library for the citywide launch of the bibliotherapy toolkit for schools, Escape Connect Relate. We are incredibly proud of how well our ambassadors represented the school and here is photograph of some of our student ambassadors with ...

Activities Week 2019 – Wb 27th May to 31st May 2019

We are delighted to be offering your son/daughter a unique opportunity to be part of our school’s Activities Week for 2019. There are many exciting activities on offer and you can view the full brochure here Activities Week 2019. There really are some exciting opportunities and as I’m very committed to making these experiences equitable, the ...

Presentation to Mrs Valentine by Parent Council

Mrs Valentine was presented with flowers by WHEC's parent council following her award as National Santander Employability Champion of the Year for 2019 in Career Ready. Mrs Valentine has worked tirelessly to provide our student with enhanced workplace opportunities with companies such as Lloyds Bank, Aberdeen Asset Management, Standard Life and Santander.

Coffee Morning for staff

Well done to our Amazing Hospitality - Skills for Work team who ran a brilliant coffee morning for staff on Friday. The tables looked great and the homemade treats were fab! The team did fantastic job of organising and running the event form start to finish and all the staff were very impressed.