Live-N-Learn

We are delighted to announce a year long partnership with Live-N-Learn in the support of our ongoing school improvement priorities. Live-N-Learn will be working with our s4,5 and 6 pupils throughout the year focusing on growth mindset, preparation for examinations, overcoming challenge and getting pupils to know themselves better. ...

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 ...