Please click on the link below for the 3rd edition of the Wester Hailes High School Newsletter session 22/23. Wester Hailes High Newsletter 3 – Session 22’23
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Friday 25th November
Wester Hailes High School is open as normal on Friday 25th November 2022. We will keep you updated on all matters relating to Industrial Action via text and website.
Industrial Action 24th November
Wester Hailes High School will be closed to pupils and staff on Thursday 24th of November. Due to employee rights around industrial action, the City of Edinburgh Council are unable to collate accurate advance information about which teacher colleagues will be striking on Thursday 24th November therefore as most teaching staff are likely to be ...
Mission Christmas 2022
Support with providing Christmas gifts for children is available for families from Forth 1 and Cash for Kids Mission Christmas. Please contact your child’s Pupil Support Leader at school who will apply on your behalf. Gifts will be provided for all children in the family.
CHAI Newsletter – October
Please see below for the latest issue of the CHAI (Community Help & Advise Initiative) Newsletter.
Maximise – Advise, Employability and Family Wellbeing Support
Please the latest information from Maximise! A partnership between CHAI (Community Help & Support Initiative) and Children 1st, for advise, employability and family wellbeing support.
NHS Resources for Parents and Carers on Managing Anxiety and Worry
Please see the below information from NHS Lothian for parents and carers on helping to manage anxiety and worry.
Bonfire Night and Fireworks – A message from Police Scotland & Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Please see below for a letter from Police Scotland regarding Bonfire season and fireworks.
Let’s Talk Scottish Education – Our National Discussion
The National Discussion is an unprecedented opportunity for children, young people and those who support them to have their voices heard in a debate which will establish a compelling and consensual vision for Scottish education. The Discussion is being co- convened by the Scottish Government and CoSLA. It is being facilitated by two independent facilitators, Professors ...
Show Racism the Red Card, 28th October
"Friday 28th October marks our annual "Wear Red Day" in school. Pupils will be encouraged to wear something Red to school to show our support for Show Racism the Red Card. Reminder - this is not a dress down day and Red items should be worn with pupils' uniform.
Exceptional School Closures – City of Edinburgh Council – Her Majesty the Queen’s State Funeral
Please see below for details regarding the exceptional school closures, due the Her Majesty the Queen's State Funeral.
Join the Parent Council
Do you want to know more about your child's education? Do you want to have more of a say? Do you want to find out more about your child's school and about our new school? Then find out more about becoming a part of our Parent Council.
Pupil Assemblies 12.09.22
Dear Parent/Carer, Yesterday I led pupil assemblies with all year groups to provide clarity on the key things we are looking for to maintain our positive ethos in school. I have attached the powerpoint from the assemblies so you can have a shared understanding of what was presented. As always, thank you for you continued support with ...
Wester Hailes High School Online Newsletter 1 – Session 22’23
Please click on the link below for the 1st edition of the Wester Hailes High School Newsletter session 22/23 Wester Hailes High Newsletter 1 - Session 22'23
Active Schools Extra Curricular Programme: September
ctive Schools, working closely with our PE department, are providing a range of extracurricular activities sport, dance and more from September to December for all Wester Hailes High School pupils. Please get in touch with Lorraine Dickson Active Schools at firstname.lastname@example.org for any further details on our extracurricular programme. To book your place please see the document below.
Update from Lorna French Acting Head of Schools & Lifelong Learning
Please the see below the latest from the City of Edinburgh’s Acting Head of Schools & Lifelong Learning - Lorna French.