Headteacher’s Update 01.04.21

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Dear Parent/Carer As we approach the Easter break, I wanted to express my thanks to you for your support and understanding over the last few weeks. I’ll make this update as brief as I can knowing that next term will likely bring a number of new challenges and possibly (hopefully not!) more disruption to what has ...

Lockdown Lowdown

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A survey of young people in Scotland has been launched to track the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the lives, aspirations and wellbeing of young Scots. It’s been a tough year for many young people in Scotland, and as we ease out of Covid19 restrictions, it is important that the views of young people are ...

Staying Safe Around Reservoirs Information

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As the weather continues to improve, there may be an increase in people accessing the reservoir in the Pentland Hill National Park. In order to ensure that you are well informed and know the dangers involved, please read the following information from the Pentlands Hill Regional Park: Staying safe around reservoirs in the Pentland Hills ...

Headteacher’s Update 26.03.21

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Dear Parent/Carer, Once again, I hope this email and update finds you are your family well. COVID I attach the most recent Scottish Government Guidance that was published this week. It’s a lengthy document but we had a request from a parent to make Guidance more accessible at strategic times rather than it being filed in the website ...

Headteacher’s Update 19.03.21

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Dear Parent/Carer, I hope the recent fair weather and having your son/daughter back in school (albeit on a limited basis at the moment) has brought a smile to your face. This, as well as the prospect of a haircut and the hint of hospitality reopening will have ‘lifted’ spirits following the ‘darker’ times of January and ...

S3 into S4 Course Choice

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Please use the link in the S3 Team page to access your Course Choice Form or this link: S3 Course Choice If you are asked for an email address to log in you should use your log-in number @ea.edin.sch.uk (01234567@ea.edin.sch.uk)

Headteacher’s Update 12.03.21

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Dear Parent/Carer, You’ll be glad to know that this update is much shorter than last week’s tome. Following the success of Phase 1 of the return to face to face learning (remember that 5%-8% of the school role from 22nd Feb) we are ready to embark on Phase 2 of face to face learning. On Wednesday 10th March, ...

Phase 2 – Return to in person learning

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Dear Parent/Carer, First of all let me take this opportunity to thank all the parents and carers who have sent us positive messages of support regarding our current conundrum; I would like to return the gesture to you and thank you for your patience and understanding. When I wrote to you on Friday 2nd March, I highlighted the ...

S2 Course Choice Form

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All S2 pupils should complete their S2 Course Choice Form using the following link: S2 Course Choice Form Remember this can only be completed once so read over your choices before submitting. All forms are to be submitted by Tuesday 16th of March. Any questions please contact Miss Meikle – ellie.1.meikle@whec.edin.sch.uk

Consultation on retaining Spaces for People Measures

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We are a collective of organisations who all campaign for safe and pleasant streets to enable people in Edinburgh to make more of their journeys by walking, wheeling, and cycling. This includes safe routes to school that enable as many children as possible to walk, scoot and cycle.We would like to urge the Parent Council ...