Headteacher’s End of Term Update

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Dear Parent/Carer This is an update on the situation in school at the moment. We now have 3 individuals who have tested positive for Covid 19 and the details of our actions were posted on our website on Sunday 11th and Monday 12th October.  There have been no additional new cases since Monday.   As you know we have been working closely ...

COVID-19 update 13-10-20

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Please read the latest COVID update from NHS Lothian about the school. COVID-19 Update If you have any concerns please contact 0131 442 2201 and ask for Ms Meikle           S1 and S2 Mr Ellis                 S3 and S4 Ms Ramsay         S5 and S6

COVID-19 Update

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Please read the latest COVID-19 update from NHS Lothian about the school. COVID-19 Update - Advice to All Parents - Single case If you have any concerns please contact 0131 442 2201 and ask for Ms Meikle           S1 and S2 Mr Ellis                 S3 and S4 Ms Ramsay         S5 and S6

Protect Scotland app to trace Covid-19

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A new app to help trace and combat the spread of coronavirus has gone live in Scotland. Downloading the Protect Scotland app will mean you’ll then get an alert if you’ve come into close contact with anyone who then reports that they’ve tested positive. The software will be used to support the Test and Protect ...

South West Adult Learning – Introduction to Scots Literacy

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SOUTH WEST ADULT LEARNING Introduction to Scots Literacy Guid Fer a Laugh Pack 2 released in October 2020 Order your FREE pack now Introduction to Scots Literacy - Whit’s it a’aboot? It's about learning Scots language and auld wordsTake a look at Scots comedy and writingHae a guid laugh at ourselves and others We’ll be using poems, songs, comedy, jokes, ...

iPad roll-out for S4, S5 and S6

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As part of the WHEC digital strategy to develop digital skills and enhance our pupils learning experiences we are issuing all our S4, S5 and S6 pupils with iPads that they can use in school and at home. In order for your child to receive their iPad can you please read the Responsible Use of IT ...

No cash payments from Monday 31st August

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Cash payments cannot be accepted in school from Monday 31st August. All pupils, including those entitled to Free School Meals, MUST use a Parent Pay account if they want lunch or snacks at school.  If you have a Parent Pay Account with another school, please make sure you are registered for WHEC using the user name ...

Face Covering Update

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Dear parent/carer, I know you are receiving a lot of information about your child at the moment and for the best part, I am trying to make this as succinct and clear as possible to avoid confusion. This update is about Face Coverings. You may be aware that the Deputy First Minister announced yesterday that face coverings ...

Reminder: WHEC Cash Free from 31st August

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From Monday 31 August payments for lunch must be made using Parent Pay as we can longer accept cash in school. 32% of our pupils have now registered for Parent Pay with 68% still to do so. Registering is straight forward and guidance was issued home during July. If you need reminding of how to register please contact admin@whec.edin.sch.uk If ...

WHEC Adaptation Plan – wb 24/8/20 – 04/09/20

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Dear Parent and Carer I have attached our updated plan for the next two weeks. There are several new updates that you should read and I’ve signposted you to them throughout the document. If you have specific concerns please email the Key Contacts and they will endeavour to address your concerns as soon as possible. WHEC Adapatation ...