Student Commended at Paolozzi Prize Art Awards

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Congratulations to our S4 student Athena on your ‘Commended’ Award at the prestigious Paolozzi Prize Art Awards this evening. The Awards were created by City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with Edinburgh College of Art and the National Galleries of Scotland in memory of Scottish artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi to celebrate and showcase the work ...

Art Competition and Summer Activities 2020

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National Galleries of Scotland Art Competition - S1-S3!!!!!!Win art materials and have your work shown in the National Gallery of Scotland!!! The closing date has not been set yet, but will be sometime in Autumn so keep your entries and bring them into school so we can enter them into the competition. There are categories ...

Summer 2020 Work Coach Support

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Our partners at Skills Development Scotland will be available throughout the school holiday. Our Work Coach Jo has written to all parents in the attached letter to outline the supports available. Skills Development Scotland Career Support

Headteacher Update – Returning to School

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Dear parent/carer and pupil of our school, First and foremost I hope this correspondence finds you well. You should know that whether you are a parent/carer or pupil, my thoughts and prayers have been with you through these unprecedented times that we have all been experiencing. On Monday 15th, I updated you on the City of Edinburgh’s ...

New S1 Transition Update

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Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 situation we are unable to run our usual 3-day Transition programme this week. We were really looking forward to welcoming you, but we know that you have been doing some exciting tasks with your P7 teacher about the move from Primary to Secondary. Instead, this year we will be doing a New ...

Families Edinburgh Magazine – Lockdown Issue 2

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Lockdown Issue 2 of Families Edinburgh Magazine is now out. Full of useful on homeschooling and entertaining children, as well as all important information about health and wellbeing, you can access the magazine here:  https://issuu.com/familiesonline/docs/edinburgh_3_?fr=sOTJiMzE1MTMyMDM&fbclid=IwAR2YQYKrMcFUsX8JqnirLA_vq7cdwb_hjYLGgDrQOOR8kVkQAM3xhMvOyCk

Update from the City of Edinburgh Council regarding school closures for EAL parents and carers

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Dear EAL parents and carers Please read the attached correspondence from Andy Gray, Chief Education Officer, City of Edinburgh Council regarding school closures. The letter is available in the following languages. Please click on the corresponding link to download: Letter to Parents English Letter to Parents ArabicLetter to Parents Chinese (Simplified) Letter to Parents Chinese (Traditional)Letter ...

Paris Trip Refund Update

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Dear parent/carer, If you were unable to collect your cheque last week the school office will be open for a short time this week to process your refund. What you should do next Arrive at the school on Thursday 4 June between 9.30am and 10.30am. Richard Brown, our Recreation Manager, will in the community hall area and he will ...

Communication

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In order to respond to your concerns, we’re asking you to email us using the following methods:- Any concern about learning – email your teacher directly. All information is contained in the Home Learning Hub tab on the main page of the website. Any concern about school in general – email  Admin@whec.edin.sch.uk Any concern about Leisure activities ...

Update from the City of Edinburgh Council regarding school closures

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Dear Parent/Carer Please read the attached correspondence from Andy Gray – The City of Edinburgh Council’s Chief Education Officer. I  hope to post more information on the website over the coming weeks regarding how exactly we will return to school under COVID-19 protocols and what the school week will look like for your child. Letter-to-Parents-and-Carers-29-May-2020-1Download As always, thanks ...

Connect: Learning at home – how’s that going for you?

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Please see information below from Connect: We’d like to hear from parents about their experience of supporting their child's learning at home during lockdown.  It has been a challenging time!  We are delighted to announce our speaker is Janet Goodall, a common sense and empathetic educator, who will offer you reassurance and much more!  Places are free, ...

Paris Trip Refund Update

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Dear parent/carer, We are pleased to inform you that we can process your refund on Friday 29th May 2020. What you should do next Arrive at the school on Friday 29th anytime between 10am and 12pm. Richard Brown- our Recreation Manager- will in the car park area will inform you of the social distancing procedures that are in place prior to ...