Spaces for People: moving forward

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Many of you will have seen some of the temporary ‘Spaces for People’ measures at schools and around the city that are helping people to physically distance and travel safely during the Covid-19 pandemic. We’ve created extra space for pedestrians and wheelchairs in shopping areas as well as putting protected cycle lanes on some main ...

S3 into S4 Online Parent/Carer Evening

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We will be holding our first S3 into S4 Online Parent/Carer Evening on Tuesday 16th March between 6pm-8pm. Full details on how to book can be found within the attached documents. Support via phone is available by contacting our school office on 0131 442 2201. Appointments are now open and will close on 12pm on Monday ...

Headteacher’s Update 05.03.2021

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Dear Parent/Carer, Once again I hope this update finds you and your family well. As a parent myself (although my children have now left school) I can only imagine the sense of relief you must have felt when the First Minister announced on Tuesday 2nd March that all pupils would return in some format to face to face ...

Senior Sessions Week Beginning 8th March

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From Monday 22nd February we are running some Senior Phase sessions to support the development of practical skills needed in specific subjects. Direct contact will be made with parents/carers to inform you if your child will be involved in the sessions. Please see below for further details: WHEC SP Pupils in School - W/B 8th March

S2 into S3 Course Choice

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Over the next week our S2 pupils will be asked to complete an online course choice form on Microsoft FORMs. To help them with this process we will be holding a S2 Pupil Assembly with Miss Walker & Miss Meikle on Wednesday 3rd March at 1pm over TEAMS – all S2 pupils will receive an invite ...

Headteacher’s Update 26.02.21

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Dear Parent/Carer, Whilst I appreciate that this may be little consolation to some of you (as it may not include your son/daughter), it was very heartening to have a very small portion of our Senior Phase pupils back in school this week. The connection our staff have with our pupils is the best I have witnessed ...

Senior Sessions Week Beginning 1st March

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From Monday 22nd February we are running some Senior Phase sessions to support the development of practical skills needed in specific subjects. Direct contact will be made with parents/carers to inform you if your child will be involved in the sessions. Please see below for further details: WHEC SP Pupils in School - WB 1st March

Light Up Learning – S3 Mentoring Offer

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Are you an S3 parent/carer concerned that your child could be achieving more in school? Does your child lack interest sometimes or is maybe a bit anxious about school? Are you looking for your child to have some extra support to help with school and to start thinking about their future? We are very pleased to ...

Headteachers Update 19.02.21

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Dear parent/carer I wrote to you on Wednesday 17th February (only two days ago but in all honesty that seems like a lifetime ago) to inform you that from wk 22nd February we would have a very small portion of our Senior Phase (S4,S5 and S6) pupils returning to complete essential practical tasks for some subjects. We have ...

Return of Senior Phase Learners

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From Monday 22nd February we will be running some Senior Phase sessions to support the development of practical skills needed in specific subjects. Direct contact will be made with parents/carers to inform you if your child will be involved in the sessions. Please see below for further details: Return of Senior Phase Learners Information

Asymptomatic Testing for S4,S5 and S6 pupils

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Dear Parent and Carer, Please find 5 attachments that explain the rationale and process for our Testing programme in conjunction with NHS. As I mentioned in my update to all parents and carers on Wednesday 17th February this is voluntary and that no one will be required to undergo testing without consent, or be excluded from school ...

Parent and Carer Update 17.02.21

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Dear Parent/Carer, As always I hope this update finds you and your family well. First of all I was delighted that on Tuesday 16th February, the First Minister announced the return to schools on wb 22nd February for certain pupil groups in light of the current COVID statistics and numbers. This means we are allowed to have small numbers ...

Home Learning – WB- 15/2/21

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Thank you for all your support with home/online learning this term and I hope you & your children enjoy a well deserved break during the mid-term holiday. The new term starts on Tuesday the 16th February and the S1-S3 timetables for this week are detailed below. Please note a couple of class changes (marked with an ...