Message from Head Teacher – David Young – Have your say

Centre Values Stage 1 of 3 Closes on 1.9.17 I’m very keen to explore what Wester Hailes Education Centre means to us by displaying a series of value statements that we all believe in and is reflected in our behaviours, across the Centre. Once agreed, our Value statements will be displayed across our Centre, together and separately, to inform ...

Phase 2 Rollout – 20MPH

Phase 2 of the rollout of a 20miles per hour (mph) speed limit goes live on 28 February 2017.   The second phase is the largest construction phase in the scheme  stretching from Granton to Portobello, Duddingston to Morningside, Gorgie to Murrayfield. You can find out if your street is changing to 20mph by checking our interactive map. The introduction ...

Stay SAFE and Stay Away From the Edge

Winter has arrived and frost, ice and snow are starting to make an appearance on Scotland’s canals. As such, I am writing to ask for your help in passing on some important tips regarding winter safety on the canals to the teachers and pupils within your authority. As in previous years, the key message we’re aiming to ...

Norovirus: The Winter Vomiting Bug

How to avoid catching norovirus There’s no 100% effective way to avoid norovirus. But there are some things you can do to reduce your chances of catching it. Keep your hands clean. Wash them frequently with soap and water, particularly after going to the toilet, and before eating or preparing food. Avoid raw, unwashed food. Rinse fruit and vegetables well ...

Edinburgh 20mph Speed Limits – Go Live

From Sunday 31 July, the legal speed limit in streets across much of Edinburgh’s city centre and rural west area went down to 20mph, the first phase in a planned rollout of lower speeds across the Capital. The new speed limits are designed to increase safety for all road users in Edinburgh as well as creating ...

Have Your Say on 20mph Speed Limits

Following a successful pilot in South Edinburgh a 20 mph speed limit is proposed for the City Centre, main shopping streets and residential areas by City of Edinburgh Council. Please see the map of proposed 20mph speed limits to check which streets will be affected. Your Feedback Whatever your views about our 20mph speed limit proposals, City of Edinburgh Council want to ...