See the attached file about an event where you can learn skills that help reduce our likelihood of reacting instantly and how to adapt and calm our response. These skills are useful for anyone and can be easily shared.
Category Archives: Lifelong Learning
Parent & Carer Support Sessions
Christians Against Poverty
Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is run from the Holy Trinity Church and aims to support families who are experiencing financial difficulties by providing debt counselling and other supports. CAP can assist families to maximise income through; CAP Debt Help has been specifically tailored to help those who are struggling with unmanageable debt to get a handle ...
Bystander CPR for Parents / Carers
Make an Orchard
Make an Orchard in Hailes Quarry Park. Come along to Wester Hailes Education Centre on Friday the 18 January at 12.30 to find out more.
‘The New Girl’
Wester Hailes Education Centre is delighted to be able to share with you a short film entitled ‘The New Girl’ which was created during the October school holidays by a group of our pupils. The film was conceived, written, directed and edited by our young people with support from Screen Education Edinburgh, WHALE Arts and ...
Parent Council – Parent Forum Events
On Thursday the 13 December our Parent Council will be hosting two Parent Forum Meetings - the first at 3.45pm and the second at 7pm. These meetings have been organised to inform Parents and Carers about plans for the future of the High School and about your child's learning. These events are child friendly so ...
Free Bicycle Repairs for Parents & Carers
The New Girl Film Premiere
Wester Hailes Education Centre and WHALE Arts are delighted to announce the World Premiere of our latest young people’s short film. This film was created with assistance from Screen Education Edinburgh. The Premiere event takes place at WHALE Arts Centre on Wednesday the 12 December at 6pm. For more details about this event or creative ...
Universal Credit Information
Universal Credit will be introduced in Edinburgh from the 28 November 2018. The Community organisation CHAI has produced an information sheet to help people understand changes to Benefits and how this might affect them.
If you are worried about your transition into Universal Credit, please contact CHAI on 0131 442 1009 for support.
Understanding Conflict Training
Families can be complicated, loving, difficult, complex and conflicting even on a good day. Find out a bit more about resolving conflicts and improving relationships.The SCCR delivers this trainings to provide some understanding around conflict as a parent: exploring what conflict is, reviewing relationships, identifying potential triggers and ‘silly wee things’, reflecting on growing up, ...
In August 1978 WHEC opened its doors to pupils and the community of Wester Hailes. To mark our anniversary we held an exhibition of photographs from the four decades, and friends, pupils and staff past and present were invited to view the exhibition in early November.
Changing Perspectives: Wester Hailes Film & Moving Image Festival
We Are What We Eat