Wednesday study programme 2nd December

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All pupils should return to school Wednesday afternoon P6+P7 from Wednesday 23rdNovember. Please find a copy of our study programme for Wednesday 25th November 2020. There is a wide selection of courses and programmes for your son/daughter to choose and I would ask that they complete this Form and send it back as soon as possible and ...

Financial support guide for families & carers

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Enabling all pupils to achieve successful outcomes regardless of ability or background Many families with children in our school are entitled to some extra financial support. If you are struggling on a low income, you may be entitled to this extra help, even if you haven’t claimed anything before. The below guide is designed to give you ...

School Construction Programme

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The City of Edinburgh Council is undertaking works to improve the facilities at Wester Hailes Education Centre.  The first phase of these works starts on 23 November 2020 with the construction of a new 3G sports pitch.  Read the below document for more information. Information 3G Pitch

Wednesday afternoons are back for all S4/S5 and S6’s!

All pupils should return to school Wednesday afternoon P6+P7 from Wednesday 23rd November. Please find a copy of our study programme for Wednesday 25th November 2020. There is a wide selection of courses and programmes for your son/daughter to choose and I would ask that they complete this Form and send it back as soon as ...

Covid-19 Update – 02/11/20

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Dear Parent/Carer, Please see attached a letter from NHS Lothian regarding the situation in the school. As always, if you have any concerns please contact your son/daughter’s Pupil Support Leader or email COVID-19 Update Admin@whec.edin.sch.uk S1 and S2             Ms Meikle S3 and S4             Mr Ellis S5 and S6             Ms Ramsay

Headteacher’s Update 02/11/20

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Message from Mr Young (headteacher)and NHS Lothian Today-Monday 2nd November - we were made aware of another person who has tested positive for COVID-19. The last time the person was in school was Friday 30th October and once again, we have been working closely with NHS Lothian Health Protection Team and following all national guidance. A small ...

Covid-19 Update 02/11/20

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Dear parent/carer This morning we were informed of a new positive case in our school. The total number of people testing positive since 10th October is now 4. Once again we have contacted the Lothian Health Protection and the City of Edinburgh Council and they are confident that the school remains safe. We will begin to contact ...

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

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 ...