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

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 ...

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 ...

Paris Update 25.05.20

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Dear parent/carers and pupils I’m sure, like me, you will be reflecting on how good it would have been to be travelling to Paris with your friends and teachers. I hope over time, we’ll be able to organise something else in the future on a similar scale and make it a special school trip. As the date ...

Transition 2020-21

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We would like to extend a warm welcome to WHEC to all our new S1 parents/carers. Our website will be regularly updated with all things Transition over the coming days and weeks. You can find Transition related information on our Transition 20-21 page of the website. For queries about whether your child has a place at ...

Survey for S1-S3 Pupils / Parents / Carers

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Can all pupils, or parents or carers of pupils in S1-S3 please complete the following City of Edinburgh Council survey on Learner Digital Access by clicking on the link below by 5pm on Monday 27th April. Thank you. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=af6sSGo3tUKfacnke7-5xIwOq4wFaMZMtvudcyA1f4hUODBXQ0NKNE9YNkhPMkw2QkVHVjlOQ1BMQi4u

Leaps Events & News

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LEAPS S5 Conference LEAPS will be running a shortened live online version of this event on Wednesday 6th May from 5.30 - 6.30pm.  Places are limited and will be offered on first come, first served basis.  This is initially being promoted to students who'd already signed up for March conference.  A recording of the event will ...

City of Edinburgh Council Learner Digital Access Survey

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Can all pupils, or parents or carers of pupils in S1-S3 please complete the following City of Edinburgh Council survey on Learner Digital Access by clicking on the link below by Monday 27th April. Thank you. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=af6sSGo3tUKfacnke7-5xIwOq4wFaMZMtvudcyA1f4hUODBXQ0NKNE9YNkhPMkw2QkVHVjlOQ1BMQi4u

UCAS

There will be a LIVE FACEBOOK SESSION for UCAS applicants this Thursday at 3pm.  It would be helpful if young people could be encouraged to log on to Facebook and go to the UCAS page (@ucasonline) tomorrow at 3pm where they will be given helpful advice about their application to university.

Paris 2020 Update

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Dear Parent Carer. First of all, I hope you are all well and managing under the current conditions, I realise it is an unsettling time for you and your family. Secondly thank you for your patience and understanding with this debacle and whilst it is no consolation, please be assured that we are not the only ...

Paris 2020

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Dear Parent/Carer Paris 2020 I have been in contact with our Tour Operator Equity Travel. As you can imagine their response time has been slowed somewhat by changes to staffing compounded by having to cancel imminent trips abroad in the months of March and April. There are two options We postpone the trip to late September, early October 2020. ...

Free School Meal (FSM) Updates

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Dear parent/carer, We recently updated our website with information about FSM. I have the same documentation but also some frequently asked questions that might help. FSM school closure - no bank details FSM school closure payment FSM FAQs Other Languages 20-6101 - FSM school closure - no bank details.POLSKA 20-6103 - FSM school closure payment.POLSKA 20-6100 - FSM school closure - no ...

Key Worker Information for Parents and Carers

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Dear parent/carer You may be aware that the City of Edinburgh Council has set up locality hubs for children of Key Workers. If you have been allocated a place in school follow the chart to see if your child should attend. It is vital for the safety of the staff supervising the hubs that only those children ...

UCAS update on COVID-19

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Please see the most recent message from Clare Marchant, Chief Executive of UCAS. Dear colleague I am writing to provide you with an update on the activities that UCAS is undertaking in response COVID-19, and assure you that UCAS has the flexibility and expertise to support all audiences during this time. UCAS set up a cross-business coronavirus working ...