Teen Titles Reviews

Teen Titles is a city wide magazine, written by students and produced by school librarians. Student reviewers receive new books hot off the press from publishers, making them some of the first pupil in the city to read them! ‘Well done to S1 pupils Noor, Daniel and Charisma who each have a book review published ...

Free children’s bicycle servicing

WHEC’s partnership with Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative enabled us to provide free children’s bicycle servicing and repairs last week. Niall Patterson from the Bicycle Cooperative was assisted by some WHEC pupils to repair punctures, replace brake cables and make sure that the bikes brought in to us were fit for cycling. In 2019, we will be offering ...

‘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 ...

Outstanding staff in WHEC

BBC Scotland were in WHEC on Monday 12 December, interviewing our staff - Mrs Gee in Modern Languages – and S1 pupils. The BBC were particular interested in the skillset of Mrs Gee and the ‘journey’ she has undertaken to enter the teaching profession. BBC reporter Jamie McIvor was extremely impressed with all ...

Council Message

Dear Parent / Carer

Since 2012 the Council has saved £240 million through service transformation and efficiencies, but expects it will need to save a further £106 million between now and 2022/23.

Planning for change, delivering services 2019-2023 was published in September and sets out initial ideas for meeting the continuing pressures on services and budgets. We ...

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.

 

 

WHEC Remembers

During this week, school pupils in different year groups have been remembering the fallen of the First World War. The week ended with S4, 5 and 6 pupils listening to an half hour presentation lead by a group of senior pupils with readings and film clips demonstrating the cost of war and the sacrifices made. ...