‘Generation Lockdown’ Writing Competition

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A writing competition for ages 7 to 17, called 'Generation Lockdown', has been launched offering young people the chance to write about their experiences during lockdown. Winners will be picked by authors and have their work published in a book. Submissions can be in the format of a personal experience, a poem or a creative story ...

Leaps Update: 11-05-20

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Senior Phase LEAPS students LEAPS have created new resources for Senior Phase students, their parents and carers. LEAPS S5 Conference Online Resources For LEAPS eligible students who are aiming for Higher Education courses at college or university. Please find resources at https://www.leapsonline.org/S5-conference-online If you are on twitter, you can retweet LEAPS tweet about this resource:  https://twitter.com/LEAPS1996 LEAPS1996 (@LEAPS1996) | TwitterThe latest Tweets ...

Attention all WHEC Pupils

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Youth Link Scotland is working with the Scottish Goverment. Please see the survey link at the bottom of this email asking young people aged 11-25 how they feel about the Covid 19 pandemic and to share their thoughts, ideas and concerns.  Find the survey here: https://bit.ly/3bOTfuh

A Rotary Experience

In December the members of the Currie Balerno Rotary Club were able to see for themselves an example of the benefit that their intervention can bring. The Club was contacted by Janet Walker, Deputy Head Teacher at the Wester Hailes Education Centre, seeking funding for a four-day residential course for three students with speech impediments. The funding ...

Home Security Advice to Householders

As we approach darker nights and the busy festive period, there tends to be an increase in housebreaking and acquisitive crime, so with this in mind, here is a guide of what you can do to keep your home safe this festive period and beyond. Please see Police Scotland's guide below: Home Security Guide Shed ...

Statutory Consultation – Edinburgh Park and Curriemuirend

Dear parent / carer, Please see information from Alistair Gaw - Director of Children’s Services in Edinburgh. All the details contained in the letter are from him, should you wish to have your say. Kind regards David Young Headteacher Further information including the full statutory consultation paper, background papers and an online questionnaire are available ...

Welcome back from Mr Young

There is always with a great sense of optimism when we start back after summer with staff refreshed and pupils ‘raring to go’. The new S1 pupils are settling in well and I have been very impressed with the uniform shown by all the pupils -I hope this continues for the remainder of this session! ...