Headteacher’s Update 19.11.21

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Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to you with a heartfelt ‘Thank You’ but also a plea. First and foremost ‘Thank You’ for all you are doing to support the school with our uniform, ties and attendance. I know from experience with my two children (who are a bit older than yours) that teenagers have their ups ...

S1 Online Parents Information Evening

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Thursday 25th November 2021 4.30pm - 5.15pm Come and join us online to review how the S1s have been doing in their classes and also to give you an opportunity to speak to us. This will take place on TEAMs and to join on the night please click on the link below: ___________________________________________________________________________ Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or ...

Wester Hailes Local Place Plan Update

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Wester Hailes Local Place Plan 2.0 Consultant Appointment Since the Local Place Plan Community Conference and completion of the Progress Report in May 2020 progress has been made in the background and we are delighted to be able to share three new projects that are currently taking place within Wester Hailes.Signing of Local Place Plan ...

SRUC Virtual Open Week

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Scotland's Rural College is hosting a week long Virtual Experience, providing an insight and information into courses, student experiences and SRUC facilities. If you are interested about what the SRUC have to offer you can access a range of information from the PDF below. Alternatively you can visit their website: https://experience.sruc.ac.uk

Mission Christmas 2021

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This Christmas we are working with Forth One and Cash for Kids on their Mission Christmas Appeal to help families feeling the effects of our current financial climate and the impact of COVID. Applications will be treated with sensitivity and 1:1 support will be given from our Pupil Support team. If you would like to access ...

Study Support 21-22 W/b 1st November 2021

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We are delighted to announce our Study Support programme for all S4,S5 and S6 pupils. Study is support is time freely offered by our staff to enable pupils to catch up on missed work or to spend time reinforcing classroom concepts. Please discuss directly with your class teacher should you have any concerns. Finally I would ...

Wester Hailes High School – Attendance Update 21-22

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Introducing Mrs McBride, our new Pupil Support Officer, who will be supporting our pupils and their families with pupil attendance and punctuality. Mrs McBride will be monitoring punctuality every morning and speaking to latecomers as well as contacting home. She will also be in touch with parent/carers regarding attendance an how the school can support their child ...

Stay Safe After Dark

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As the clocks change, make sure that you don't fall back on your home security as well. Darker nights means that it is easier for thieves to target your property. Here is some advice to keep your home safe after dark: Keep windows and doors lockedSecure sheds and garagesFit/check outside security lighting is workingFit a shed/garage ...

Virtual S4, S5 and S6 Parent Meetings

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The senior Virtual Parents Evening will take place on Thursday 7th October from 5pm - 7pm for parent/carers of pupils in S4, S5 and S6. Like last session, these meetings will be booked online and then held by video meeting, rather than in person at the school. To make your appointments please login at: https://parents-booking.co.uk/westerhailes To login you only ...

S1 Meet The Faculty Parents Evening

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Thank you to all S1 parents that attended the S1 Meet The Faculty Parents Evening on Thursday 23rd September. Here is he presentation for anyone who wasn’t able to attend or had difficulty viewing it. S1 Parents Eve 23-9-21 If you have any questions please get in contact with Miss Meikle, the S1 Pupil Support Leader. Ellie.1.Meikle@whec.edin.sch.uk