Young Ambassadors for Sport

Ellie and Charlie attended the regional, SportScotland Young Ambassadors Conference at Murrayfield last week. Along with representatives from high schools in Edinburgh, the Borders and the Lothians, they took part in a number of workshops aimed at developing exciting extracurricular programmes for their schools. As well as this, they even got a chance of meeting ...

2019 Career Ready – Pupil Internships

From 24 June to 19 July, six WHEC pupils undertook paid Career Ready internships, where they worked alongside mentors and under the supervision of other staff. Before their placements, pupils attended the Launch Event, and 3 master classes, as well as meeting up with their mentors on several occasions, either at the workplace or in school.  All were prepared, but ...

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! ...

Message from the Headteacher – David Young

WHEC Futures – Stage 1 Renaming our School As you know , our parent council and key stakeholders fought to ensure our school retain its unique place in our community and its place in Edinburgh. One of the actions from this process was to ensure that there was a renewed focus on improving our school and ...

Area55

Area55 is a multi activity youth group run by 2 students from Forrester High school. This club runs every Wednesday 4pm-6pm. The club runs different activity every week which is picked by the young people attending. Activities may include cooking, video games, sport, club outings and much more. Senior drop in is a drop in ...