During the week leading up to Remembrance Sunday, our pupils presented a very thoughtful presentation to the various year groups.
Several pupils spoke and there was also a video presentation about the First World War
Listening to the moving words
A Remembrance Wall was created and after each presentation, pupils were invited to write their thoughts on a small red tab and attach it to the wall
Pinning on a tab
The speakers and our top collector for the Poppy Appeal
On Wednesday 14 November, we hosted our annual Careers Day
Many different businesses and organisations were represented
It was very busy
Finding out about engineering
Two of pupils who had recently been on a trip to Auschwitz gave a very powerful presentation on this experience
Senior pupils listening to the horrific details of Auschwitz Concentration Camp
On Children in Need Day, there were a number of fund raising stalls set up in the West Dining Area – Doing a quiz
Fun fund raising games
Staff were having fun too
Many sweet things to buy
Huge thank you to everyone who took part in our Children In Need events. We raised £340!!
Ash Denham, the Scottish Government’s Community Safety Minister, visited Wester Hailes Education centre to view how money was being used to help young people get involved in sport.
Pupils demonstrated their Basket Ball skills to the Community Safety Minister
The pupils were put through their paces by their coach
It’s a big hit with the pupils
Growing the Game – a very positive experience for the youngsters in our community
Computer Expert, Ian Ritchie, gave a talk on Thursday 29th November
Titled Where Our Modern Electronic Devices Came From – our pupils listed carefully to the presentation
Mr Ritchie explained that there are many IT opportunities in Edinburgh and that many global products include parts or software designed or created by Edinburgh and Scottish IT companies.
Hairdressing Training run in conjunction with Edinburgh College
Hard at work
Our new after school Table Tennis Club
The after school Rugby Club