The Month in Pictures – November 2018

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

Concentrating

Street League

Listening

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

Try this!

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

Taking Care

Hard at work

Our new after school Table Tennis Club

The after school Rugby Club