The Scottish Government consultation on the draft framework for Out of School Care in Scotland is now live. The consultation period starts today and will run until the 6th December 2019. https://consult.gov.scot/children-and-families/out-of-school-care
Well done to Eva (S1) who appeared in the chorus of the west end production of ‘Joseph and his Technicolor Dreamcoat’ which was running at the Kings Theatre all last week. An amazing achievement. Well done!
Congratulations to Craig (S2) who won the 4K Junior Great North Run in Newcastle at the weekend. An amazing achievement Craig. Well done!
After months of hard work, Williamwood’s higher F&TT class have made bags for the sew powerful charity which have just been sent off to Zambia. The bags are filled with sanitary products and personalised letters written by pupils and will be a big help for teenagers and young women being supported by the charity. Thanks to all the pupils involved!
Congratulations to Jayla (S1) who completed the 5K Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research UK. Well done Jayla!
Congratulations to Adam Scott (S1). This weekend at the 2019 West District Sprint and Relay Swimming Championships Adam won a Silver medal in the 11-12 yr old 50 m backstroke and also a Silver in the 50m Butterfly events. As part of the REN96 11-12yr old boys relay team, he won Gold in the 4 x 50 m Medley relay and a second Gold in the 4 x50m free relay.
Well done to Amy (S1) and Gordon (S1) who both appeared in the chorus of the west end production of ‘Joseph and his Technicolor Dreamcoat’ which was running at the Kings Theatre all last week. An amazing achievement. Well done!
Congratulations to Rhona (S1) who has been accepted into the Junior Conservatoire of Scotland after her recent successful audition in the French horn.
Facilities Management are holding a Jobs Fair on Friday 13th September 2019 in Thorntree Hall, Thornliebank from 10am till 2pm. More information on My Job Scotland.
On Thursday 5th September, a group of pupils attended The Diana Award Anyi-bullying Ambassador Training event at the High School of Glasgow.
Williamwood High School’s senior awards ceremony was an inspiring evening. Endeavour, academic achievement, sports and special awards were presented to over 200 pupils from S4 to S6. Michaela Foster-Marsh gave an amazing, thought provoking speech and the musical interludes showcased Williamwood’s young talent. Thanks to everyone who helped set up the event and the F&TT department for the wonderful shortbread that rounded off the night.
This is a reminder for S4 and S5 pupils who wish to be considered for the Senior Watersports excursion to Los Alcazares in June 2020. Expression of interest forms must be returned to Mr Maclachlan (P.E.) by close of school on Friday 6th September 2019.
On Thursday 29 August, senior pupils in S4, S5 and S6 received recognition for their achievements throughout 2018-19. Guest speaker , Michaela Foster Marsh, (singer-songwriter and Executive Director of Starchild Charity) opened the ceremony with a thought provoking speech about life and moving forward. Pupils received awards for endeavour, sporting achievement, special recognition as well as subject attainment in the recent SQA exams. Mr Inglis also congratulated all pupils on their achievements and passed on his good wishes for the next academic session. Full details of the award winners can be found here.
On Tuesday 10th September, S1 pupils and parents are invited to attend an Information Evening. Pupils have been issued with a letter at assembly this morning which can also be viewed here.