Sports Day

Congratulations to all pupils who participated in the sports day on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 May.  There were some fantastic achievements and display of athletic ability.  Well done to Abby (S1), Michael (S1), Olivia (S2), Glen (S2), Emma (S3) and Caleb (S3) for achieving overall third place.  Congratulations  to Niamh (S1), Glasgow (S1), Maisie (S2), Laura (S3) and Elliot (S3) for achieving overall second place.  Overall winners in first place were Erin (S1), Ross (S1), Kirstie (S2), Robbie and Scott (S2), Orla (S3) and Adam (S3).  More results will be posted in due course.




Real Madrid Trip

49 S2 pupils and 6 staff members have just returned from a once in a lifetime football trip to Real Madrid. In addition to several high quality training sessions delivered by youth coaches at the club’s Valdebebas training ground, the pupils also participated in matches against local sides Dinamo Guadalajara and AD Complutense. The team also visited Madrid Zoo, the Parque Europa and other local attractions as part of another outstanding football development tour, during which the pupils were regularly commended for their behaviour and enthusiasm. Details of more photographs will be forwarded to parents as soon as possible.

Trainee Swimming Pool Engineer – Full Time

East Kilbride based with Scottish travel required

Job Description
This position is suited to someone looking to enter the wet leisure industry. We are looking for a trainee with a broad base of technical and practical skills, willing to be trained in all aspects of the wet leisure industry (Swimming pools, hot tubs, saunas and steam rooms).

Example of regular duties include, but are not limited to: installations; maintenance; fault finding and repairs. Full training on all these duties will be given.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in practical skills which they can build on and apply to the leisure industry.

Essential Personal Characteristics
This is an entry level role and so full training will be given. However, we require a positive attitude and an ability to learn from the other engineers and support staff. Due to the small nature of the company, it is a very flexible environment and while the duties outlined are regular, please do not apply if you are not willing to get involved with other duties as and when required.

Personal characteristics we are looking for are:
Be a reliable and self-motivated individual
Have the ability to work unsupervised
Have good communication skills
Ability to work with on-site teams, other engineers and office support staff regarding scheduling, material and labour requirements.
Ability to complete the tasks required of you to a high standard

Practical Skills & Experience (preferable)
Hold a full & clean driving license

Specific Job Requirements
The candidate will be required to travel throughout Scotland regularly, and may include some UK wide work.

Glasgow based – with travel required


Salary negotiable dependent on experience
Please send your CV and application form to marked FAO Debbie.

Sports Day: Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 May 2017

This year, our sports days are taking place on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 May.  Pupils should ensure that they have all of the relevant clothing with them if they are participating in an event.  All pupils should check the lists below to confirm whether they have qualified for an event or not and for information about the running order.  Good luck to all pupils participating!

Order of events

S1 Girls

S1 Boys

S1 Relay Teams

S2 Girls

S2 Boys

S2 Relay Teams

S3 Girls

S3 Boys

S3 Relay Teams

Williamwood High School Chess Tournament 2017

Congratulations to Andrew (S3)  who won the title of school champion in the final chess game on Wednesday 17 May.  Although Cameron played well, Andrew claimed the title after an intense but short 10 minute gameThe prizes and certificates for this year’s tournament will be given out in to all of the members who took part during the on June 8th at the chess club.


S3 Masterclasses

During the afternoon on Thursday 18 May, all pupils in S3 had the opportunity to participate in a masterclass of their choosing. Sessions included make-up artistry,  F1 car design, chemistry of the cupcake, Heartstart, maths escape rooms, working with clay, coach for success, drama masterclass, film and video game sound production and a team building class where a group were put through their paces by members of the army. Pupils engaged fully in these activities and enjoyed developing skills in new and engaging ways.  Photographs can be viewed here.


The Malawi group will soon be asking pupils, parents and staff to donate a ‘Pencil Case for Malawi’ for this year’s group to take over to the African children. Please donate generously with simple stationery inside such as pencils, rubbers, sharpeners, rulers etc.

Maths Challenge

Congratulations to all of the primary 6 pupils from Busby, Carolside and Netherlee primary schools who recently competed in a Maths Challenge at Williamwood High School.  The event consisted of 3 rounds: a stations activity; 12-card challenge and finally, a particularly energetic relay race.  The overall winners were the Orange Circles.  Congratulations to Harris Cunningham (Busby), Romina Paton (Carolside), Rury Madill and Ella Teuton (Netherlee). More photographs here.