Monthly Archives: December 2020

FM Announcement

Following the First Minister’s announcement, schools will reopen on 5th January to key worker and vulnerable children only. Further details will be issued before schools go back.  Please find a copy of an email from the Headteacher to parents here as well as a letter from Director of Education, Mark Ratter, here.

Christmas Video

Merry Christmas to everyone from staff and pupils of Williamwood High School. The Performing Arts department wanted to spread some Christmas cheer since we are missing out on the usual festivities this year. Many thanks to all who took part, and to Ryan Smith (S3) for editing the video for us.   Video can be viewed here.

Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to the following pupils on their fantastic musical achievements.

Rhona Langford has been offered a place in NYOS Juniors Orchestra . Rhona played the last movement of a Mozart Horn Concerto , which at 12 years old is a great achievement.  Well done Rhona!

Ben Dickinson retained his place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. He is the third horn player  from Williamwood who has played with NYOGB. This is a phenomenal achievement.  Ben has also been offered a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Senior Orchestra.  Ben also recently sat his grade 8 horn exam and passed with distinction.  Well done Ben!

Reverse Advent Calendar

Many thanks again to staff, pupils & parents for their generosity during toiletries collection week. This week we are collecting foodstuffs.Service users @SimonCommScot usually have access to microwaves and kettles.Please see the attached poster for the types of things they need!

PTA Advent Raffle – 12 Days of Christmas

Message from the PTA:

Congratulations to all the PTA Advent Raffle winners over the last week and thank you all for buying tickets.  We still have three more prizes next week and we’ve left the best to last.

Prize for the 10th Day of Christmas – a voucher for the White Cart, Busby; 11th Day of Christmas – vouchers for GR Brown Butchers and Catch, Netherlee; 12th Day of Christmas – £100 cash.

Tickets can still be purchased through ParentPay up to Tuesday 15th December. Good Luck and thank you for supporting the PTA and your school.