Welcome to the Williamwood High School Virtual Careers Fair 2021. Here you will find resources providing a wealth of information for our young people which will support them to make informed decisions regarding their future.
Use the Young Person Scenarios video resource to see 6 common scenarios our young people find themselves in. This ranges from know the career they wish to pursue but want more information on the job itself to not knowing what to do after school.
Young Person Scenarios
View University websites, download prospectuses and find information on virtual open days using the ‘University and College Guide’ PDF document.
University and College Guide
Find career pathways based on your interests in over 20 career areas grouped by general interest. Simply view the interactive ‘Career Pathways’ PDF document.
My World of Work is a fantastic tool to help young people explore the options available to them. Learn more from our ‘Careers Adviser – MyWoW Guide’ presentation on how to best utilise My World of Work.
Careers Adviser – MyWoW Guide
If you would like to discuss your career options or subject choices, please speak to your Pupil Support Teacher or Miss Briggs PT DYW based in Pupil Support or PE. If you would like to speak to one of our dedicated Careers Advisors, please request an appointment from your Pupil Support Teacher.
As it is not possible to host this year’s Parent Conference in the normal way, the Pupil Support department have highlighted the support we offer in school and collated some of the resources which you may find helpful in supporting your child’s mental health and resilience.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s pupil support teacher if you wish to discuss any aspect of your child’s wellbeing in more detail.
Nichola Penman (PT Pupil Support)
The Social Subjects department are fundraising for the ‘Williamwood High Wildlife Garden’ and have entered Tesco’s Community Grant competition. The top prize is £1500! Please vote in your local Tesco Stores:
- Tesco Express Clarkston
- Tesco Express Newton Mearns
- Tesco Superstore Barrhead
Voting is already open and closes on 31st Dec 2021.
If pupils would like to get involved in improving the school environment they can join Mrs Bellingham in room 2.6 after school on Tuesdays. Bring gardening gloves if possible. Thank you!
This year’s National 5 Information Evening will again be presented in the form of a series of online videos which staff have been working hard to produce.
A number of subject videos have already been made available and the remainder will be added by Friday 22 October. The relevant page can be found here.
We are hoping to recruit new members to join the Eco Committee. We meet every Wednesday lunchtime at 12.30pm in F&TT. Please watch the video to find out more.
The Eco Committee.
S1 tracking reports will be available on Parentsportal system on 21st October. To enable you to access your child’s tracking report, we would be grateful if you would register with this system and link your child. When creating your account, please enter S1 as your child’s yeargroup.
Please find here a letter from East Renfrewshire Council explaining the new Parentsportal system for parents. The system can also be accessed through a link on the left hand side of the school website.
This letter contains instructions for signing up and linking to your child. Please note that the information you enter must match exactly the information currently held in school.
If you experience any difficulties at all when logging in, please just email email@example.com and one of the office staff will be happy to help.