WFHS Achievements

Every year, our young people amaze us with their dedicated approach to learning and outstanding achievements. Here is a look back at some highlights of the year, a message from some familiar faces and the announcement of the winner of our House Points Competition.

Please head over to WFHS Twitter to watch our achievements video.

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WFHS Home Learning Guide

The Home Learning Guide contains some useful information regarding the following:

  • Pupil guide to using Google Classroom
  • Pupil guide to using Show My Homework
  • Additional Resources
  • Useful Tips

Please click here to access our home learning guide.

Message for pupils

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Skills Development Scotland cannot deliver career services face to face, but we are still here to help and provide you with the careers information and guidance you need for your future. You can also visit myworldofwork.co.uk. where you will find lots of help. We may try to phone you in the next few weeks to support you, so you may want to save the numbers below and then you will know that it is us calling. Please feel free to contact us, if you need to speak to us more urgently:

Jen Whelan

0141 468 7161

jennifer.whelan@sds.co.uk

Message for parents

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Skills Development Scotland cannot deliver career services face to face, but we are still here to help and support your child with their career planning. You or your child can contact us for career information, advice and guidance, or visit myworldofwork.co.uk. We may try to phone your child in the next few weeks to offer support and guidance. Please feel free to contact us, if you need to speak to us directly:

Jen Whelan

0141 468 7161

jennifer.whelan@sds.co.uk

 

School leaver webinar 

A fun and informative series of short, 30 minute webinars to support you with the next steps of your career journey!

We understand everyone is facing challenges just now and your plans may have changed or seem unclear due to the current situation.  We want to let you know that our careers advisers are still here to help and provide you with the career information and guidance you need for your future.

Join our advisers, Joan and Liz for our 4th session Thursday 25th June at 3pm on: 

University –

  • What to expect next – clearing, funding, Results Helpline
  • Understand how Skills Development Scotland can help you
  • Get actions and links to resources that you can do yourself
  • Get involved with questions and comments
  • Find out what future webinars to look out for

Click the link to join –

CareerJam4 University

We hope you can join us! 

Missed the first three sessions? Don’t worry, a recording including subtitles will be available on https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/school-leaver-webinars

Available now

CareerJam 1 – Acknowledging the situation and how your careers adviser can help you

CareerJam 2 – Interviews Hints and Tips

Available soon CareerJam 3 – Applying for College

Student Webinar: Understanding the Banking Sector

We value financial education. That’s why we’re holding an interactive webinar that helps students aged 15-18 understand more about financial services and banking.

This 1-hour interactive webinar will explore:

  • How a bank works
  • How banks are navigating the current crisis
  • An overview of the UK banking sector

There will also be a Q&A should there be any specific questions about financial services and banking.

When is the webinar?

Friday, 19 June 10-11am (London time)

The webinar will run via WebEx, with details to follow on how to log in.

If you are interested in joining, please register via the link below.

Register now >

https://r1.surveysandforms.com/804geccf-ec4pf2e3

GLASGOW UNIVERSITY UPDATE – virtual support

The University of Glasgow will be hosting a Virtual Undergraduate Open Day on Tuesday 23rd June, 9-6pm for students interested in applying to any of our undergraduate degree programmes for 2021 entry. Teachers and parents will be very welcome too! www.gla.ac.uk/explore/visit/undergraduateevents/opendays/

In addition to Open Day we will also be represented at the UK University Search Virtual Fair, 17 June, 12 -6pm

www.gla.ac.uk/explore/visit/undergraduateevents/exhibitionswebinarsschoolvisits/

For any senior girls who are considering a degree in Geoscience, the Girls into Geoscience event on Monday 6 July, 9.30-4pm, will be an excellent introduction. Further information here:

www.gla.ac.uk/explore/visit/undergraduateevents/exhibitionswebinarsschoolvisits/

 

Science and Engineering Webinar

Following the success of our virtual campus tours we have decided to run a subject specific webinar on Science and Engineering. This will take place on Thursday 18th June from 12.30pm – 1pm. Could you please share this link with your pupils.

Science and Engineering Webinar

Joining instructions as follows:

To access the webinar through a laptop or computer:

  1. Click or tap the link above
  2. Ignore/cancel any prompts to open an app
  3. Click or tap ‘Watch on the web instead’
  4. Click or tap ‘Join anonymously’

To access the webinar through a tablet or mobile:

  1. Download the Microsoft Teams app on android or the app store
  2. You do not need to make an account
  3. Click the link to the webinar:

    Science and Engineering Webinar

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