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Proposed Design for New School
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S1-S3 West Calder High School Art and Design pupils
exhibit at The Regal Cinema, Bathgate.

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50th Anniversary Flower Bed

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Gold Ties for Team Jak

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WCHS Mitsubishi Electric Pump it up Challenge Finalists

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RMPS Samye Ling Trip 2016

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West Calder High School 11th PALS Battalion 'B' Company
at the 51st Highland Divisions monument at the Somme

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S3 Geology Elective visit new West Calder High School Site

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WCHS students attend Scottish Opera's production of 'Rusalka'.

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Two Senior West Calder pupils performed as part of the
West Lothian Jazz Band in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

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S1 Pupils visit Digital World at Dynamic Earth Edinburgh

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S6 enjoyed an afternoon of energetic fun and games
This was followed by a leavers assembly with awards and prizes

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S2 pupils enjoyed sampling the German food that they have been
learning about in Modern Languages

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S4 Pupils Took part in Pathways to Success Thinking Skills Course
All achieved SCQF Level 5 Delivered by PITSTOP

Welcome to the WCHS website

I am delighted to welcome you to West Calder High School’s website.  Whether you are visiting for the first time or are a regular visitor, I hope you find this website useful and informative and that it provides a flavour of the achievements, opportunities and experiences we offer our pupils.

At West Calder High School we value our learning, our relationships and our positive attitudes and we work continuously with our pupils, parents and partners in an effort to get it right for every child.

We aim to ensure that all of our students leave school not only with the best possible academic qualifications but also with the resilience and confidence required to be successful in further and higher education and in the world of work. We have a wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities offered by our staff and through excellent partnership working.

We are extremely proud of our pupils, their successes and achievements and their desire to continue to develop new skills and experiences and to help others.

We hope you enjoy looking through our site and finding out more about our school. We have an open door policy and all members of our school community are welcome to contact us at any time for further information or assistance.

Please use the Contact page to get in touch with us if you would like to ask a question or suggest other items for inclusion.

 

Miss Lisa Grubb
Headteacher (Acting)

Latest News

New Skate Park

Exciting opportunity - New Skate Park: You are invited to attend an open evening at West Calder Community Centre on Thursday 28 September, 4 30 pm. At this event, you will get the chance to meet the designer of the skate park and see the two front running designs.  There will also be free pizza for everyone.  This is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about the new skate part coming to West Calder and to share your opinion on the designs.  Look out on facebook for more information.

Pupil Circular - week beginning 25 September

The pupil circular for the week beginning 25 September can be viewed here.

Pupil Circular - week beginning 18 September

The pupil circular for the week beginning 18 September can be viewed here.

West Calder High School Bus Timetable

The link will take parents to the bus routes for WCHS Bus Timetable 

New School Buildings

Computer generated images of the new school building can be viewed here.

Upcoming Events

New Skate Park

Exciting opportunity - New Skate Park: You are invited to attend an open evening at West Calder Community Centre on Thursday 28 September, 4 30 pm. At this event, you will get the chance to meet the designer of the skate park and see the two front running designs.  There will also be free pizza for everyone.  This is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about the new skate part coming to West Calder and to share your opinion on the designs.  Look out on facebook for more information.

West Calder High School - Showcase

Details of the school showcase and how to book a place can be viewed here.

School Calendar

The school calendar of key dates for the 2016-2017 session can be viewed here.

Important Information

Application for Free School Transport

The Application Process for School Transport for 2017/18 is now open. Parents/Guardians should be advised that applications for pupils going into S5 & S6 should be made by 18 June 2017.  All other pupils should use their current passes for travel during 2017/18.

If lost, replacement passes can be ordered using the online form and will be forwarded to the school. There will be a £2 charge for replacement cards payable upon collection.

Applications should be made via the council website at:  https://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/8692/Applications-for-Free-School-Transport

 

Snippets 7th September 2017

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Parents Guide to Online Payments

Parents Guide to Online Payments Part 1

Parents Guide to Online Payments Part 2

AGM August 2016 Minutes

Minutes of the AGM August 2016