S1-S3 West Calder High School Art and Design pupils
exhibit at The Regal Cinema, Bathgate.
50th Anniversary Flower Bed
Gold Ties for Team Jak
WCHS Mitsubishi Electric Pump it up Challenge Finalists
S5 Filmmakers Attend Edinburgh Film Festival 2016
With their Film Entry "The Next Steps"
West Calder High School 11th PALS Battalion 'B' Company
at the 51st Highland Divisions monument at the Somme
S3 Geology Elective visit new West Calder High School Site
WCHS students attend Scottish Opera's production of 'Rusalka'.
S1 Pupils visit Digital World at Dynamic Earth Edinburgh
S6 enjoyed an afternoon of energetic fun and games
This was followed by a leavers assembly with awards and prizes
S2 pupils enjoyed sampling the German food that they have been
learning about in Modern Languages
S4 Pupils Took part in Pathways to Success Thinking Skills Course
All achieved SCQF Level 5 Delivered by PITSTOP
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
The core path between West Calder and Polbeth is due to be closed at the site of the new West Calder High School from July onwards.
The summer newsletter can be viewed here.
Information regarding NHS vaccination clinics in June 2016 for MMR and HPV can be viewed here.
The core path between West Calder and Polbeth is due to be closed at the site of the new West Calder High School from July onwards. In order to ensure a safe route to school for all pupils attending the High School, West Lothian Council has decided that all pupils living in the village of West Calder should be entitled to a free bus pass to and from school.All parents of pupils attending West Calder High School from West Calder village should apply online via the West Lothian Council website. Bus passes will be issued before the start of the new term in August.
In common with a number of schools across the UK, Bankton Primary School in Livingston received a threatening phone call this morning (Tuesday, 24 May).
“In consultation with Police Scotland, the school followed their emergency plan to calmly evacuate the school as a precaution. Pupils returned to the school a short time later after police had checked the school and declared it safe.
There has been no threat to West Calder High School at this time.
The school has robust procedures in place should any concern arise.
The ooVoo Guide for Parents can be viewed here.
Computer generated images of the new school building can be viewed here.