Uniform Bank Stock List - December 2017

Boys Blazers
Braided 32 36 36 40
Unbraided 28 31 31 30 32 32 32 33 33 34 34 36 37/38
Girls Blazers
Braided 34 34 34 34 36 38
Unbraided 28 32 32 33 34 (M&S) 35 35
Jumpers XXS XXS XS XS 9-10 YR 9-10 YR Girls 12-13 (no logo) 13 YR 13 YR med med
Sweatshirt 13 13
Cardigan S 32 Girls aged 13
Ties Senior
PE Kit
tops S L    L L
shorts S S L XL

Also numerous shirts and blouses, lots of trousers plus some skirts.


Disclaimer: this list is subject to change daily.

Ochil House Report November 2017

Ochil House Report - Nov-Dec 2017

There was lots of fun on 27th Oct, with the Halloween party. Some YP dressed up but all had fun with dooking for apples, treacle scones and lots of fun games.

S3-S6 had an interesting and helpful time at WHS Careers and Apprenticeship Fair yesterday.

Pc Liz Brown is visiting OH tomorrow, 9th Nov, as part of the No Knives Better Lives programme which she has been doing with the Mainstream. For each of the OH classes, PC Brown has a differentiated, more interactive programme, Keeping Ourselves Safe.

10th Nov is the 2nd Gardening Club, 3-4pm where Parents/Carers along with their willing YP help with our garden.

S5/6College group are going Bowling with their friends from College.

17th Nov WHS are hosting an exciting opportunity for YP in specialist provisions to have their say! This is a Scottish Government initiative , where 2 interested YP represent their friends in OH. The Young Ambassadors' Group for Inclusion Network gives them an excellent opportunity to have input and develop ownership of  their education.

21st, Rory and Sue return from the Stirling Youth Music Initiative for their next session with with each class on an exciting new theme.

22nd, OH are hosting their pamper fundraising night with Lush, so we can stock up on our bath bombs!

7th Dec, Joanne Barrie from NHS FV who is Co-ordinator of Schools Programmes, is giving a talk at OH Parents/Carers coffee morning on Relationships and Sexual Health Education.

14th Panto at the McRobert to see Chick Whittington....oh yes we are!
15th Play Unified Christmas Party
19th Senior Dance
21st Christmas Assembly HoHoHo!

Alison Gow
OH Rep

Winter Ceilidh 2017

24th October 2017



PTN Ceilidh – In Support of our Young Carers and Ochil House :

Friday 17 November, 7.15pm – 11.30pm



Dear Parent/Carer,


The Parent Teacher Network are organising a family Winter Ceilidh in support of the Wallace High School Young Carers’ Group and PlayUnified/Ochil House. The event will be held on Friday 17th November 2015, from 7.15pm-11.30pm at Wallace High School.


Doors open at 7.15 for a 7.30 start.  Our very own Wallace Dance Teams will give a couple of presentations throughout the evening, and a bar serving prosecco, wine and beer will be available.  Skelpit Lug Ceilidh band will perform from 7.45.  Representatives from Young Carers and PlayUnified will give a short presentation to let you know about the valuable work they do.  There will also be a raffle. The ticket price includes entertainment, stovies, tea/coffee and home baking/sweet treats.


Tickets are available from the PTN or via the school office, priced: £30 for a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) or £10 for a standard ticket/£7.50 for a concession (O.A.P./child). Please complete the attached sheet and return to the school office in a marked envelope with relevant money/cheque (payable to Wallace High PTN)


If you are unable to come along, but would like to donate items for the raffle, please send them in to the school office for the attention of the PTN.  Thank you very much in advance. Alternatively, please do not hesitate to contact the school for further information.


We hope that you will be able to come along as families to support this event, enjoy a fun evening and to help us raise funds for pupil experiences that are genuinely meaningful and inspiring.


Your continued support is much appreciated.


Yours sincerely,

Scott Pennock

Head Teacher

Ochil House Report 3rd October 2017

PTN News Update by Alison Gow, Parent Representative for Ochil House
October 3rd 2017
Very busy first term as always.  Senior pupils have 2 sessions each at Greenroutes and FVC.  At College a group are doing a 6week block of a variety of subjects including Child Health, Film Production, Work Experience, working towards possible work placements. This is enhanced by some of the 6xS6's also following an Employability programme within school.

For the first time, 2 S6 pupils have elected as HeadBoy and Head Girl of Ochil House, where they are beginning to take a lead role in the department, developing their responsibility and maturity.  On behalf of WHS PTN, we would like to congratulate Jack Martin and Taylor Cairney and wish them a successful year in their significant roles.

Looking forward to this week's Open Evening for potential parents/carers of P7 pupils and S1 parent/carers.  Since the beginning of term, OH have welcomed  two new pupils who are a great asset to the department, and we welcome a new S1 girl and S5 boy.

Topic work in S1/2 is India.
In S3/4 also India and All About Me
S5/6, very full timetable College/Greengroutes but also focusing on Core Skills/ life skill and Health Nd Wellbeing.

Classes are enjoying periods with mainsteam's Spanish teacher Mrs Bell and Technical with Mrs Crawford and Mrs McAdam. They are making excellent progress towards their John Muir award making Bug Boxes and things for the garden.

Music Therapy continues with great enthusiasm and effort.  Suz and Rory are returning following the October holiday from Scottish Music Youth Initiative for 21 weeks where all classes will follow a new theme across music and arts following last years successful Carnival theme.  Big Noise are taking 2groups on a Tuesday and are having lots of fun doing a Garage App!!!

Finally, on behalf of the PTN, I would like to congratulate S3 pupil Jenna Wardrop who attended the Forth Valley Disability School Swimming Championships on Friday 29th September at the Grangemouth Complex.  Jenna won 3 gold medals and has now been selected to compete in the National Championships in Glasgow in November - a great achievement , well done Jenna!

September 2017 Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter

Dear parents/carers,

Welcome back after the ‘summer’ holidays, it was lovely to see some new faces at the recent PTN
meeting and great to have some new volunteers for events.
We would love to build a few WhatsApp groups that we can use to contact you for extra help when
required at parent’s nights/concerts etc, so in the near future, will be asking you about any skills or
interests that we can utilise. We have a few ideas for forthcoming workshops and events that we
hope you can lend a hand with…. Watch this space!
50/50 club is going to be starting at the end of September, so if you want to join up, please
complete the attached form and return to the school office, with payment as soon as possible. You
can join (or add more chances to win) at any stage throughout the school year, but to benefit from
all 10 draws, get your forms in this next week!
Remember – if you are unable to get along to the PTN meetings but would like something to be
discussed, please get in touch and we will pop it onto the agenda if suitable.
uniform bank/swapshop has been very successful and we are planning to open it on a regular
basis so that you can send your child along or come along yourself whenever you need us. Please
send any good quality uniform into the school office marked for our attention. It will next be open
between 1.30pm – 2.30pm on Tuesday 3
October ’17.
Keep up to date with any news or info between meetings via our
Twitter and Facebook pages, we
aim to update these regularly.
Save the date! Our next event is the
family ceilidh on Friday November 17th More details to follow.
We look forward to meeting you somewhere along the school journey.

Wallace High School Parent Teacher Network

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