Ochil House Report August 2018

Ochil House Report - 30/8/18

This year, there are 27 Young People within Ochil House, and have all made a positve and successful start to our new session.
Group 1 - S1, Ms McKay
Group 2 - S2+3, Mrs Wilkes
Group 3 - S4+5, Mrs Gunn
Group 4 - S6+YP who regularly access mainstream learning, Mrs Gillespie
A new Ochil House Head Boy and Girl will be appointed in due course.

Upcoming events and activites -

Many of the YP are looking forward to a visit to Blair Drummond Safari Park, on Tuesday 4th September, hosted by the Variety Club.

OH are involved in WHS annual sponsored walk around the University/School on Friday 7th September. Fingers crossed for a lovely, Autumnal day!

Senior award take place 13th September 7-9.30pm.

Play Unified will be starting soon where OH YP share a fun day Thursday lunch time session with mainstream YP volunteers.  Up until now, it has been fantastic games in the PE Hall, but we are hoping opportunities will extend to other faculties, perhaps Art/Home Economics. This will offer offer more opportunities for fantastic integration through a shared interest or area of expertise!

Rory and Liam from Stirling Youth Music Initiative are starting soon. They lead a Samba lunch Club and also 'work' with all the OH YP!

Ian from Big Noise will also be starting soon. Date to be confirmed.

Janet McLauchlin, Music Therapist from Nordoff Robbins, is timetabled within OH.

Some mainstream staff are again timetabled with various groups of OH YP. This includes staff from Languages teaching Spanish, Design and Engineering, Scottish Studies, Social Geography and Drama.  Great excitement and opportunities for all!

If any Parent/Carer/Friend would like to know more or ask any questions, I would be happy to help. Please get in touch via WHS PTN website.

Alison Gow, Ochil House Parent/PTN Rep

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