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Wick Joint Campus

Photograph of Wick Joint CampusThe Wick Joint Campus consists of -

The new Wick High School:
General classrooms - all to a very high standard of ICT provision with new furnishings
Specialist facilities for art and design, physical education, music, drama, home economics, business and computer education, technology and science
Specialist vocational provision for practical craft skills, professional cookery and hair and beauty
Specialist provision for assisted support needs
Collaborative and cooperative break out space to promote a variety of teaching methods
Hall as part of flexible use space
Kitchen, dining and café facilities
One full sized synthetic pitch
One large grassed area, with 2 full sized football pitches, 400m running track, rugby pitch
Car and cycle parking, drop off area and bus bays

Wick High School web site

Wick High FaceBook

East Caithness Community facilities
This facility will be managed and operated by High Life Highland (HLH), who will also manage community access to other areas in the schools out of school hours.
Public library
Swimming pool with floating floor, and separate toddler pool
Community have access to school areas, for example, PE areas, hall, the street out of school hours

For details about the Swimming pool, Fitness classes,Times of opening Click HERE

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New primary school on the Campus, replacing Pulteneytown and South primary schools
The new school :
13 classrooms, each with built in store and cloakroom
Expressive arts room and store
Break out space
2 nursery rooms, with kitchen, cloakrooms, toilets and storage
2 learning support rooms
Enhanced provision area for children with specific needs
Games hall – 2 badminton court size, with changing and stores
Offices – administration, head teacher and depute, staff work base
Medical room, inter agency meeting room, offices for Children’s’ Services and Active Schools Coordinator
Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) and grass pitch
External areas including garden area – for work and play

Newton Park School web site

Photos
Building The Campus Starting in 2014 until 2016

Inside Wick High School

Postal Address
Wick Joint Campus
West Banks Avenue
Wick
Caithness
KW15LU



News for Wick Joint Campus

Wick High Pupils Determination Shows At Annual Prize Ceremony
Yesterday, in slightly unfamiliar circumstamces due to Covid, we held our annual prizegiving ceremony.  Sadly, it was not the same without parents/carers and associated guests, but nevertheless the outstanding achievements of so many of our pupils were evident.  
Covid Vaccination Drop-in Sessions For Secondary School PupilsThumbnail for article : Covid Vaccination Drop-in Sessions For Secondary School Pupils
Covid vaccination times for Caithness Secondary pupils.   The link below will take you to the NHS Highland website where you will find the link to the consent form and information leaflet, if you require it, together with dates of all clinics.  
East Caithness Community Facility reopening SaturdaysThumbnail for article : East Caithness Community Facility reopening Saturdays
East Caithness Community Facility (ECCF) will be reopening on Saturdays from this weekend, High Life Highland (HLH) has revealed.   From Saturday (September 4) the Newton Road, Wick facility will be open from 10am until 12.30pm for public swimming and until 1.30pm for gym goers.  
Letter To Parents Regarding A Covid Case In Wick High School
A letter has been sent to parents and guardians of pupils in S1 and S3 at Wick High School on Friday 27th August 2021.   Dear Parent or Guardian, We have identified a possible case of COVID-19 in a pupil in your child's year group.  
High Life Highland swimming provision bounces backThumbnail for article : High Life Highland swimming provision bounces back
High Life Highland is continuing its bounceback campaign with additional swimming provision planned during September and October.   Graeme Ross, Principal Facilities Manager said, "In getting our locations reopen, our priority was, and continues to be to make our premises safe and welcoming for customers and staff.  
Educators To Address Attainment Gap With Equity WeekThumbnail for article : Educators To Address Attainment Gap With Equity Week
 Education specialists from across the North-east, North and West of Scotland are to deliver a week-long series of digital professional learning events for teachers and practitioners from the end of September as part of a drive to increase awareness about child poverty in Scotland and the impact this has on learning.   Led by the Northern Alliance (Regional lmprovement Collaborative for the area's eight local authorities) in collaboration with Education Scotland, Promoting Equity Week will run from Monday 28 September.  
SQA Results In Highland - 5000 increases in grade across all schools
On Tuesday 11 August 2020, Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, announced in the Scottish Parliament a change to the way that SQA results would be decided.   In some cases, the moderation process carried out by the SQA during July and August had meant that candidates might be awarded a lower or higher grade than their teacher had estimated.  
SQA Results - Downgraded Results Scrapped; Qualifications To Be Based On Teacher JudgementThumbnail for article : SQA Results - Downgraded Results Scrapped; Qualifications To Be Based On Teacher Judgement
Pupils whose results were downgraded by the SQA are to receive new grades based solely on teacher estimates.   The SQA's alternative certification model was put in place after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19).  

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