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Colin McCutcheon 1959-2022

It is consoling that on what proved to be his last day in Wallace, Colin enjoyed some “craic” with many members of the teaching staff, walked the corridors and completed a...

John Patrick Harrower 1955-2022

“I need hardly say that it will be my earnest desire to make a full contribution to the life of the school.”  ( Patrick Harrower letter of acceptance to Mr Noel Gilpin,...

Wallace High School Supports Thank You Day

After twelve long months, the end of lockdown is finally in sight. It’s been an experience that has tested everyone. But from the beginning, we’ve been helping each other...

“Outstanding Success” earns Wallace highly prestigious Digital Schools’ Award

A digital strategy which began in a snow-bound Edinburgh over a decade ago has culminated in the recognition that Wallace is an “exemplary leader” in the use of ICT/digital...

Wallace Women – Katherine Steele

Our latest post in our series Wallace Women features Dr Katherine ( Kat) Steele.  As Katherine McCreary she  met her husband Drew Steele at Wallace ; they were...

WHS support for NHS heroes celebrated by media and politicians

If television’s most famous Alan (Sugar not Partridge) chanced to see any of the media coverage surrounding Wallace’s Alan Monteith he would assuredly utter that famous line...

Half Term Highlights

Amazing as it seems Year 8 pupils have completed their first half-term at Wallace! Whilst individual pupils will have their own highlights there have been some terrific shared...

Harrowing Reminder of the Holocaust

On Wednesday 16th October, Wallace was very privileged to welcome Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental; to date he has visited over 500 hundred schools and spoken to over 100,000...

Wallace Listed in UK Top 50 Educational Technology Schools

A decade of educational innovation which began in a snow-bound Edinburgh today reached a key celebratory landmark in the splendour of the House of Lords. Ten years ago Wallace...

Esther Represents Northern Ireland Young People in London

Year 13 Politics pupil Esther was recently invited to speak at the British Library as a representative voice for young people in Northern Ireland. We asked Esther to tell us about...