Useful Contacts during School Closure

Please note that many of these numbers and contacts below may not be accessible due to Covid-19 affecting how some services operate.

Tynecastle High School

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

NHS Guidance If you’ve developed a cough or fever in the last 7 days, stay at home for 7 days from the day your symptoms started. Only phone your GP or 111 if your symptoms are severe.

  • Visit the coronavirus (COVID-19) page on NHS inform for the latest advice or phone 0800 028 2816

CEC Support for Parents & Carers – local supports details are available here. Choose SW locality.

Pupil Support Officer – Yvonne McGregor

Yvonne McGregor can help with financial advice and support that may be available for you and your family, including:

Temporary Food Bank in BMC Club Gorgie for Tynecastle Families

Health

  • Springwell GP – 0131 347 1860
  • Slateford GP – 0131 442 8700
  • Murrayfield GP – 0131 337 2166
  • Whinpark GP – 0131 455 7999
  • Hermitage GP – 0131 447 6277

Mental Health

Police

  • Police Non-Emergency – 101

Services

Social Services

  • Social Care Direct – 0131 200 2327
  • Emergency Social Care Direct – 0800 731 6969
  • SW Social Care – 0131 453 9214
  • SE Social Care – 0131 529 5300

Food Banks

Temporary Food Bank in BMC Club Gorgie for Tynecastle Families

Community One Stop Shop – 0131 443 6223

Salvation Army – 0131 529 5299 – press option 5

Feminine Hygiene

  • If you are running low on sanitary supplies, please get in touch with Mrs McGregor who will seek to help you.

If you would like any further advice or support during the school holidays, please email Yvonne.McGregor@tynecastle.edin.sch.uk