On Monday 13th May the annual Christian Aid football tournament took place at Hermitage Academy. Schools from Helensburgh and the local area took place in, what was to be, a very wet football tournament. The Hermitage football team were competing for the first time since the National Finals in which they managed to come 3rd in the whole of Scotland. Their first game was against Cardross which Hermitage won 3-1. They followed this with another two impressive results against Lomond and JLB winning 5-0 and 7-0. Continue reading »
Cardross Primary finished the Easter term with their annual health week. Some of the highlights were ‘Healthy Hearts’ with Andy McKechnie, ‘Funky Fitness’ with Julie Smith and the Chest, Heart and Stroke – Cardio Hoop Fundraiser. Thank you to Mrs Sharp for all of her efforts in planning and organising such a wonderful week for pupils and staff.
Cardross Primary finished the Easter term with their annual health week. Some of the highlights were ‘Healthy Hearts’ with Andy McKechnie, ‘Funky Fitness’ with Julie Smith and the Chest, Heart and Stroke – Cardio Hoop Fundraiser.
Thank you to Mrs Sharp for all of her efforts in planning and organising such a wonderful week for pupils and staff.Continue reading »
Last week, Mr Henry and four lucky pupils from his class were invited to the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians in Glasgow to see some of the amazing things that they do. They were able to watch and perform keyhole surgery (on a dummy!) and learned about travel medicine and dentistry. It was a fantatstic experience!
Primary 1 pupils at Cardross Primary enjoyed an afternoon of toy testing as part of their toys topic this term. Wendy Hamilton of Grasshopper Toys devised the afternoon, allowing the pupils to experiment and and test a range of scientific and traditional toys. Some of the P1 favourites were the space rocket, eco house and the spy pens.
Cardross Primary pupils held a Raise the Flag Day! It was a joint celebration for the schools recently awarded Green Flag and it was also a fundraising event for Jeremiah, an African, child sponsored by the school.Continue reading »
Cardross Primary has been getting into the festive spirit with their production of Cinderella Rockerfella. The P4-7 pupils performed their dress rehearsals to local primaries and nurseries as well as the senior citizens in the village. This was good preparation for their two sell out shows! It was a fantastic experience and tremendous input was given by both pupils and staff to make it a huge success.Continue reading »
Cardross Primary School P1s have taken to the stage this week to perform their nativity play ‘Prickly Hay’. The P1s were ably supported by musicians, dancers and singers in P2 and 3. We are thinking of all of our friends and colleagues in other schools who are working hard on their productions. We hope you are having a wonderful time!Continue reading »
Primary 2 were helped by Primary 7 to raise money for Children in Need 2012. Together they raised an estimated £340! There was a book stall, a toy stall, a baking stall, a soft toy stall, a games stall, and a DVD stall. This was yet another very successful enterprise project brought together by pupils across the school. Well done everybody!
Cardross Primary finished on top at the recent Garscube Harriers Scottish Schools Cross Country Races on the 11th November. The primary six boys won their age group finishing in 6th, 7th and 11th place ahead of strong teams from The Glasgow Academy and The High School of Glasgow. Many of the girls also put in strong individual performances and Mrs Girling and Mrs Davis were delighted with the results.Continue reading »
Cardross Primary entertained some special guests for lunch this week. The pupils were supporting the Wallace and Gromit Charity by enjoying some Wallace and Gromit Pasta. It was wonderful to welcome Wallace and Gromit to the school and their pasta was delicious.Continue reading »
Cardross Primary was transformed into Crunchem Hall School, to celebrate Roald Dahl Day. Pupils and staff raised money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, by dressing up and taking part in activities throughout the day. Our Headteacher doesn’t always look like this! Well…..Continue reading »
Cardross Primary were presented with their Summer Reading Challenge Storylab Awards today. The pupils were thrilled that Lesley, the librarian at Cardross Library, came in to school to present their medals. Seventy one pupils from P1to P7 completed the challenge over the summer holidays, giving our local library the best Storylab Summer results!