Redwell Literacy Week

During week beginning Monday 26th of February, all pupils will be taking part in a variety of activities to celebrate Literacy Week at Redwell. There will be several opportunities for parents and carers to visit school and get involved! These include:

P1-P3 Family Reading Time – Yellow Wing Area

  • Primary 2 – Monday 26th of February, 9.10 – 9.30
  • Primary 3 – Wednesday 28th of February, 9.10 – 9.30
  • Primary 1 – Thursday 1st of March, 9.10 – 9.30

Reading Project Workshop – Purple Wing

Come along and find out about the Reading Project Redwell is involved in along with Strathclyde University. Monday 26th of February, 2.30 – 3.00

Read, Write, Inc workshop – Primary 1S Classroom

Find out more about some of the strategies used to teach phonics, reading and writing. Tuesday 27th of February, 9.15 – 9.45

Green & Purple Wing – Book & Blether (Thursday 1st March)

Parents and Carers of children in the Green & Purple Wings are invited to join their child for a ‘book & blether’ in the wing open area on Thursday 1st March from 9:00-9:30

There will be tea and coffee available too so come along and join in the reading fun! Feel free to dress up in a book related outfit today too as it is World Book Day!

Twitter Activities

Looking for a good book to read? Look out for our Book Blessings on our Twitter feed all week.

Tweet pictures of your children taking part in real life Literacy activities, be creative, and share your ideas. We would welcome some examples of ‘Extreme Reading’ in unusual places!  Click here to view our Twitter feed!

Remember your child can dress up as their favourite character from a book for World Book Day on Thursday 1st of March.

Parent Council Bingo

The Parent Council are holding a Bingo evening at Paton’s bowling club on the 8th of March. Tickets are £2 each, if you would like tickets then please complete a form and return it along with payment as soon as possible. Tickets for the event are limited and will be sold on a first come first serve basis.

In order to maximise the amount of money we raise for the school through this event, we are appealing to the parents of Redwell for any unused or unwanted Christmas gifts, or anything else you have that would be willing to donate to our bingo and rattle prizes. Any gratefully received donations can be handed into the school office.

New Mathematics & Numeracy parent leaflets

Mathematics and Numeracy Parent Leaflets

We have developed parent information leaflets which provide an overview of learning within Numeracy and Mathematics at each level of Curriculum for Excellence. The leaflets also suggest how you may support your child’s learning at home.

Please click on the following links to download each of the leaflets:

Download School Improvement Plan

Early Level – Nursery-P1


Download School Improvement PlanFirst Level – P2-P4


Download School Improvement PlanSecond Level – P5-P7

Social Media Drop In Sessions

Come along to our family room for a cuppa and to get your mobile phone set up with social media apps to get connected with what’s happening at Redwell.

Groupcall Xpressions Logo Twitter Logo

Our friendly parent ICT expert can help you to…

  • Get set up on Twitter so you can receive regular tweets about what’s happening in the school and nursery
  • Create a bookmark so you can quickly access class blogs and our school website
  • Get the Groupcall ‘Xpressions’ app installed and working so that you receive alerts

Drop in sessions will take place in the family room, please come to the main reception. Babies/toddlers also welcome.

AM Sessions: 9.10-10.00, Tuesday 20th of February and Friday 2nd of March

PM Sessions: 2.15-3.00, Thursday 22nd of February and Wednesday 28th of February