Onthank Primary School

East Ayrshire Council site

April 17, 2024
by Mrs Findlay

PATHs Celebration Day🌟

We celebrated our PATHs Model School Award by having an outdoor disco, football, scavenger hunt and lots of PATHs related activities. We held our Celebration Assembly with invited guests and the whole school involved. We had a visit from Twiggle. Well done and thank you to Mrs Milligan and our PATHs Team for leading this wonderful day. 👏

March 27, 2024

PATHs Celebration Ceremony

Did you know that we are a PATHs model school?

We are celebrating our wonderful achievement on Wednesday 17th April in a special celebration ceremony and we have some special golden tickets up for grabs for our parents/ carers!

If you are interested please, click the link and fill out the form:  https://forms.office.com/e/mWcekGqP3q

Our lucky winners will be drawn on Monday 15th April! We would love to see you there, submit your interest now!!

If you’d like to watch our promo video by our wonderful Primary 7’s please click the image below.


March 1, 2024
by Mrs Findlay

Gold SportsScotland Award🏆

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded Sportscotland Gold Award. This achievement marks a significant milestone for our school- being the first in East Ayrshire to receive this prestigious award.

We celebrated at assembly – thank you to Team Onthank ⭐️⭐️👏.

Please watch our videos of congratulations from Mrs McAulay-Griffiths Head of Schools and Mrs Wallace DHT Kilmarnock Academy.⭐️

November 12, 2023
by Mrs Findlay

Wider Achievement👏⭐️

Wider Achievement

We are so proud of all our pupils who were recognised at assembly this week.

Sarah from P4K would like to share the news that she’s achieved a new level in her swimming lessons. Well done.


Olivia from P4W competed in a dance competition in Grangemouth on Sunday 5th November, dancing in teams, freestyle solo, hip hop solo and hip hop solo. She danced in an u10s freestyle section with two heats and made the final. She came away with 1st place for freestyle solo. Well done.


Ailish from P6H as part of East Ayrshire Youth Theatre, starring in Pantodimonium this Saturday at the Palace Theatre as one of the wicked witches! Her 3rd show with them. Good luck!

Eilidh from P4W has spent a number of weeks writing and editing a story for the BBC 500 word challenge. She finally completed this on Monday and submitted it for judging. She has worked really hard at using adjectives to make her story more interesting. Editing was a particular challenge to keep it down to 500 words but she showed perseverance and got there in the end. She has a certificate and a copy of her story to show. Good luck!

On Friday 3rd November Zak  from P5MB had his Bonnyton 2015 football team awards night. He received trophy for good attendance and working very hard as a team player at training and matches. Well done.

Robbie from P7A challenged himself to run 1x5km per day for 50days!! He began this on 8th October 2023 and will complete his challenge on Sunday 26th November. He decided this would be a great opportunity to raise some money for a great cause. He’s running for The Biggart Hospital, Prestwick. His Great Aunt passed away in April of this year and she was care for by the nurses and volunteers there. Well done!

Hazel from P6A won a  bronze medal at JKS Scotland kumite competition. She is competing every weekend this month with the JKS Scotland Squad.Good luck and well done .

During October Nathan from P2CN took part and completed a 30mile walking challenge. He actually finished early on the 15th of the month. He walked to and from school every day and joined in with family walks as I ( his Mum) was completing the Race at Your Pace 300 mile walking challenge for October and Nathan wanted to take part to so joined the children’s challenge. Well done.

November 2, 2023
by Mrs Findlay

Show Racism the Red Card

Jordan from Kilmarnock Football Club came to school to do a workshop on Show Racism the Red Card and Killie Captain Kyle Vassel visited our school and participated in Q& A session. P7M were delighted to be part of this experience and P5MB when Kyle joined in their PE lesson while he was being filmed for SKY SPORTS.

November 2, 2023
by Mrs Findlay

Wider Achievement⭐️🏆

We are so proud of all our pupils who have achieved recognition out of school.

Sophie from P3S & Kyle from P1K attended a drop off session at the Killie Community hub to learn life saving CPR from local NHS staff which was a very meaningful event. Well done.

Cara from P5MB received a Silver medal in Gymnastics for grade 2 trio Ayrshire Gymnastics. Well done

Lucy from P5MB received 3rd place for her   gymnastics pair routine at Lunar Competition. Well done

Ailah from P5KI received a gold medal at the Lunar competition.  What an achievement – well done

Holly from P5MB was selected to be a Ball Girl at a professional tennis tournament in Glasgow last week with lots of the big stars of British tennis playing as well as some international players

She is in the Scotland National training squad, she’s represented South of Scotland County at her age group and the age group above, she is the 2023 Ayrshire Short tennis 9U and 10U champion and the Kilmarnock Tennis Club 9U champion and her bedroom is brimming with other medals and trophies.

Cara from P4M received a cup and trophies for Martial Arts. She has done done very well.




October 13, 2023
by Mrs Findlay

Wider Achievement

We are very proud of our pupils and Miss McLelland this week. We shared their achievements at assembly. Well done everyone.