Primary 7 children who attended Belmont in April 2016 have achieved their Young Star Silver National Navigation Award. More information on this award can be found at the NNAS site.
Well done Primary 7. You can set a map using a key feature that you can see, find locations using your map and can line up your map using a compass.
Primary 7 will be visiting Barrhead High on Friday 6th May. they will be there for the whole day to take part in a range of activities in maths, global citizenship and science. Children must report to Barrhead High at 8.40am. they will be dismissed at 2.40pm but will return to Carlibar for a normal dismissal at 3pm.
Primary 7 pupils have brought home a letter with more details.
Primary 3 will be out of school on Tuesday 3rd May. They are taking part in the Road to Rio festival organised by Active Schools. Parents have been sent a letter with more details.
The school closes at 3pm on Friday 29th April and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd May at 9am. We are also being used as a polling station on Thursday 5th may so the school will be closed.
Congratulations to Lauren on her recent outstanding performance at Taekwondo. Have a look at her in action in this story from the Barrhead News.
All Primary 3b children were given a challenge by Mrs Fleming.
Due to unforeseen circumstances we have to postpone the Spring Coffee Morning. We will reschedule this for some time next term. You will be kept informed of the date change by text.
The date of the European Union Referendum has now been decided as Thursday 23 June 2016.
Carlibar will be a polling station on this date and as such, it will be closed to staff and pupils. Any after school lets/ clubs will also be cancelled on Wednesday 22nd June and Thursday 23rd June.
We stop on the 24th June at 1pm for the Summer break.
Information from catering staff
On Thursday 25th February all children will have the same menu.
The following choices will be given to everyone, there are no other options on that day.
Soup of the day with crusty bread
American hotdog with relish
Italian peperoni pizza / cheese and tomato pizza or wedges
Scottish jacket potato filled with beans and cheese
Tempest photographers will be visiting the school on Tuesday 23rd February. This will be for a P1 and P7 class photo. Individual pupil photos will be taken this year, not family groups.
The National Parent Forum of Scotland has been working with Skills Development Scotland as part of the programme of work underway in Developing the Young Workforce. They have produced some tailored information for parents, part of their ‘ nutshell’ series.
This new nutshell will supplies parents with basic information about a wide range of subjects. They have recently produced information on Career Education. A copy of this leaflet will be available for collection at parent evenings this term.
The link to the nutshell on the NPFS website is http://www.npfs.org.uk/career-education-a-world-of-possibilities/
Children can wear tartan to school on this day if parents wish them to do so, this might be a small tartan accessory such as a ribbon or an item of tartan clothing, please do not buy anything new just for this day. It is not a dress as you please day.
The school meals service have a special Burns Day menu. Soup of the day will be Scotch Broth. The normal weekly options will still be available but hot choice 1 (sausages) will be replaced by a haggis stack (haggis, mashed turnip and potatoes), dessert will be Scottish shortbread and raspberries.
We will have a whole school assembly on the 25th. The focus will be on songs and poems of Scotland. Each class will recite a poem or sing a song.
Scottish Parliamentary elections take place every 5 years. The next election will be held on 5 May 2016 .The school will be used as a polling station so no child should attend school on that day.
Have fun with some of these snowy day activites for indoors and outside.
snowy day activities
Primary 1 children will be visiting the Foundry with their teachers on Tuesday 12th January to borrow a book. The first session of the Family Book club will be on Thursday 14th January 2016 in the Foundry at 3.10pm until 3.50pm. Please come along with your child. More information can be found in this leaflet.
The public are being urged to keep safe over the festive season which traditionally sees a rise in the number of preventable house fires. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have compiled some simple measures that the public can take to keep themselves safe from fire throughout the holidays:
More information can be found here
Thank you to all of the parents, families and friends of Carlibar who attended this evening’s sell out performance. The children put on two fantastic shows which entertained us all. You should all be really proud of your children – we most certainly are. Special thanks to all of the staff who made this evening possible.
There are still a few tickets left for Friday’s performance at 10am. Pop into the office if you would like a ticket.
Raffle prizes will be kept in the office for winners who were not there tonight to collect their prizes. You will be contacted if you were a winner. Christmas hamper winners will be announced after tomorrow’s performance.
Please give us some feedback on the Bookbug Primary 1 packs that your child was given at the library when they visited recently.
All tickets for Thursday night’s performance have sold out. Some extra tickets will be sold from 2.30pm on Tuesday 15th for the Friday morning show.
Please ensure that you return the forms for your child’s transfer to secondary as soon as possible.
Christmas Lunch is on Monday 14th December.
Specsavers, Barrhead donated High Viz vests to keep the infant children safer on their way to and from school when it is dark. Children are being encouraged to wear these and get house points daily for this.
Christmas lunch is on the 14th December 2015.
A choice of
Turkey and all of the trimmings
Festive pasta with roasted veg and garlic bread
Christmas sausages, beans and mashed potatoes
Children will get a small Christmas swirl ice cream and a small chocolate treat.
Is your child due to start school in August 2016?
Registration will take place in Primary Schools week beginning the 11th of January 2016. Please read the information sheet below for more details of what you need to do to register your child for school.
Registering your child for school
Please take time to read our latest newsletter. It will give you information about events taking palace between now and the end of term.
Carlibar Primary newsletter November 15
East Renfrewshire Council have published the Term Dates and holidays for 2016/1017.
ERC holidays 2016 2017
We need your views on
How you would like information shared with you
Your thoughts about the online payment system for school meals
and payment for educational visits.
East Renfrewshire Education Service have set up an online survey and are keen to hear the views of as many parents and carers as possible. Link to the survey is shown below.
Please take 5 minutes to complete the survey as your views are really important. The survey closed on the 13th of November 2015.
If you don’t have internet access you can get free access at the Foundry Library.