June dates for diary:
3rd June – P2 Summer Trip
P2 will be visiting Blair Drummond Safari Park for their summer trip. Pupils should bring a packed lunch in a plastic bag and wear their school polo shirt and joggers (or shorts if the weather is nice!).
4th June – P1 Summer Trip
P1 will be visiting Heads of Ayr Farm Park for their summer trip. Pupils should bring a packed lunch in a plastic bag and wear their school polo shirt and joggers (or shorts if the weather is nice!).
5th June – Last Day for Clubs
Please remember that all clubs finish on 5th June.
5th June – New P1 Pupils & Parents Induction Day
There will be a whole class visit to P1 by pre-school children and their parents from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Whilst the children are visiting the P1 classes, parents will be meeting with the Head Teacher in the gym hall.
5th June – Parental Support Group
The next Parental Support Group meeting is on Friday 5th June 2015 at 8pm in the back bar of the Eglinton Arms Hotel. If you would like to attend the meeting or require any further information on the group, please contact Diane (07900 588486).
Saturday 6th June – Eaglesham Fair
Congratulations to the following pupils – Fair Princess: Anna McIlvanny (St Joseph’s PS), Attendant to the Princess: Gabriel Carter (EPS), Fair Queen: Elissa Fearne (EPS), Queen’s Consort: Jonah McNicol (EPS). This year’s theme for the parade is ALL THINGS SCOTTISH and the School’s float is Scottish Inventors & Inventions. The school’s walking float will meet at the school at 10.45am.
8th June – Parent Council AGM
The Parent Council AGM will take place at 7.15pm. This meeting is open to all parents and carers.
15th June – EPS Sport Day & Early Lunch (weather permitting)
For sports day, pupils should come to school dressed in joggers, polo shirts and trainers (bring dark shorts just in case). A lightweight jacket may be required. They should also bring a drink with them, as they will be working hard! Due to the number of events pupils will be taking part in, there will be an early lunch on Sports Day from 12.00pm to 1.00pm.
18th June – P7 Leaver’s Ceilidh
The ceilidh for our P7 pupils leaving to go to secondary school will take place from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. The Parent Council have arranged for a photographer to come to the event so P7s should come to the school from 6.30pm to have their last primary school photograph taken. A letter with more info is being sent seperately.
18th June – Meet The Teacher
Pupils will be meeting their new teacher for 2015-16 on the afternoon of 18th June.
19th June – Neal Trophy
Mr Neal was a grandparent who ran the lunchtime and after school football training many years ago. On his retirement the school felt that, to acknowledge all the work he did with our pupils over the years, we should hold a football tournament and the winning team receives the Neal Trophy . To this end, any pupils who want to be involved have been entered into a team. Each team will play a number of qualifying matches and the final will be held on 19th June.
19th June – Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer & Early Lunch
P6 pupils have organised a Strawberry Tea which will take place from 1.30pm-2.30pm. The event will be raising money for Breast Cancer Care. Tickets are priced £2.50 and will be issued on a 1st come, 1st served basis and further information will be sent out in due course. As we need to set up the tables, etc for the Tea, there will be an early lunch at 12.15pm.
22nd June – Obstacle Course
The Parent Council have hired some inflatables (bouncy castle, slide and assault course) for the day. Each class will come out (weather permitting) and have time to go on these. The cost of this will be £1.50 which includes a drink of juice & packet of crisps and the money is to be brought to school on the day.
23rd June (1.30pm) – End of Term Church Service & P7 Tie Ceremony
Pupils will be attending church for our Summer Service and P7 tie ceremony on 23rd June at 1.30pm. A collection will be taken to raise money for ERC’s preferred charity, the Dambo School in Kaponda, Malawi. The school will be having an early lunch from 12.15pm to 1.00pm on that day. Children should wear white shirt, tie, grey trousers/skirt and their blue/dark jackets.
24th June – Last Day
Please note that the school & nursery will be closing at 1.00pm on 24th June, in line with our cluster schools. There will be an early lunch that day from 11.45am to 12.30pm in classes (or a picnic on the pitch if the sun is shining!) – a lunch can be provided for P1-3 pupils (a letter will be sent in due course) and P4-7 should bring a packed lunch to school. The last day will be a non-uniform day (jeans, t-shirts, etc but NO football strips).