A warm welcome to Glenwood Family Centre.  I hope that you find the website  easy to use and it helps you to learn more about Glenwood. The website is regularly updated  to keep you informed about events and children’s learning at Glenwood. I hope you and your child enjoy spending time together browsing through the learning blogs. There is also the opportunity to respond and we welcome your feedback.
Kindest regards,
Lorraine Brown,  
Head Teacher  
Following our change to Family Centre, we revised our vision, values and aims, taking account views of all stakeholders.
Glenwood Vision
Glenwood Family Centre- Learning and Growing Together
Glenwood Values

Excellence   Partnerships   Inclusion   Respect   Nurture

Glenwood Aims
G.I.R.F.E.C approach. We strive to ‘Get it Right for Every Child’ (G.I.R.F.E.C).  We work in partnership with Parents/Carers, professionals and other agencies to meet the individual needs of the child.
Listen to one another. Ideas and thoughts of all stakeholders are listened to and valued.
Excellent opportunities for ‘Learning for a Better World’. We are rights respecting, eco-friendly and appreciate the wonders of the outdoors.
Nurturing, safe and stimulating environment where children are supported and challenged in their learning.
Welcoming and friendly ethos which is inclusive to all.
Outstanding learning opportunities both indoors and outdoors. Children have opportunities to learn, develop and be challenged in their learning, reaching their full potential.
Others’ beliefs, values and opinions. We respect and value others.  We encourage stakeholders to share their diverse beliefs, values and opinions as we learn together about the people within our community.
Dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff. Staff responding to the interests and needs of the children, the children will become Confident Individuals, Successful Learners, Effective Contributors and Responsible Citizens.


We moved to a much larger building in February 2021 and at this time we developed our Charter, in partnership with all stakeholders.

Glenwood Charter

We pledge to-

  • Build Positive Relationships
  • Get it Right for Every Child
  • Respect and Include Everyone
  • Celebrate Diversity
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Listen to Your Point of View
  • Work in Partnership
  • Care for Our Community
  • Continue to Learn As Professionals
Thank you to the Parents’ Committee for designing and purchasing our Charter mural in the entrance foyer.

Care Inspectorate

All services providing early learning and childcare in Scotland must be registered with the Care Inspectorate and are regularly monitored and awarded grades. Inspections are unannounced. We recently had an inspection and we are delighted to share with you the inspection report. Please take some time to read this.

Glenwood Family Centre were inspected in two aspects, Quality of care and support and Quality of staffing and we were graded excellent for both.

I am sure you will recognise that the commitment and professionalism of the staff team are a real strength of our centre and we strive to continue to maintain excellent standards in ensuring the highest quality care and support for all our learners. Read our latest care Inspectorate report here

School holidays for the coming sessions can be found here 2021-22
Glenwood Family Centre is open outwith school holidays for all children with a 48 week place. We are closed in-service days and public holidays. Glenwood closures and Inservice days

Please refer also to our calendar of events. This will be updated regularly. 
Calendar of Events 2021-22

Each month we issue a newsletter. Click here for our latest newsletter

Further information is available from the Centre handbook. Our handbook has been updated to reflect some operational changes due to Covid-19. Glenwood Handbook 2021-22


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