Public Meeting- Maidenhill Primary School

A public meeting for parents/carers will take place at 6.30pm on 27 November in Mearns Primary School.  Representatives from the Education Department, as well senior leaders from Mearns and Kirkhill primary schools, will be in attendance to provide you with further information and to answer any questions.

Plans and images of Maidenhill Primary have been uploaded to the Maidenhill Website.

The most recent meeting minutes from the steering group can be accessed  here

Please find an exemplar of the letter sent out this week to parents/carers in the Maidenhill catchment area here


Parent Workshop

Target Group: P1 Parents/ Carers
Wednesday 3rd October 2018

All P1 parents and carers are invited to a workshop on Wednesday 3rd October at 9.15am. It is being run by two members of the Family First team and below is some information about the service:

‘Our aim is to provide support by working in partnership with families. We have an informal and friendly approach.
We can assist and enable you to access local services professional & voluntary, ensuring the children get the best possible start in life.
Whatever you would like to speak about, our team can offer support & advice on issues surrounding school, health, home, money, parenting, and confidence building.’

We hope to see as many of you as possible there and if you are planning on coming along please complete and return the slip by using the link below by Monday 1st October.

P1 Family First workshop

UNCRC Article 18
Both parents share responsibility for bringing up their child and
should always consider what is best for the child. Governments
must support parents by giving them the help they need,
especially if the child’s parents work.

Primary Science Quality Mark

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded a Primary Science Quality Mark! Thank you to Mr Russell, our staff and pupils for all of their hard work leading to us achieving this award!

UNCRC Article 29
Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and
abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for
human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and
other cultures, and the environment.

Reading and Maths in Primary 1

We will be holding a parent/ carer workshop on reading and maths in Primary 1 on
Tuesday 11th September from 7pm-8pm
The aims of the workshop are:

  • to explain how we teach reading and maths skills in school
  • to share some ideas of how you can support your child’s learning at home.

Please note this is a parent/ carer event only and we would ask that children do not attend this event.
Thank you.

UNCRC Article 28
Every child has the right to an education.

Kirkhill P1 Disco and Parent/Carer Evening

Kirkhill Parent Council would like you to join us on

Friday September 14th


6.30 – 7 pm

£5.00 PER TICKET (admits child and parent/carer)
Tickets are available everyday  from week commencing
3 September, 10 September
2.45 – 3.00pm at the P1 gate
Please note that this is for P1 pupils only and parent/carers cannot bring siblings on this occasion. All parent/carers must stay at the disco with their child. on this occasion.
Many thanks.

UNCRC Article 31
Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide
range of cultural and artistic activities.



School Holiday Activities

Click here to view East Renfrewshire’s Holiday Activities

Bookings are now open for all holiday programmes and
there are loads of activities on offer for your children!
If you are in receipt of council tax or housing benefit,
you may be able to get FREE places on some of our
most popular activities including our all days camps at
Barrhead High School and Eastwood High School.
You can view our activities by visiting our website at or by picking
up a brochure from your child’s school, any ERCL sports
centre or an ERCL library.
To book call 0141 577 3008 but places are limited so
you’ll need to book quickly!

UNCRC Article 31
Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide
range of cultural and artistic activities.

East Renfrewshire Supported Carer Campaign

Please click on the above photograph for more information about fostering in East Renfrewshire.

UNCRC  Article 20
If a child cannot be looked after by their family, governments
must make sure that they are looked after properly by people
who respect the child’s religion, culture and language.

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