ALL PARENTS WELCOME!!
KIRKHILL PARENT COUNCIL
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
TUESDAY 28th AUGUST 2012 at 7.00pm
At the meeting we hope to fill the following positions:
3 Primary 1 Parent Representatives
Secretary and Buyer
The Parent Forum is YOU! So please come along – we look forward to welcoming you.
The Parent Council
FREE event for children of primary school age.
Monday 10th September 2012
Mearns Library 4.00-5.00pm
Join us for an hour of fun stories and rhymes for all the family.
Please see below information regarding Parents Support Group for Dyslexia.
Location: Mearns Primary (to be confirmed)
Presentation by, Fiona Lyons (OLM), Parents and primary school children
Primary School Recourses and Support for Dyslexia.
Location: Mearns Castle High School (MCHS) (to be confirmed)
Presentation by, Call Scotland
Parents and Secondary School children
Presentation – inclusion and Digital exams
Location: MCHS (to be confirmed)
Presentation by Fiona and pupils from MCHS to present again on transitions.
Parents and P6-P7
Location: Mearns Primary (to be confirmed)
Presentation by Claire Rattery from Strathclyde University
Parents and Secondary school pupils
Pupils moving on to High School will unfortunately not be able to take their Cashless Catering PIN numbers with them.
Please ensure that their accounts are emptied before the last day of school, or any money left on the account will be lost.
Pupils will be issued with their National Entitlement Cards and PIN numbers when they arrive at High School. They will then be able to put money into their account.
School will close at 1pm on Wednesday 27th June 2012.
Normal arrangements will apply for pupils using school transport.
The P7 graduation ceremony is on Tuesday 26th June. The ceremony will start at 9.45am. Due to health and safety restrictions, and with members of the school’s pupil groups also being present at the ceremony, unfortunately we only have room for two members of each pupil’s family to join us.
The P7 dance, this year titled ‘The Diamond Dance’, will take place on Thursday 21st June from 7pm until 9.30pm. The excitement is building by the day!
The Pupil Council has organised a “Readathon Day” for this term’s school fundraiser.
Our Readathon Day will take place on Friday 22nd June. Please dress as your favourite character from a book: £1 donation. Everyone will have the opportunity to read a book for enjoyment either from the class library or one from home.
The Primary 5 show will be taking place on Thursday 14th June. There will be two performances at 9.30am and 7pm.
The Parent Council Chairs Forum would like as many parents as possible to complete the following questionaire. Thankyou.
Parents should return the questionnaire to either Lisa McDill at the Barrhead Offices (by 22 June 2012) or return it to the school.
Kirkhill Primary raised a massive £4088.50 for Lepra Health in Action, which works to ensure that people with leprosy receive the treatment they need to fight the life threatening disease.
Broom church will be hosting a Jubilee Street Party on Sunday 3rd June 2012 from 12 noon until 3pm.
Bunting craft, Face Painting, Chocolate Tombola,Cake and Candy, Bracelet Making, Beat the Goalie, Fire Truck, Ice Cream , Hot Dogs, Magicians, Competitions, Jubilee Soap, Street Games and much more!
Royal Theme Fancy Dress optional!
Come along in Union Jack colours, as a prince/princess,King/Queen or as a member of the Royal Family!
Refreshment vouchers must be purchased in advance.
Contact Church Office 639 3528
Sparkling Jubilee Punch and Strawberry Tart – £2
Jubilee Tea/Coffee & Cake – £1
Children’s Snack & Drink – £1
All proceeds go to charity.
P3C would like to take this opportunity to send out a few final details. Below, we have listed the events which will be on offer on Wednesday 30th May:
- Face painting
- Jester show
- Photo booth, get your pic with “the Queen”
- Croquet on the lawn
- Mini golf
- Cupcake stall (20p each- 1 cake per child)
- Cucumber and cream cheese/ strawberry jam sandwiches
- Lemonade stall
- Commemorative memorabilia: key rings/ mini mug (£1 each/ 1 item per child)
- Picnic area
As most of the activities and goodies are free of charge, we would recommend children bring no more than £1.20.
We look forward to seeing our p1 and 2 pupils showing off their home made crowns and our P5 and 6 pupils their corsage/ buttonholes on Wednesday! All the jubilee homework activities have been fantastic! Examples of pupil work from across the school will be displayed at the Broom Church Jubilee street party on Sat 3rd May.
The Olympic Torch will be carried through Giffnock on Friday 8th June. Fenwick Road will be closed from Orchard Park to Eastwood Toll from 2.30 pm to allow for celebrations and the safe carriage of the Olympic Torch. Come along and line the streets!
Meeting of Minority Ethnic Parent Forum has been postponed from 17th May.
Remember the primary 7 show is on 10th May. There will be a daytime performance and an evening performance.
Our new school uniform is on display in the library this week.