ProJudo – Judo for Beginners: P1-7

We would like to offer your child and opportunity to experience a new sport in your area. This programme  is a partnership between East Renfrewshire Active Schools and ProJudo Club, the objective is to introduce beginners to Judo.


Projudo has been established since 2006, with 17 clubs it is the largest Judo provider in Schools throughout the West of Scotland.  All coaches are fully qualified and the organisation has a pathway in place to progress children from grass roots to performance athletes.


The programme start the week commencing  Mon 24th April at the following venues:
Maccabi Centre, May Terrace, Giffnock, G46 6LD.


4.00 -4.45pm                 P1 – 3

4.45-5.45pm                   P4,5,6 and 7
Parklands Country Club, Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6DT     

Friday                                                Saturday

3.45-4.45pm                              9.00-9.50am     P1 – 3

4.45-6.00pm                             9.50-10.50am           P4 – 7
Eastwood High School, Capelrig Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6NQ.                                                        

Friday                                     Saturday

4.00-4.50pm                        9.00-9.50am      P1 – P3

4.50-5.50pm                        9.50-10.50am    P4 – 7
Williamwood High School, Eaglesham Road,Clarkston, G76 8RF.


4.00-4.50pm                  P1- 3

4.50-5.50pm                  P4 – 7
St.Ninian’s High School, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, G46 6UG.


4.00-4.50pm                  P1-3

4.50-5-50pm                  P4-7


Whitecraigs Rugby Club, West Lodge, Aurs Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow G77 6P


3.45-4.45pm                  P1-7

Please ensure that you arrange transport for your own child as it will not be provided by the school


If your child is interested in attending any of the above sessions please email Brian Long at and state your child’s name, school, age and which venue they wish to attend.  The block will run for 4 weeks at a cost of £12 (special offer), this fee should be paid on the first week.


If you need any further information, please email or phone Brain Long on 07974377353


Download Microsoft Office Apps for Free

All pupils in our school and nursery have Glow accounts and as such they can now download for free the Microsoft Office 2016 apps on up to 15 personal devices; up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets (Windows, iPad and Android) and 5 phones.  ‎Making these apps available helps Glow users take full advantage of the opportunities these tools offer. The Office apps which include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote provide a learning platform that extends beyond school and into the world of work.


To download the Office 2016 apps, log in to Glow and either click on the ‘Download Office Now’ tile or go to the ‘Office 365 Home’ tile and once in Office 365, click on “Install Office 2016” at the top right of the page. Find out more here.


If you need help accessing Glow then please contact the school for assistance.

Spring Holiday Activities

The Spring holidays are fast approaching and there are loads of activities on offer for your children!

If you are in receipt of council tax or housing benefits you may be able to get FREE places on some of our most popular activities including our all days camps at Barrhead High Schools and Eastwood High School.

Our full brochure will be out in schools shortly but in the meantime you can view the online version at or book on by calling 0141 577 3008.

The booking line is now open but places are limited so you’ll need to book quickly!

Whitecraigs Easter Tennis Camps


Looking for something to keep the kids busy over the Easter holidays? Our camps are a great way for them to have fun, meet new friends and learn lots of new skills. They will include plenty of fun games, team events, tennis activities, co-ordination and movement games, tennis matches, other sports and a whole lot more!

Mad March Disco

Mad March Disco

Friday 17th March 2017

Entertainment will include DJ Dan from Kidnetics, Temporary Tattoo Parlour at 50p each, Tuck Shop selling sweets, juice and water & our GLOW shop with pricesfrom 75p to £2.50.

Entrance only £1

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – we need 16 helper for each disco.

Please follow the link for more details …

Mad March Disco

The Big Brew and Bake Off Competition


The Big Brew and Bake Off Competition: Saturday 25th February 11am-2pm


Newton Mearns Baptist Church is hosting the above event to mark Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 and would be delighted to welcome entries to our Bake Off competition from the pupils of Mearns Primary School. There will be a separate adults and children’s competition and the judge will be our local MP Kirsten Oswald.

The Big Brew and Bake Off Competition – please click on the link for more information.

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