N.B. International day is on Sunday 29th April and not Thursday 29th as stated near the bottom of the email
Thanks to those who have already volunteered to perform at the International Day showing an aspect of their nationality / culture. We would love to see lots
Pupils are therefore invited to come on Thursday (22nd) lunchtime to show us what they can do so that we can plan a lovely programme to entertain everyone on the day. It could be a dance, song, poem, piece of music etc related to their own or a friend’s heritage, whether solo or in
If your child wants to take part, please can you ensure they have their instruments or other equipment (if relevant) with them on
The children will be showing just a few of the organisers at school in a low key way – nothing to be nervous about – but obviously must be confident about performing in front of a bigger audience on the day. The organisers will get in touch with you once the programme has been drawn up to liaise regarding timings / any music or accompaniment requirements etc. Please note pupils will need to be able to attend the International Day (2-4.30pm Thursday 29th April) and be accompanied on the day by a friend or family
– pieces shouldn’t exceed 5 minutes if
– we may decide to combine groups eg of dancers if they are doing a similar
– we will be equally happy to enjoy performances from adults or family members – if you get in touch with email@example.com, the organising group can contact you to chat about what you would like to
Thank you and we look forward to enjoying the
If you have any queries, please contact olm-parentcouncil@hotmail.
St Ninian’s Induction Day for P7’s is on Thursday 17th May.
For pupils involved in ERC Music Trip that week, a second induction date has been arranged for Thursday 24th May and we would ask their parents/carers to drop their child off at St Ninian’s at approximately 8:45am and collect them at 3pm (drop off and pick up will be inside the school in the Forum).
Parents’ Evening booking system opens today Monday 5th March at 7pm and closes at midnight on Sunday 18th March.
Williamwood High School – Saturday 21 April 2018
10.00am – 12.00pm
Calling all budding;
Accordion, Bagpipe, ‘Cello, Clarsach, Double Bass, Drum Corps Violin & Viola Players!!!
The above event is open to all P4 Pupils and will provide an opportunity to learn more about the instruments mentioned above, see them in action and perhaps even have a try!
Pupils will be registered on arrival and parents/carers may then leave or stay and have a tea/coffee in the Café.
N.B. Pupils will be expected to stay for the full duration of the event.
To register your child’s interest in attending this event please contact Aimee Glen to book a place, on 0141 577 3866 or email Instrumentalmusicservice@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk no later than 19 March 2018, giving details of your child’s name, school and a contact telephone number for the day.
Williamwood High School – Saturday 28 April 2018
10.00am – 12.00pm
Calling all budding;
Flute,Clarinet,Saxophone,Trumpet, Trombone, Horn, Tuba, Guitar & Percussion Players!!!
The above event is open to all P6 Pupils and will provide an opportunity to learn more about the instruments mentioned above, see them in action and perhaps even have a try!
Pupils will be registered on arrival and parents/carers may then leave or stay and have a tea/coffee in the Café. N.B. Pupils will be expected to stay for the full duration of the event.
If you would like your child to attend please contact
Aimee Glen to book a place, on 0141 577 3866 or email Instrumentalmusicservice@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk no later than 19 March 2018, giving details of your child’s name, school and a contact telephone number for the day.
School closed again tomorrow. The weather conditions remain not conducive to safe travel. Hopefully conditions will improve over the weekend.
Please find below some World Book Day activities to do at home. These are just suggestions and there is no obligation to complete them. World Book Day will be rescheduled for a later date.
Design a poster/ bookmark/ leaflet to advertise your favourite book.
Create a comic strip of your favourite story.
Design your own quiz for your favourite book(s) to quiz a friend.
Pupils can respond to the video by creating their own comic strip in the same style as the illustrator in the video. They can use their pictures they have drawn during the video as a guide.
P3-7 – ‘Bumper Book Quiz’ http://www.worldbookday.com/quiz/
P6&7- Listen to an interview from a famous author (Michael Morpurgo or Jacqueline Wilson) and create a poster all about the author. Pupils only have to watch first 15 minutes.
All schools in East Renfrewshire will be closed on Thursday 1st March. Please monitor
@EastRenCouncil for further information.
As the school will be closed due to bad weather, please find links below to winter weather activities which can be used at home .
Pupils should also be reminded that they can log into Education City through Glow during school hours. If using Education City pupils should ensure that they click on their class and name to register any work completed.
In preparation for World Book Day pupils could be reading a new book to share with their class when we return.
Please find below more links to websites to help support pupil learning.
Curriculinks – https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/er/curriculinks/ – Access through pupil Glow account
Spellits – http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/
BBC Bitesize – https://www.bbc.com/education
Primary Game – http://www.primarygames.com/
Sumdog – https://www.sumdog.com/ – If pupils have a login
Scottish Goverment advice for tomorrow is: ‘Do not travel’. As a result all schools in East Renfrewshire will be closed on Wednesday 28th of February. Please monitor
@EastRenCouncil for further information regarding Thursday 1st March.
The run up to summer will be an exciting time for Our Lady of the Missions as we continue to be supported by the PSA and Parent Council in raising funds and holding events to bring our school community together. Here are a few highlights in the months to come. We even hope to be world record holders by summer…watch this space and save the dates! Continue reading FUNDRAISING AND DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Link to newsletter
Bishop John Keenan will be celebrating Mass in St Cadoc’s Church on Thursday 15th March at 7pm for the families of the St. Ninian’s cluster schools. All welcome.
You will have received this year’s P7 NEC application forms. These should be returned to the school by 3pm on Thursday 1st March for them to be uplifted on Friday 2nd March.
See letter for details
Our next phase to develop the outdoor learning / play area at school is to put in drainage and to surface further areas with hardcore and bark. This will be heavy, physical work and we need around 40 “dads and lads” to complete the project. This will benefit all the children in school by helping make the grassy area accessible all year round. Please make sure to ask any dads/lads not on our email list.
When? Saturday 10 March
Where? School playground around the back
Time? 12-5pm – if you can only make part of the time, that’s better than not coming at all
Bring? Yourself, boots/wellies (will be very muddy).gloves and spades.
Please fill in this form no later than Friday 2nd March at 12noon to give your details and the time you could come if you are able to help on the day.
Click on link for further details.
Closing date for entries is 28th February.