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Football Success!

Joseph Munro (3c) and Joshua Campbell (3b) playing for Hillwood boys club won the Robert Currie Park Villa football tournament on Sunday 24th May.

The team played 6 x 20 minute games to win, eventually beating Arsenal boys club 3 nil to take the 2007’s trophy. Joshua also won the player of the tournament award! Well done Joseph and Joshua!!
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Scottish Schools Cross Country Championship

Congratulations to our some of our Primary 6 boys for winning the silver medal in the team event in Fife last Saturday. Our team consisted of  Joseph McKay,  Marc Capaldi,  Michael Moynihan, Aidan Flynn and Callum Smith Their outstanding performance gave them 2nd place overall! Well done boys- a superb achievement!

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Glasgow Art Club Primary Exhibition 2014

Twelve of our Primary 7 pupils have been invited to submit a piece of artwork for the forthcoming Glasgow Art Club Primary Exhibition 2014 . The exhibition will take place at Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath St from 14th-21st June.  See www.glasgowartclub.co.uk for opening times.

Our Lady of the Missions Primary are delighted to support this event and the exhibition will be well worth a look!
See below for link to flyer

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Rainforest Rescue

Mirin in P2 has raised an amazing £417.50 by doing a sponsored cycle. Here is the information from her ‘ Just Giving’ page. Outstanding, Mirin, Well done!

I am nearly 7 years old and have been doing a topic at school about the rainforest. I learned that the rainforest has a forest floor, understory, canopy and emergent layers and is really important for keeping the worlds air clean.

I was sad because people are cutting all the trees down to make money because they want to be rich.

I asked my dad how I could stop people cutting down the rainforest and we decided on a sponsored bike ride because I love cycling. I will be training hard before my big cycle on Sunday 25th May.

Please give any donation you can and I will give all the money to the World Wildlife Foundation to help protect the rainforest.

Thank you very much

National Primary Schools Festival hosted by the Robert Burns World Federation

Congratulations to Aidan from P7 who performed ‘Shetland Fiddler’ on piano at Saturday’s National Primary Schools Festival hosted by the Robert Burns Federation. Aidan wowed judges with his outstanding musical talent and secured first place in the instrumental section. Well done Aidan for such a fantastic performance once again!

East Renfrewshire Tennis Finals

Congratulations to Liam, Seamus, Imogen and Hannah from P4 who beat the team from St Joseph’s Primary to earn a place in the East Renfrewshire Tennis Finals on May 15th. Thank you also to David, Ellen, Rebecca and Declan from P7 who helped out at the tournment and will umpire at the final. We are sure that once again you will all be great ambassadors for Our Lady of the Missions!

East Renfrewshire Active Schools Netball Final

East Renfrewshire Active Schools Netball Final – 1st April.

Our netball team coached by Miss Dunn, Miss Fawcett and Miss Lamb put on a terrific performance recently in the East Renfrewshire Active Schools Netball Final. We won against Uplawmoor Primary 19-0 and Netherlee 6-4 in the first round. Then went onto meet St Thomas’ Primary in the final where we won 9-4!!

A well deserved win!


‘Lots of Socks Day’

Primary 5 took part in the Lots of Socks day to raise money for Down’s Syndrome Scotland.
We took part in lots of activities about how we are all the same, but different too! Everyone is unique and everyone is special.
We had so much fun wearing silly socks and raised a fantastic £101.32!
Well done everyone from Primary 5 for helping us raise money and awareness for Down Syndrome.

Renfrewshire Association of Burns Clubs Competition

Once again, we were successful at the Robert Burns World Federation Schools Competition. Three pupils from Primary 7 enjoyed their day at the annual Renfrewshire Association of Burns Clubs (RABC) competitions run by the Robert Burns World Federation.  Leo McCarrey, having addressed the haggis at our school Burns supper in January, delivered a fine recitation again, narrowly missing a medal.  Sophie Inglis played ‘Loch Lomond’ beautifully on the piano and gained second place while Aidan Lau impressed the adjudicators with an amazing performance of  ‘Shetland Fiddler’ on the piano.  He won a gold medal and the overall winners’ cup and will go forward to the National competition in May where we are sure he will astound judges with his musical talent.

School Choir

Congratulations to our fantastic choir for their performances at the Glasgow Music Festival on Monday. They were ranked 4th place in the Hymn Singing Class and 3rd place with a First Class Certificate in the Scots Song class. Adjudicators commented on the two and three part harmonies and the expression that was evident in their voices. Well done!

There will be no choir rehearsal after school on Wednesday 12th March

K’Nex School Challenge

Once again  Primary 6 pupils had a fantastic time taking part in the K’Nex School Challenge. Their task was to design and make an exciting piece of apparatus for a playground. They had to draw some of their ideas before they started to build their model. Their designs had to be sturdy and safe for children to play on.

 The three judges were impressed with their drawings and models.

Congratualtions to Sophie McP and Jack M who won the School K’Nex Challenge. The runners up were Laayan A and Meriel G. They are looking forward to taking part in the K’Nex Cluster Challenge in April.

The runners up were Laayan A and Meriel G.

Congratulations to all of the Primary 6 pupils who took part!