Halloween Disco Volunteers

The PSA are looking for volunteers to help out with the Halloween Discos taking place the week after the October break. The times are as follows:-

Wednesday 23 October

6.30pm-7.30pm – P2 & P3 (P1 have a class party on Friday 25 Oct)

7.45pm-8.45pm – P5

Thursday 24 October

6.30pm-7.30pm – P4

7.45pm-8.45pm – P6 & P7

If you are able to help at any of the discos can you please email the psa on stcadocspsa@gmail.com

The discos will only be able to go ahead if we have sufficient volunteers so we would really appreciate any help you can provide. You do not require to have PVG disclosure in order to volunteer.

The St Cadocs PSA

Reminder-Dress Down Day

Just to remind parents that this Friday 11th October will be a dress down day. Children can wear their own clothes to school (no football strips please!)
We are currently fundraising for additional equipment for the playground to keep the children active and busy during break times so all funds raised from this Dress Down Day will go towards playground equipment for P1-P7. Please remember to send money in with your child on Friday – there is no set amount although the suggested minimum donation is £1.


With thanks

The St Cadocs PSA

Our Values- Thank you for your feedback


Many thanks for your response to our ‘School Values Survey’. We received 155 responses from our families and your suggestions give a valuable insight into what values matter most to you. Click the link below to see an overview of the most common themes.

school values survey

This information will now be taken forward, in consultation with our school working group.

Education City- Home Access

If you subscribed to Education City Home Access your child should bring home their login sheet today (Thursday 3rd October) If you paid for subscription but do not receive login information please notify the school and we will ensure you gain access.

Education City is an online resource with stage appropriate activities, linked to Curriculum for Excellence levels. It is a valuable tool to help reinforce your child’s in-school learning. We currently use EducationCity.com in the school to reinforce Literacy, Numeracy and Science. By allowing access at home, your child will be able to access fun, engaging games.

Please note, as this is an opt-in subscription, access does not include Homework section tasks.

Education City.

How to use, the basics.

  1. When your child logs in they will see their home page.

2. Select Subjects

3.Select  Literacy, Numeracy or Science.

e.g. Select Numeracy

Now select the level your child is working at. You will find this information on your child’s June report card.

Use this along with the guide below to select the correct level and star rating for activities appropriate for your child.

Now select activities and explore tools


‘Wear Red Day’ Reminder

St. Cadoc’s will be taking part in ‘Wear Red Day’ on Friday October 4th. The day is organised by Show Racism The Red Card as a means to draw attention to their work and stop racism in society. There is no requirement for a donation but any that are made will be forwarded on to SRTRC to help them with their work. Obviously with the predominant school colour already being red we would be asking pupils to wear something extra that’s red in addition to their school polo shirt – trainers, shoes, leggings, a hairband – anything! Should pupils have a red top or t-shirt they’d like to wear instead of the school polo shirt that is fine too.

P4-7 Pizza & Puzzles

Join us for some maths information and pizza

Date: Wednesday 2nd October

Time: 3:45-4:45 pm

Location: St Cadoc’s Primary School

This session will focus on Numeracy and Maths at First and Second Level.

Information will be provided on Education City and lots of hints and tips on how to support your child at home, led by some of our P7 pupils.

P4-7 parents and children welcome.

If you plan on attending this event please complete the sign-up sheet below.

Ambition, Kindness and Trust.

23rd-26th September 2019

To celebrate East Renfrewshire Council’s Values Week,  St Cadoc’s will be participating in the Council’s effort to support local food banks.  From Monday 23rd until Thursday 26th September feel free to drop off any food bank donations to the school and we will deliver these to one of the councils donation points.

You can also donate directly to the foodbank donation wheelie bins placed at Eastwood HQ, Barrhead Offices, Spiersbridge, Thornliebank depot and the Eastwood Health & Care Centre.

You said, We did

Thank you for taking the time to complete our feedback form following our Meet the Teacher event. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and valued.

Below is a brief overview of your comments along with some talking points from the event.


How would you rate your curriculum evening experience?

Some of your Comments

“Teacher presented well, confident and informative, I now feel well informed about what my son will be doing in the year and what I can do at home to help him achieve.”

“Helpful insights. Good opportunity to ask questions of the teacher.”

“Great introduction to my sons class and the teacher’s vision for the year ahead.”


“It is always helpful to know what kids are doing at school. This really helps us to get involved more to provide kids with the necessary support. Many thanks.”

“Nice opportunity to see the classroom and meet the class teacher.”

“It is a good idea to have these nights at the start of term-it allows us to meet the teachers and find out more about how and what the children will be learning. Please do keep doing these evenings.”

Questions Raised

Are there plans for slides and presentations to go online?

Yes. All class presentations and slides will be uploaded to the website over the coming weeks.

Could we maybe have more formal approach and presentation in class?

As the focus of the evening is to meet the teacher, individual teachers are free to choose the best approach for their class and stage. We continue to provide guidance on possible presentations for staff to incorporate if they wish.

Are there plans for more curriculum events during the year?

Yes. Upcoming events include a Numeracy and Mathematics event and Literacy and English event.

Numeracy and Mathematics, 3:45-4:45pm.

Literacy and English 3:45-4:45pm.



Home Baking Request

P1 Welcome Party Thursday 12th Sept – Home Baking Request

To welcome all new P1 children and their parents to St Cadoc’s, the PSA are holding a P1 Welcome Party in the school on Thursday 12th September from 6pm to 7pm. A note has been sent home to P1 parents today with further details.
If any parent is able to assist us in Welcoming our new P1 parents to the school by providing some Home Baking for the event the PSA would be very grateful. If you are able to help can you either email the PSA at stcadocspsa@gmail.com or text Wendy Kelly on 07432201816.

Many thanks

The St Cadoc’s PSA Committee

Positive Parenting Program- Discussion Group

Positive Parenting Program


Do you require support for managing your child’s behaviour
If so you can attend a one off 2 hour sessions on one of the dates below
• Dates
 Tuesday 24th of September 2019

– Eastwood Health & Care Centre – Drumby Room
• Times
 9.30am – 11.30am

Contact Sharon Mitchell on 07580817302 for more information on how to secure a place.

Click on the link below for full details.

Discussion Group Poster


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