Reminder: World Book Day 3rd March

As per the ‘Diary of Events’ issued August 2015, a reminder that ‘World Book’ day takes place on Thursday 3rd March.  To celebrate this event pupils can come to school dressed up as their favourite character from a book.  There will be different competitions and prizes to be won taking place throughout the day.  If your child wishes to dress up, pupils are asked to bring in a £1 donation for charity.

Paisley Diocese Synod- questionnaire for parents and carers

Bishop John Keenan is seeking the to obtain the views of as many members of our Diocesan community as possible.  The schools of St Luke’s Cluster have created an online survey to capture the views of our parents and carers.  Please take some time to complete it to ensure that your voice is heard! Link below:

Synod questionnaire

Many thanks for your cooperation


World Thinking Day Monday 22nd February

Celebrated since 1926, World Thinking Day is a day of international friendship, speaking out on issues that affect girls and young women, and fundraising for 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world.  If your daughter is part of a Brownies, Guides or Scouts group, they can wear that uniform on Monday 22nd February to school.

Rouken Glen Park Talk

Rouken Glen Park’s next (penultimate) evening talk in the Pavilion Visitor Centre, Rouken Glen Park, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, G46 7UG

Evening Talk – Buglife
Tuesday 16 February, 7 – 9 pm   

  • Introducing the weird and wonderful world of bugs.
  • Scottish Woodlands are incredibly important as homes for our wildlife and as a complex resource which humans rely on.
  • What important roles do invertebrates such as long horn beetles and wood ants have in the Scottish Woodlands?
  • Why are humans reliant on the jobs that invertebrates and the Scottish Woodlands provide?
  • Discover the different pollinators in your garden.
  • Learn about all this and how to help with Scottish invertebrate conservation in this talk from Gabrielle Flinn of Buglife – The Invertebrate Conservation Trust.
  • A talk for all the family.
  • No booking required.

Neilston Development Trust Drama Performance

St Thomas’ PS and Neilston PS, in association with Neilston Development Trust, would welcome parents and grandparents of P7 pupils at the performance of “Better Late than Dead on Time” on Friday 19th February at 2pm in Neilston Primary.  The event is free.  If you wish to attend, please can you text or call the office to let us know?  Thank you.


On Thursday 4th February at 7pm in St Thomas’ Church, there will be  a Mass for all children, families and staff from our cluster schools to celebrate Catholic Education Week 2016. It would be great to see as many boys and girls from St Thomas’ there as possible. Please wear school uniform. We look forward to seeing you then!