Please click here to read the online version of the Spring Culture and Leisure Brochure.
‘Lexion’ ICT spelling programme information session
Mrs Elliott will deliver an information session on ‘Lexion’ which is a computer spelling programme that we use in the school. This will take place on Wednesday 16th November from 3.15-3.45pm. During the session, Mrs Elliott will share the layout of the programme and its benefits. This session is open to all parents and carers.
ERA November Parent Support Meeting will be held, today, Tuesday 15th November at Carlibar Primary School in Barrhead from 7-8pm.
ERA meets Kaos club parents, and will feed back on the AGM consultation.
There is also an opportunity for a coffee and chat, a chance to meet other parents and families.
SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS
Severe Weather Contingency Plan
On very rare occasions severe weather can lead to the emergency closure of schools. The length of closure may vary from an early closure on an isolated occasion, to full closure for one or more consecutive days.
It is the education departments aim to maintain as full an education service as possible in times of emergency but the health and well-being of pupils will still be the first consideration.
The council website has a page dedicated to providing updates on the impact of adverse weather on all council services including education, click here to access it. The council’s Facebook page and Twitter feed will also provide this information and regular updates.
At St Thomas’ we will use a variety of ways to communicate with paretns during such times including:
SMS (text messaging)
School Twitter (@St_Thomas_ERC)
In extreme cases it may be necessary for pupils to be sent home early, parents should advise their child of where they should go in these circumstances. Please be assured no pupil would be sent home unless the school could confirm where they have to go. Therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure that the emergency contact information held by the school is kept up to date. This information assists us in the safe and effective dismissal of pupils
For ‘Scottish School Meal Week’ there are some slight changes to the menu this week:
Tuesday: Meat free day – Quorn Tikka with Malawi rice and coleslaw
Wednesday: Great British Bake Off – Blackberry and apple flapjack crumble
Thursday: Scot Pot
Friday: Helping Bite – 35p for a social bite biscuit