Tag Archives: Parental Information

Summer Holiday Programme

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure’s Holiday Programme is available for booking. To view all of our summer activities, please click on the following link; Summer Holiday Activities.

To register for online booking and payment fill in your details here.
Already registered for our activities – you can book and pay here.

Alternatively, you can book over the phone by calling 0141 577 3008 Mon – Fri 8:45am – 4:45pm.

If you have any enquiries please contact us at SportsAdmin@ercultureandleisure.org

Sports Development

Swimming Development Programme: Free Taster Swimming Lessons

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Swimming Development are looking for children again to come along to FREE Lessons.
Our existing swimming teachers are upskilling to a higher level of qualification run by the National Governing Body Scottish Swimming.

If you are interested in bringing your children along to our free taster swimming lessons at Barrhead Foundry, please see dates and times.

Dates are as follows:- 15, 16, 22, 23 July, 5 & 6 August.
Times as follows:- 11.30 – 12.00, 12.00-12.30, 12.30 -1.00 or 1.00 – 1.30.

Please choose which time slots you would like your child to attend.
You can either contact Barrhead Foundry direct or pop into the centre and put their name down on the list.
We look forward to welcoming your children to these FREE taster lessons and we would also like to inform you that if your child enjoys these lessons, then please feel free to sign up for lessons in our Learn to Swim Programme.

If you would like to take advantage of any of these lessons, please follow this link, https://www.ercultureandleisure.org/swimminglessons – which will take you directly to the application on our website.

Yours sincerely,
Swim Development Team

‘Celebrate Me’ Friday 14th June

‘Celebrate Me’ Day – Awards Ceremony
Friday 14th June

In order to celebrate and recognise the successes and achievements of all children in our school, we will hold two very special awards ceremonies on Friday 14th June in which every child will take part.

At 9.15am, parents and carers of children in Primaries 5-7 are invited to join us in the school hall.  Every child will be recognised for something that they have achieved during this school year.

At 11.15am, parents and carers of children in Primaries 1-4 are invited to join us in the school hall.  Every child will be recognised for something that they have achieved during this school year.

In order to help us plan the seating, please email into schoolmail@st-thomas.e-renfrew.sch.uk or phone the office on 570 7420 to let us know if you will be attending. 

We look forward to seeing you on the 14th!

Scholastic Book Fair

The scholastic book fair has been delivered to our school and will be open at the following times this week for children to purchase books:

  • Tuesday 26th March at 1pm
  • Wednesday 27th March at 1pm
  • Thursday 28th March at Parents’ Evening (3.30 – 7.30pm)
  • Friday 29th March at 10.40am (morning interval)

There are over 200 titles for you and your child to choose from, and with prices starting from only £2.99, there’s sure to be a book for everyone. Don’t forget that every book you buy can help to get FREE BOOKS for our school library!

Bikeability Approved Retailer and Bike Sale News

NDT Cycling Big Bike Sale Saturday 9th March, Rouken Glen  

This Saturday NDT Cycling are having their second Big Bike Sale!  Make your way to the NDT Cycling Hub in Rouken Glen Park and choose from a brilliant selection of fully reconditioned second-hand bikes- including classic road bikes, BMXs, MTBs and hybrids.

NDT Cycling is a community based cycling organisation working to improve sustainability across East Renfrewshire by supporting more people to travel by bike and buy second hand.

This year over 100 bikes have been saved from landfill by making them suitable for reuse. All of our bikes are reconditioned by qualified mechanics and sold at a bargain prices, just in time to get ready for a summer of cycling!

For those who haven’t been there already the bike hub is located in Rouken Glen Park, next to the walled Garden.

For more information email info@ndtcycling.co.uk or call 0141 561 1201.   https://www.facebook.com/events/316590065659577/

Joke Competition

James Campbell, a stand up comedian for children is coming to Eastwood Park Theatre on Sunday 30th March.

One lucky pupil could win a family ticket for the show.

We are asking pupils to submit their own joke and the winner will be announced on World Book Day, 7th March 2019.

Pupils have been given a joke entry form.  Please return these to the school office tomorrow.