The document below has some helpful links to advice about keeping pupils safe online on devices at home whether they are school or your own devices.
All the staff at Thornliebank Primary and ELCC miss you and will see you as soon as we can! Stay safe! 🌈
Please use the attached link to access a range of supports and resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing.
Please see the attached link to apply for free sport taster sessions.
Please use the link to access lots of training opportunities with East Renfrewshire Active Schools.
The school uniform rail will be open on Friday 9th and Monday 12th August between 10.30 and 11.30 for anyone still needing uniform items for the start of term.
A fantastic opportunity for P1-3 to join a club outside school and receive a great personalised kit before they go along. Leaflets in school bags today and attached to this post. It takes place at Woodfarm every Tuesday from 1st May.
Our afterschool programme for this term has been posted on the website Thornliebank Term 2 – Jan-April 2018 and letters for all clubs starting week beginning January 22nd were sent home yesterday. Please return tear off slips by Friday 12th January.
There are still places in the P5-7 netball club which started yesterday see Mrs McGarvey if your child would like a place.
Appendix 4b should be completed for any pupil attending a club and will be sent home if your child gets a place in a particular club
We are also looking for parent volunteers for Friday football club and to help with a cooking club starting later in the term with Mrs McGarvey. If any parent would like to run their own afterschool club please contact Mrs McGarvey.
There is also still time to return the form for the P7 volleyball club in Woodfarm starting soon.
Please use the link to access the latest East Renfrewshire sports and leisure Brochure.
Once again the Nursery Class and Primary 3 have entered Wheelbarrows in this annual competition. There is a letter in school bags today with directions link below. Please go along to Greenbank Gardens this weekend and vote for one of our wheelbarrows and keep the Trophy in Thornliebank.
More letters in school bags today for P1-3 Fitness and P4-7 Football and Multisport
Many of this term’s afterschool clubs are up and running with lots of opportunities for pupils once again at Thornliebank Primary, Woodfarm HIgh School and Giffnock Tennis Club thanks to staff, coaches and volunteers. We now have parent and community volunteers helping with and running several clubs – should you wish to volunteer (we have great demand for a permanent football club)please contact Mrs McGarvey or Mrs Baxter.
Further information on Afterschool Page of the website and in the attached Programme of Clubs.
Pupils are asked to donate a minimum of £1 to raise a donation for the Worthy Cause of Sports Relief. Pupils are asked to bring in bright PE kits and a water bottle. They will be running laps in the playground to try and run as many miles as we can as a school.
Getting fitter while raising funds for charity.
Primary 7 will be marshalling the event whist encouraging the younger pupils.
There is great demand for a football club in Thornliebank Primary. Whilst we have run football coaching sessions we need volunteers to sustain a weekly club throughout the session as teachers are running a variety of other clubs and activities.
If you would like to volunteer please contact the school office and speak to Mrs McGarvey, PT or Marie Baxter for more information.
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Limited are looking to recruit an enthusiastic group of sports volunteers, aged 16 or over, to assist in the delivery of their sport and physical activity programmes including multi-sport coaching (daytime, after school, evenings or weekends) and school holiday activities. Our next recruitment evening will be held as follows:
Wednesday 3rd February 2016
St Ninian’s High School, Giffnock
6.00 – 7.00pm
If you think you have what it takes and can make a difference to the local sports community, we’d love to hear from you! For more information or to book a place, please contact Barry Cook, Active Schools Team Leader on 0141 570 7330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We were delighted to hear that 2 of our pupils made the top 60 images in the East Renfrewshire Road Safety Calendar Competition.
Lawizah Shabaz in Primary 7 was Highly Commended for her efforts.
Katie Hayes in Primary 1 had her entry included in this years calendar which is distributed to all schools in East Renfrewshire.
Thornliebank have a huge number of afterschool clubs happening both in and out of school this term.
Please use the link below to see a list of those starting this week or next and some starting later this term. If you wish any information about any club please contact Mrs McGarvey.
Some of the P1-3 clubs were so popular we have no places left and some pupils are waiting for places so if your child will no longer use a place they have been allocated please contact the school as soon as possible.
A team of 4 boys and 4 girls visited Woodfarm last Friday with Mrs McGarvey to take part in a Cluster Badminton Tournament. The team had the opportunity to play singles, doubles and mixed doubles games. We enjoyed taking part and wish Giffnock, the cluster winners, success in the East Renfrewshire Tournament later in the session. Some of the team are attending the Badminton Event at the Emirates Arena this weekend after our school obtained free tickets. The badminton after school club will continue next term led by Mrs McGarvey.
WOW week in Thornliebank is the 16th-20th November. Thank you to all our parents, friends and relatives who have offered to come into speak with classes.
Remember our Dress for the Future day will be MOnday 16th November when the pupils are invited to Dress up as the job or career they would like to have in the future. Certificates will be given for the most interesting and unusual careers and jobs chosen.