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.
Lawizah Shahbaz – Road Safety
Katie Hayes in Primary 1 had her entry included in this years calendar which is distributed to all schools in East Renfrewshire.
Katie Hayes P1 Road Safety Calendar Winner
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.
Mrs Baxter will be attending our assembly before the end of term to issue awards to pupils who have been selected by coaches, teachers and volunteers to receive the award. Pupils have been chosen due to their excellent sportsmanship, determination and respect for others and the leaders whilst at the clubs. Awards will be issued to pupils who have also excelled in the sport/ activity.
Tri-Athlon event- Wednesday 25th February 2015.
Around 25 Pupils have been attending every week a Tri-athlon club at Woodfarm high. They have been training hard and have been getting fitter every week. Over the past 5 weeks they have been training towards a mini Tri-athlon event which will be held in Woodfarm High on Wednesday 25th February 4-5pm. Medals will be given out to 1st,2nd and 3rd places.
New Primary Table Tennis Club: P5-P7
Mrs Baxter has organised a new Table Tennis club for all pupils in Primary 5-7. The club is part of Woodfarm’s legacy of the Commonwealth Games which aims to encourage our pupils to participate in sport in turn leading a healthier lifestyle. The club will run on Monday’s at Woodfarm High School from 4.45pm-5.45pm. Mr Merriman a P.E teacher from Woodfarm will lead the club. Table Tennis is extremely popular in Woodfarm with many pupils attending the after school club and playing in tournaments. We are sure our primary pupils will enjoy the experience.
The nursery class have been awarded the Bronze Family Friendly Award. Well done to all the staff for all their hard work. Going for Silver next!
Thornliebank has been awarded the Fairtrade Acheivers Award.
This award is the highest of the the three new Fairtrade Awards.
Well done to the Fairtrade Committee led by Mrs Menzies for all their hard work.
Please see below link for information about an exciting photography opportunity taking place in October.
A reminder that Thornliebank’s Right On Time week will be next week. During this week the classes will record the percentage of pupils who are Right on Time at 5 to 9. THe winning class or classes will receive the school trophy until the next Right on Time week.
A reminder that our school day begins at 5 to 9 or 8.55 am. It is very important all pupils are in class ready to learn to avoid disrupting the learning and teaching.
Thornliebank were recently awarded our second Green Eco Flag. This is great news and a reflection of all the hard work by Mrs Culley, The Eco Committee and all the staff and pupils in our school. We thank you for supportiong our efforts in keeping our school grounds clear of litter.
Banners created by Primary 4 pupils (Primary 3 last session) are on display at Greenbank Gardens until the 7th of September.
THey were made as part of Greenbank Gardens 250th celebrations.
The Nursery Class and Primary 3 are entering a wheelbarrow in The Greenbank Gardens Competition again this year. Last year the nursery won the competition and we are hoping to do well agin this year. Both groups of children have worked very hard and their wheelbarrows look great. We need lots of poeple to visit Greenbank Gardens this weekend and vote for our wheelbarrows. A family letter was sent out with directions to the gardens on Wednesday. Please try to go along and vote for our wheelbarrows.
Would you like to join a choir in East renfrewshire.
Primary 3 and Primary 7 have the chance to go along to Williamwood High School on Saturday 11th May and sing with the junior or senior choir. There are several sessions throughout the morning. Click on the links to find out more.
COME AND SING DAY p3
COME AND SING DAY P7
Come to school dressed as your favourite book character this Friday. You will get a chance to show off your costume at the Book Week Assembly when we will also find out the winners of all our Book Week competitions.
A big thank you to all those pupils who wore Tartan and donated £1 for our charity, Children First. We raised £48.35. Well done to all the pupils for learning poems, dances and songs, everyone thoroughly enjoyed all the performances.
Please come along to have a look at your child’s
work on Wednesday 2nd November from 9.00am until 10.00am and 2.00pm until 3.00pm. Your child will give you a tour of his or her classroom and show you all their latest work.