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.
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure’s Summer holiday activity 2017 programme is now available for booking. To view all of our activities, please click here.
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure’s Spring holiday activity programme is now available for booking. To view all of our activities, please click here.
Please use the link to access the latest East Renfrewshire sports and leisure Brochure.
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.
The internet link below takes you to the online brochure for the October Holiday Programme.
S1 Woodfarm Pupils lead the way in Sport!
Pupils in P4 from Braidbar and Thornliebank primary participated in a fun sports festival held at Woodfarm High school yesterday. Marie Baxter- Active School Coordinator trained up 20 S1 pupils to be Young Leaders and as part of the course they had to lead and organise a festival. The S1 pupils delivered the activities with help from Marie Baxter, P.E staff and Sports coaches. The Primary 4 pupils were all split into Commonwealth countries and participated in Athletics, Basketball, Dodgeball, Football and dance. The winning team were Jamaica who will be getting a special treat next week. Well done to the S1 pupils who have successfully passed their leadership course and to all the P4 pupils who attended and participated in all the fun sporting activities.
Latest news – the nursery class once again won this competition with their Gruffalo Entry. Well done!!
Once again 2 classes from our school and nursery have entered wheelbarrows in Greenbank Gardens Wheelbarrow Competition. Please go along to the Gardens this Saturday 13th June and Sunday 14th June and vote for our Nursery Class and Primary 3 Wheelbarrows. We have done well in this competition every yaer since we started entering but we need all your votes to do so. If you say you are there to vote in the competition you will get free entry to do so.
P6 pupils should bring their bikes on Wednesday 10th of June as they will have thier bikeability test on this date.
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.
Thornliebank Primary is going bananas for Fairtrade Fortnight.
Classes will be taking part in a wide range of Fairtrade activities.
Use this link to find the Fairtrade Newsletter Fairtrade February Newsletter
- Designing Fairtrade tea towels for our MSP and MP.
- Visiting a Fairtrade Trade stall on Wednesday 26th February – open until 3.30pm.
- Taking part in Fairtrade fruit day on Thursday 27th February.
- Dressing in blue, green or black for the Fairtrade Assembly on March 7th.
East Renfrewshire Smokefree Community Services are hosting an event in partnership with the Science Centre promoting their Body Works Tour. The visual interactive exhibits will be on display at the Barrhead Health and Care Centre for everyone to get hands on and learn more about the human body and health. There are 11 body vision exhibits from an Age Machine where you glimpse into your future to a Heart Beating Drum measuring your heart beat. There will also be information and material about stopping smoking and second hand smoke. It is sure to be a fun day and is open to all members of the public and all age groups.
Please click on the link below for more information.
All pupils are encouraged to wear something bright on their journey to school bright jacket, hat, scarf, reflective band etc and bring a £1 donation for Brake – The Road Safety Charity.
P1-3 will be taking part in some Road Safety activities throught this week and the next as part of this Beep Beep day. The JRSO officers will be involved in organising activities and will speak at the assembly.
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.
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.