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February 27, 2021

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Hardship Support

Hardship Support

We know there are many families whose circumstances have been adversely affected by the COVID 19 pandemic.  If you find yourself in financial hardship, please do not hesitate to contact us, confidentially, via the secure email address below.  We will do what we can to help you.  We have links with a number of local partners who can help us provide vouchers, food and clothing for anyone in need.


Weekly Food Bags

From this week, Monday 24th May, we have weekly food bags , available on Tuesdays by appointment.  If you would like to organise to collect one, please contact Angela Boyle (our Family Liaison Worker), or Kirsty Chambers (Principal Teacher).

Angela –  Tel: 07754715155               Email:

Kirsty –  Tel: 0141 339 7207                Email:

Useful Support & Links

Family Liaison Officer

We are very fortunate to be able to welcome Angela Boyle to our team this session.  She is our Family Liaison Officer, working with us every Tuesday.

You can contact Angela if you need help or support with anything which will help you to better support your child.  This may be accessing parenting support resources, financial support, advice or training.  She may also help you to better engage with your child’s life at school, or meet people if you are new to our school community.  Angela has a wide network of further support and is happy to visit families, and share her expertise; have a chat and listen – whatever you need.  She can be contacted on:

Mob: 07754715155

Here are some links parents and carers may find useful …

Click above – This website gives advice and information to help you support your child.




This website is very user-friendly and gives advice and information about ALL things Parenting-related.  They also have a Facebook page. Click above to access the website.



Click above to access the Glasgow City Parents Group Twitter Feed.  They represent Parent Councils and have a lot of information designed to support parents and carers across the city, as well as opportunities to have your voice heard on the current issues.  They work in collaboration with Education leaders in the city to support schools in their work for all our young people.


Car Free Zone

Our School is beginning an 18 month trial of a Car Free Zone on Fortrose Street on weekdays, during term time within the periods 8:30 – 9:15 am and 2:45 – 3:30pm.  This is part of Glasgow City Council experimental Traffic Regulation Order.

Most traffic will NOT be permitted to move in Fortrose Street during the periods detailed above. This includes parents and families dropping off and collecting pupils.   We, kindly, request the compliance and goodwill of our community in adhering to these measures to improve the health and safety of everyone.

Please note, exemptions apply for Blue Badge Holders, emergency and primary care vehicles as well as residents with permits for vehicles.  These vehicles and some others will be allowed to park and move within the stated times.  However, the measures should greatly reduce traffic around the school gate and encourage healthier and more environmentally friendly journeys to school.  We encourage everyone to show understanding, kindness and respect for each other and the rules, as we all adjust to the new measures.

Further information, FAQs, and for an opportunity to feedback your views, please follow the link below.