There will be a Fairtrade coffee morning on in the school on Thursday 26th February from 9.15 onwards.  We would love to see you there!

Also remember this Thursday is dress down day for the children (£1) with the proceeds going to Fairtrade.

Lenten Programme

Our annual Lenten fundraising programme is now under way.  Details can be found below:

Lenten Programme 2015




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Useful Website

An interesting website that is worth a read…

​Be at the heart of your child’s learning is a new website to help parents and carers support their child’s learning. ​The content on the previous Parentzone website has been updated, developed and reviewed.​
Parentzone Scotland has new and updated content on:
• Learning in Scotland – information about the curriculum from early years to beyond school;
• Learning at home – helpful hints and tips on how parents and carers can support their children’s learning at home including literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing, and science;
• Additional support needs – identifying needs, planning support and useful information about specific additional support needs;
• Getting involved – how to get more involved in your child’s school, Parent Councils
• My School – contact details for every primary, secondary and special school in Scotland, information on school awards, links to school websites;
• Improved navigation and search function; and
• Links to other relevant websites

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all!  Welcome back to all the boys and girls who I am sure are looking forward to lots of fun and hard work this term.

This is a busy term where we will prepare for Easter and have lots of fun raising money for our Lenten charities amongst many other activities.  More details on our charities and fundraising plan will follow in due course.

Next week (12th January) will be our Maths and Science week.

Winter Packs

P.6 & 7 Winter Pack

P.4 & 5 Winter Pack

P.1-3 Winter Pack

If the school is closed due to adverse weather conditions please complete work from the Winter Pack for your stage.

Parent’s Night Questionnaire

We really appreciate you taking the time to fill in our questionnaire at parent’s night.

We have collated the feedback and have attached it below:

2014-2015 Parent Questionnaire

A parent group will meet on Friday 28th November to address some of the areas that we would like to work on.  We will update the blog to share the outcome of this meeting.

Our school choir have been working really hard with Mrs Ewart and have been chosen to be in the top ten in The Regent Shopping Centre competition!

Please get voting! We need as many votes as we can get. We really want to win this year :-)

Eco School Update

St Gerard’s Eco Committee are working really hard to achieve our first green flag. We have elected our members for the year and are working on Litter, Health and Wellbeing and Waste Minimisation. These are the areas this year which we will focus on to achieve our green flag status. We have an Eco code, by the winning class P5/6. We also have our school Eco mascot “Green Flag Greg”. The whole school has been involved in Eco lessons and have attended Eco assemblies to become more Eco friendly. Please check our school blog for more Eco up-dates.  If you have any suggestions or can offer your help in any way, please leave a comment on our school blog or contact the school.

Many thanks,

Mr Harkins and the Eco Committee.

World War 1 Musuem

Our World War One Museum was a great success!