Category Archives: Whole School

Sustainability Committee and the Broom Road Park Butterfly Garden

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The Sustainability Committee has been preparing our butterfly garden within the Broom Road park and today planted flowers.  It is looking beautiful already, we can’t wait to see it when the flowers are in bloom!  Thank you to the Abronhill Regeneration Forum @AbronhillF for gifting it to us !  @abronhillunited  #communitymatters

 

The Backpack Project

The Enterprise Committee is helping the organisation Mary’s Meals by collecting donations for ‘The Backpack Project.’ We are collecting a variety of second hand and new items to send to children in Malawi to help them with their education. We will begin collection from May 13th and stop collecting 21st June. We are aware that pupils will still be using their schools bags up until the last week so they can be handed in last, if you wish to donate these.

Items can be placed in the collection boxes on the top corridor outside Room 15 by pupils. Please find below the list of items required.

A new Sculpture for the Broom Road Park

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The Abronhill Regeneration Forum has commissioned Sculptor James Elliott (James Elliott Chainsaw Sculpture) to design a wooden structure for the Broom Road Park.  James visited us, Whitelees Primary and St Lucy’s Primary to discuss his design and gave a live demonstration of his skills.  You can see the finished product here.  The scultpure for the park will be bigger and have more detail relating to the Abronhill community.  Watch out for it and enjoy it.  Thank you to the Forum for always looking to enhance our community!  @WhiteleesPS @stlucysabronhil @abronhillunited @AbronhillF

Fundraising Fitness Afternoon

The Health and Wellbeing  and Enterprise Committees joined forces for this committee session in order to try and raise LOTS of money for our school funds. The children participated in a sponsored fitness afternoon which was full of fun but VERY hard work! All donations/sponsor money should be sent to school by Friday 15th March. Both committees would like to thank you in advance for any donations given, they are truly appreciated!

 

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Week beginning Monday December 3rd

You will see from the lengthy post that the Christmas season is definitely upon us!  There is so much to do at this time of year and we would like you to know that we appreciate your support at this busy time.

Monday December 3rd- We welcome Miss Gillian Forrester to Abronhill Primary School and Nursery Class.  Miss Forrester is a class teacher and will be working throughout the school between now and June.  She will be teaching primary 7 until the Christmas holidays.

Tuesday December 4th- An athlete from Sports for Schools will be with us this afternoon.  Jade Nimmo excels as a long jumper and currently holds the Scottish record.  She will be doing activities with all classes.

Wednesday December 5th- North Lanarkshire Council will be hosting visitors from our partner region in Strasbourg, France throughout this week.  On Wednesday, we have been selected to have some of the visitors come to our school.  I know our children will impress them with their hard work, skills and excellent behaviour.

Thursday December 6th- Christmas Lunch Day!  Please note that if your child wants to have a lunch then he/she should have returned the slip showing their choice.  This is our busiest lunch day of the year, therefore, we need to know exact numbers beforehand so the orders can be placed.  If your child has not ordered a lunch in advance, then he/she must bring a packed lunch or be collected for a home lunch.

Friday December 7th- Christmas Fayre.  Please see times below:          Nursery: 10am-11am (nursery parents can also come in the                                         afternoon but this is the nursery’s dedicated slot).                      P4-7: 11am-12pm                                                                                                          P1-3: 1pm-2pm                                                                                                                We appreciate all of your support at this event.  The children have worked hard on their crafts and we would like to give a massive thank you to our hard working Parent Council who have organised the Fayre.

Sunday December 9th: It might be Sunday but we are still busy spreading Christmas cheer!  Our choir will be participating in the Festival of Light along with many other choirs from around Cumbernauld.  This event is held each year in different churches.  This year the Festival of Light will take place at Sacred Heart Church, Kyle Road, Cumbernauld at 7.30pm.  We look forward to meeting other choirs and hope you can come along to support.

Calling all engineers!

Abronhill Primary are excited to announce that we will be taking part in the Scottish Engineering Leaders Award during the 2018-2019 academic year.

The competition will be challenging primary and secondary pupils in Scotland to research engineering, interview inspiring engineers and interpret the question “If you were an engineer in Scotland – what would you do?”

Are you an engineer or do you have links to the engineering industry?  If the answer is YES then please contact the school as we need your help!