St Mary's Primary & Nursery Cleland

January 13, 2021
by gw09mcintyrefrancis@glow

Early Learning and Childcare Admissions Process 21/22

The admissions process for Early Learning and Childcare Admissions for session 2021-2022 is now open.

Please note that the closing date for applications is

Friday, 12 February 2021.


How to Apply

  • Due to COVID-19 North Lanarkshire Council are looking, where possible, to have applications completed and returned electronically.
  • The application has been updated to allow for online completion.
  • Supporting paperwork can be sent as a photo attachment for those that don’t have access to a scanning facility.
  • The completed application and supporting paperwork should be emailed to the first choice provider. Please note that three choices must be provided.
  • Paper applications can still be accepted where parents/carers do not have access to IT.
  • All paperwork (only copies of the supporting paperwork to be provided) should be returned in a sealed envelope – the envelope should be dated.
  • Hard copies submitted by parents/carers will be quarantined for 72 hours.

The following link will provide access to all info detailed above –






January 13, 2021
by gw09mcintyrefrancis@glow

P1 Enrolment 21/22

Children who attain the age of 5 years between 1 March 2021 and 28 February 2022 should register for starting Primary 1 in August 2021.

North Lanarkshire Council have devised a new system for Registration of Infant Beginners to support the ongoing response to COVID-19.

  • You will not be invited into school to complete the registration form.
  • Enrolment and Placing Request forms are now available for parents/carers to complete online and email to individual schools.
  • The following link will provide you with further information:

  • The enrolment form and a list of email addresses for returning forms will also be sent on a separate email.
  • Please complete the enrolment form to register your child for starting Primary 1 in August 2021 and submit it by 22nd January 2021.
  • Completed forms should be sent directly to your catchment school.
  • The email address that should be used for parents living in St Mary’s catchment area is:
  • All applications need to be supported by a copy of your child’s birth certificate and proof of address. This should be a council tax bill. An up to date Council Tax Bill can be obtained from the NLC One Stop Shop.
  • A picture can be taken and emailed to the school along with the completed application.
  • Please note you have the right to make a placing request to a school of your choice. Further information, including an application can be found on the NLC website here.
  • If you wish to defer entry for your child for another year, please contact the nursery Head of Establishment/Centre to discuss next steps. Parents/carers who wish to make an early entry request should contact their catchment area school for an application form or download from following the links for ‘Early Entry Requests’.
  • Transport forms are also available online and paper copies can be requested from


A deadline of 22nd January 2021 has been set for return of all forms.


October 7, 2020
by gw09mcintyrefrancis@glow

Parent Council AGM

The Parent Council AGM will take place on Tuesday the 20th October at 7:30 pm.
The meeting will be an online meeting via Webex. If you wish to attend please email me ( for the link to this virtual meeting.
Kind Regards

F. McIntyre (Head Teacher)

May 28, 2020
by gw09mcintyrefrancis@glow

NLC Letter Regarding Plans for children to return to schools and early learning and childcare settings after the summer break.

Dear Parent/Carer,
Please click on link below to view a letter from Councillor Frank McNally, Convener of Education and Families and Derek Brown outlining North Lanarkshire Council’s plans for children and young people to return to schools and early learning and childcare settings after the summer break.
I will be in touch when I have definite arrangements specific to St Mary’s.



May 6, 2020
by gw09mcintyrefrancis@glow

The focus of the Educational Psychologists online resources this week is ‘nurtured’.

Please see links below with advice for parents on supporting the children to feel nurtured


Supporting children to feel nurtured activities:



Second level:


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