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Health & Wellbeing Information Evening

Bishopton Primary will be holding an information evening on Tuesday 12th November from 6.30 – 7.30pm.

At this event there will be an opportunity to;

  • Learn more about Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS) with Kristy Fotheringham from Barnardo’s.
  • Learn about Seasons for Growth from Mrs McKay & Miss Cauley and how their training can support pupils that have experienced significant loss, separation or transitions in their lives.
  • Anti-Bullying at BPS: Mr Collins will share the Respect for All, national anti-bullying campaign and how it is intended to build resilience and skills in children and young people to prevent and deal with bullying.

IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND, PLEASE RETURN THE REPLY SLIP BY

FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2019 

Triple P Parenting Programme

Coping with children can, at times, be a challenge!

Issues such as tantrums, refusal to follow rules, shouting and screaming can cause stress and at times parents feel nothing they do works!

Help is at hand!

Triple P is highly regarded and successful programme for supporting parents who may be finding their children’s behaviour challenging.

Paul Harrison and Magi McCulloch, Home Link Workers, will be running a Triple P programme starting on Friday 25th October in Renfrew High School for 7 weeks. Sessions will be between 9.30am-11.30am.  Note that on week two we are unable to run on the Friday so will run on Wednesday.

Dates for your diary therefore are:

Friday 25th October,

Wednesday 30th October,

Friday 8th November,

Friday 15th November,

Friday 22st November*,

Friday 29th November*

Friday 6th December

* 30 minute telephone sessions at home

If you would like to be considered for a place in the group could you give Paul or Magi a call on 0141-618-6063 or complete the slip and return it to the primary school office, to discuss the next steps.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Paul Harrison

Home Link Worker

Letter to parents group triple P October ’19

Positive Parents – Positive children

 

THIS DROP IN SESSION, OPEN TO ALL PARENTS, WILL HIGHLIGHT THE TRIPLE P APPROACHES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT PARENTS AND EXPLORE PRACTICAL STRATEGIES TO ENSURE CHILDREN CAN FLOURISH.

THE SESSION WILL BE LED BY PARENTS WHO HAVE PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAMME ALONG WITH HOME LINK STAFF

WHERE?           BISHOPTON PRIMARY

WHEN?             JUNE 1 7TH

TIME?              6.00PM – 7.00PM

Glasgow Science Festival 6-16th 2019

 

Glasgow Science Festival runs from the 6-16th of June and gives families the opportunity to explore science and learning together.

Please explore the link below:

http://www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk/events/sciencefestival/glasgowsciencefestival2019/allages/

From the 10 – 14th June Bishopton Primary School is hoping to share in the learning by organising it’s own Science Week.

If any parent/carer would like to get involved and support this week please contact the school office.

Many thanks

Mr Stephen Collins

 

Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail

 

Bishopton Primary School has been given the opportunity to design and create a wee Oor Wullie sculpture by the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

With the competition launched at assembly today (27th March) we would like every pupil to take some time over the holidays or after to create and colour a design for the wee Oor Wullie sculpture.

Oor Wullie Design Template

All pupils completed designs must be submitted to their class teacher by Thursday 18th April.

A winning design from each stage will then be chosen and elements will be incorporated into the finished Bishopton Primary Oor Wullie sculpture.

‘Children must show adventure and use their imaginations to showcase their voice on issues that are important to them.’ 

The completed Bishopton Primary wee Oor Wullie Sculpture will then be put on display in a public building as part of a trail across Scotland.

In addition, every entry that the school receives will be put into a second Scottish Citylink Oor Wullie Competition where pupils  could have the chance to have their own individual design featured on the side of a Citylink coach as it travels throughout the country.

For an overview of the project you can see the launch video: https://vimeo.com/294817943 and Bucket Trail website https://www.oorwullie.com/

Big Pedal 2019 = Big Reminder!

The Sustrans Big Pedal challenge will run from Monday 25th March to Friday 29th March.

Children are asked to come to school every day with their bike or scooter.  At some point each day they will have the opportunity to get out in the playground and cycle/scoot with their class.

Children must wear a helmet when  on their bike/scooter.  It would be appreciated if an adult could check over bikes and scooters before children bringing them to school for the first time.

During Big Pedal next week,  Mr Neill will be here to advise the children on how to make sure their bikes and scooters are safe.

Find out more information here –https://en-gb.facebook.com/kustomkruizerscic/

We also ask that children cycle/scoot to school (but not in the playground before or after school or on the way home from school).

Please encourage your child to appreciate the safety of pedestrians as well as road users.

Many thanks for your support.

Mr Collins

ESOL – English for speakers of other languages

The Adult Learning & Literacies Services supports learners to develop their English language skills to communicate effectively in their everday lives. They can give learners the opportunity to practice conversational English.

Cultural & Conversation    –  Monday 9.30 – 11.30

Moorpark Learning Centre, 10 Brown St, Renfrew PA4 8HL

ESOL – Monday 18.30 – 20.30

ESOL  – Monday 9.45 – 11.45

ESOL – Monday 12.30 – 14.30

Moorpark Learning Centre, 10 Brown St, Renfrew PA4 8HL

ESOL – Tuesday 9.30 – 11.30

Tweedie hall, Bridge St, Linwood PA3 3DB

ESOL – Wednesday 9.30 – 11.30

ESOl – Wednesday 12.30 – 14.15

Southend Action Centre, 57 Stock St, Paisley PA2 6NL

ESOL – Thursday 9.30 – 11.30

Foxlea Learning Centre, Morar Drive, Foxbar, Paislley PA2 0NN

ESOL – Thursday 9.30 – 11.30

Glencoats P.S, Blackstoun Road,Paisley PA3 1NR

Please contact Sandra on 0141 886 1604 for availability, Creche support may be available for some groups.

 

 

 

 

Speech & Language Therapy Drop-in Advice Clinics

For Children & Families living in Renfrewshire

The Drop-in Clinic is a session for parents/carers who want advice about their child’s speech and/or language development. You will have the opportunity to discuss your child’s development with a Speech and Language Therapist. We can give you advice and ideas on how to help your child’s speech and language development.
Your health visitor, GP or your child’s nursery/school may recommend that you visit a drop in clinic.

No appointment or referral is required for the morning session. It is a ‘first come….first served’ system, and you may have to wait to be seen.

If the Drop-in Clinic is very busy, you may prefer to come back to the next scheduled session or contact the department to book an afternoon time slot.

The morning session runs between 10.00am-12noon in each clinic. No booked time slot is required for this session.
The afternoon session runs between 1.30pm-2.30pm in each clinic. A bookable time slot is required for this session. You can book these by contacting us on the number below.

Speech & Language Therapy Drop-in Clinic Dates 2019

Foxbar Clinic Morar Drive Foxbar Paisley PA2 9QR

1st Monday of the month; 7th January, 4th February ,4th March, & 1st April

Johnstone Health Centre
60 Quarry Street
Johnstone
PA5 8EY

3rd Tuesday of the month; 15th January,19th February,19th March & 16th April

Erskine Health Centre, Bargarran Square Erskine PA8 6BS

4th Wednesday of the month; 23rd January, 27th February, 27th March &  24th April

Linwood Health Centre, 5 Bridge Street,
Linwood PA5 3DB

Last Thursday of the month;31st January,28th February,

28th March & 25th April

Aranthrue Centre 103 Paisley Road Renfrew PA4 8LH

2nd Friday of the month; 11th January,8th February, 8th March & 12th April

Speech and Language Therapy Department

Telephone: 0141 314 4601

Final Literacy Cafe

Just a wee reminder that the last Literacy Cafe for Primary 1 & 2 pupils will open from 5.15 – 6.30pm, tomorrow 29th October 2018.

Feel free to come along in your Halloween costume – kids too!

At the café children and their parent/carer will have fun reading together  and enjoy a snack provided by us.

If you would like to attend, please contact the school office or email the school at

email: bishoptonenquiries@renfrewshire.gov.uk

for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of special dietary requirements.

Mr Collins

COME ALONG TO OUR FINAL LITERACY CAFE

Apologies for having to postpone.

Our final Literacy Cafe will be open on Monday 29th October from 5.15-6.30pm for our P1 & P2 pupils.

At the café children and their parent/carer will have fun reading together  and enjoy a snack provided by us.

If you would like to attend, please contact the school office or email the school at

email: bishoptonenquiries@renfrewshire.gov.uk

for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of special dietary requirements.

Mr Collins

Triple P Parenting Programme

Coping with children can, at times, be a challenge!

Issues such as tantrums, refusal to follow rules, shouting and screaming can cause stress and at times parents feel nothing they do works!

Help is at hand!

Triple P is highly regarded and successful programme for supporting parents who may be finding their children’s behaviour challenging.

Paul Harrison,our school Home Link Worker, will be running a Triple P programme starting on Wednesday 24th October in Renfrew High School for 7 weeks. Sessions will be between 9.30am-11.30am.

Dates for your diary therefore are: Wednesday 24th October, Wednesday 31st October,

Wednesday 7th November, Wednesday 14th November, Wednesday 21st November*, Wednesday 28th November* Wednesday 5th December

 * 30 minute telephone sessions at home

If you would like to be considered for a place in the group could you give Paul a call on 0141-886-8115  to discuss the next steps.

COME ALONG TO THE LITERACY CAFE

Just a reminder that our Literacy Cafe will be open tomorrow from 5.15-6.30pm for our P1 & P2 pupils.

At the café children and their parent/carer will have fun reading together  and enjoy a snack provided by us.

If you would like to attend, please contact the school office or email the school at

email: bishoptonenquiries@renfrewshire.gov.uk

for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of special dietary requirements?

Mr Collins

Literacy Cafe for P1 & P2 pupils

Just a reminder that our Literacy Cafe will open tomorrow from 5.15-6.30pm.

At the café children and their parent/carer will learn how to read together, share our new skills in reading and have a snack provided by us.

If you would like to attend, please contact the school office or email the school at

email: bishoptonenquiries@renfrewshire.gov.uk

for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of special dietary requirements?

It would be great to see more of our new primary 1 pupils get involved.

Mr Collins

 

Literacy Cafe opening for Primary 1 & Primary 2

The Literacy/Reading Cafe will open  Monday 27th August from 5.15-6.30pm for our current Primary 1 and Primary 2 children.

At the café children and their parent/carer will learn how to read together, share our new skills in reading and have a snack provided by us.

If you would like to attend, please inform the school office or email the school at

email: bishoptonenquiries@renfrewshire.gov.uk

for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of special dietary requirements?

Hope to see you there.

Mr Collins

Literacy Café returns for our P.1 & P.2 pupils

Welcome back everyone.

Our Monday Literacy Café will reopen  from 5.15 – 6.30pm for five sessions.

Literacy Cafe dates:

Monday 27th August

Monday 3rd September

Monday 10th September

Monday 17th September

Monday 1st October

At the café children and their parent/grandparent will learn ways to make reading together more fun, share a tasty snack provided by us and learn new skills in reading.

If you would like to attend, please could you phone the school office for your name to be added to the attendance list as numbers are limited.

Please let us know of any special dietary requirements your child may have.

Hope to see you there.

Mr Collins

The last LITERACY CAFE before the holidays

The Literacy/Reading Cafe will open this Monday the 18th June from 5.15-6.30pm for any of our current Primary 1 children and for some of our new entrants starting in August.

At the café children and their adult will learn ways to make reading together more fun, share a tasty snack provided by us and learn new skills in reading.

If you would like to attend, please could you phone the school office for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of any special dietary requirements.

Hope to see you for our last meet up before the holidays!

Mr Collins

COME ALONG TO THE LITERACY CAFE, WEEK 4

The Literacy/Reading Cafe will open this Monday the 11th June from 5.15-6.30pm for our current Primary 1 children and for some of our new entrants in August.

At the café children and their adult will learn ways to make reading together more fun, share a tasty snack provided by us and learn new skills in reading.

If you would like to attend, please could you phone the school office for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of any special dietary requirements.

Hope to see you there.

Mr Collins

NURTURE: PARENT FOCUS GROUP

Renfrewshire Council is looking for parents/carers to come to Bishopton Primary on Monday 11th June at 6.30pm to evaluate the schools’ successes as a Nurture Pathfinder School and suggest ways that parents would like to see it developed in the future.

If you can attend, please telephone the school office: 01505 862203

Many thanks

Mr Collins

DHT

COME ALONG TO THE LITERACY CAFE, WEEK 3

The Literacy/Reading Cafe will reopen this Monday the 4th June from 5.15-6.30pm for our current Primary 1 children again.

At the café children and their adult will learn ways to make reading together more fun, share a tasty snack provided by us and learn new skills in reading.

If you would like to attend, please could you phone the school office for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of any special dietary requirements.

Hope to see you there.

Mr Collins

Come along to the Literacy Cafe; Week 2

The Literacy/Reading Cafe will open this Monday the 21st May from 5.15-6.30pm for our current Primary 1 children again.

At the café children and their adult will learn more ways to make reading together more fun, share a tasty snack provided by us and learn new skills in reading.

If you would like to attend, please could you phone the school office for your name to be added to the attendance list and let us know of any special dietary requirements.

Hope to see you there.

Mr Collins