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Corpus Christi Procession - St Vincent's Church

Father Ivan would like to invite any children who have made a scarament this year to take part in the Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday 23rd June after 11.30am Mass at St Vincent's Church.
The First Communicants can wear either their Communion wear or school uniform.

St Louise Summer Holiday Lunch Club (added 5.6.19)

A pilot summer holiday club is being run this year in Heathery Knowe Primary School and our school has been given a small number of places. The club will run over the school holidays from 10am until 2pm each day and children attending will be able to take part in a range of fun activities as well as getting their lunch. Some spaces have already been allocated and remaining spaces will be given on a first come first serve basis. Please contact the school office to register your interest and if all places are gone you will be placed on a waiting list where the club may contact you during the holidays to offer a space if it becomes available.

St Louise Family Learning Club

Every Thursday after school starting on 23rd May all families are invited to come along to our family learning workshops. Each week will have a different curricular focus where you will be able to engage in learning activities with your child or children and get any support you would like with aspects of homework.
Any adult family member can accompany the children to the club or alternatively your child could be accompanied by any responsible family member over the age of 16.

Please complete the following form to indicate if your are intending to join us so that we have an indication of the numbers who will attend:

Family Learning Club

St Louise Primary Parents' Evening - Thursday 16th May (added 04.05.19)

All parents/carers please use the following link to indicate which parent appointment session you would like to attend:   

Parents' Evening Choice Form

School Travel Plan (added 01.02.19)

Today at assembly Simone helped our JRSOs to launch the school travel plan. Please download and look at a copy for our school publications section to see the results.
Our JRSOs were out today, handing out leaflets to see if anyone can help us with a walking bus. If you did not manage to get one please see the office for a copy.

Robert Burns Day

Children can wear tartan on Friday 25th Jan (Burns Day)

St Vincent's Parish (added 24.01.19)

Children who belong to St Vincent's Parish and are making their Confirmation this year should attend a workshop on Saturday 26th April at 10.30am.

Children who belong to St Vincent's Parish and are making their First Communion or First Reconciliation this year should come to the Enrolment Mass on Sunday 27th April at 4pm and should wear their school uniform.

Our Lady of Lourdes - Enrolment Mass for First Communicants

A reminder that any children in P4 who are making their First Holy Communion this year in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish should attend an Enrolment Mass at 11am in the Church this Sunday 13th January. Children should come in their school uniform.

There will also be a letter issued this week to parents/carers of pupils making their First Holy Communion or Reconciliation in St Vincent's Parish to invite you along to an Enrolment Mass on Sunday 27th January at 4pm. Children should come in their school uniform.

P1 Enrolment Week

If your child is due to start primary school in August 2019 and belongs to our catchment you can enrol your child with us on the following dates and times:

Tuesday 15th January - 10.00am - 11.30am

Wednesday 16th January - 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Thursday 17th January - 10.00am - 11.30am

Please bring with you two proofs of residency dated within the last 6 months and the full version of your child's birth certificate.

Arrangements for Christmas Parties

Christmas party dates are as follows:

P1 -3 Tuesday 18th December
P4 & 5 Wednesday 19th December
P6 & 7 Thursday 20th December

Children can come to school on the day of their party in party clothes and will be kept in school during playtimes or children can be picked up at lunch time and taken home to be dressed and returned to school in the afternoon.

Arrangements for Evening Shows

P1 and 2 Nativity Monday 10th December

On the evening of the Nativity, the school will be open from 6.30pm. All of the children (P1 and 2) should be in school no later than 6.40pm. The show should begin at approximately 7.00pm and we anticipate that they should be ready to be collected after the show between 7.45pm and 8.00pm.
In order to assist us in getting the children ready for the show and changed afterwards we would ask that children come in either their pyjamas or a ‘onesie’.

Christmas Show P3-7 Wednesday 12th December

On the evening of the show, the school will be open from 6.30pm. All of the children (P3-7) should be in school no later than 6.40pm. The show should begin at approximately 7.00pm and we anticipate that they should be ready to be collected after the show between 8.00pm and 8.15pm.
In order to assist us in getting the children ready for the show and changed afterwards we would ask that children come in comfortable clothing or a ‘onesie’.
During each performance there will be a raffle and all programmes purchased will have a raffle number on it. Programmes will cost £1.00 and will include your entry into the raffle.

Parent and Staff Group - Christmas Fair

Well done to all our pupils, parents and local community for coming out in force to support our school fundraising efforts. Our staff, pupils and parents work hard together to organise and run a variety of events across the school year to raise funds for all the pupils in our school. Another successful event raising over £1500 for the pupils in our school. (added 02.12.18)

12-16 November - Antibullying Week

This week is anti-bullying week and we are encouraging everyone to respect themselves, respect others and respect property. We looked at positive behaviours during assembly and will all enagage in #respectme this week to show how we treat others.  (added 11.11.18)

Author Visit

On Friday 16th November we have author Lizzie Finnegan in school to share her books and stories with our P1-3 children. All parents an carers are welcome to join us and the P1 session is at 9.30am and the P2&3 session is at 10.45am. Come along if you have the morning free and enjoy this fabulous input. (added 11.11.18)

Christmas Cards

Please note that Friday 16th will be the last day we can accept orders for the Christmas cards. (added 11.11.18)

P7 Sumdog Maths Champions of Scotland (added 05.10.18)

A massive congratulations to all our P7 pupils, their families and their class teacher Mrs Docherty, who worked together as a team during Maths Week Scotland. Their efforts saw them crowned the overall winners in the Sumdog competition and we were all delighted to attend Scottish Parliament on Wednesday to be presented with the winners trophy by John Swinney (Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills) - Well done everyone!!!

Social Media and Your School Community (added 28.09.18)

The National Parent Forum of Scotland are delighted to launch  these new resources for parent councils and their schools today. A huge thanks to all who were involved in their creation – the Argyll and Bute Headteachers group, the Scottish Parental Involvement Officers Network,  the Scottish Learning Group and all of the individual parents and parent councils who provided feedback.

There are three elements:
A guide for parents and carers that is perfect to go home in schoolbags
A poster for displaying in school
and a resource for Parent Councils to collaborate with their parents and school to make the social media work for everyone
You can download all three from the following link:  Parent Forum Scotland
or contact us on to order hard copies

Sanitory Provision in Schools (added 28.09.18)

The Scottish Government has committed to providing access to free sanitary products for those attending schools, colleges and universities in Scotland from the start of the new 2018/19 academic term.  The purpose of this commitment is for students to be able to access sanitary products in a manner that respects their dignity and meets their particular needs.

Pupils have been made aware on how they can access products within school by their class teacher and Mrs Mooty.
Alternatively, should parents wish to discuss how they can access a supply for their child this can be done by contacting the school office.

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