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Digital Leaders 'Teaching the Teachers' ! - 05/06/2018 13:58:43
Our amazing Digital Leaders were invited along to Strathclyde University to TEACH THE STUDENT TEACHERS! They taught the teachers how to code using the Micro:Bit, how to use the Sphero and ... (Read more)
Language Ambassadors of the Year - 05/06/2018 13:57:34
Our BSL Leaders were awarded the prestigious title of Language Ambassadors of the Year! ... (Read more)
School Holiday, Term Dates & Inservices 2018-2020 - 09/01/2018 13:10:57
Glasgow City Council has now confirmed all our holiday and term dates up until 2020. Please see below: School term dates 2018-2020 Return to school Thursday 4 January 2018 ... (Read more)
NEW Fuelzone menus for Session 2017/18 - 25/04/2017 13:05:29
These menus run right up to 30th March 2018 from 23rd October 2017. More info can be found on: www.fuelzoneprimary.co.uk/meals.html There is also a FUELZONE LUNCH MENU section on the ... (Read more)
P5 - Easter Service - 'Good News' - 30/03/2017 15:44:44
P5 performed our annual Easter Service in Carmyle Church today entitled 'Good News.' All pupils did superbly well. The choir also sang a song as well as some violinists who have been having tuition from ... (Read more)
After School Clubs - Term 3 - 09/01/2017 18:57:30
After school clubs start back this week (9th January 2017) If you would like to sign up to one of these, please phone and book a place with our school office. 0141 641 2269 Monday - Dance ... (Read more)
Photobooth at Christmas Discos - 22/12/2016 21:30:36
Miss MacDonald had created a photobooth in her base at the Christmas discos, which went down a treat with young and 'old!' All photos can be viewed in the Photo Galllery near the bottom under '2016 ... (Read more)
P1's Special Christmas Visitor - 22/12/2016 21:16:16
All photos of every child will be in the gallery section of the website. ... (Read more)
Headteacher's Tea party 19/12/16 - 22/12/2016 21:14:02
Mrs Baird likes to give her tea parties a theme. The last one of the year was no exception. With Mrs Baird donning her elf suit, the colours of green, red and gold could be seen in abundance ... (Read more)
Shine Star SHINE! Nativity - 15/12/2016 15:15:26
This afternoon, Miss McMullan's and Mrs Goodman's P1 classes put on a magnificent Nativity, Shine Star Shine, in the church. Here are some photos of the 'stars.' Unfortunately poor Erica missed her time ... (Read more)
P4 and P5 Christmas parties - 14/12/2016 16:10:39
Today was the the turn of P4 and P5 to have their party with Mr Nicol, Miss Allan and Mrs Sallis. Lots of fun, dancing, games and prizes in the morning, then a Christmas DVD in the afternoon. ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre - 06/12/2016 18:02:45
Saturday the 3rd of Decmeber was our annual Chrsitmas Fayre. Over £1500 was raised for our wee school and we thank each and every one of you who donated items or came along on the day to buy. Here are ... (Read more)
Tree Decorating Service - 06/12/2016 17:51:14
On Friday 2nd December, classes from nursery to P7 along with many parents and friends and family, gathered for this annual event. Here are some photos from the day. Every class sang a song from Silent ... (Read more)
P3 and P5 visit the Science Centre - 06/12/2016 17:17:45
On separate days (25th Nov and 2nd Dec) both classes visited the Science Centre. Here are some photos of their visits. More photos of P5 can be found on their ClassDojo homefeed or Twitter. Primary ... (Read more)
St Andrew's Day Event - 06/12/2016 16:58:54
On Wednesday 30th November we put on an afternoon of Scottish dance, poetry and song. We had previously asked the parents and children to nominate members of the community who they thought deserved a ... (Read more)
P1 and P7 Science Centre - 08/11/2016 11:56:30
The youngest and the oldest classes in our school visited the Science Centre on the same day last week. Here are some pictures of P1 enjoying themselves. P7 pictures can be see on our twitter feed. ... (Read more)
JRSO Calendar Competition - 03/11/2016 13:32:06
Alex and Harry, our P7 Junior Road Safety Officers would like to invite you to take part in a Road Safety Poster Competition. The winning design will be laminated and made into a calendar and distributed ... (Read more)
Harvest Service in Church - P3 - 13/10/2016 12:05:37
This morning we all walked along to Carmyle Church for our annual Harvest Service. P3 led the service with a performance about how important it is to share at Harvest time. There were many readers and ... (Read more)
Hallowe'en/Autumn Newsletter - 04/10/16 - 04/10/2016 10:07:06
Carmyle Primary Autumn Newsletter - 4th October 2016 The school is closed from Thursday 13 th October as we have Inservice Training on 14 th . School ... (Read more)
P7 Captains and Vice Captains - 25/08/2016 16:38:00
Dean Oliver from P7 and Mrs Sallis have been populating the 'Kidzone' section of the website. Here you will find photos of our new Captains and Vice Captains as well as School Parliament members once ... (Read more)
P6 & P7 Whitelees Windfarm - 24/08/16 - 25/08/2016 13:26:38
P6 and P7 visited Whitelees Windfarm yesterday.Here is a report of the day's proceedings by Dean and Jamie in P7. When we got off the bus we stored our packed lunches in a box then we went a walk ... (Read more)
P7 Ceilidh - 20th June 2016 - 20/06/2016 22:55:44
last night, the pupils of P7 turned out in all their finery to attend their end of year Ceilidh. Beautiful dresses, suits and even kilts were on show. The pupils danced their way around the hall for ... (Read more)
Primary 7 Leavers Service - 20/06/2016 22:53:28
Yesterday we all said goodbye to Primary 7 in a beautiful service led by P7 themselves. The service began with Mrs Baird saying a few words then Mrs Sallis played a video of children's photos from babies ... (Read more)
Nursery Graduations - 17/06/2016 19:08:21
Today our nursery children from both the morning and afternoon graduated in our school hall. Thanks to everyone who came along to help them celebrate their big day. Special thanks to Mrs Gorman, Mrs ... (Read more)
Carmyle Euros 2016 - 13/06/2016 17:17:24
Today we had our annual football tournament for P5-7. The boys' teams had their playoffs from 9:05 until playtime then it was the turn of the girls from playtime until lunch. It was very charged and ... (Read more)
Sports Day Photos - 1/6/16 - 01/06/2016 20:21:16
What a wonderfully sunny day we had today for our annual school sports day. The morning started off with 12 teams rotating round 12 events, inside and outside thwe school. One of our events was a much ... (Read more)
School Sports Day News - 17/05/2016 20:36:45
(please look out for this letter in your child's school bag this week) Carmyle Primary Sports Day Wed 1 st June 2016 Dear Parents Just a reminder that this popular ... (Read more)
S.T.E.M Day Visitors - 17/05/2016 20:22:01
Today we all tried to involve ourselves in a STEM activity. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Miss Wright's class were creating design briefs on how they would like their ... (Read more)
Nursery Trip to Biggar Puppet Theatre - 17/05/2016 11:26:40
Last week our nursery classes from the morning and the afternoon visited the ever popular Puppet Theatre in Biggar. Here are some photos of their day away: ... (Read more)
John our Janitor Retires - 29/04/2016 17:51:00
Today we said goodbye to John, who has been our janitor since February 2014. We presented him with a card with a collection in it from all the staff. John's family came along as well as a representative ... (Read more)
P6 - Rocket Science - 25/04/2016 19:44:44
On Wednesday 20th April, P6 began their Rocket Science Experiment. Tim Peake took thousands of rocket seeds up to the International Space Station in December. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly brought them ... (Read more)
Outdoor Learning at Goldentime - 25/04/2016 19:09:10
With the better weather set to make an appearance, we have centred our Goldentime activities around the outdoors this term. Here are some activities from last Friday's session. ... (Read more)
Induction Programme - 18/04/2016 11:42:21
Induction Programme 2016 * Wednesday 27th at 6pm - 7pm - Meeting for parents which will take the form of a question and answers session to help you get to know the school and the staff. ... (Read more)
P5 - Barcaple - 01/03/2016 18:46:26
P5, with Mrs Millar, Miss Wright and Mrs Dunsmuir attended Barcaple Adventure Centre in Dumfries and Galloway at the end of February. There is a gallery of 115 images of their trip in the GALLERY section ... (Read more)
P7 - Lockerbie Manor - 01/03/2016 18:24:01
Mr Nicol, Mrs Jamieson and P7 spent a most enjoyable at Lockerbie Manor near Dumfries in February. There is a gallery with 67 images of the week away posted within the GALLERY section of the website. ... (Read more)
In Memory of Mrs O'Donnell - 15/02/2016 16:11:44
As many of you will know, Mrs Isobel O'Donnell, one of our support assistants sadly passed away last month after a brave battle with Motor Neurone Disease. Today, The Evening Times newspaper has printed ... (Read more)
P7 - Trip to Dominoes Pizza - 10/02/2016 16:37:43
Today, 7 of the Primary 7s, along with Ms Hanna (and the bears) all went along to Dominoes Pizza. This was a special treat for them as well as an educational visit to teach them how pizzas are made. ... (Read more)
P2 - Kelvingrove Dinosaur Workshop - 03/02/2016 18:38:54
Today, Mrs Sallis, Lewis McDonald's Mum and Miss Vennart from the nursery took P2 along to the 'Fossils of the Dinosaur Age' workshop, at Kelvingrove. To begin with, we met Pat who showed us where ... (Read more)
P6 - Clubgolf - 31/01/2016 23:01:45
On Thursdays while half of P6 have been attending swimming lessons at Tollcross with Mrs Maxwell, Mrs Sallis has been teaching the remaining P6s how to play Clubgolf. Clubgolf is suitable for indoor ... (Read more)
P6 & P7 - Warburtons Visit - 31/01/2016 22:45:11
In the middle of January, Linda and Gail came along from Warburtons to give us tips on how to make a healthy sandwich, a short history lesson on the Warburton family and talked to us about food waste, ... (Read more)
P4P meetings for 2016 - 10/12/2015 09:56:28
Parents for Pupils had their last meeting of 2015 yesterday. Minutes will follow. To see previous minutes of meetings and any news about how you can help or what the group is doing, please look at ... (Read more)
P6 - Bridging the Gap! - 03/12/2015 14:52:40
Mini bridge has been played in Primary six every Wednesday since October 21 with the excellent expertise of our very own bridge maestros, Hamish Watson and Kevin Strathern! The children are now becoming ... (Read more)
2015 Tree Lighting Service 3/12/15 - 03/12/2015 14:50:50
This afternoon, the hall was packed full with many family members all here to see their children singing their special carol and to officially decorate and light our tree. Mrs Baird led the service ... (Read more)
After School Clubs for 2016 - 03/12/2015 14:45:15
Here is a list of clubs on offer from 3-4pm after the Christmas break. Something for everyone, hopefully. As these are run by United Sports, there is a small charge of usually £2.50 a week. More ... (Read more)
Nursery and P1 parties - 25/11/2015 19:57:26
We have had to change the date of our nursery and P1 parties to fit in with the hectic schedule of our special visitor. If nursery parents want to come along to join your children please visit the ... (Read more)
St Andrew's Day on Monday - 25/11/2015 19:50:16
We will be holding a special assembly for St Andrew's Day on Monday. If you wish children can wear a little bit of tartan or something blue and white to school to celebrate. We will learn the story ... (Read more)
P6 - UPDATED - Sports Hall Challenge - 16/11/2015 18:36:11
Today, P6 accompanied by Miss Hutchison, took part in the Sports Hall Challenge. Well done to Carmyle for coming in 2nd place. Garrowhill Primary came in first place. See a video of them in action on ... (Read more)
Space Workshops for P5,6,7 - 12/11/2015 19:25:51
Three members of staff from The Royal Observatory in Edinburgh, visited us for the whole day today to work with the senior pupils on various space related workshops. P6 and P7 got to slip inside the ... (Read more)
Charanga Training - 08/11/2015 07:29:27
In Carmyle Primary we are very lucky to have the expertise of Mrs Mairi Warren who teaches music to our classes as well as help prepare our youngest pupils for their nativity play. Mrs Sallis also teaches ... (Read more)
Enrolment Week - 08/11/2015 07:23:24
Starting on Monday we will be enrolling pupils due to start school in August 2016. Please make sure you make your appointment to come along to ensure your child's place at Carmyle Primary. Bring along ... (Read more)
Visit to Conference - 08/11/2015 07:20:02
I was very lucky to attend the Annual Conference of the Association of Headteachers last week. We were addressed by four amazing speakers who offered amazing insight into how we meet tha National Improvement ... (Read more)
Children In Need - 08/11/2015 07:00:51
As you will know we will be supporting BBC Children In Need this Friday both in our school and nursery class. We are going for something simple to avoid any additional expense to parents. Children and ... (Read more)
Rocket Science - 05/11/2015 14:24:53
Over the next 6 months, Mrs Sallis and a large number of willing pupils will be taking part in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Rocket Science Experiment. The RHS Rocket Science project, in ... (Read more)
P3 - Burrell Collection - 04/11/2015 18:32:55
Today P3, with Mrs Booth, visited the Burrell Collection. Mrs Booth and Mrs Cartwright both commented on how brilliant and enthuasiastic the guide was who was showing them round. A great time was had ... (Read more)
P2/1 - GMRC - 3rd Nov 2015 - 03/11/2015 19:37:34
Today P2/1 visited the GMRC (Glasgow Museum Resource Centre.) Mrs Gillen and Mrs Menzies said the children had a great time. Here are some photos of their morning trip. ... (Read more)
Hallowe'en Discos 2015 - 03/11/2015 12:05:57
On Thursday night P1-3 then P4-7 arrived in their fabulous costumes for their Hallowe'en discos. The night began with some dancing, then the teachers led the children out the hall class at a time for ... (Read more)
P1-7 - Real Meteorites - 27/10/2015 20:05:48
Mrs Sallis has borrowed a box of real meteorites from the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh for a week. During ICT this week Mrs Sallis is undertaking some experiments with all her classes. This is in connection ... (Read more)
Zoolab - P1,2,3 - 22/10/2015 13:56:59
Tristan from Zoolab came to visit P1-3 with his collections of pets on Tuesday. He talked about and showed the children a corn snake, cockroach from Madagascar, frog, rat &,tortoise. Lots of children ... (Read more)
P7 - Black Sweatshirt Excitement! - 08/10/2015 14:28:27
Much excitement this afternoon as Mrs Jamieson presented the captains and vice captains with their new black sweatshirts to make them easily identifiable to their houses. I'm sure their parents will ... (Read more)
P3 - Johnny Appleseed Harvest Service in Church - 08/10/2015 13:31:04
This morning the whole school went to the church and P3 performed a show. It was a Harvest show and it was called Johnny Appleseed . The choir performed 'Sing,' by Gary Barlow. Once the show was finished ... (Read more)
P6 - Glasgow Central Mosque Visit - 06/10/2015 15:20:07
Today, Mrs Millar took Primary 6 to Glasgow's Central Mosque as a follow up to RME lessons they had been doing with her in class. This gave the children the chance to see first hand, some of the customs ... (Read more)
P5 - Great Scottish Run - 02/10/2015 16:59:45
P5 with Mrs Millar, Mrs Sykes, Miss Wright and a group of very helpful parents ventured to Glasgow Green today. This was for the annual Great Scottish Run. Here are some photos of the day. Well done ... (Read more)
P2/1 Gingerbread Men - 22/09/2015 12:15:45
Ms Hanna took Mrs Gillen's P2/1 class to the staffroom in little groups last week to make gingerbread men. This was in connection with their topic on fairytales. "Run, run as fast as you can, you ... (Read more)
Baird's Blog - 22/09/2015 12:01:58
Over the next 4 weeks, Mrs Baird and Mrs Menzies will be in Malawi making a difference to the children in the schools there. Whilst they are away we have asked Mrs Baird to update us on events as often ... (Read more)
World Walking - 14/09/2015 16:43:43
We have now put a map of the West Highland Way in our front entrance and we are charting our progress. It is great to see that we have reached the top of Loch Lomond and are now passing Inverarnan, ... (Read more)
Friends Electric - 14/09/2015 16:42:00
Friends Electric from Platform Theatre are in again tomorrow to work with our P4 pupils and then they will present their performance for P5 pupils. It should be fun. The children have really enjoyed ... (Read more)
SSPCA visit - 14/09/2015 16:40:46
Tomorrow the SSPCA will be working with every class in the school. It is great to have real experts in to work with our pupils showing them what is happening in the world of animal cruelty and what ... (Read more)
Ideas and Suggestions from Committees today - 14/09/2015 16:39:38
We had a fantastic response from out pupils today suggesting lots of ways to improve our school. Our committees are all led by one teacher and one captain or vice captain and each committee has a different ... (Read more)
Parents' Open Afternoon - 10/09/2015 14:51:40
This afternoon we held our first open afternoon of the year. Many parents, grandparents, siblings and guardians turned out from 2-3pm to see their child in their class setting. Our morning and afternoon ... (Read more)
Twitter Feed - 09/09/2015 08:34:12
Please note that I update the twitter feed with school news, staff training news and I also retweet items from accounts I follow which I think you might be interested in. Just now we are following NASA, ... (Read more)
Meet the Teacher - 09/09/2015 08:31:37
Important Please note Meet the Teacher for P2 - P7 will be taking place on Thursday from 2 - 3 in school and on Thursday at 11am and 2.30pm in nursery. This is an informal opportunity to browse your ... (Read more)
Lewis Moore - Carmyle Star! - 09/09/2015 08:28:55
I am absolutely delighted to report to you all that we received this email from the Moore family this morning. What an achievement for Lewis and delighted that he is still missing us too. Morning, ... (Read more)
Website Team up and Running - 27/08/2015 22:16:32
This afternoon, Mrs Sallis began training some of the senior pupils on how to update our school website. Amy, Keira, Andrew and Alyssa from P7 will be responsible for the KIDZONE area of the website. ... (Read more)
School Houses 2015-2016 - 25/08/2015 16:05:29
Here is a list of our 6 school houses. For the purposes of class committees, the houses are split into 1 and 2. Please check you child's name to make sure there are no errors. Lomond House ... (Read more)
Election Results - 21/08/2015 15:28:00
Today we held the Captain and Vice Captain elections for our Houses. I have to say how proud we all were that so many children stood for election. This however meant that 14 children were disappointed. ... (Read more)
Welcome Back - 19/08/2015 11:51:07
Welcome Back As you know I have sent out a letter this week which detailed some important information about the annual data checks, flu vaccinations and the school fund. I wanted to give you some ... (Read more)
P7 Leavers' Ceilidh - 22/06/2015 22:54:04
This evening the pupils of P7 turned out in all their finery to attend their end of year Ceilidh. Beautiful dresses, suits and even kilts were on show. The pupils danced their way around the hall for ... (Read more)
P7 Leavers' Service - 22nd June 15 - 22/06/2015 17:09:10
This afternoon Primary 7 did their official farewell! It was an emotional afternoon. It started off with the choir doing their own version of Uptown Funk which lead in to P7 singing 'These Days.' P7 ... (Read more)
Some lucky P6 pupils - 19/06/2015 16:28:33
Some lucky P6 pupils were able to attend Emergencies Day last week. They said it was great fun. ... (Read more)
Nursery Graduation Day - 19/06/2015 16:24:48
A fantastic turn out of parents both in the morning and afternoon. It was great to see how much our littlest boys and girls had grown up and now look so very ready to start this new chapter in ... (Read more)
What a day! - 18/06/2015 17:38:32
We decided the miserable weather would not defeat our plans. We went ahead with football in the field and presented trophies to the best team in P4/5 and in P6/7. Scott from United Sports brought along ... (Read more)
Wallace Winners - Trip Plans and Points Table - 16/06/2015 09:52:09
House winners Wallace will visit McDonald's on Tuesday 23rd June for their treat for winning this year's points. Here are the final totals for the year. Well done to Kelvingrove too who won term 4. They ... (Read more)
World walking - 15/06/2015 14:24:52
We gave out the remaining certificates today for our walking club. Well done everyone who has reached 35 km. ... (Read more)
Choir - 15/06/2015 14:23:34
Our choir is just getting better and better. Today at our afternoon assembly we got a sneak preview of what is to come at the leavers' service. Well done! ... (Read more)
House Prize for Wallace - 15/06/2015 14:22:12
Wallace House with their winning certificates today. Please note they have a letter in their bag which asks you to choose the happy meal they wish next Tuesday as their prize. Please complete ... (Read more)
Leavers' service - 15/06/2015 11:36:52
There is a meeting of parents 4 pupils tonight to make the final arrangements for the Leavers' ceilidh and I will let you have an update as soon as possible. ... (Read more)
P7 to Science Centre - 15/06/2015 11:36:08
Please remember that P7 are off to the science centre tomorrow and will need a packed lunch and to wear school uniform. ... (Read more)
Big Picnic on Thursday - 15/06/2015 11:30:37
Please remember that we are having our football tournament, bowling activity and our dance athon on Thursday. We are not charging for this event but would ask that you make a donation which will be ... (Read more)
DHT Job Interviews - 15/06/2015 11:28:25
The interviews for the post of Depute Headteacher will take place at Garrowhill Primary this Wednesday. I hope to be able to confirm the name of the successful candidate by late afternoon on Wednesday. ... (Read more)
Judges for UK Finals - 15/06/2015 11:27:18
The Pearson Education UK Judges will be here on Thursday to assess our nomination of Miss Anne Hutchison for the UK Teacher of the Year Award. They will visit for 3 hours during which time they will ... (Read more)
P5 to Dumfries House - 15/06/2015 11:25:08
Class for Roots Project On Friday we have managed to get places for our P5 pupils on a trip to Dumfries House which is in Ayrshire. The class will get to see the vegetable growing which goes on there ... (Read more)
Primary 5 share their topic - 15/06/2015 11:23:31
Primary 5 are inviting parents to come in to see the work they have done this term comparing life in Scotland and Rwanda. Parents are welcome to come along at 2pm and will be able to enjoy their presentation ... (Read more)
The Gruffalo - 15/06/2015 11:22:25
Today our Primary 1, P2/1 and P3/2 pupils went off to see The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom. We managed to get tickets for each child at a cost of £3 per head which is a good price. This trip ... (Read more)
WW1 Historical society visit the P7 - 15/06/2015 11:19:29
We were very honoured today to have two men from a WW1 historical society who brought lots of genuine artefacts, weaponry, personal items and clothing for our P7 pupil to peruse. ... (Read more)
Presentation to Miss Hutchison - 12/06/2015 14:35:03
We took great pride in congratulating Miss Hutchison this morning on her Teacher of the Year Award. With her award comes a payment of £400 to Carmyle Primary School so we used a small amount of ... (Read more)
Scottish Education Awards 2015 - 10/06/2015 18:28:10
Today, Mrs Baird and myself accompanied Miss Hutchsion to the Thistle Hotel for the Scottish Education Awards. Miss Hutchison, as you know, had been nominated for the teacher of the year award. With ... (Read more)
Nursery Graduations - 10/06/2015 08:23:51
These will take place next Friday in both morning and afternoon. Please see the notice board in the nursery for the start time. We always have some Schloer and chocolate strawberries for parents before ... (Read more)
Teacher of the Year Awards - 10/06/2015 08:15:11
Miss Hutchison, Mrs Sallis and I will be attending the very prestigious Education Scotland Awards today. You may know that I nominated Miss Hutchison for this award and she got into the final three. ... (Read more)
Leavers' Ceilidh - 10/06/2015 08:13:39
This will take place on the evening of Monday 22nd June and can we stress that we are not asking children to come dressed in kilts, suits or beautiful dresses. This is entirely up to parents and should ... (Read more)
Leaver's Service - 10/06/2015 08:11:14
This year's P7 leavers' service will take place on Monday 22nd June at 1.15 in our school hall. All P7 pupils have been given two tickets for parents and the few extra we had have been given out. We ... (Read more)
Achievements for Next Year - 10/06/2015 08:08:20
A new feature on the website will be publishing children's achievements out of school every week. We will have a little form which children or parents can complete so that we have the correct information ... (Read more)
Snowboarding Success! - 02/06/2015 15:38:38
Not many people in life will be able to call themselves 'Scottish Indoor and Outdoor Freestyle Snowboarding Champion,' but for Lewis in P7 this is something he has achieved at the remarkable age of only ... (Read more)
More awards - 21/05/2015 17:16:43
More awards - Sophia chuffed again! ... (Read more)
Awards this week - 21/05/2015 17:13:24
Our awards this week. Well done to all. Great to see so many children doing well. Sophia in P1 was very very happy. Well done! ... (Read more)
Talk2Gather Conference - 21/05/2015 17:08:40
Today Miss Hanna made the trip to the City Chambers with Laura and Ross from P6 to be part of the Talk2Gather Conference held each year. This is an opportunity for teachers and children to learn about ... (Read more)
UPDATED Wig Wednesday for Clic Sargent - 21/05/2015 17:06:59
We all had great fun wearing wigs to help raise money for Clic Sargent - again an album of snaps will be posted next week. We raised £132.00 Well Done - Every little helps! Click here to access ... (Read more)
UPDATED Sports Day - 21/05/2015 17:03:46
We were extremely lucky with the weather on our recent sports day. It was a brilliant morning with lots of well organised team leaders who made sure all the children were where they should be. Well ... (Read more)
Mini Jam Game at Bannerman - 21/05/2015 16:56:57
Four of our pupils will be going up to Bannerman High School on Tuesday to take part in the first round of the Mini Jam Game. The children are Cameron, Symah, Mia and Tomas. This is part of the transition ... (Read more)
Wig Wednesday for Clic Sargent - 13/05/2015 17:13:09
Please remember if possible to allow your child to wear a wig for sports day. We will be raising money for Clic Sargent and it will cost 50p to wear the wig. If you don't have a wig then fancy hair ... (Read more)
Malawi Try- athlon - 13/05/2015 17:08:56
Today the teaching staff, office staff, support staff, nursery staff and even the students helped us raise money for our Malawi fund by completing a try - athlon. We couldn't call it a triathlon, the ... (Read more)
Achievements out of School - 13/05/2015 13:58:24
Please remember to let us know what your children achieve over the weekends or in the evenings. It is really important that we always celebrate every success they have. Achievements can also get house ... (Read more)
Sports' Day Arrangements - Wed 20th May - 13/05/2015 09:41:20
Please see below for a list of bells as to when events start and layout of sports in the school grounds. We hope that some of you can manage along to watch and cheer on the pupils next Wednesday. ... (Read more)
Twitter Feed - 11/05/2015 16:47:05
I use twitter every day to update parents on daily events or as a reminder of events this week. Please use the twitter feed on the right side of the website or better still follow us on twitter yourself. ... (Read more)
Sweing class starting this week - 11/05/2015 16:46:05
School Gates will be running a sewing class this wednesday. Please try to come along. This was a class parents asked for so please support the sewing class if you can. ... (Read more)
Blooming lovely! - 11/05/2015 16:42:25
We had the help of Audrey Campbell and Andrea McKee this morning along with six of our P5 pupils to make our new planters bloom with colour. Firstly Mrs Dunsmuir and the Janitor paid a visit to Morrison's ... (Read more)
Yoga for staff - 11/05/2015 16:38:23
Yoga after school class. Parents don't you want to come along? £5 per lesson every Monday ... (Read more)
Michaela wins gold again! - 11/05/2015 16:34:16
Definitely one to watch for a future olympics! ... (Read more)
Awards Galore! - 11/05/2015 16:31:53
It is just amazing how talented our pupils are and it is clear from this morning's haul of awards, medals etc that they are just as talented out of school as they are doing their schoolwork. Here are ... (Read more)
Fastworks - 11/05/2015 16:23:22
Parents who came along to FAST (Familes and Schools Together) before Christmas are still getting together once per month to have a chat, coffee, happy meal from macdonalds and allowing their children ... (Read more)
After school clubs - 01/05/2015 08:16:07
We are experiencing a lot of difficulties with after school clubs because children are coming to register for clubs on the day of the clubs and parents have not phoned to put their names on the list ... (Read more)
Request from CBBC - 29/04/2015 16:29:31
We received this today from the BBC? If you are interested, please contact the address below. Good Afternoon. I am currently working on an online mini-series for CBBC, and ... (Read more)
Abbey wins a Penguin - 28/04/2015 07:56:03
Earth Hour Acrostic Poetry Competition We entered poems from P3/2 in the above competition. Our of all the entries, our very own Abbey Lawson won a prize. She was awarded a penguin cuddly toy and ... (Read more)
New token system for Fuel Zone - 28/04/2015 07:31:43
Over the last few months we have been working on a system which will allow our pupils to order their food so that they get the choice they want from the Fuel Zone. We have tried different things in ... (Read more)
Primary 7 go to Kenmuir Church - 28/04/2015 07:20:48
WW! Topic News Update Yesterday our Primary 7 pupils went along to Kenmuir Church to see the memorial plaque to those who left Carmyle and Tollcross to fight in the fields of World War One and sadly ... (Read more)
Induction Programme for New P1 pupils - 28/04/2015 07:13:04
All parents of new primary one pupils (starting in August) were sent a letter yesterday, detailing the programme below. Those who attend our nursery and those who do not will receive this letter sometime ... (Read more)
School Calendar - 28/04/2015 07:10:29
By now all pupils should have received a typed list of dates for April, May and June. You can see how very busy this term really is. I would ask that you keep this somewhere prominent and highlight ... (Read more)
Uniform Queries????? - 28/04/2015 07:08:25
I have been asked by some parents to determine school uniform as a few new things have been creeping in. We ask all parents to fully support the uniform policy as it does make us all look much smarter ... (Read more)
Welcome Back at last! - 28/04/2015 07:01:06
Welcome back everyone! I have been really busy since coming back and so the website has been a little neglected. I must apologise. It has been great to see the enthusiasm of our pupils coming back ... (Read more)
P4/3 Egg-cellent Fun - 02/04/2015 11:53:02
Today Mrs Sallis held an egg decorating competition. All the children brought in hard boiled eggs to decorate. The winners were Alex and Aaron. They then went outside to see who could roll their egg ... (Read more)
Primary 1 and P2/1 At RSNO - 02/04/2015 09:45:16
Our youngest pupils are off today on another adventure. They have left to visit the Henry Wood Hall where the Royal Scottish National Orchestra are performing The Teddy Bears Picnic. I am sure they ... (Read more)
Visit to Tollcross Park - 02/04/2015 09:43:50
Primary One and Primary 2/1 had a great adventure in Tollcross Park last week. They were looking at all the trees, finding out how to identify them and looking at the bark, leaves and the plants ... (Read more)
Easter Bunny 2015 - 02/04/2015 09:37:13
Our famous Easter Bunny was back to visit us yesterday. He has grown much taller so must have been chomping on all his carrots and turnips since last year! He took every class and our little ... (Read more)
Following on Twitter - 02/04/2015 09:27:03
If you like follow us on Twitter. You will get regular updates as I send out tweets every day. It is a great way to keep in touch and you can tweet on our page too. Let us know what you think. ... (Read more)
Easter Tree Decorations - 02/04/2015 09:24:25
Our wonderful staff never cease to amaze me! Mrs McLaughlin went to the trouble of bringing in all of these wonderful easter bunnies, eggs and other decorations to give an Easter theme to our little ... (Read more)
Website Competition Winners - 31/03/2015 13:41:47
Last month, Mrs Sallis and Wallace 2 committee ran 3 website competitions. The first prize winners were presented with their prizes at assembly a few weeks ago. The winners were: Football Quiz - Logan ... (Read more)
Easter, School Show, Fairy Visit and Water Dance Photos - 31/03/2015 13:28:07
I have added 4 new photo galleries this afternoon. There are many photos in each. P3/2 - Water Dance from water source topic - Feb/Mar 2015 P5 - Easter Service - 31st March 2015 - The Sonflower ... (Read more)
Yoga Class - 30/03/2015 17:01:12
Over the last five weeks I have run a creche for our pupils to allow parents to attend the yoga class. Unfortunately the numbers of parents attending have not been very high and it has meant that the ... (Read more)
Easter Competition Winners - 30/03/2015 14:57:52
Mitchell won a cream egg for his cute little bunny egg. Aimee and Amy both won runners up prizes for their drawings and bunny bunting and first prize went to Paige Matthews for her wonderful ... (Read more)
Easter Holidays - 27/03/2015 16:33:36
Please remember school and nursery close at 2.30 on Thursday 2nd April. ... (Read more)
Easter Service - 27/03/2015 16:33:01
Please remember Easter Service on Tuesday at 10.30 in Carmyle Church. ... (Read more)
Teacher of the Year Awards - 27/03/2015 16:32:32
Today three members of Education Scotland visited the school to speak to parents, staff, previous colleagues, Clic Sargent staff, City Council staff and our local minister as well as our MP Margaret ... (Read more)
Nursery P.E. Programme and Sports Day - 27/03/2015 16:30:18
The nursery classes will have athletics and fun fitness activities from week beginning 27th April which will culminate in the Nursery Sports Day on 28th May. This year we will be supported again by ... (Read more)
After School Clubs Term 4 - 27/03/2015 16:27:35
Chris Hampton and his company United Sports will be supporting the school again with after school clubs next term as follows: Tuesdays Athletics ... (Read more)
Barcaple 2016 - 26/03/2015 14:19:44
We have also booked a shorter trip for our current P4 children who will be in P5 next year. We are playing to go to Barcaple in February 2016 too. As we have been there many times we do not need someone ... (Read more)
Lockerbie Manor - 26/03/2015 14:18:11
Lots of exciting news coming up for P6 with thought to their P7 trip - I know that sounds very scary to parents but it won't be long at all until they are in their final year at primary. We have booked ... (Read more)
Carrie and Myles are ready for Easter - 26/03/2015 14:14:25
Carrie and Myles had their Easter makeover courtesy of their godmother, Ms Hanna who kitted them out once more at no cost to the school. This time she got some help to decorate their Easter bonnet and ... (Read more)
Easter Service - 26/03/2015 14:03:33
A reminder that P5 are doing the Easter Service this year and it is The Sonflower! We will be over at the Church in Carmyle Avenue at 10.30 on Tuesday 31st March. Our office will be phoning you to ... (Read more)
Easter Competition - 26/03/2015 14:02:21
Mrs Creer kindly donated this wonderful Easter basket for an Easter competition. I have asked the children to make something (anything) to depict Easter. It can be 3d artwork, painted egg, a picture ... (Read more)
More than one King! - 26/03/2015 13:59:40
Today at assembly as a wee treat, I asked if anyone else other than Kieran and Lewis would like to be Elvis. As you can see from the picture, the King has certainly not left the building that is Carmyle ... (Read more)
The School Show - 26/03/2015 13:56:27
Some images from last night's fantastic school show. Mrs Sallis will find some time to put lots of our pictures into an album that we will put on the website in the Gallery. Many thanks ... (Read more)
The School Show - 26/03/2015 13:56:25
Some images from last night's fantastic school show. Mrs Sallis will find some time to put lots of our pictures into an album that we will put on the website in the Gallery. Many thanks ... (Read more)
Primary 1 and 2/ are off to the Park - 26/03/2015 13:49:31
Primary 1 and Primary 2/1 set off today on their wonderful adventure to meet the Park Rangers at Tollcross Park. They told me they were going to learn about trees. Lets hope they learn lots of ... (Read more)
Basketball Success - 25/03/2015 18:43:12
Our basketball team has made it through to the Jump2it Finals on Friday 3rd March at the Emirates. Our bus will pick us up at 2pm at Hillcrest Gates and will take us to the event. Our pupils ... (Read more)
School Show - 25/03/2015 18:37:57
Going down a storm - I have taken photographs or at least Mr Nicol has and we will ask Mrs Sallis to put these in an album for the website which will mean you can download them for yourself. ... (Read more)
Award Winners This week - 24/03/2015 09:49:40
Firstly we have George who was awarded a trophy for best technique in his karate competition and moved from a white belt to an orange belt (three whole belts higher). A fantastic achievement George. ... (Read more)
Getting it Right for Every Child - 24/03/2015 09:43:26
A message from Maureen McKenna for our parents: Getting it right for every child - update The Scottish Government is currently consulting on detailed guidance that supports parts ... (Read more)
Guiness World Record News - 24/03/2015 09:41:51
Parents ( a note from Head Office) A year ago many of our schools took part in the Guinness World Record event to carry out the largest hand hygiene lesson in multiple venues. Over ... (Read more)
The Rocky Monster Show - 24/03/2015 04:15:32
This year primaries 6 and 7 are performing the exciting Rocky Monster Show which is a musical take on the story of Frankenstein. I have watched a few rehearsals and there are some great performances ... (Read more)
Easter Service - 24/03/2015 04:11:10
This year our P 5 class will be performing The Sonflower as part of our Easter Service to be held in Carmyle Church at 1030 am on Tuesday 31 st March. All parents are welcome to attend. ... (Read more)
Basketball Arrangements - 24/03/2015 04:08:25
As you know one of our basketball teams got to the final of the Jump2it tournament to be held on Friday 3rd April. As this is in fact a school holiday, I propose to organise a minibus to take us to ... (Read more)
Are your children safe? - 24/03/2015 04:00:56
Important Internet Safety meeting to be held in school on Thursday at 3.15 pm. I would strongly advise that all parents make an effort to come along to this meeting where you will be advised of the ... (Read more)
Ordering school photos - 20/03/2015 10:29:47
Please note the school photographer is taking class pictures today of P1 to P6. P7 and nursery already had their special leavers pictures done and they will get a copy of the leavers' group as a graduation ... (Read more)
Photographer in for 3 days - 18/03/2015 21:44:16
Mr Gorman our photographer is in school for the rest of the week taking pictures of all children from nursery to P7. Wednesday 18th March - Nursery graduation pictures Thursday 19th March - P7 ... (Read more)
Stalls in the Hall - 13/03/2015 14:31:29
Last night we tried our Stalls in the Hall to let parents have an idea of clubs and facilities in the local area. Represented till 5.30 were : The Carmyle Parish Church Kenmuir Choir ... (Read more)
Community Champion Success - 13/03/2015 14:19:38
I have great pleasure in letting you all know that Ms Audrey Campbell won the Individual Award at the North East Community Champion Awards last night. We nominated her for her brilliant support to the ... (Read more)
Internet Safety and Social Media Talk for Parents - 11/03/2015 11:39:47
There is a VERY IMPORTANT meeting for parents and pupils on Thursday 26th March. This meeting will be lead by BT volunteers who are coming along to give parents a real heads up on what is going on in ... (Read more)
Dates for Next Week - 11/03/2015 11:36:08
Please make sure you are keeping yourself up to date with the dates for the rest of the month by checking out the school calendar on the our school section of the website or on the home page at the right ... (Read more)
Parents' Night - 11/03/2015 11:35:07
As you know Thursday 12th March is Parents' Night and many of you have made appointments. Some points to note: * The nursery will be set up in Base 10 (all three keyworkers) * The hall will have ... (Read more)
Twitter Feed - 11/03/2015 11:27:22
I am updating our twitter account every night to keep you informed of what is happening. If you don't have a twitter account, you can follow the feed on the right hand side of the website home page. ... (Read more)
Comic Relief Day - 11/03/2015 11:24:31
Here are some points to note: Children can come to school wearing their own clothes. Children can paint a funny face on themselves. Children can wear red noses. Sponge Mrs Baird and ... (Read more)
Fairtrade Committee Tuck Shop - 04/03/2015 21:22:13
Today Mrs Millar and the Fairtrade committee ran a Fairtrade tuck shop at morning break. Almost 2 thirds of every class attended. The committee is now busy with all the left over wrappers, preparing ... (Read more)
Outdoor learning Garden Coming Along - 04/03/2015 11:22:26
Primary 5 got the chance to try out the seats for size in our new wilderness garden this morning. There are now 4 beds ready to grow flowers and plants in, in the Spring. We have a beautiful arched gateway ... (Read more)
Laura wins Silver - 04/03/2015 08:26:50
Laura Vance took part in the Glasgow Trades House Burns Competition on Monday night. She was awarded her certificate for second place in verse speaking and now goes forward to represent Carmyle Primary ... (Read more)
I am proud of this! - 04/03/2015 08:13:59
In your children's jotters this time you will find little post it notes attached to certain pages and you will also find a sheet of paper where your child has written why he or she has highlighted these ... (Read more)
Parents' Night - 04/03/2015 08:03:27
Please remember to make your parents' night appointments. The lists are nearly full. The nursery is also having parents' night at the same time so should also be making appointments. We are not ... (Read more)
Red Nose Day 2015 - 04/03/2015 08:00:04
Red noses are on sale in school at £1 each. We have ordered 300 for school and nursery so when they are gone you would have to purchase from some of the big stores. Do your bit for Comic ... (Read more)
World Book Day - 04/03/2015 07:53:14
Its that time of year when spring is on its way and you just know World Book Day will be coming along! This year it will take place tomorrow and we are celebrating by allowing our pupils both ... (Read more)
Home Studies Bonanza! - 04/03/2015 07:48:56
Both P6 and P3/2 are both working on Global citizenship storyline topics considering the value of water in our lives and how it should be conserved. They were asked to produce some home studies which ... (Read more)
P4 to Tennis Festival - 04/03/2015 07:44:22
P4 are really excited to be going to the Emirates Arena for their tennis festival today. They are hoping to catch a glimpse of our champion, Andy Murray who is there at the moment training for the Davis ... (Read more)
City of Glasgow Coaches - 26/02/2015 14:50:41
Our City of Glasgow Coaches were in today to teach rugby skills to our P4, P6 and P7 pupils. P4 were lucky because they had a brilliant session because most of P5 were away to Barcaple. Our other P5s ... (Read more)
Mrs Creer gets famous! - 26/02/2015 14:49:08
As you know Mrs Creer has been nominated as Community Champion by the school. She was photographed today by the Evening Times as part of the publicity for the Finals event to be held on 12th March. ... (Read more)
St Joachim's Primary Eco Group - 26/02/2015 14:45:04
It was great to have a visit today from St Joachim's Eco Group. They wanted to investigate the work currently underconstruction in our new outdoor classroom. They were impressed with our willow dome ... (Read more)
Barcaple Update! - 26/02/2015 14:42:56
Mrs Jamieson phoned this morning to tell me that everyone had survived the first night and they were all raring to go today on a host of new adventures including archery, abseiling and the forest walk. ... (Read more)
Success at Stepford! - 24/02/2015 17:42:20
Our Girls football team did really well today winning two games out of three. In very cold conditions I cheered them on first to beat Swinton 1 - 0 then sady be beaten by Caledonia 3 - 0 then to end ... (Read more)
Scenery Club - 24/02/2015 17:39:55
All is going well in the scenery club every Tuesday making lots of props for our school show. Well done boys and girls and many thanks Mrs Jamieson. ... (Read more)
Hailstones and Hobgoblins - 24/02/2015 17:39:12
Primary 1 and Primary 2/1 braved the very changeable weather today to work on their Enchanted Forest topic in Carmyle New Park. We had seven great parent helpers who went along and made it all worthwhile. ... (Read more)
Sexual Health and Relationships Education - 20/02/2015 16:42:01
Every year in March we teach our pupils the programme of Sexual Health and Relationships Education for their stage. Because Primary One parents are new to the school you had some input on this part ... (Read more)
City Building approve! - 20/02/2015 16:38:21
Just as Mr Montgomery from City Building was explaining the work for the nursery, three children came along to show me a great robot they had made. I am sure you would agree it is impressive. Mr Montgomery ... (Read more)
Mrs Creer gets to the Finals - 20/02/2015 16:35:22
Each year the Evening Times Community Awards is held for each area of Glasgow. This year I nominated Mrs Creer, Robbie's mum for the work she does to help the school and the community. She telephoned ... (Read more)
Start Date for Nursery Extension - 20/02/2015 16:33:08
We have just heard the brilliant news today that our nursery extension work will start on 23rd March. This extension will add a new room to our current nursery building. We will have within the new ... (Read more)
Creche / Childcare for Yoga - 19/02/2015 14:24:51
A small number of parents have said to me that they would come to the parent and teacher yoga class on Mondays if they could get their children watched. I am willing to organise this facility and I ... (Read more)
Chinese New Year Assembly - 19/02/2015 14:22:22
We celebrated the new year of the sheep yesterday. Miss Hutchison led the assembly as both Mrs Jamieson and I attended a Restorative Approaches Conference. The children learned many of the ... (Read more)
Scooters at Lunchtime - 19/02/2015 14:18:41
The use of scooters in the car park is proving very popular and is going very well. Miss Hanna has taken over as scooter supervisor and is managing rotas etc to ensure everyone gets a shot when it is ... (Read more)
John Mason MSP visiting - 19/02/2015 14:16:52
Mr John Mason MSP has agreed to come to speak to our pupils about his most recent visit to Berlin, He will also hear about the work they have been doing on their Holocaust topic. He was unable to make ... (Read more)
Rights Respecting Schools Committee - 19/02/2015 14:14:57
Today Miss Hutchison is holding a further Rights Respecting Schools Committee. Most committees meet once per term but this committee allows the children, parents and a staff member to work on the action ... (Read more)
Basketball for P7 - 19/02/2015 14:13:11
Today our P7 pupils with the support of Mrs Ferns, parent of Ross and Miss Hanna our PSA, went along to the ARENA basketball court at Buckingham Park. We do not have basketball stands and we felt it ... (Read more)
Restorative Practices Conference - 18/02/2015 08:03:48
Today both Mrs Jamieson and I are attending the third day of The Restorative Practices Conference in the City Chambers in Glasgow. This is part of the programme run by the council called Towards the ... (Read more)
P3/2 stage Wonderful Water Event - 18/02/2015 07:59:56
Yesterday our P3/2 pupils brought together much of the work they had been doing on their Global Storyline about how precious water is. I was privileged to act out the part of the village elder in a ... (Read more)
Scooting a big success - 17/02/2015 13:21:40
The P2/1 and P6 classes had a ball. Great fun and keeping healthy too. ... (Read more)
School Fund Changes - 15/02/2015 13:07:25
Please note school fund is now payable on Mondays and Fridays. We felt that taking payment on Thursdays was confusing children as often they were paying school fund into their credit union or the other ... (Read more)
Parents' Night Term 3 - 15/02/2015 13:04:29
We will be having our Term 3 Parents' Night on Thursday 12th March this year. The usual procedure will apply with parents invited to phone up for appointments to suit themselves. We will open for appointments ... (Read more)
Trenches of WW1 - 15/02/2015 13:01:16
Our P7 pupils are working in teams to make 3D versions of WW1 trenches. They are researching primary sources to discover what life must have been like to be in these trenches for months on end. ... (Read more)
Darwin Workshop P6 and Scottish Animals for P5 - 15/02/2015 12:57:44
On Thursday, using money from School Fund, we paid for two workshops for our pupils from Zoolab. These workshops cost £153 but speaking with children and staff involved, it is clear that they ... (Read more)
Artwork for the Staffroom - 12/02/2015 15:33:56
Since our staffroom lacked any kind of nice artwork, we decided that we would ask our pupils to draw us and this would be mounted in a frame to be hung on the staffroom wall. Each class did different ... (Read more)
P7 and Statistics - 12/02/2015 15:29:52
Primary 7 have been working on a very challenging piece of statistics work in maths. They have been looking at population growth as part of learning about globalisation and how statistics informs governments ... (Read more)
Parentline - 12/02/2015 09:53:57
I have been sent this link to Parentline - an advice line for parents: PARENTLINE : 08000 28 2233 ... (Read more)
Trikes, Scooters and Skates - 12/02/2015 09:46:57
Mrs Jamieson spotted these great bargains for our playtimes and lunchtimes. We managed to buy these from Tesco and they were well reduced. A scooter originally costing £35 was down to £6. ... (Read more)
The Wilderness Garden - 12/02/2015 09:44:13
Thought you might like to see a wee plan of the garden which is being worked on at the back of the school. We do not have a name yet but at the moment we have named it The Wilderness Garden: ... (Read more)
Welcome back boys and girls! - 12/02/2015 09:16:44
Just a note to remind parents that after school clubs run again from today until the end of March. Today we have streetdance and football tomorrow. Later in the month we have City of Glasgow coaches ... (Read more)
Training Day for Staff - 10/02/2015 12:32:06
Tomorrow's Training Looks like this: FINAL AGENDA FOR INSET DAY PSAS TO TRAINING AT EASTBANK ALL OTHER STAFF AS ... (Read more)
P4P Minutes - 10/02/2015 12:20:36
A copy of the most recent minutes of the P4P have been added to the parentzone section today. Thanks to Mrs Lee Cartwright for drafting these for everyone. It is a good way to keep you informed. ... (Read more)
Dates for March - 10/02/2015 12:19:41
Dates for February and now March as well have been added to the school calendar. ... (Read more)
School Fund Collection - 10/02/2015 12:19:14
As you know we have started collecting school fund again in the month of February. We have decided that we will collect it on Mondays and Fridays now as the Thursday collection was often confused with ... (Read more)
New furniture from P1 - P4 - 10/02/2015 12:16:33
With the help of the Creer family we managed to get new tables and chairs for every class from P1 right through to P4. Garrowhill Primary ( and our very close link there ) offered us the tables and ... (Read more)
Fairy Home discovered in Carmyle Primary - 10/02/2015 12:14:07
Aaron Brough and lots of his P2 and P1 peers were out working in our garden when they came across this little tiny teeny door in the undergrowth. They discovered that this was the home of Fairy Issy ... (Read more)
The Wilderness Garden Gets Off the Ground - 10/02/2015 11:30:22
TCV and volunteers have been out in force now that the weather has improved and are working really hard to get our new wilderness garden underway. Here is a plan of what they intend to ... (Read more)
Carmyle Pupils Under the Weather - 10/02/2015 11:16:58
Over the last few weeks the school has been hit with the usual winter viruses. Lots of children have been absent due to stomach upsets and vomiting. Please talk to your children about washing their ... (Read more)
School Photographs - 05/02/2015 11:35:22
Due to illness and bereavement in the family, the school photographs will be delayed for delivery until Friday 13th. I know they will be worth the wait. ... (Read more)
Generation Science - 05/02/2015 11:34:39
Tomorrow our P7 pupils will be taking a short train journey to visit Caledonia Primary to work together with the P7 pupils there to follow a workshop delivered by Generation Science, a team from the ... (Read more)
Nursery go to see Paddington - 05/02/2015 11:33:14
Our nursery classes are both going out together to see the new Paddington Bear Film today. Let's hope they all have an enjoyable time. ... (Read more)
Headteacher's Tea Party - 05/02/2015 11:32:25
We had our first Headteacher's tea party yesterday and I have to say I think it was one of the best half hours I have every spent. Nice cuppa tea, scrumptious goodies to eat and wonderful tea party ... (Read more)
School Closed! - 02/02/2015 21:29:49
Please remember that the school is closed Monday and Tuesday next week for Spring holidays and then on Wednesday for staff training. We are open again at 9 am on Thursday. ... (Read more)
Fastworks - 02/02/2015 21:27:14
Tonight marked a new chapter in our parental involvement programme. Our Fast parents held their first Fastworks meeting. This is a once a month meeting for parents and children. Tonight the children ... (Read more)
Nursery Times for Thursday - 02/02/2015 21:09:48
Reminder: all nursery pupils should come to nursery at 11.30 on Thursday. The bus to the GFT will leave at 12 noon. All parents should be back to collect their children at 3 pm. Please wait outside ... (Read more)
Nursery to Paddington - 30/01/2015 11:59:20
On 5th of February we are taking the whole nursery class to see the new film Paddington. Please see notices in the nursery about this as both classes are running as one and times for that day will centre ... (Read more)
Dates for February - 30/01/2015 11:57:51
Please see updates now for all the events planned for February. Another busy month. ... (Read more)
Burns Recital Goes Well! - 30/01/2015 11:57:22
Last night ten of Mr Nicol's P6 took part in the annual Burns Recital Competition at the Trades House in Glasgow. I am ecstatic to report that Laura Vance came away with second place in the poetry section ... (Read more)
COMPETITIONS GO LIVE! - 27/01/2015 21:00:43
The Wallace 2 Committee Group who work closely with Mrs Sallis to keep the Kidzone area of the website ticking over have come up with 3 compeitions for you to try this term. A football quiz A general ... (Read more)
Grants for Outside Play - 24/01/2015 14:20:50
Mrs Nic Dickson of the P4P has agreed to come in on Tuesday to start looking at applications I wish to make to Education Scotland for Outdoor Play Equipment. We both feel that it will be great to ... (Read more)
School Fund Restarts - 24/01/2015 14:16:44
The collection of the weekly pound starts again from Monday 2 nd Feb. If any parents want to pay it from now till June the cost is £19 per child. If you have three children you only pay for ... (Read more)
Celtic Connections - 24/01/2015 14:12:01
Next Friday it is the turn of our nursery morning class, our P 1, our P 2/1 and our P 3/2 to go to Celtic Connections Concert at the Royal Concert Hall. A packed lunch will be provided for all but ... (Read more)
Scottish Education Awards - 20/01/2015 05:18:24
I have decided to nominate Miss Anne Hutchison for a Teacher of the Year Award in the upcoming Scottish Education Awards. All parents who have children taught by Anne over the years and most certainly ... (Read more)
Celtic Connections - 20/01/2015 04:58:58
This month we are taking full advantage of the Celtic Connections festival at the Royal Concert Hall. Our P 4-7 pupils will be making the trip on Thursday this week and then our P1- P3 will be going ... (Read more)
Holocaust Memorial - 20/01/2015 04:53:54
On Tuesday27th next week we will be unveiling our holocaust memorial which was designed by Robyn Brown of Primary Seven. The memorial is a colourful piece of art which is made of 6000 bottletops ... (Read more)
Dates for January - 20/01/2015 04:22:10
School Calendar Please remember to look up events in school on the school calendar icon on the right hand side of the home page. ... (Read more)
Request for Baby Photos - 19/01/2015 20:13:05
After the recent success in December of our 'Guess the Teacher' competition, the Website committee group, led by Mrs Sallis, suggested that we run a similar competition but using baby or toddler photos ... (Read more)
School Photographs - 15/01/2015 21:08:59
The photographer will be in school ( front entrance) as follows next week: Monday Our nursery pupils Tuesday Our family groups Wednesday School pupils P4, P5, ... (Read more)
Yoga for Staff and Parents - 07/01/2015 19:52:36
Starting on Monday 12th January from 3:30-4:30, yoga sessions will be available for staff and parents. The staff has been involved in this club for sometime and it's proved popular with office staff ... (Read more)
No dogs ! - 07/01/2015 17:52:45
It has been brought to my attention that some parents dropping or picking up children to nursery are bringing dogs into the playground. Some dogs have not even been on a lead. Please note that it is ... (Read more)
Trips Planned for January - 07/01/2015 17:50:48
We are going to Celtic Connections Concerts as follows: P4 - 7 January 22nd (10 am pick up) P1 - 3 January 30th (10 am pick up) More details later. ... (Read more)
Welcome Back - 07/01/2015 17:49:41
Welcome Back everyone and many thanks for having your children look so fantastic and well prepared for starting back at school. As you will all have received our most recent letter you will know that ... (Read more)
Christmas Wishes - 19/12/2014 08:54:45
This will be the last update for 2014 and it is just to say a huge thank you to all the parents for their support since August. You really have been amazing! On behalf of the whole staff of both the ... (Read more)
Christmas Website Competition Winners - 18/12/2014 09:55:02
This morning Mrs Sallis announced the winners of the 'Guess the Teacher' competition and the 'Design a Stocking' competition over the tannoy. She was innundated with entries, especially for the 'Guess ... (Read more)
School Nativity 15th & 16th December 2014 - 16/12/2014 15:34:15
Nativity Dress Rehearsal - Monday 15th December 2014 Yesterday afternoon, Primary 1 and our Primary 7 narrators had a full run through in costume. Family and friends were invited to come along ... (Read more)
FAST Graduation - 16/12/2014 12:52:09
Eight weeks have flown by and on Monday night our families involved in FAST all graduated. Here are some pictures of their special night. Thank you to all who donated food and drinks. A good time was ... (Read more)
Christmas Jumpers at Work - 12/12/2014 15:25:20
At Carmyle Primary you do not have to be asked twice to dress up. Here are some pics of staff who decided to celebrate the come to school in your Christmas jumper day. ... (Read more)
Watch out for events next week - 11/12/2014 07:32:20
Monday 15th - Primary 3/2 and Primary 6 to science centre Nativity rehearsal at 1.30 pm Tuesday 16th Nativity Performance at 1.30pm in church Wednesday 17th Parties for P1 and the ... (Read more)
Sparklyn at the Christmas Fayre - 11/12/2014 07:29:35
If you wish to have a jewellery party please contact Lyn at mail@sparklyn.co.uk or phone 07846817684 ... (Read more)
School Gates Parent Classes - 11/12/2014 07:27:24
We have so far run a very successful paediatric first aid course and over the last three weeks we have moved on to arts and crafts for christmas. After the break we will be running more adult classes ... (Read more)
Well done our Award Winners - 11/12/2014 07:24:48
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Getting Ready for the School Nativity - 11/12/2014 07:23:08
Parents and grandparents please note that the nativity performance in school on Monday is simply a dress rehearsal and the parents are invited to come along to support the children. This performance ... (Read more)
Primary 7 Light up their Trees - 11/12/2014 07:17:41
After a lot of hard work sawing plywood (supplied by Mr Scoffield - many thanks!) and with the help of parents (Many thanks), the children finally painted their trees and got set to decorate them ... (Read more)
Nursery Nativities Prove Very Popular! - 11/12/2014 07:15:24
We had the great honour of being invited over to our wonderful nursery nativities on Tuesday of this week. Parents came along to support their little ones and both performances were a huge success. ... (Read more)
New Style Reporting - 09/12/2014 20:23:23
It won't be long till you find your child waving their report card at you. This year we are trying a new format for both the younger and older pupils. P1 to P3 will be bringing home a report which ... (Read more)
SSPCA Talks - 09/12/2014 10:07:09
Today Cailtin and Mr Connelly from the SSPCA visited every class for an hour to raise their awareness of what the SSPCA actually does. Mr Connelly said it is important in this day and age to promote ... (Read more)
Sleeping Beauty comes to Carmyle - 09/12/2014 08:03:27
We had Hopscotch Theatre in last week at considerable cost £625! They children loved it as you can see and it has to be said that it was one of the best pantomimes every! This cost was ... (Read more)
Road Safety Day at Carmyle - 09/12/2014 07:59:57
Our P6 and P7 pupils enjoyed venturing out with speed guns to Carmyle Avenue as part of their Road Safety Day workshop provided by Mr Alan Barclay of Glasgow Life. ... (Read more)
Choir do us proud! - 09/12/2014 07:57:55
As was fully expected, our choir excelled at the Concert Hall on Friday night. The children sung beautifully, Miss Hutchison conducted professionally, Mrs Menzies cared superbly and all the parents ... (Read more)
Looking for Helpers - 09/12/2014 05:40:19
I am looking for some parents to help at either disco. You would be manning exits from hall checking children return from toilet and helping with party games. Children will just have juice for this ... (Read more)
Dates for December (School) - 09/12/2014 05:36:55
10th December Party and dvd for all P4s ( inc those in P 4/3) and P5 Children can wear their party clothes 15th December P3/2 and P6 to science ... (Read more)
Dates for December ( Nursery) - 09/12/2014 05:28:12
We are getting close to the finishing line now with only nine schools days before the holidays. Here are some reminders for the last days: Tuesday 9th Nativity play in nursery ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre - 07/12/2014 22:04:39
Our fayre took place on Saturday and was a great success thanks to the fantastic work of our parents 4 pupils committee who put in lots of work to make sure all our guests had a great time. We had ... (Read more)
Work on our new Garden - 02/12/2014 18:38:22
Work started on the new garden being constructed at the back of the school. As you may know we were awarded nearly £7000 from Awards for All following an application for Lottery funding made by ... (Read more)
Work to move the fence starts - 02/12/2014 18:37:10
Today marked the start of the work to move the fence began today. This will allow the children to feel that the field is more a part of the playground . This has been funded by the City Council and ... (Read more)
Sleeping Beauty in School - 02/12/2014 18:16:41
This afternoon our children had a fabulous time thanks to Hopscotch Theatre who performed a wonderful version of Sleeping Beauty. Not a single child asked out to the toilet so it must have been great ... (Read more)
Choir to the Chambers - 02/12/2014 18:13:45
Our choir were out singing at St Enoch's today to raise money for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice. First they took in a short tour of the City Chambers which they said eas a lot of fun. ... (Read more)
Tree Lighting Service 2014 - 02/12/2014 18:11:19
Yesterday our pupils did themselves and their parents proud. They had worked over four assemblies to get their carols right and performed well on the day. The service always gives us the chance to ... (Read more)
Christmas Competitions on our Website - 01/12/2014 12:39:14
Mrs Sallis and Wallace 2 Committee Group wanted to give you some festive fun. They are responsible for updating the KIDZONE area of the website. This month they have uploaded 2 Christmas competitions ... (Read more)
STV in school! - 01/12/2014 07:27:23
Our choir are very excited today as STV have promised to come in to film them sing for a short spot on the news later tonight. Cameron Keerns will be interviewed too along with his mum. This is great ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre - 01/12/2014 07:25:27
Not long now to our exciting christmas fayre. Saturday 6th December at 10 am is the date to pencil in to your diary. Entry is free! There are lots of exciting stalls including a wonderful christmas ... (Read more)
Gracie's Mum goes Creative Again! - 01/12/2014 07:22:53
Many thanks to Gracie's mum who decorated both inside and out our little 'post office' in Primary One. Ms Caldwell took the frame away and gave it brick walls, a doorbell, a number 10 on the door, ... (Read more)
Tree Lighting Today - 01/12/2014 07:17:35
Doors will open at 1.10pm today for the Tree Lighting Service. Please remember your ticket. Due to strict fire regulations, I am not allowed to have people in the hall who have not been allocated a ... (Read more)
Stars in our School Day - 27/11/2014 05:57:52
This Friday we celebrated the stars in our school - the cleaners, the janitor, the dinner ladies, the office staff and our pupil support assistants. All our pupils had drawnlovely pictures and created ... (Read more)
Priimary 1 and 2/1 are word chefs - 27/11/2014 05:51:54
I had the pleasure if working in Pi and P 2/1 on Tuesday. It was great to see how motivated and well behaved our pupils were. after som teaching around tricky wirds, teachers got the children organised ... (Read more)
Primary 7 and Claudia - 27/11/2014 05:46:12
As some of you will know our P7 pupils have been working on the production of a beautiful piece of artwork which will be erected in the new school garden to be built at the back of the school. We have ... (Read more)
New Books for the Library - 27/11/2014 05:42:42
I went out last weekend to purchase some new books for our library. We bought a lovely story about a polar bear and the main character, the bear was purchased too. We will constantly update our new ... (Read more)
Scottish Storyteller - 27/11/2014 05:39:18
To celebrate St Andrew's Day we have paid for a storyteller to come along to work with all the classes in the school. This cost £110 and has been paid for by School Fund. ... (Read more)
Library Books Return - 27/11/2014 05:37:09
Please note : We will be collecting all the books borrowed from Shettleston Library to return to the library so that we can get new stocks after the holidays. Please check any books your child ... (Read more)
Maintaining our Fair Trade status - 24/11/2014 17:34:00
The Fair trade committee have this week asked all staff in Carmyle Primary to continue to use fair trade tea, coffee and sugar in the staffroom. The staff agreed as long as we buy good tea and coffee ... (Read more)
School Clubs for After Christmas Break - 24/11/2014 16:26:06
Don't say we are not organised in Carmyle Primary! Here are the school clubs planned for after the holiday season. These will start week beginning 12th January 2015: Clubs by Chris Hampton ... (Read more)
Sleeping Beauty at Carmyle - 24/11/2014 10:10:11
The Hopscotch Theatre company will be in school on 2nd December to present Sleeping Beauty. I have managed to take the cost of this from the School Budget so the show will be free to everyone. ... (Read more)
Parties and Disco Dates - 24/11/2014 09:51:40
Here are the dates for your diary for parties and the Christmas Disco. Children can wear party clothes to school on these dates. 8th December P3/2, all P2s from P2/1 and all P3s from ... (Read more)
All tickets have Gone! - 24/11/2014 09:44:26
I am sorry to say that all tickets have now gone for the Tree Lighting Ceremony. We are unable to offer any more due to the numbers in the gym hall. We have the whole school, staff, nursery staff and ... (Read more)
We get Sawing!!! - 24/11/2014 09:40:01
Parents very kindly came into help our Primary 7 pupils cut out their christmas trees on Friday. This is part of a project for electricity that Miss Hutchison is doing with the pupils. We were very ... (Read more)
Determined to Dance - the photo - 21/11/2014 10:23:56
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Photos by Popular Demand - 21/11/2014 07:36:11
At a recent Parent 4 Pupils meeting, I was asked about photographs being taken. Parents said it had been a long time since they had had individual, family group or class photographs. I have therefore ... (Read more)
Goldentime Christmas Crackers - 21/11/2014 07:31:23
Please see below the activities your children can be involved in for Christmas Goldentime. Mrs Gillen – Christmas Art and Crafts Mrs Andrews – Christmas Art and Crafts ... (Read more)
Achievements out of School - 21/11/2014 07:11:04
We are always keen to hear about your child's achievements outside of school. Please email me a picture if your child wins a competition or indeed has any special achievement. Your children do not ... (Read more)
Stars in Our Schools Day - 21/11/2014 04:24:18
Dave our former Janitor was an important member of our support staff and he made such a difference to the lives of our pupils just as all our support team do now. Next Friday is Stars in Our ... (Read more)
Scottish Storyteller - 21/11/2014 04:13:03
Next week our children will celebrate St Andrew's Day by listening to some traditional Scottish stories. We are paying for a very special storyteller to come along to our new library to share some ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre - 21/11/2014 04:09:35
Please remember our P4P Christmas Fayre takes place on Sat 6 th Dec from 10 to 12 noon . Entry is free and there will lots of fabulous stalls as well as fun for the children and even the chance of ... (Read more)
School Fund Collections - 21/11/2014 04:03:58
Dear Parents and Carers, Many, many thanks for your weekly contributions. They have really made a difference to our pupils. You have only two more pounds to pay before Christmas which are weeks ... (Read more)
Determined to Dance - 21/11/2014 03:50:49
A great big thank to all our Primary Six pupils who turned out to take part in the Showcase section of the dance festival last night. When we learned about the festival we agreed to enter the non ... (Read more)
Presentation to Mrs Logue - 19/11/2014 13:22:44
Mrs Logue will be attending the tree lighting service which is being held on Monday 1st December at 1.15. The event is tickets only due to health and safety regulations so please return your tear off ... (Read more)
Parents and Staff Graduate! - 19/11/2014 13:19:32
These young ladies have been following the paediatric first aid course for the last three wednesday ably taught by Mr George Lappin who also delivered previous courses in the school last year. ... (Read more)
Determined to Dance - 18/11/2014 18:14:18
P6 off to dance festival this week. For the last few weeks P6 have been preparing very hard to perform at the dance festival which is being held in St Andrew's Secondary tomorrow (Thursday). Parents ... (Read more)
Pictures Promised from P4 and P5 Home Studies - 14/11/2014 06:44:21
P5 were asked to construct Anderson Shelters while P4 made castles. These home studies were amazing and I have captured just a few to show the huge variety and talent of our young people and ... (Read more)
John Mason visits P7 - 11/11/2014 04:40:41
On Friday, Mr John Mason MSP , visited our P7 pupils as part of their Scottis Parliament topic. As he tweeted later, they asked him some very intelligent and difficult questions ranging from the ebola ... (Read more)
Children In Need Day - 10/11/2014 09:08:26
As you probably know this coming Friday is Children In Need Day 2014. Children can come to school in their pyjamas or onesies. If they wish it can just be a non uniform day. We will collect 20 p from ... (Read more)
Internet Speed Update - 10/11/2014 09:04:19
At long last the school should be receiving the final part of the refresh update for the computers. This will allow us, I hope, to use more internet sourced clips on lessons etc. Until now we have ... (Read more)
Donations for Fayre - 08/11/2014 07:07:27
As you know we are looking for your support for the Christmas Fayre. Can you help with donations of used toys and books for our stall, any unused toiletry sets, small gifts or bottles for our raffle ... (Read more)
Danger at Drop Off and Pick Up Times - 08/11/2014 06:57:12
As you know I try to be at the gates at 9 am and 3 pm each day. Last week i witnessed a near miss situation between the school bus and a patent's car. the patent had to drive on the wrong sude of the ... (Read more)
Christmas Tree Ceremony 2014 - 08/11/2014 06:50:27
Mr Nicol has ordered the tree (all nine feet); Mrs Warren is coming in to help us learn the carols and the children are getting excited - why? The annual Lighting the Tree Ceremony will be taking ... (Read more)
Poppies - 08/11/2014 06:42:22
We will be selling poppies to commemorate those who gave their lives for us and also to support those who have been left injured due to war. Remembrance Day is Tuesday and at 11 am on Tuesday we will ... (Read more)
Enrolment Week - 08/11/2014 06:37:19
Please remember this is enrolment week. If you know of any child who would be starting school next August, please ask them to contact the school to arrange an appointment to complete the registration. ... (Read more)
Victory Party for Parents - 08/11/2014 06:34:22
Our Primary 5 parents were invited to come along last week to celebrate the end of World War 2! Well at least the end of the topic! Our teachers and pupils had worked very hard to present their learning ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre 2014 - 04/11/2014 07:31:58
Having now met with the P4P committee on Friday morning and then again last night, I can report the following: * The Chrismas Fayre is the big fundraiser run by Carmyle Parents 4 Pupils and takes ... (Read more)
STORYTELLER CHAIR - 04/11/2014 07:22:17
It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have finally taken delivery of our brand new storyteller chair and eight stools. The purchase of this was funded by the Shettleston Area Budget ... (Read more)
Anti Climb Paint Applied! - 04/11/2014 07:14:44
As you were probably aware, we were having a lot of bother with young people climbing onto the various roofs of the school in the evenings. Apart from damage to the roof surfaces, we were extremely ... (Read more)
Committees on Wednesday - 31/10/2014 16:21:39
On Wednesday 5th November we will be having our second round of Committee meetings. As you know all of our pupils are members of one of twelve school committees. CARMYLE COMMITTEES ... (Read more)
Our captains are finally properly attired! - 31/10/2014 16:18:25
At long last the black captain and vice captain's sweatshirts arrived. We had had a delivery of around half of the jumpers about a month ago but we wanted to wait until all had arrived. Today we presented ... (Read more)
Dinner Ladies do Halloween - 31/10/2014 16:13:59
Today our Janitor, John and the three dinner ladies donned their outfits to make sure our pupils enjoyed the Halloween Lunch. They had decorated the fuelzone and really were a credit to us all because ... (Read more)
Nursery Halloween Parties - 31/10/2014 16:07:29
Photos from the nursery Halloween Parties will follow on Monday! They all looked amazing too and they had a great Halloween snack. ... (Read more)
More Halloween Fun - 31/10/2014 16:06:43
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Halloween Discos Go Well! - 31/10/2014 14:37:01
Well done to all the parents who helped make sure we had the best dressed guisers at our Halloween Discos. The children looked amazing and they all told me today that they had the very best time. I ... (Read more)
St Joachim's Win Flourish Award - 28/10/2014 11:56:49
Well done to St Joachim's Primary School who have won a prestigious Flourish Award from the City Council for their excellent Commonwealth Games App. Well done to all the boys and girls who worked so ... (Read more)
Mrs Logue is Appointed Headteacher at Garrowhill Primary - 28/10/2014 08:41:53
As you will all know by now, Mrs Logue was selected as the new Headteacher of Garrowhill Primary on Friday afternoon. As you will have read in her very heartfelt letter which she sent out yesterday, ... (Read more)
FAST Starts - 28/10/2014 08:30:58
Last night we had our very first meeting of FAST (Families and Schools Together). We had a fantastic time and the parents and children who came along said that they thought it was great.. It will be ... (Read more)
Primary 1 Pupils are So Independent - 23/10/2014 13:57:02
Well done to every single Primary 1 child and their parents for the excellent support in allowing your child the independence of going into the school from the gates. Only the other day our dinner ladies ... (Read more)
Halloween Parade - 23/10/2014 13:53:06
Since we are having Halloween discos we will have a normal school uniform day on Friday 31st October. Children will have halloween activities for goldentime to celebrate the festival but will not be ... (Read more)
Award winners - 23/10/2014 13:48:28
Our handwriting awards and our stars of the week awards this week. Well done everyone! ... (Read more)
School Gates Classes - 23/10/2014 13:43:37
Thanks for the wonderful response to this initiative. The first class will be paediatric first aid and will run from Wednesday 5th to Wednesday 19th November inclusive. Three classes on Wednesday mornings ... (Read more)
After school Dance Club - 23/10/2014 13:41:05
This club will run for P4 - P7 on Thursdays from 3 - 4 and will be run through United Sports Ltd. The cost of the club is £2.50. Please phone the school on 0141 641 2269 to reserve a place. ... (Read more)
After school Homework Club - 23/10/2014 13:40:10
We will be starting an after school homework club on Monday 3rd November. Children from P3 - P7 can enrol in this club. Please phone the school office on 0141 641 2269 to reserve a place. Numbers ... (Read more)
School Calendar - 23/10/2014 13:38:30
Please check the school calendar in the Our School section of the website to see new dates for November ... (Read more)
Halloween Discos - 14/10/2014 07:16:59
We are hoping to get a dj for the Thursday night before Halloween but lots are already booked. If you know of anyone please call us on 01416412269 after the break. Please note discos are for children ... (Read more)
Halloween Discos - 10/10/2014 15:53:44
By popular demand we have decided to hold Halloween Discos this October. At the moment we are trying to get a DJ for the Thursday before Halloween but we will get things confirmed after the holidays ... (Read more)
Olivia wins International dance trophy - 10/10/2014 15:42:50
Once again Olivia Coyne had a huge trophy to bring into school. She is a fantastic dancer and has recently won this internatinal trophy. As you can see she needs her brother's help to hold it. I told ... (Read more)
Primary 1 and Primary 2/1 - 10/10/2014 15:34:36
Learning about Fairytales Posters Our P1 and P2/1 pupils were today making wonderful posters of their learning. It was absolutely amazing to see what they have learned already. We will be displaying ... (Read more)
Primary 5 visit the People's Palace - 10/10/2014 15:30:14
On Thursday our Primary 5 pupils finished off their world war two topic by visiting a workshop at the People's Palace in Glasgow Green. Mrs Goodman remarked on their fine ability to answer questions ... (Read more)
Reegan wins the race - 10/10/2014 15:28:52
It was great news for our P5 pupils who took part in the Great Scottish Run at Glasgow green last Friday. Our very own Reegan Fallon came in first among the schools we ran against. He went off like ... (Read more)
Book Fair - 05/10/2014 18:26:57
The book fair is in school and available on parents' night. Please remember there is no obligation to buy. We will have two tables in the hall to let you look through all the lost property we have. ... (Read more)
Parents' Night - 05/10/2014 18:20:49
Please remember to phone in tomorrow to make your parents' night appointment. Our nursery will have an open day nearer the end of October. ... (Read more)
Harvest Festival - 05/10/2014 18:19:17
Remember we are holding our Harvest Festival in the church at 1.30 tomorrow (Monday). Come along to enjoy the singing and performing by all of our pupils although P4/3 and P3/2 are performing Harvest ... (Read more)
What a fabulous fun day - 05/10/2014 12:34:38
Despite a night of worrying about the weather, Carmyle Community Fun Day was a resounding success. The clouds cleared and sun came out to ensure Gary Greer and his Jump 4 Fun team were able to set up ... (Read more)
Fun Day Risk Assessment - 01/10/2014 12:04:40
As you can imagine there are always safety issues when we are running a big event like this. We expect that parents will be attending with younger children but if some older children are attending on ... (Read more)
Change of Time for Harvest - 01/10/2014 08:17:35
The Harvest Festival will now take place at 1.30 pm on Monday 6th October in Carmyle Church. Our P4/3 and P3/2 have been practising Harvest Hope and I am looking forward to seeing this. All parents ... (Read more)
Macmillan Fundraising Last Week - 01/10/2014 08:16:16
Although we have not yet got a final total, the school and nursery worked hard last week to raise funds for the MacMillan Cancer Trust. Our nursery had a coffee morning and afternoon and Marie and Helen ... (Read more)
Trips Today to Kelvingrove - 01/10/2014 08:14:04
Today we have two trips organised - Our Primary 4/3 class are off to visit Kelvingrove as part of their Dinosaurs topic and our nursery pupils will be at the art galleries at the same time. Two trips ... (Read more)
Parents' Night - 01/10/2014 08:12:35
Parents' Night will take place next week on Wednesday 8th October. Appointments can be made by phoning the school on 0141 641 2269. Available times are 3.30 - 5.20 and 6.30 - 8.20. The school will ... (Read more)
The School Choir Win! - 01/10/2014 07:56:07
Yesterday we got the marvellous news that the choir had actually won their section of the Chase the Stage Talent Fest Competition. The finals took place in Blackpool at the weekend and we were very ... (Read more)
School Parliament - 30/09/2014 12:17:46
Today we had our very first school parliament meeting. We brought all our members of the school parliament together to vote in their chairperson and vice chairperson. The vote was carried out very ... (Read more)
Carmyle Fun Day - 30/09/2014 12:00:32
Hi there everyone! As you will know by now we are having a Carmyle Community Fun Day in the field, playgrounds and school of Carmyle Primary on Saturday from 12 - 3 pm. There will be bouncy castles, ... (Read more)
P1 at Fairy Tales at GMRC - 25/09/2014 08:26:31
Glasgow Museum Resource Centre Our P1 and P2/1 pupils have been doing a fairy topic this term and we decided to organise a wonderful trip for them to the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre. This is ... (Read more)
Carmyle Fun Day - 25/09/2014 08:17:07
CARMYLE COMMUNITY FUN DAY The time is now drawing near and we are all becoming very excited about the fantastic fun day planned for the Community of Carmyle by our parents4 pupils council and the ... (Read more)
Harvest Festival - 25/09/2014 08:01:14
This year's Harvest Festival will be performed by the children of P4/3 and P3/2 and will be held in the Church on Monday 6th October at 10.45. All parents are welcome to come along to join in this ... (Read more)
September Holiday - 25/09/2014 07:58:47
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE SCHOOL IS CLOSED FRIDAY 26TH AND MONDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER. We want to wish you all a lovely weekend and we will be back refreshed on Monday to start again! ... (Read more)
Slovenian Visitors - 25/09/2014 07:57:48
On Tuesday we were visited by nine Slovenian education advisers, secondary and primary teachers. They could not believe just how fantastic our school was. They were particularly impressed by the behaviour ... (Read more)
Primary 4/3 and Dinosaurs - 22/09/2014 14:55:55
Primary 4/3 produced some fantastic work on dinosaurs at home! ... (Read more)
School Parliament Elected - 17/09/2014 14:00:22
This morning the whole school split into their 12 house committees for the first meeting of the year. The main focus for this meeting was to vote for a representative from each committee to go forward ... (Read more)
School Fund Collection - 17/09/2014 08:13:41
Lots of parents have been asking me if they can pay up front for school fund rather than weekly as they always forget. Over the year the total collected per child would be £30. Parents can pay ... (Read more)
New Larnark Trip by P6 - 17/09/2014 07:59:03
Yesterday our P6 class went on a trip to New Lanark as part of their topic. This was quite an expensive trip so the cost was met from the school fund which we collect every week. Over ... (Read more)
Farm to Fork - 17/09/2014 07:52:30
Our Farm to Fork visits to Tesco have been a resounding success. Today P5 goes along to Shettleston Tesco for their visit. Every child has returned saying it was the best trip ever! Next week P6 and ... (Read more)
Nursery News October - 16/09/2014 17:04:53
CHECK OUT SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER IN OUR NURSERY CLASS! Trips for the nursery during October are; 1 st October Morning children Kevlingrove Tracks and trails 2 nd October ... (Read more)
Nursery TV - 15/09/2014 07:42:12
The nursery class has at long last had their new tv fitted to the foyer! The cost of this was met by a grant from the Shettleston Area Budget Team which is led by Baillie Anne Simpson, our local councillor. ... (Read more)
Inservice Days - 15/09/2014 07:39:43
Remember the school is closed on Thursday and Friday this week. ... (Read more)
Students arrive! - 15/09/2014 07:39:13
We have four new student teachers starting in Carmyle Primary this week. They are as follows: Mr Kieren Gallacher in P5 Ms Rebecca Larkin in P6 Ms Hazel McCormack in P7 and Ms Natasia Nawaz ... (Read more)
Church Service and BBQ - 15/09/2014 07:37:18
There was a great turn out for the church service on Sunday. I went along this week because our choir were taking part and although we only had nine little voices, they really sung their hearts out. ... (Read more)
Carmyle's Got Talent - 15/09/2014 07:32:37
WHAT A SHOW! The Carmyle's Got Talent Show went really well on Saturday at Carmyle Church. Reece, Morgan, Jodi and Fallon, Beth and Orlaith really did themselves proud. Reece kicked the show off ... (Read more)
The New Scottish Youth Choir - 15/09/2014 07:21:51
The New Scottish Youth Choir ! The New Scottish Youth Choir started off our talent show and they were certainly a hard act to follow. On Wednesday night at 7.30 in Kenmuir Church (London Road) ... (Read more)
Myles meets Commonwealth Medallists! - 15/09/2014 07:14:25
As you know Carrie and Myles, our school teddy bear mascots get to go lots of exciting places. Just look at where Myles ended up at the weekend. He met our Commonwealth gold medallists Kimberly ... (Read more)
Choir gets to National Final! - 12/09/2014 10:56:59
Last year Miss Hutchison entered our school choir in a choral competition. We were telephoned today to let us know that from all the primary and secondary choirs who entered in Scotland, Carmyle Primary ... (Read more)
Homework Policy Proving A Success! - 12/09/2014 10:35:08
One of the things parents reported when we asked for your views on homework was that children found it boring. We agreed and we changed our policy. Now children are set tasks and they can use a variety ... (Read more)
Peanut allergies - 11/09/2014 19:52:48
Important Reminder As we have children with possible nut allergies, it is policy that we must make we do not bring nuts to school or any chocolate bars which contain nuts . Please make sure you ... (Read more)
Inservice Days - 11/09/2014 19:41:41
Please remember the school is closed Thursday and Friday next week. Teachers will be undertaking training in science, learning for sustainability, physical education and writing out new well being ... (Read more)
Carmyle Talent Show and Church Service - 11/09/2014 19:33:20
Just a reminder that some of our pupils are taking part in a Carmyle's Got Talent competition on Saturday at 11 am. On Sunday our choir will be singing at the Church Service. All parents are welcome ... (Read more)
Royal Foundlings - 11/09/2014 19:26:47
I have pleasure in letting you know that the Royal Foundlings, the group who played here in Carmyle Primary, will be taking to the stage at the church on Friday night at 7 pm. The church are hoping ... (Read more)
School Fund - 11/09/2014 19:03:05
We started collecting school fund on Monday 1st September. This fund asks each parent to donate £ 1 every week for their child. Familes pay a maximum if £ 2 weekly even if they have more ... (Read more)
Farm to Fork - 09/09/2014 18:22:07
Primary One kicked off the first of the Farm to Fork visits today and they told me it was brilliant! The parents who accompanied our pupils were amazed at how well they behaved and how carefully they ... (Read more)
October Fun Day - 09/09/2014 18:15:08
Last night the parents of both Carmyle and St Joachim's Primaries held a meeting to make the final arrangements for the fantastic Community Fun Day planned for Saturday October 4 th. The funday will ... (Read more)
MEET THE TEACHER - 09/09/2014 18:11:38
REMINDER!! Please remember that our meet the teacher times are: p2-p4 on Monday 15th at 2.15 p5-p7 on Wednesday 17th at 2.15 All parents and carers are welcome to come along to see what ... (Read more)
Our Office Staff - 09/09/2014 14:48:38
Putting a Face to the Voice We are very lucky to have two very experienced clerical officers in our staff. Mrs Dunsmuir and Mrs McLaughlin have a great many years of experience behind them and they ... (Read more)
Around the School Today - 09/09/2014 14:41:58
A Photo Visit at 2.30pm in Carmyle This will let you have a flavour of what is happening today in school. As you can see all our pupils were very actively engaged in their learning. ... (Read more)
FAST - 08/09/2014 12:09:39
Families and Schools Together Update We had lots of staff being trained on Friday so that we could deliver this programme which is for parents of nursery, P1 and P2 children. Soon you will be getting ... (Read more)
After school clubs - 07/09/2014 15:32:57
After school clubs continue this week as follows: Soccertots on Tuesday ( P2-P4) Basketball on Thursdays for P4 -p7 and football on Fridays. ... (Read more)
Church Events Week - 07/09/2014 15:27:41
Remember to find a few minutes to visit the Church after school today ( Monday). All our pupils' art work on bible stories is displayed for you. I think tea and coffee will be available too. ... (Read more)
Meet The Teacher - 07/09/2014 13:50:23
Open classrooms Our popular Meet the Teacher sessions are planned for next Monday ( Primary 2 - 4) and Wednesday ( P5 - 7). These will run from 2.15 to 3 pm next week ( Monday 15th and Wednesday ... (Read more)
Kidzone - 07/09/2014 13:44:35
Kidzone has not been well populated over the last year as I have been doing the updates for the website myself. Mrs Sallis is now our ICT coordinator once more and she us keen to make sure our pupils ... (Read more)
Parents 4 Pupils - 07/09/2014 13:40:51
P4P Meeting A joint meeting to discuss the planned October Funday has been arranged for 7 pm on Tuesday 9th September. We would appreciate a big turnout as this will be our main organising meeting. ... (Read more)
Calendar Update - 07/09/2014 13:37:40
School calendar Please note the school calendar on the home page has all important dates for September. This will be updated every month so that you can check dates regularly. ... (Read more)
Monday Updates - 07/09/2014 13:35:20
Farm to Fork Primaries1,2/1,3/2and4/3 are all out from Tuesday this week to these workshops provided free of charge by Tesco community partnership. The remaining classes will go out over the next ... (Read more)
School Inset Days - 04/09/2014 14:52:27
Inset Days Please remember the school is closed on 18th and 19th September for staff training. ... (Read more)
Flu Vaccinations - 04/09/2014 14:40:19
Flu Vaccinations Please remember to send your permission slip in by Monday. No one will be vaccinated unless they have completed the necessary paperwork and the nurses will not bring extra ... (Read more)
Church Events - 04/09/2014 14:38:34
Carmyle Parish Church and a week of Events Over the coming week the Church will be running a programme of events. Every child in the school is involved because the church asked us to create art ... (Read more)
Hockey Festival - 04/09/2014 14:32:34
HOCKEY FESTIVAL FOR P7 PUPILS Ten of our P7 pupils will be taking part in a hockey festival on 23rd of September at the New Hockey Centre at Glasgow Green. The selected children will be hearing about ... (Read more)
Determined to Dance - 04/09/2014 14:31:30
DETERMINED TO DANCE Our Primary 6 pupils have started a programme of dance lessons which will culminate in a dance festival later in the term. This is something our P6 pupils have been involved in ... (Read more)
Farm to Fork - 04/09/2014 14:30:13
Farm to Fork Tesco are running workshops for schools called Farm to Fork. These workshops will help children understand where their food comes from. Every class has a session booked at Tesco over ... (Read more)
FAST - 04/09/2014 14:25:24
Families and Schools Together Programme Today and tomorrow two teachers, Mrs Gillen and Mr Nicol, our team leader, Mrs Mullan, one of our pupil support assistants, Mrs Menzies and parents, Mrs McGuire ... (Read more)
Primary One at Lunch - 01/09/2014 12:19:40
Our Primary One Pupils are staying in for the full day today so for some of them it was time for their very first school lunch. They all did really well: ... (Read more)
Our Library - 01/09/2014 08:50:35
This is how it looks now! This is how it was before! We had a special ceremony on Friday at which Mrs Logue and Mrs Dickson (P4P) cut the ribbon to declare the library officially open! ... (Read more)
Ardentinny Returns! - 01/09/2014 08:45:21
Ardentinny Returns! Our Primary 7 pupils have now returned home after a really exhausting week of outdoor learning at Ardentinny. A very special thanks to Mrs Jamieson and Mr Nicol who gave up five ... (Read more)
Primary 6/7 outdoors - 01/09/2014 08:30:21
Primary 6/7 and Outdoor Learning Primary 6/7 spent the whole of last week on outdoor learning activities. Some of these were carried out around the school and for others our pupils went down to Carmyle ... (Read more)
Primary One in Full Time - 01/09/2014 08:24:06
Primary Ones are in Full time: Our youngest pupils start today full time in school. This is a big change and they will most probably come home very tired today. We have arranged for three different ... (Read more)
Lunchtime Fitness - 25/08/2014 16:02:37
Chris Hampton makes a start with our P2 Pupils Today! ... (Read more)
Ardentinny 2014 - 25/08/2014 15:58:56
Ardentinny Trip is Underway All eighteen of our pupils set off today for Ardentinny which is about twelve miles from Dunoon. I was contacted at 11.30 by Mrs Jamieson who explained that they were ... (Read more)
Updates for Parents - 25/08/2014 07:31:40
Monday Update I will try each Monday to bring you up to date with lots of things happening over the week. Annual Data Check You will all have had the usual envelope home by now. It is really ... (Read more)
House Captain Elections - 22/08/2014 16:39:15
Today we elected our new captains and vice captains. They were elected as follows: I would like to say a big "well done!" to all our candidates especially to those who were unsuccessful. ... (Read more)
Primary One Parents - 21/08/2014 14:45:04
Arrangements for Dropping Off Children Primary One pupils have settled well and we really have no tears at all now. Some parents were asking today when they have to start dropping them off at the ... (Read more)
Houses - 21/08/2014 14:43:09
Prospective Candidates for House Captains and Vice Captains Have their say! Today we arranged for each house to come into the gymhall to hear the manifestos of the prospective candidates for House ... (Read more)
HOUSE NEWS - 21/08/2014 14:37:13
PRIMARY ONES CLEVEREST YET! Almost all primary one pupils were able to join the correct house line today. One more practice this week and then we will ask them to do that by themselves (with support ... (Read more)
Ardentinny - 21/08/2014 14:29:19
Ardentinny Trip for P7 Remember you will need to bring a packed lunch in a plastic bag which can be disposed of. I have purchased midge nets so you won't need one of these. All medicines should ... (Read more)
AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS - 21/08/2014 14:20:28
Following our announcement earlier, the after school clubs are filling up. Please phone the school if you wish your child to take part. They start next week and cost £2.50 to be placed in an ... (Read more)
Malicious Mischief - 21/08/2014 14:18:06
Malicious Michief in the Nursery Playground On Tuesday, Miss Mcdaid cleaned out our nursery outdoor sandpit and put in lots of fresh sand. The children were looking forward to playing with ... (Read more)
Goldentime - 19/08/2014 07:46:40
Goldentime Activities As most of you will know we operate Goldentime. This is a set 40 mins each Friday which is set aside for special whole school activities. This term we will be trying to get ... (Read more)
PE Times - 19/08/2014 07:38:01
PE Times and Outdoor Learning. To make sure your child is always ready for outdoor learning or their pe lessons, please make sure their kit is in school. Each child has their own gym and shoe bag ... (Read more)
New Houses - 18/08/2014 14:15:36
Primary One Pupils Join their New Houses! Please see on Our School a complete list of all children in their houses. Today we started practising with P1 and helping them begin to learn which houses ... (Read more)
Our New Library - 15/08/2014 06:55:36
The New School Library We are delighted to announce that we have now spent all the money we got from the Foyle Foundation - a whopping £5000 on providing a wonderful and peaceful new library ... (Read more)
New teacher in P4 - 15/08/2014 06:42:27
P4 meet their new teacher! Miss McMullan has temporarily taken over as teacher of P4 while Mrs Jamieson is acting depute headteacher. She has settled in really well and has already told me how lovely ... (Read more)
Primary 1 settle in well! - 13/08/2014 11:44:14
Its Heads Down for our P1 pupils already! Look at how well they have done. Mrs Maxwell came over from the nursery to check on them and she could not believe her eyes. They are an absolute ... (Read more)