Category: schools

Pupils off Thursday

A reminder that due to industrial action ALL of South Lanarkshire’s Primary, Secondary and ASN schools will be closed to pupils tomorrow, Thursday 24 November. 52-week nurseries and stand-alone nurseries will open as normal, including St Paul’s Nursery, Newton Farm Nursery and St Mary’s Nursery, Lanark. All establishments will reopen on Friday.

P7s Visit Calderside Academy

Last night, a very successful event at Calderside Academy took place, where Primary 7 pupils of up to 8 catchment Primary schools came along to see what their forthcoming secondary school looks like. The assembly hall at Calderside Academy was absolutely packed with hundreds of Primary 7 pupils and their parents and guardians as they […]

2023/24 School Holidays Approved

South Lanarkshire School holidays for 2023/24 have now been approved by local councillors. At the Education Resources Committee meeting earlier this week, elected members confirmed dates for school holidays and in-service days for the next school year. 2023 Teachers will return from Summer on Monday, 14th August 2023. That day and the following on Tuesday, […]

Primary & Nursery Christmas Dinners

South Lanarkshire Christmas School dinners are back! Primary and nursery school Christmas lunches will return on week beginning Monday 12 December. Please see the menu which will be provided on that day below. Your child’s school will issue you with a flyer for pre-ordering their choice for that day. Please return the tear-off slip provided on […]

Possible Strike Action

Nearly every school in Scotland will be closed this Thursday if a teachers strike goes ahead. It would mean a day off for pupils. Councils say every secondary and primary school on the Scottish mainland would close on Thursday 24th. The EIS Union is striking over a 5% pay offer. There is however still a […]

Calderside Sports Leaders

Calderside Academy News! The Blantyre / Hamilton Active Schools Team (in partnership with Blantyre Soccer Academy and Terminal 1) ran a ‘Go Fitba Multi Sports holiday camp at the High School throughout 3 days of the October School Week holidays. It was open and promoted to P1-S1 pupils from Blantyre to attend. It was free […]

Calderside Academy Success

Pupils from Calderside Academy took part in South Lanarkshire Councils First Conference of Schools about Climate Change and Sustainability. The event took place at the Palace Grounds in Hamilton where primary school pupils were taken through lots of activities relating to Sustainability and Climate Change. Calderside Academy, along with the help from Bikeability and Sports […]