Category: schools

Exam Results Due

Students across Scotland are waiting to find out their National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exam results. The big day is tomorrow Tuesday 9th August, when results will drop by post and text. Here’s wishing all students the very best of luck!

School Menus 2022/2023

South Lanarkshire Council’s new primary school menu goes live on Monday 29 August. This years meals encourage children to eat more fruit and veg as well as reduced sugar intake. Meals have been chosen deliberately which are popular with pupils with something for everyone. As well as main meal, it includes a selection of either […]

School Vandalism

Unfortunately the grounds at High Blantyre Primary School have once again been vandalised. The Nursery storage shed and the picnic bench in the base playground has been badly and deliberately damaged. Glass bottles have been smashed in the drop off area. The school is kindly asking if nearby residents sees anybody in the school playground […]

Remembering Calder Street School

It’s been 11 years this week since the demolition of the Calder Street / First Auchinraith Primary School. Contractors moved in at the end of June 2011 to demolish the school after it became no longer fit for purpose with the promise of the current, modern state of the art new school. First built in […]

Fond Farewell to Teachers

The end of a school term often sees a few teachers change roles, move on to other schools or retire. It’s been a difficult year particularly for Blantyre’s Calderside Academy to see a few respected teachers leave the school in 2022. A sincere, fond farewell goes to Mrs Cunningham, the Classics and Latin teacher and […]

Auchinraith Primary Leavers Assembly

Àuchinraith Primary School held an assembly at St Andrew’s Church especially for their P7 leavers. The end of term event saw school children and pupils attend the school award ceremony earlier today 24th June 2022 which included a celebration for the P7 pupils finishing primary school for the last time. Hope all the youngsters have […]

School’s out for Summer

School term is over and schools are now out for summer! South Lanarkshire Schools closed at 1pm today, Friday 24th June for just over 7 weeks. The sun was shining in Blantyre today as Primary Schools held their own separate celebrations for their P7 pupils saying goodbye to their school for the last time. There […]