Category: schools

St Joseph’s Car Free Zone

by Columnist, Jordan Tennant St. Joseph’s Primary School is to implement a car free zone despite having only 10 people in favour. Vehicles dropping off or picking up will be banned from Park Lane and Ennisfree Road during the school’s rush hours next year. Sheli Balfour who has a daughter at the school said: “I […]

School Alarm Causing Sleepless Nights

Coatshill residents in Blantyre have had enough after many sleepless nights being caused by a Property alarm in the neighbourhood. Families are being woken up around the same time each night by the School alarm nearby at David Livingstone Memorial Primary School. It’s been going off 4 or 5 times a week for the last […]

Back to School

Good luck to all the P1’s and nursery pupils starting South Lanarkshire Schools today. As other older children get ready for a return back to school, the first pupils to return are the youngest today, Wednesday 12th August 2020. Here’s hoping they all settle in well, stay safe and enjoy their big day.

Its Exam Results Day

Teenagers all over the country got their exam results today! About 138,000 Scottish students began receiving their results at 8am this morning and as with each year it brought delight for some and disappointment for others. The pass rate for National 5 was 81.1%, while the Higher pass rate was 78.9% and the Advanced Higher […]

Coronavirus Official Update

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has delivered Scotland’s 3 weekly update this lunchtime and it is confirmed that we will REMAIN in this current phase 3.  A move to phase 4 would require government to be satisfied that the virus is no longer a threat and unfortunately this is far from the case. It has been […]

Schools Out for Summer

Yesterday and today were the final days of school terms in Lanarkshire. An unusual term to say the least, with many of kids not in school for 3 months and some unable to enjoy that final farewell to their classmates. For some kids it was also an end of Primary School. 7 weeks of holidays […]