Tag: calderside

Calderside Academy P7 to S1 Transition

A great turnout tonight as P7 pupils from local schools and their families attended Calderside Academy’s P7 to S1 transition evening. A lot of valued information was provided in the hour long meeting to assist the youngsters in their BIG step up to the High School in August. Hundreds of local people heard from existing […]

Calderside Woodland Fire

A large grass fire has decimated an extensive area of woodland and fields between Blantyre and East Kilbride. Firefighters had to tackle the blaze near Calderside Road yesterday afternoon, evening and this morning. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed that they received a call yesterday, Saturday 3rd June 2023 around 3.45pm and four firetrucks […]

Tunnocks visit Calderside Academy

Last week the senior pupils in the ASN dept of Blantyre’s Calderside Academy had a very special visit from Graham Harkness from Tunnocks. Graham visited the school as part of a programme being run to allow the pupils to discover more about the ‘world of work’ as they prepare to leave Calderside and venture out […]

Calderside Cooks

We don’t seem to publish enough of the excellent things, talented youngsters are doing at Blantyre’s Schools, something we’ll hopefully remedy this year. Like this for example, this……where we were very impressed by the Calderside Academy S4 students who recently made a Honeyed chicken with rice and veg to practise their culinary skills. Lovely results […]

Calderside Academy Prizegiving

In another step towards normality, Calderside Academy held their annual prize giving ceremonies this week. Pupils from S1, S2 and S3 were rewarded for their hard work and dedication to their education. Each year group had an individual assembly where pupils were presented with fantastic awards for Merit and Commendation. Unfortunately, parents and guardians could […]