Tag: schools

South Lanarkshire School Closures

Schools in South Lanarkshire are set to temporarily close later this month due to strike action. Unison has rejected the latest pay offer from employers ahead of strike action by school support staff, meaning schools will be closed from Tuesday to Thursday, September 26 to 28. Schools are already off Friday 22 and Monday 25th September due […]

Good Luck to all Pupils

The school term resumes tomorrow, Wednesday 16th August 2023. Here’s wishing all Blantyre pupils the very best of luck as they embark on their nursery and school journeys. Especially wishing youngsters starting nursery, P1 and S1 all the best in their transition up. Finally not forgetting all the hard working teachers welcoming back pupils to […]

School Holidays – May

There’s several School holiday days in South Lanarkshire coming up in May 2023. To allow parents and guardians to prepare, pupils will be off: Monday 1st May. (May Day)Tuesday 2nd May (In Service day all schools)Monday 8th May (Kings Coronation all schools and nurseries)Friday 26th May (Local holiday *)Monday 29th May (Local Holiday *) * […]

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.

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, […]

Calderside Academy Expansion

Calderside Academy in Blantyre is amongst four secondary schools in South Lanarkshire to be expanded to help manage an increase in pupil numbers. Community Growth Areas (CGA) across South Lanarkshire, as part of the City Deal agreement, has resulted in significant housing expansion. Calderside Academy will increase by a total of eight additional classrooms and […]