Tag: schools

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 […]

Schools Closing Next Week

It may only be the start of a new term, but South Lanarkshire Council have now confirmed local schools will close for 3 days next week. All schools in South Lanarkshire will be closed to pupils on Tuesday 6 September, Wednesday 7 September and Thursday 8 September because of industrial action. This includes all early […]

School & Nursery Staff Strike

South and North Lanarkshire are amongst 9 Scottish Councils whose school and nursery staff are to go on strike for three days next month in a brewing row over pay.  Unison and the GMB said their members will strike on 6, 7 and 8 September after talks with council body Cosla failed to reach an […]

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 […]

P7 Leavers Service

School term is almost at an end and throughout Blantyre’s Primary School’s the pupils of P7 are finishing primary for the final time. Some pupils have visited their forthcoming Secondary Schools for an advance visit and also been taking part in farewell ceremonies and celebrations. Like this one at High Blantyre. The Pupils of High […]

School Holidays Approaching

We’ve got a couple of messages asking about school holidays in Lanarkshire. For clarity, South Lanarkshire schools are back tomorrow, Monday 6th June, but only for the next 3 weeks. Summer holidays are fast approaching and South Lanarkshire schools will close at 1.00pm onFriday 24 June 2022. Source: SLC website

School’s Out for Easter

You can almost hear all the happy little voices chattering and laughing as the school bell goes this afternoon, signifying the arrival of the Easter holidays. Schools out for Easter! South Lanarkshire Schools close this afternoon , Friday 1st April 2021 with children off for a couple of weeks (almost three weeks if you count […]