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June 2020 - 30/06/2020 08:52:16
June 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, It has truly been a very unusual time for us all. It seems like forever ago we said a temporary goodbye to the children of Knightswood as we closed our doors ... (Read more)
May NewsLetter 2019 - 02/05/2019 18:02:51
Our May newsletter has now been uploaded into the Newsletters 2018-19 Section. Remember all newsletter for the year so far can be within this section. ... (Read more)
NHS update - ThreadWorms - 28/08/2018 09:46:17
ThreadWorms We are sometimes approached about infection and treatment and the link below will offer you all the information you need Other information is available from your pharmacist ... (Read more)
Changes to the End of Day - 22/08/2018 17:45:24
Please find below a letter concerning the required changes to dismissing the children at the end of the school day. Please note where your children will be dismissed from. This starts on the 23rd August. ... (Read more)
STEM Returners programme running in Glasgow with BAE Systems - 13/06/2018 17:26:32
STEM Returners programme running in Glasgow with BAE Systems Have you taken a career break from an engineering or technical sector and wish to return? Are you working below your ... (Read more)
Head Lice Information - 17/05/2018 10:28:06
Head Lice We are often approached about infection and treatment and the link below will offer you all the information you need Other information is available from your pharmacist ... (Read more)
Update - Dates 2018 - 29/01/2018 16:49:53
Please click below to access the word document containing updated dates for diaries for Term 3 and Term 4 http://www.knightswood-pri.glasgow.sch.uk//Websites/SchPriKnightswood/UserFiles/file/DatesUpdate. ... (Read more)
Parental Involvement Dec 17 - 08/12/2017 13:16:08
We are looking for parents/ carers who may be interested in sharing skills or hobbies they have with small groups of children at Knightswood Primary School. We are hoping to build a network of parents/carers ... (Read more)
Christmas Menu 2017 - 12/10/2017 17:03:10
Click below to view our Christmas Menu for 2017 which takes place on Friday 15th December http://www.knightswood-pri.glasgow.sch.uk//Websites/SchPriKnightswood/UserFiles/file/Christmas%20Menu. ... (Read more)
Lunchtime Changes- Pilot Term 2: October 23rd - 10/10/2017 10:13:55
Lunchtime Changes - Pilot Term 2: October 23 rd Dear Parents and Carers, This pilot has been agreed and will allow us to continue to manage the children enjoy their break in the ... (Read more)
Pupil Eduity Funding and GIC - 27/09/2017 16:23:15
Pupil Equity Funding and Glasgow’s Improvement Challenge- Impact at October 2017 Our focus in this phase has been on supporting and Improving Literacy, we are: Promoting and ... (Read more)
Subject: Medical Diets - in the Fuel Zone - 27/09/2017 16:16:29
Subject: Medical Diets - in the Fuel Zone http://www.knightswood-pri.glasgow.sch.uk//Websites/SchPriKnightswood/UserFiles/file/Medical_Diet_Leaflet%20-%20June%202017.pdf ... (Read more)
Action for Children - 15/09/2017 15:56:29
Please see below for further information:- ... (Read more)
Glasgow Schools’ CREATE - 16/08/2017 11:28:17
Phone 0141 276 8472 Email neil.robertson@education.glasgow.gov.uk louise.hamilton@glasgow.gov.uk pamela.black@education.glasgow.gov.uk ... (Read more)
Personal Jewellery Piercings - 26/06/2017 08:35:45
Colleagues This email is just a timely reminder for you to advise parents / guardians that the summer break is the ideal time for pupils to have personal jewellery piercings. ... (Read more)
Early Learning and Childcare Services - 23/06/2017 14:41:50
As you will be aware, the council has to plan, design and deliver a more flexible early learning and childcare service in line with the Scottish Government’s commitment of 1140 funded hours for families ... (Read more)
Barnardos - 19/06/2017 10:13:33
My name is Margaret McQueen and I am the new store manager at Barnardos Ancaster Drive in Anniesland. We as a charity promote equality and diversity at our core values. We ... (Read more)
3rd Parents Evening May 2017 - 24/04/2017 14:59:02
Dear Parents and Carers The third and final Parent Teacher meeting will now be held on Wednesday 24 th May. We will use the on-line booking system as this has proved to ... (Read more)
Strathclyde Autistic Society - 27/03/2017 15:51:44
Please find information from Strathclyde Autistic Society. It highlights the supports, clubs, summer scheme available for families as well as the contact details for the Strathclyde Autistic Society. ... (Read more)
Parents' Night - 8th March - 21/02/2017 08:17:54
Translations Available: Urdu: http://www.knightswood-pri.glasgow.sch.uk//Websites/SchPriKnightswood/UserFiles/file/2016%20-%202017/Parents%20Evening%208th%20March%20urdu.docx Arabic: ... (Read more)
The Child Mental Health in Education Project (ChiME) - 06/02/2017 16:11:24
What is the ChiME project? ChiME was set up in 2010 as part of an evaluation to see if a city-wide parenting program was having an impact on child mental health. The data collected was so useful that ... (Read more)
Burns Day - Dinner School - 09/01/2017 08:26:51
Wednesday 25 th January Haggis or quiche Potato Turnip Roast chicken Yorkshire pudd Potato Turnip Beans on toast Turkey sandwich ... (Read more)
Enrolment for P1 2017-18 - 06/01/2017 09:57:08
Dear Parents The time has arrived for registering your child if he/she is due to start school in August 2017. If your child will be 5 years of age by February 28th 2018 and you live in the school’s ... (Read more)
Mince Pie Madness - 17/11/2016 11:31:49
Thursday 17 th November Mince Pie Madness & Christmas Jumper Day 2016 Dear Parent/Carer, On Friday 16 th December ... (Read more)
Standards and Quality Report – Session 2015-2016 - 27/10/2016 12:38:13
Knightswood Primary School Standards and Quality Report – Session 2015-2016 Over the course of this year we have talked to parents and children and worked closely with the staff and ... (Read more)
School Acronyms - 26/10/2016 09:18:41
Our new Parent's Guide to Common Scottish School Acronyms can now be found in the Parents Tab on the Website. ... (Read more)
Cordia Menu October - December 2016 - 12/10/2016 09:39:39
Please click below to view the new Cordia Dinner School Menu for October 2016 http://www.knightswood-pri.glasgow.sch.uk//Websites/SchPriKnightswood/UserFiles/file/2016%20-%202017/Cordia%20October%20Menu/Primary%20FZ%20menu%20-%20choices%20-%20October%2016. ... (Read more)
World Porridge Day - 10th October - 05/10/2016 08:25:16
Next Monday is World Porridge day, a day which celebrates the difference a daily mug of porridge can make to the lives of hungry children. Next Monday the pupil council will be providing each class with ... (Read more)
Home Learning - 16/09/2016 08:35:48
Next Steps for our Home Learning What do we want to do Find middle ground- some practise of current work to embed for example spelling or number Some engaging and enjoyable ... (Read more)
Triple P Information September 2016 - 14/09/2016 08:31:30
Group Triple P is an 9 week programme which provides parents with strategies to promote their children’s/teenager’s development; manage challenging behaviour and plan ahead for more difficult parenting ... (Read more)
Glasgow Schools’ CREATE Music Classes 2016/17 - 30/08/2016 16:10:05
Copy of actual letter: http://www.knightswood-pri.glasgow.sch.uk//Websites/SchPriKnightswood/UserFiles/file/2016%20-%202017/Glasgow%20Schools'%20CREATE.docx Date 30 August 2016 ... (Read more)
Additional Support for Learning (ASL) - Parent/Carer Conference - 30/08/2016 16:08:59
Additional Support for Learning (ASL) Parent/Carer Conference 29 September 2016 1000-1400 hours New Gorbals Parish Church 1 Errol Gardens, G5 0RA ... (Read more)
Out of School Childcare Provision - 30/08/2016 16:05:38
Glasgow City Council are currently seeking the views of parents and carers on our current out of school childcare provision for children aged four to sixteen years. All of the information ... (Read more)
Our Learning Channel - 21/08/2016 17:24:44
Our Learning Channel As part of our regular self-evaluation we are aware that parents want more information to help them support their children with their learning. You have ... (Read more)
Staffing and Classes - 21/08/2016 17:24:17
Staffing and classes We hope that you are beginning to get to know who your child’s teacher is and we look forward to inviting you in each term to share learning. We have a number of new ... (Read more)
Health Promoting School - 21/08/2016 17:23:51
Health Promoting School: We encourage all children to bring fruit or healthy snacks to school. There is a healthy tuck shop run by P7, selling water, fruit rice cakes and plain popcorn. ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 21/08/2016 17:23:28
Parent Council: We are delighted that Ms Amy Young has agreed to chair our Parent Council. We look forward also to welcoming you to our Parent Forum. All parents/carers are automatically members ... (Read more)
Parent Volunteers - 21/08/2016 17:23:08
Parent Volunteers: Every year we are delighted to be supported by parents in classes, in the library and in the lunch hall. All parents who volunteer in school are PVG checked. The Parent ... (Read more)
School Lunch - 21/08/2016 17:22:49
School Lunch: All children in P1-3 are entitled to have a free lunch. Children in P4-7 pay and parents or children can top up accounts at the machines in the hall. Breakfast Club is ... (Read more)
New West Wing - 21/08/2016 17:22:30
Extending the school into the former Rowena Nursery: The extension to the school into the former Nursery was completed on Friday 12 th August. P7 and our Nurture class have moved into the ... (Read more)
Contact Numbers - 21/08/2016 17:22:05
Contact Numbers: We understand that people can change their phones and numbers regularly, and it is easy to forget to update the school with new ones. There have been a few occasions recently ... (Read more)
Parking and Road Safety - 21/08/2016 17:21:48
Parking and Road Safety: Please try to park carefully at the end of the school day. Access must be kept clear at all times for emergency services and I very much rely on your good sense when ... (Read more)
Water in School - 21/08/2016 17:21:27
Water in School: Children have access to fresh chilled water at break and lunchtime, and we encourage them to drink water to keep well hydrated. Please supply your child with a water bottle, ... (Read more)
Lost Property - 21/08/2016 17:21:06
Lost Property: Thank you for naming your child’s uniform. All named items are returned to children after break and lunchtime. Any unnamed items are placed in the cupboards at the main entrance ... (Read more)
Cordia Update - 22/06/2016 15:42:00
School Meal increase information – August 2016 Tuesday 21 June 2016 Dear Parent/Carer, You may recall that Glasgow City Council, as part of a budget decision ... (Read more)
November Enrolment Consultation - 07/06/2016 19:26:46
Currently, families can register their child for school during the enrolment weeks in November and January, for children who are due to commence P1 in the following August. Glasgow City Council is ... (Read more)
Cordia Update 18th April 2016 - 18/04/2016 11:23:49
Following dialogue with colleagues in Cordia, further guidance is detailed below:- 1. The charge for breakfast clubs will be £2 per day 2. There will be a discounted ... (Read more)
Breakfast Club April 2016 Update - 31/03/2016 12:33:59
Dear Parent/Carer Last year we carried out a consultation into the council’s provision and charges for school breakfast clubs across the city. This was because uptake varied ... (Read more)
Achievement April 2016 - 29/03/2016 11:25:04
Achievement We continue to run a number of lunchtime opportunities for the children to ensure that they can learn new skills and enjoy each other’s company beyond the classroom. Mr Murphy works ... (Read more)
"Aladdin Trouble" - 29/03/2016 11:24:46
School Show This year’s show “Aladdin Trouble” has been a huge success. The children performed to almost sell out audiences in Tuesday and Wednesday Evening and to a very enthusiastic school ... (Read more)
Scotland Task - 29/03/2016 11:24:16
Scottish Tasks Children across the school have again been working on Big Tasks , learning about all aspects of Scottish life and Culture. Many parents will have seen some of the work and their ... (Read more)
Parents Coffee Club - 29/03/2016 11:23:54
Parent Coffee and Chat Mrs Leitch organised an opportunity for parents to come together to get to know each other and to meet with staff over a cup of coffee and some cake. Whilst there were ... (Read more)
Youtube Channel - 29/03/2016 11:23:37
Youtube channel This year Education Scotland have launched a new toolkit for schools and they have introduced a section on family and parent learning. We are currently looking at how we can ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 29/03/2016 11:23:21
Parent Council The next meeting with the Parent Council is on Tuesday 26 th April at 6.30. A warm welcome is extended to all parents and carers. These meetings are very helpful and we share ... (Read more)
Water In Class - 29/03/2016 11:23:06
Water in School There is strong evidence to support children ensuring that they are well hydrated and are drinking plenty of water. This is aid to learning. All children require ... (Read more)
Questionnaires - 29/03/2016 11:22:51
Questionnaires Staff, Children and Parents have had the opportunity to tell us about their experiences with us in Knightswood Primary. This year we have focused on information about reporting ... (Read more)
Contact Numbers - 29/03/2016 11:22:33
Contact Numbers We understand that people now change their phones and numbers regularly, and it is easy to forget to update the school with new ones. There have been a few occasions recently ... (Read more)
Reports for Session 2015-16 - 23/02/2016 08:33:11
Last year we ran a very successful reporting to parent’s pilot based on information from the National Parent Forum and from parental focus groups in Knightswood Primary School. ... (Read more)
Our New Youtube Channel - 23/02/2016 08:29:52
As part of our regular self evaluation we are aware that parents want more information to help them support their children with their learning. You have also told us that you can’t always ... (Read more)
Communication 3 - Free Home School transport arrangements update - 29/10/2015 09:43:07
Communication 3 - Free Home School transport arrangements update Dear Parent/Carer, The free home school transport arrangements for our school will resume on Monday 2 November ... (Read more)
NHSGGC SCS #Engage - 30/11/15 - Glasgow Science Centre - 11/10/2015 08:39:00
SCS #Engage is scheduled for Monday 30 th November 2015, from 11am – 7pm at the Glasgow Science Centre. This event will be a large scale participation and engagement event for all children, young ... (Read more)
National Parent Forum Conference - 14th November 2015 - 11/10/2015 08:35:38
CONFERENCE 2015 Visit National Parent Forum of Scotland website ... (Read more)
Free Home school transport eligibility - Communications Update - 09/10/2015 11:26:14
Dear Parent/Carer, You may be aware that the council’s administration was planning on reinstating the original distance eligibility for families to claim free school transport for ... (Read more)
Nut Allergies - 17/09/2015 12:26:29
Nut Allergies We now have a number of children in the school who suffer from severe nut allergies. Their symptoms can be very distressing to them, at times can even be life-threatening, so it is ... (Read more)
Information and Data collection - 17/09/2015 12:26:03
Information and Data collection At the beginning of each school year we send out a number of documents to you to enable us to maintain our own records. Please return Data Checks and photo ... (Read more)
Safe School, Safe Exits and Parking - 17/09/2015 12:25:49
Safe School, Safe Exits and Parking We continue to try to ensure children are given an opportunity to exit the school and find parents and carers easily. To this effect I would ask all parents ... (Read more)
Free School Meals and Clothing Grants - 17/09/2015 12:25:11
Free School Meals and Clothing Grants The Scottish Government and Local Authorities wish to ensure children have an equitable experience within education no matter the family income or circumstances. ... (Read more)
Lost Property - 17/09/2015 12:24:47
Lost Property We continue to work with teachers and children to reunite their items with them. The lost property will be at the main entrance and all unnamed items are placed there. Our Parent ... (Read more)
School Improvement Plan - 17/09/2015 12:24:11
School Improvement Plan The main priorities in the Improvement Plan this year are: Curriculum : Developing Skills Programmes; Development of Citizenship across all stages; Reading ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 17/09/2015 12:23:24
Parent Council I hope many of you will consider joining the Parent Council, which is a great support to the school and has been an amazing success, funding many extras for the children, for instance ... (Read more)
P1 Parents’ Information Sessions and Developments - 17/09/2015 12:23:03
P1 Parents’ Information Sessions and Developments In order to help parents new to the primary school we offer parent workshops and also a taster session with Cordia staff who provide school ... (Read more)
Breakfast Club Consultation Update - June 2015 - 09/06/2015 14:55:04
Breakfast Club consultation – Update information for parents and carers There have been an number of recent conflicting media reports regarding the future of the ... (Read more)
Clothing Grant, Free School Meal Application - 28/05/2015 11:38:05
Please note that the 2015/16 Clothing Grant/Free School Meal application form is now available on the GCC website. This can be accessed using the link below:- https://www. ... (Read more)
Cordia Update - 28/05/2015 08:20:52
In February 2015 the Council approved increases in the price for a lunchtime meal for pupils. From August 2015, the charge will be £1.70 per day . I would ... (Read more)
Term 4 Achievement 2015 - 06/05/2015 07:57:45
We are continuing to run a number of lunchtime opportunities for the children to ensure that they can learn new skills and enjoy each other’s company beyond the classroom. The chess coaches are ... (Read more)
Sports Day - 06/05/2015 07:56:08
We are delighted to let you know the High School of Glasgow have again offered their grounds for our Sports Day. This will take place on Wednesday 20 th May throughout the day. Parents are invited ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 06/05/2015 07:54:11
The next meeting with the Parent Council is on Monday 18 th May at 6.30pm. A warm welcome is extended to all parents and carers. ... (Read more)
House Captains and P7 Ambassadors - 06/05/2015 07:53:53
Our House Captains and the P7 Ambassadors are continuing to support their houses to make a difference in and out of the school. Children in every house have made great efforts this year to try ... (Read more)
Health Week - 06/05/2015 07:53:20
We are looking forward to Health Week during the week beginning 11 th May, where the children will enjoy a variety of lessons, competitions, a performance and other activities to promote Health ... (Read more)
In-Service Day - 06/05/2015 07:53:01
The school will be closed to children on Thursday 7 th May for the Election. Staff will continue to develop their expertise, with a focus on Mental Arithmetic. We will welcome Tom Renwick to lead ... (Read more)
Staffing - 06/05/2015 07:52:35
We would like to congratulate Mrs Smith on her secondment as Acting Head Teacher of the new Gaelic school in Glasgow. Mrs Smith will undertake this work until June and we wish her every success. Mrs ... (Read more)
P1 Induction - 06/05/2015 07:51:56
Parents and children will be invited along on Thursday 28 th and Thursday 4 th June from 9.30-10.30am. The children will visit their classes with their new teachers, and parents will have ... (Read more)
P7 Transition - 06/05/2015 07:51:32
The children in P7 will attend Knightswood Secondary School as part of their transition on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10 th , 11 th and 12 th June. Children will have the opportunity ... (Read more)
End of Term Arrangements - 06/05/2015 07:51:06
Each year we look forward to celebrating the hard work and the learning the children have undertaken. Last year we had very good feedback from our parents regarding the celebration events and we look ... (Read more)
Warm Weather - 06/05/2015 07:50:23
April has been really warm and sunny and this is a very good time to remind you about taking time to use sunscreen on your children before they come to school, provide a hat, and ensure they have a ... (Read more)
Rowena Nursery - 06/05/2015 07:49:59
Many of you will have noticed that the building work has begun in the site next to the school. This will be a purpose built Nursery and is due for completion in February 2016. The site manager ... (Read more)
Contact Numbers - 06/05/2015 07:48:17
We understand that people now change their phones and numbers regularly, and it is easy to forget to update the school with new ones. There have been a few occasions recently when children have needed ... (Read more)
Achievement - 12/03/2015 13:00:35
We are running a number of lunchtime opportunities for the children to ensure that they can learn new skills and enjoy each other’s company beyond the classroom. There are opportunities for ... (Read more)
Cinderella and Rockerfella - 12/03/2015 12:59:45
As you may know the Primary 7s have been working hard on their pantomime. This year they are performing, ‘Cinderella and Rockerfella’, a unique version of the well known story of Cinderella. ... (Read more)
Scottish Tasks - 12/03/2015 12:59:06
Once again this year, all classes have now undertaken a Scottish Learning Task. They have been learning about Scotland and its wide culture, history and heritage. Children have also been planning ... (Read more)
House System - 12/03/2015 12:57:54
Children are well supported in the school by their House Captains and P7 ambassadors. Each month they work with the children at House Assemblies to develop the children’s understanding of values ... (Read more)
Wet Weather - 12/03/2015 12:57:12
Please make sure your child has a jacket and warm clothing over the winter/spring months. We aim for all children to have an outdoor break and many children tell us they have no coat or warm jacket ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 12/03/2015 12:56:26
The next meeting with the Parent Council is on Monday 16 th March at 6.30pm. A warm welcome is extended to all parents and carers. ... (Read more)
Contact Numbers - 12/03/2015 12:55:43
We understand that people now change their phones and numbers regularly, and it is easy to forget to update the school with new ones. There have been a few occasions recently when children have needed ... (Read more)
Questionnaires - 12/03/2015 12:55:03
Staff and Children have had the opportunity to tell us about their experiences in school, and we will also be giving you the opportunity to help inform further improvements. As returns ... (Read more)
Water in School - 12/03/2015 12:54:32
There is strong evidence to support children ensuring that they are well hydrated and are drinking plenty of water. This is aid to learning. All children require a water bottle which ... (Read more)
In-service Day - 12/03/2015 12:53:38
School was closed on Wednesday 11 th February to allow staff to further develop the curriculum and their expertise. We continued to work on School Improvement Plan targets within Assessment ... (Read more)
The Pupil Council - 12/03/2015 12:52:48
The pupil council have been very busy, organising charity events, meeting with Mrs McKendrick, and presenting children’s ideas and issues to the Senior Leadership Team. We will support them ... (Read more)
School Dinners P1-3 - 06/01/2015 16:38:27
A reminder to all parents that the children in P1-3 are now entitled to a free meal. ... (Read more)
Christmas CD - 19/12/2014 07:51:18
Christmas CD We have produced a Christmas CD. Recording took place on 1 st December. Copies are now available at the office and they will make a great gift for friends and family. ... (Read more)
Mince Pie Madness - Save the Children - 19/12/2014 07:48:15
C hristmas Mince Pie Magic Thank you to the many friends and families who came along to enjoy this Christmas event. We hope you enjoyed the entertainment, ... (Read more)
Wider Achievement - 19/12/2014 07:47:42
I am delighted to tell you that Knightswood Primary will becoming part of the Children’s University, in partnership with Strathclyde University. Along with other local primary schools and ... (Read more)
Absence Line - 19/12/2014 07:47:10
Absence Line Thanks to everyone for using this line to report absences in the morning. We are trying many ways to more effectively support families and this ... (Read more)
Staffing - 19/12/2014 07:46:39
Staffing Mrs Sara Jane McIntosh will leave us this term to begin her own family. I would like to thank her for all her work in Knightswood Primary School. We wish her well. Ms Gray will ... (Read more)
Reporting to Parents - 19/12/2014 07:46:19
Reporting to parents We have now analysed all the information from parents, children and teachers and will have a proposal for parents involved in the pilot this year. I will also be ... (Read more)
Reduce Food Waste - 18/11/2014 09:08:36
In Knightswood Primary our House captains are leading a project to help us reduce food waste. The project is simple: - the House captains put out the fruit basket daily- ... (Read more)
Values Education at Knightswood Primary - 12/11/2014 07:29:38
Values Education at Knightswood Primary Our shared values in Knightswood are very important. Compassion, Wisdom, Justice and Integrity. Children work very hard to try to live ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 12/11/2014 07:29:19
Parent Council Many thanks to everyone who came along to the Parent Council AGM. We are grateful to you for supporting the children, and are delighted to have some new volunteers moving ... (Read more)
Cool in School and Reflection - 12/11/2014 07:28:59
In Knightswood Primary School we work hard to achieve a positive atmosphere. Our “being cool in school” programme aims to help children to self-manage their behaviour and to reflect ... (Read more)
Terrific Tuesdays - 12/11/2014 07:28:40
Terrific Tuesdays Each Tuesday our Pupil Support Team plan and implement exciting activities for the children in the Playground. There can be anything from skipping to den building and these ... (Read more)
Parent Information- parent zone. - 12/11/2014 07:28:30
Parent Information- parent zone . Education Scotland provides an excellent information and communication site for parents at http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/parentzone/ ... (Read more)
Christmas CD - 12/11/2014 07:28:19
Christmas CD We will this year be producing a Christmas CD. Recording will take place on 1 st December. Mrs McKnight will be working with children and teachers to ensure we present our ... (Read more)
Parent Teacher Meeting - 12/11/2014 07:28:06
Parent Teacher Meeting We will be holding our parent teacher meetings on Thursday 13 th November from 3.30pm. Further information and times will come to you as normal. At this time ... (Read more)
Free School Meals and Clothing Grants - 12/11/2014 07:27:45
The Scottish Government and Local Authorities wish to ensure children have an equitable experience within education no matter the family income or circumstances. To that end free school meals and clothing ... (Read more)
Head Lice - 12/11/2014 07:27:25
Head Lice The problem continues in schools and communities across Scotland. Please remain vigilant, and treat children, and members of the family who may have contact with them, if you find ... (Read more)
Transport and safety of all children - 12/11/2014 07:27:12
Transport and safety of all children Please help us to keep our children safe. Children and adults should not ride on cycles or scooters in the school. Please dismount and ensure ... (Read more)
You're Woolly Fantastic – Friday 12th December - 12/11/2014 07:26:58
You're Woolly Fantastic – Friday 12 th December Knightswood Primary have signed up to ‘Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day’. This is now in its third ... (Read more)
Easy Fundraising - 12/11/2014 07:26:44
Easy Fundraising We have now created an ‘ Easyfundraising page’ which is an easy way to raise money for the school, simply by shopping online. Shop with over 2,700 top retailers ... (Read more)
Label Planet - 12/11/2014 07:26:16
Earn commission for the school by ordering your labels at www.name-labels.com and entering Reference Number: 11363 ... (Read more)
Youth Music Initiative programme - 23/10/2014 14:37:53
Youth Music Initiative programme In 2014/15, Knightswood Primary School will be receiving fortnightly visits from a YMI Instructor. The Youth Music Initiative programme, (funded by Creative ... (Read more)
Our friend Liz Bowman - 21/10/2014 08:27:14
Dear Parents and Carers It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Liz Bowman, who has been our admin assistant in the front office for 18 years in Knightswood Primary, died during ... (Read more)
Free School Meals and Clothing Grants - 25/09/2014 08:11:15
The Scottish Government and Local Authorities wish to ensure children have an equitable experience within education no matter the family income or circumstances. To that end free school meals and clothing ... (Read more)
Breakfast Club - 25/09/2014 08:10:09
Colleagues at Cordia, who organise and run the breakfast club in Knightswood Primary, have asked me to remind you that children should arrive before 8.30am to be served. Please ensure your children ... (Read more)
Open Session - 25/09/2014 08:09:45
Our P3 Open Afternoon will be Tuesday 7 th October at 2:15pm. The children will be demonstrating their Science experiments to parents. ... (Read more)
P1 DVD - 25/09/2014 08:09:15
We will be taking orders for the ‘Welcome to P1’ DVD next Tuesday. We are asking for a donation of £2 per DVD to cover our costs. Information about the DVD will come to P1 parents ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 25/09/2014 08:08:43
Many thanks to everyone who came along to the Parent Council AGM. We are grateful to you for supporting the children, and are delighted to have some new volunteers moving onto the Council. The first ... (Read more)
HARVEST - 25/09/2014 08:07:47
We have been overwhelmed by the support for our Harvest Festival. We have been displaying your kind generations in the school foyer. We are looking forward to our Harvest Whole School Assembly on ... (Read more)
Parking - 25/09/2014 08:07:19
Could I remind parents that they should not park on the zig-zag lines outside the school at the beginning and end of the day. We are trying to ensure the safety of all children and there are times where ... (Read more)
Macmillan Coffee Morning - 25/09/2014 08:06:54
On Friday 3 rd October, P6 will host our Macmillan coffee morning. I hope many of you will be able to come along. I am grateful to the teachers, particularly to Mrs Mckinnon and the ... (Read more)
Information Sessions - 25/09/2014 08:06:23
First sessions were offered on Wednesday 24 th September at 9.00am in the hall. The information about our House System and Positive Behaviour Management information has been added ... (Read more)
Parent Teacher Meeting - 25/09/2014 08:05:53
We will be holding our parent teacher meetings on Thursday 13 th November from 3.30pm. Further information and times will come to you as normal. ... (Read more)
P7 Careers Day - 25/09/2014 08:05:22
The Parent Council have supported us to organise an early Careers day for our Primary 7 children. A number of people in a variety of careers will come along and speak to the children about their jobs, ... (Read more)
September 2014 - 25/09/2014 08:05:05
Dear Parents and Carers, October is nearly upon us, and very soon it will be the end of Term One. Staff and children have been very busy and active, learning new skills, extending their ... (Read more)
MLOL 2014 - 24/09/2014 08:29:53
MLOL 2014 The third group of Malawi Leaders of Learning (MLOL) teachers from Glasgow nursery, primary and secondary schools have touched down in the warm heart of Africa over the weekend ... (Read more)
Flu Immunisation Programme - 22/08/2014 08:07:44
FLU IMMUNISATION PROGRAMME We have been provided with information about the flu vaccination programme taking place this winter. · ... (Read more)
Be the Best You Can Be (Aug '14) - 18/08/2014 07:55:00
This year we plan once again to focus on our values. Compassion, Integrity, Wisdom and Justice. I would ask that you too consider these as we work together. Without these our society will not be ... (Read more)
P1 Parents Sessions - 18/08/2014 07:54:30
In order to help parents new to the primary school Mrs Smith will be offering some informal information sessions. She will update parents with dates. I will also be running another general ... (Read more)
School Improvement Plan 2014 - 18/08/2014 07:54:02
The main priorities in the Improvement Plan this year are: · Moderation of skills progression including Skills for Learning, Skills for Work and Skills for Life · ... (Read more)
Parent Volunteers - 18/08/2014 07:53:39
Feedback from our children has been consistent again in telling us they would like more adults to support them in the lunch hall. Last Year it was a positive experience to have parents sitting with ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 18/08/2014 07:53:22
I hope many of you will consider joining the Parent Council, which is a great support to the school and has been an amazing success, funding many extras for the children, for instance ties and gifts ... (Read more)
Lost Property - 18/08/2014 07:52:55
We continue to work with teachers and children to reunite their items with them. The lost property will be at the main entrance and all unnamed items are placed there. Our Parent Council mange this, ... (Read more)
Free School Meals and Clothing Grants - 18/08/2014 07:52:37
The Scottish Government and Local Authorities wish to ensure children have an equitable experience within education no matter the family income or circumstances. To that end free school meals and clothing ... (Read more)
Nut Allergy - 18/08/2014 07:52:02
We now have a number of children in the school who suffer from severe nut allergies. Their symptoms can be very distressing to them, at times can even be life-threatening, so it is important that ... (Read more)
Safe School, Exits and Parking - 18/08/2014 07:51:38
Whilst we understand the temptation to come and speak with your children before 9, at break and lunchtime, at gates and the fence, I would ask parents and carers not to do this, as we warn children ... (Read more)
Message from the HT June '14 - 12/06/2014 11:07:12
Dear Parent / Carer I cannot believe how quickly this term has gone. We are already at the end of May and our first Sports Day is already over! It was a marvellous day and we finished ... (Read more)
Being the Best we Can Be - 12/06/2014 11:06:33
Being the Best we Can Be I am delighted to share with you that Shannon Ramsay who is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do has been selected as a Glasgow Young Champion. We look forward to ... (Read more)
Quality Improvement - 12/06/2014 11:05:57
Quality Improvement Our Quality Assurance Officer Ronnie Mackie visited us on Thursday 15 th May. We discussed the targets for School Improvement for next session, the Standards and ... (Read more)
Lost Property - 12/06/2014 11:05:30
Lost Property We continue to try to support the return of lost property within our resources. The first port of call every day is to constantly remind children to go back for jackets, etc ... (Read more)
Weather - 12/06/2014 11:05:02
Weather We aim to allow children to have an outdoor break on as many days as possible. However this is Scotland , and even summer days can be cold and wet. Please ensure ... (Read more)
P1 Induction Days - 12/06/2014 11:04:33
P1 Induction Days We are delighted to be at the stage of preparing to welcome our new p1s into school. We will be having two induction days on May 29 th and June 5 TH ... (Read more)
Car Park and Safety - 12/06/2014 11:04:09
Car Park and Safety Would parents please support the school and ensure no children or adults walk through the car park at the end of the day. Apart from the obvious safety concerns, ... (Read more)
BINGO Night! - 29/04/2014 14:58:45
Knightswood Primary School Bingo Night Thursday 1st May Eyes Down 6.30 - 8.00pm All welcome Come dressed in House Colours Children ... (Read more)
4Rs Newsletter - 12/03/2014 12:29:39
4Rs Newsletter Issue 2 of the 4Rs newsletter and an update on the progress of our school estate refurbishment project has been published and now available online at: ... (Read more)
Headteacher's Message - 11/03/2014 18:01:26
Dear Parents and Carers, At last I think there are signs of spring. It has been a long winter, and I am looking forward to enjoying the light nights and being active in the fresh air. The ... (Read more)
Consulting Parents - 11/03/2014 18:00:36
Newsletter Thank you for all your feedback about the newsletter. Almost all parents who responded want to keep it in its current form. We will continue to put paper copies in bags, ... (Read more)
Be All You Can Be! - 11/03/2014 17:59:43
Be All You Can Be Much to celebrate again this term! Our Cross Country Team participated in the Glasgow Cross Country Championships and made very good times, they also represented Knightswood ... (Read more)
Pupil Council - March - 11/03/2014 17:58:45
Pupil Council The pupil council continue to meet with Mrs MacKendrick. They have brought some issues for me to consider and are also keeping the children in their classes up ... (Read more)
House Meetings - 11/03/2014 17:57:53
House Meetings Our new model is working well so far. We have monthly house meetings where the House Captains, Vice Captains and P7 Ambassadors lead the children to plan targets and ... (Read more)
Sports Day - 11/03/2014 17:55:39
Sports Day This year- weather permitting we are able to host Sports Day for all parents and children to enjoy together. We have been supported very generously by the High School ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 11/03/2014 17:52:07
Parent Council At each Parent Council meeting we discuss the progress the school is making from my report, we plan support for the children and improvements, for example we are planning ... (Read more)
Book Fayre - 11/03/2014 17:51:31
The Book Fair will be delivered on Wednesday 12 th March and children will have an opportunity to buy books during school and with you at Parents’ Evening. ... (Read more)
Digital Parenting - 11/03/2014 17:51:08
Digital Parenting Every parent of children in P3 and above was sent a magazine to support their understanding of how to protect children on line. This is a very serious issue for ... (Read more)
Parking and Safety for Children - 05/02/2014 08:58:43
Could I remind parents that they should not park on the zig-zag lines outside the school at the beginning and end of the day. We are trying to ensure the safety of all children and there are times ... (Read more)
Contact Numbers - 05/02/2014 08:57:47
We understand that people now change their phones and numbers regularly, and it is easy to forget to update the school with new ones. There have been a few occasions recently when children have needed ... (Read more)
Questionnaires - 05/02/2014 08:57:26
Staff and Children have had the opportunity to tell us about their experiences in school, and we will also be giving you the opportunity to help inform further improvements. As returns ... (Read more)
Hair Care - 05/02/2014 08:56:52
I am aware that there have been a few outbreaks once again this term. The way forward for the community will be to remain vigilant and to check and possibly treat all the family when there is an outbreak. ... (Read more)
Water in School - 05/02/2014 08:56:21
All children require a water bottle which they can refill during the day. Please note only water is allowed for drinking in class. ... (Read more)
Wet and Cold Weather Clothing - 05/02/2014 08:56:03
Please make sure your child has a jacket and warm clothing over the winter/spring months. We aim for all children to have an outdoor break and many children tell us they have no coat or warm jacket ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 05/02/2014 08:55:16
The Parent Council have been very active and plans are being made for another Spring/Summer Fair, known as “Monster Fun Day 2” This event is for all the family and will be ... (Read more)
In-Service Day - 05/02/2014 08:54:32
School will be closed on Wednesday 12 th February to allow staff to further develop the curriculum and their expertise. We are continuing to work on School Improvement Plan targets within Moderation ... (Read more)
Pupil Council Feb - 05/02/2014 08:54:04
The pupil council have been very busy, organising charity events, meeting with Mrs McKendrick, and presenting children’s ideas and issues to the Senior Leadership Team. We will support them to ... (Read more)
Scottish Tasks - 05/02/2014 08:53:37
Once again this year, all classes have now undertaken a Scottish Learning Task. They have been learning about Scotland and its wide culture, history and heritage. Children have also been planning ... (Read more)
Be all you can be! - 05/02/2014 08:52:52
Children continue to let me know of their achievements and I always ask them to write this down for inclusion in the newsletter. This month I am aware of Carla Grimes and Molly Macfarlane, have been ... (Read more)
Newsletter - 05/02/2014 08:52:22
Most schools like to write to parents and update them with school business and events to ensure they have a picture of the wider work of the school. A number of parents have told me that ... (Read more)
Burns Day Celebrations - 29/01/2014 15:01:56
Well our Burns Day Celebrations were such as success! A massive thank you all the pupils and the staff for their hard work. It was a pleasure to see the pupils perform their poetry, demonstrate their ... (Read more)
HT December Message - 16/12/2013 15:39:57
Dear Parents and Carers I would like to thank you all for the support you have given your children and the school during 2013. The children and staff benefit from this hugely in many ways and ... (Read more)
Visit from the Lord Provost - 16/12/2013 15:39:04
Visit from Lord Provost We were delighted to have had a visit from the Lord Provost Sadie Docherty on Monday 18 th November. She spoke to some of our children at an assembly and also visited ... (Read more)
Wider Achievement - 16/12/2013 15:38:06
Wider Achievement We are delighted that we have been successful in our application for grants to enable us to run some more lunchtime clubs in school, and to establish a modern well ... (Read more)
Being the Best we can be! - 16/12/2013 15:37:15
Being the best we can be So many children are demonstrating their many talents at this time, and we have been delighted to have parents and friends and carers into school to share ... (Read more)
Staffing - 16/12/2013 15:36:32
Staffing Mrs Young has returned to her post in Primary 3/2 and I would like to thank Mrs Angela Malone for her work with the children. ... (Read more)
Reporting to Parents - 16/12/2013 15:34:39
Reporting to parents Many thanks for your support at parents’ evening. As usual almost all of our parents and carers attend these meetings. Teachers have told me how helpful your input ... (Read more)
Christmas Coffee Morning - 16/12/2013 15:33:44
Christmas Coffee Morning Our Christmas coffee morning went really well and we have had some good ideas to try to make it even better next year. It was so good to have an opportunity ... (Read more)
Safety in Schools - 16/12/2013 15:32:50
Safety in Schools This morning we had a planned fire evacuation and a number of issues made this more challenging for us to be sure all children were accounted for. These practices ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 16/12/2013 15:30:53
Parent Council The next meeting will be on Tuesday 14 th January at 6.30pm in the school. ... (Read more)
A Christmas Treat - 6th December 2013 - 03/12/2013 07:33:57
A Christmas Treat Friday 6 th December 2013 Dear Parents/Carers , We would be delighted if you could attend our Christmas Carol and Mince Pie Event. ... (Read more)
Being the Best We Can Be - 21/11/2013 08:13:32
Being the Best we can be! Children continue to be successful, not only in their learning and within school events, but in the wider community too. Each Monday to Wednesday we have assemblies ... (Read more)
NSPCC - Many thanks! - 21/11/2013 08:11:30
NSPCC Many thanks to all parents, friends and relatives who contributed, a total well in excess of £2000 was raised. Children were given a little thank you from the NSPCC. Very well ... (Read more)
Christmas Coffee Morning - 21/11/2013 08:09:57
Christmas Coffee Morning This year we would like to focus on entertaining you with Christmas carols whilst you enjoy some mince pies and teas and coffees. We will send further details of ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 21/11/2013 08:08:24
Parent Council Many thanks to everyone who came along to the Parent Council AGM. We are grateful to you for supporting the children in Knightswood Primary. The Parent Council will be in ... (Read more)
Parent Volunteers - 21/11/2013 08:07:03
Parent Volunteers We have really enjoyed having our parent volunteers in to help at lunchtime. The children benefit from having a friendly adult to help and chat and staff can support children ... (Read more)
Lost Property - 21/11/2013 07:58:26
Lost Property I would like to thank members of the Parent Council, who give up their time to sort and return lost property to your children. This continues to be a problem within the school. ... (Read more)