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Reporting Pupil Absence - 23/09/2021 10:38:15
For pupil absence, please call the Pupil Absence line on (0141) 287 0039. You do not need to call the school direnctly unless it is under the following circumstances: *For COVID-related issues, ... (Read more)
September Weekend - 23/09/2021 10:30:55
Just a reminder that school will be closed on FRIDAY 24th SEPTEMBER and MONDAY 27th SEPTEMBER. We will reopen on TUESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER at the usual time. We hope you have a good weekend! ... (Read more)
Latest School Newsletter - 03/09/2021 11:44:55
Click on the link to download the pdf of our latest newsletter: August 2021 Newsletter ... (Read more)
School Uniform Order Form - 02/06/2021 14:32:19
Click on the link below to download information about how to order our school uniform online or by post. http://www.garrowhill-pri.glasgow.sch.uk/Websites/SchPriGarrowhill/UserFiles/file/LogoXpress%20Garrowhill%20PS%202021. ... (Read more)
Garrowhill Primary School App - 21/05/2021 10:01:52
Please make sure that you have installed the free school app. If you haven't yet downloaded it, visit the App Store or Google Marketplace and search for "Scot Ed" Once installed, ... (Read more)
Primary Transition Video - 17/05/2021 12:16:45
Please find below a link to an updated Primary Transition video for all P7 pupils. This has been put together by students at Bannerman and we would appreciate it if the P7 pupils could take a look ... (Read more)
Bee Update - 07/05/2021 11:15:25
You may or may not know that Garrowhill Primary School is now home to a colony of bees! Our Primary 6 pupils, along with a local bee expert, are now caring for a school hive, based near the garden ... (Read more)
A Wee Tour of the School - 07/05/2021 10:22:01
Click on the link below for a short tour of Garrowhill Primary School: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1SR35g1oCw ... (Read more)
Coronavirus - Advice for Schools - 06/03/2020 14:18:03
Click on the link to download the current advice poster regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 Prevention of spread of the virus Symptoms and actions to take. ... (Read more)
Macmillan in the Community - 18/12/2019 08:19:57
Macmillan Cancer Support offer a weekly drop-in at The Bridge in Easterhouse. Click on the link for details of their centres across Glasgow, and contact details for anyone who think that they might ... (Read more)
Assessing Your Child's Learning - 22/11/2019 14:47:58
As you know, effective assessment of children’s progress in learning is crucial in raising attainment and meeting a child’s needs. Staff use this information to plan effective learning across the curriculum ... (Read more)
Learning for Sustainability - 25/09/2019 08:25:25
Garrowhill Primary School has been involved with Learning for Sustainability (LfS) for many years. Contrary to some beliefs, LfS is not just about climate change and similar environmental issues, it's ... (Read more)
August Newsletter - 22/08/2019 12:00:45
Please click on the link for the latest newsletter with information on: Diary dates Uniform Absence Reporting School Fundraiser ... (Read more)
End of Term - 25/06/2019 15:33:21
Don't forget, our 2018/19 session finishes on FRIDAY 28th JUNE at 1pm. Everyone at Garrowhill Primary School thanks you for all of your hard work and support throughout the year. We all hope ... (Read more)
Harris House Winners! - 25/06/2019 15:29:06
Well done to Harris house for their win in this year's Sports Day. It's a double celebration for the house, as Harris managed to amass the most house points over the course of the year! Well done everybody! ... (Read more)
Parent Council Newsletter - 25/06/2019 15:14:51
Click on the link for the latest Garrowhill Parent Council Newsletter. ... (Read more)
Glasgow's Got Heart Campaign - 16/05/2019 12:13:17
The Evening Times is up for an award for their Glasgow’s Got Heart campaign which has seen all local authorities commit to all secondary pupils receiving CPR training at an appropriate time – Glasgow ... (Read more)
Labelling School Uniform - 16/05/2019 12:09:02
Putting your child's name on each item of their school uniform helps to prevent clothing being lost. Click on the link for details of a handy clothing label product. ... (Read more)
May & June News Update - 13/05/2019 15:54:01
Dear Parents/Carers, We are approaching a very busy time in school with some important events and dates for your diary. Photos On Monday 20 th May Tempest photography ... (Read more)
HMIE Parents'/Carers' Survey - 23/04/2019 13:22:38
HMIE are seeking the views of parents/carers of the children in the school. Please follow the appropriate link to complete the short survey. *Please note that surveys should be completed ... (Read more)
*Glasgow Super 7s WINNERS* - 27/03/2019 16:20:21
A huge congratulations to our Primary 7 athletics team who today won the final of the Glasgow School Super 7s Tournament, beating off competition from 23 other schools across the city to lift the prestigious ... (Read more)
Easter Jubilation Song Words - 26/03/2019 10:34:47
Please click on the link for the words to Easter Jubilation. Remember to make sure that you have learned the words really well! ... (Read more)
Glasgow Music Festival 2019 - 13/03/2019 11:43:55
Well done to the school choir for a fantastic performance in this year's Glasgow Music Festival. Their excellent performance achieved a score of 85 out of 100 against some very tough competition. The ... (Read more)
Easter Song Words for P4 & P5/4 - 22/02/2019 08:52:11
Click on the links below for the words to the songs for the Spring Service: Woodcutters_Song I_Could_Never I_Could_Never_Verse_2 I_Could_Never_Verse_3 ... (Read more)
Heart Start Training - 15/02/2019 10:20:24
Many thanks to Anne Harrison and Mark Smith for delivering vital training to the school staff, in CPR and use of the school's AED (Automated External Defibrillator) during our February in-service day. ... (Read more)
Rugby Star! - 15/02/2019 10:15:35
Congratulations for winning Glasgow Warriors' "Warrior of the Month" award. Here he is pictured with Glasgow Warriors star Rob Harley! ... (Read more)
Burns Night Ceilidh - 15/01/2019 15:54:29
Tickets are selling fast for our annual Burns Night Ceilidh. This year, it's on Thursday 24th January, starting at 7pm. Tickets cost £7 per person and include a haggis supper and refreshments. ... (Read more)
Choir Words for Burns Night - 15/01/2019 15:45:05
Children in the P4 and P5 choir should learn the following song words in time for the Burns Night Ceilidh on Thursday 24th January. Song_Words ... (Read more)
RNLI Fundraiser Success! - 14/12/2018 08:47:30
Thank you for all your support for last week's RNLI Fundraising Fun Day, organised by P3/2 and P2. The book, toy and craft sale, along with the games and other activities raised somewhere in the region ... (Read more)
CEOP - Important Information - 14/12/2018 08:43:37
Some important information from CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Agency) regarding online safety this Christmas: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/professionals/our-views/how-you-can-keep-young-people-safer-online-over-the-christmas-period/ ... (Read more)
P4 Carol Singing Words - 23/11/2018 10:06:10
Follow the link for the words for this year's P4 carols. Try to learn them as soon as possible! ... (Read more)
Thank you very much! - 23/11/2018 09:58:14
Thank you very much for your support for this year's BBC Children in Need Appeal. Because of your generosity, we raised a massive £605! Find out where your money goes by clicking the link ... (Read more)
Crazy Hair Day for BBC Children in Need - 16/11/2018 14:33:39
Plenty of crazy hair around in school today as we support BBC Children in Need 2018. Some folk getting up extra early so that they can make their hair as crazy as can be! Thanks to everyone for their ... (Read more)
Remembrance 2018 - 09/11/2018 14:25:47
Garrowhill Primary School commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with a moving whole school assembly. The RotaKids group provided information about remembrance and the ... (Read more)
Children in Need 2018 - 09/11/2018 08:27:46
Show your support for this year's Children in Need appeal by coming to school on FRIDAY 16th NOVEMBER with CRAZY HAIR (the crazier, the better)! All donations for Children in Need will be gratefully ... (Read more)
Choir Songwords for Christmas - 01/11/2018 16:23:55
Follow the link for this year's Christmas song words. Please make sure that you learn the words for Silent Night first as we'll be singing that at the Christmas tree decorating assembly. ... (Read more)
*IMPORTANT* P1 Enrolment 2019 - 24/10/2018 08:58:53
Follow the link for important details regarding P1 enrolment for children starting in August 2019. ... (Read more)
October Holiday Activity Programme - 09/10/2018 13:37:44
See below for details of Glasgow's October Holiday Activity Programme: ... (Read more)
Sponsored Zumba News! - 03/10/2018 11:42:39
Many thanks for all your support with our Sponsored Zumbathon in September. So far, you have raised over £4700! Remember, all of the money raised will go to support the children's learning and play ... (Read more)
Macmillan Coffee Morning *UPDATE* - 26/09/2018 11:23:39
Thank you all for supporting the 2018 Macmillan Coffee Morning. Thanks to your generosity, we have raised well over £520! For more details about the work that Macmillan Cancer Support does, ... (Read more)
September Holiday Weekend - 19/09/2018 11:24:20
Don't forget that school will be CLOSED on Friday 21st and Monday 24th September. School will reopen on Tuesday 25th September at 9am. ... (Read more)
Choir Songwords for 1st October - 18/09/2018 13:18:25
Follow the link for the choir songwords "What You Sow". Please make sure that you know the songwords really well by 1st October. ... (Read more)
P1 Class Photographs - 14/09/2018 10:27:13
Just a reminder that a photographer from the Evening Times will be coming to school on the morning of MONDAY 17th SEPTEMBER to take the 'first day at school' class photographs of the Primary 1s. ... (Read more)
*British Sign Language (BSL) Glasgow Event* - 07/09/2018 08:27:06
British Sign Language (BSL) Glasgow Plan Glasgow City Council want to hear from BSL users! Please come along on Wednesday 19 th September, 6.30 ... (Read more)
School Medicines Policy - 07/09/2018 08:23:02
Click here for Garrowhill's policy regarding administration of medicines. ... (Read more)
Macmillan Coffee Morning 2018 - 31/08/2018 09:34:50
Once again, Garrowhill Primary School is supporting Macmillan's "World's Biggest Coffee Morning" which this year will be held on FRIDAY 28th SEPTEMBER in the school hall between 9:30am and 11:00am ... (Read more)
Sponsored Zumba! Thu 20th Sep - 31/08/2018 08:45:04
Follow the link for details of our annual school sponsored event. This year, it's a sponsored Zumba! which will take place throughout the day on Thursday 20th September. Sponsor money can ... (Read more)
*August Newsletter* - 31/08/2018 08:39:33
Follow the link for the August Newsletter. Please note that this will be the only paper newsletter this session . All future newsletters will be published on this website or through our ... (Read more)
First Day at School: Evening Times - 24/08/2018 11:01:42
A photographer from the Evening Times will be visiting the school to take group pictures of our new Primary 1 children for the Times' annual "First Day at School" feature. He'll be visiting ... (Read more)
Primary 7 Leavers' Service - 25/06/2018 20:04:30
Congratulations to our P7 Class of 2018! A super leavers' service with a bit of everything thrown in. From wartime songs to synchronised "swimming" and a beautiful song from the P7 choir. ... (Read more)
Water Aid Loose Change Appeal - 22/06/2018 13:37:09
The Garrowhill RotaKids group organised a spare change collection for Water Aid. After counting up the contents from the water bottles, you managed to raise £184! A great total which will help to provide ... (Read more)
Glasgow Schools' Athletics Championships 2018 - 14/06/2018 13:19:23
Well done to the Primary 6 and 7 Athletics teams for their amazing performance at the Glasgow Schools' Athletics Championships, which took place at Scotstoun Arena on 13th June. Despite the atrocious ... (Read more)
P7 Song Words to Learn! - 13/06/2018 13:35:56
Click on the links to take you to PowerPoint files for the songs for P7's end of year presentation: Child_of_tomorrow Happy_Ever_Afters WW2_Songs Learn these ... (Read more)
Summer Activity Programme 2018 - 08/06/2018 11:52:51
Check out the details on the Summer Activity Programme fliers. Bookings can be made online or by phone: ... (Read more)
Wild in the City '18 - 08/06/2018 08:32:42
Information for interested adults and children for this year's 'Wild in the City' events this summer. Locations across the city! ... (Read more)
UTD Sports' Summer Programme - 23/05/2018 16:47:39
Click on the link to find out details of this year's Summer Sports Programme from UTD Sports, based at Bannerman High School. ... (Read more)
Fuel Zone Introduction - 16/05/2018 12:08:32
Click on the link for the new Fuel Zone information film*. *Please note that the free school meals initiative for P1 to P4 will come into effect from August 2018 . Currently, all P1 to ... (Read more)
Swimming Gala Success! - 04/05/2018 08:33:12
Well done to our amazing swimmers for their success at a Glasgow Swimming Gala at Tollcross Leisure Centre. Individual gold, silver, bronze and team gold in the relay event! ... (Read more)
Choir Words "Lazy Days" - 04/05/2018 08:20:50
Click on the link for words to "Lazy Days". Learn them as quickly as you can! ... (Read more)
Curriculum Maps Updated - 26/04/2018 16:45:20
A curriculum map describes the kind of learning experiences which are planned for each term. You can find updated curriculum maps for your child's stage here . ... (Read more)
Summer Term Newsletter - 20/04/2018 08:48:47
Follow the link for the Summer Term Newsletter. In it, you'll find: Information about classes for 2018/19 An explanation of our new reporting format. Link here ... (Read more)
New Fuel Zone Menus for Summer Term 2018 - 28/03/2018 08:48:03
Here are the new menus for the Fuel Zone, starting on April 16th. You can also find details about the Fuel Zone by clicking this link. ... (Read more)
SPORT RELIEF 2018! - 23/03/2018 13:41:27
Click on the link for a wee album of pictures from our action-packed Sport Relief 2018 day! We ran, jumped, bounced and Zumba'd our way around the school! Don't forget, you can make a donation ... (Read more)
Dyslexia Masterclass - 19/03/2018 16:27:23
Information about a Dyslexia Masterclass for parents can be found by clicking the link below (opens as a pdf in a new window): Dyslexia_Masterclass ... (Read more)
Is your child coming to P1 at Garrowhill in Aug '18? - 16/03/2018 14:59:19
Information for parents of children who are starting Primary 1 at Garrowhill Primary School in August 2018 can be found in this PowerPoint presentation. Check out the Parents' Zone on this site for ... (Read more)
The Plastic Tide - 09/03/2018 10:25:15
Details of an amazing project which involves helping computers to learn to tag plastic waste on our beaches. Have a look at the poster below. Click on the poster to take you to the tagging project. ... (Read more)
Easter Service and Spring Holiday - 09/03/2018 10:06:42
The Easter Services in Muir Memorial Church will be as follows: For P1 - P3, Wednesday 28th March at 11:00am For P4/3 -P7, Wednesday 28th March at 1:30pm School will close ... (Read more)
A New Drama Club! - 09/03/2018 09:48:03
Interested in Drama or acting? Click on the link for details of a new Drama Club starting on Monday 12th March in Mount Vernon! Includes a FREE taster session on 12th March. ... (Read more)
Learn to Swim! - 23/02/2018 09:41:26
A group of lucky Primary 6s met with Olympic Silver medallist, Duncan Scott as part of Glasgow Life's Learn to Swim Programme. More details on the Glasgow Life Learn to Swim Programme can be found ... (Read more)
United Sports Easter Programme - 23/02/2018 08:41:53
Click on the link to download the form from United Sports and their Easter Multi Sports Camp at Bannerman. It'll be running between 3rd and 6th April & 9th - 13th April. ... (Read more)
2 New Galleries Added! - 23/02/2018 08:30:24
Click on the link for pictures of our Cool Ride to School winner, and Bonnie the Seal's visit to Primary 1 and 2. If you want to see a couple of pictures from this year's Glasgow Schools' ... (Read more)
2018 Cross Country Championships - 21/02/2018 08:34:43
Congratulations to our P6 and P7 cross country runners. Amazing effort by all in a huge (and muddy) field of competitiors. Some super individual performances by boys and girls. The boys' team managed ... (Read more)
*News Updates* - 20/02/2018 15:53:51
Staffing Update A very warm welcome to Miss Karen Taylor who is joining the permanent staff team in Garrowhill. Miss Taylor will be covering P7b on Mondays and P4/3 on Fridays to release ... (Read more)
Important news about being BRAVE! - 19/02/2018 16:38:38
Please follow the link for an important letter about our school behaviour policy. B elief R espect A mbition V irtue ... (Read more)
Choir Songwords "Child of Tomorrow" - 19/02/2018 16:34:51
Follow the link to the songwords for "Child of Tomorrow". Learn them as quickly as you can! ... (Read more)
*Important Parent Pay Update* - 01/02/2018 15:57:28
Follow the link for an important update on using Parent Pay. Activating your account Setting up reminders Lunch arrears School trips ... (Read more)
Goodbye Mr Harvey! - 12/01/2018 14:38:06
We wish Mr Roy Harvey all the very best in his retirement. Mr Harvey has been teaching brass to the children at Garrowhill Primary for something like 35 years! Everybody at Garrowhill Primary would ... (Read more)
January Newsletter Now Available - 10/01/2018 08:50:22
Follow the link to get the January Newsletter with details of: Parent Pay Burns Night Family Ceilidh Staff Updates Uniform Information ... (Read more)
Song Words for Burns Night - 10/01/2018 08:47:12
Follow the links below for song words for the choir for performing at our Burns Night Ceilidh: WHITE_COCKADE SKYE_BOAT_SONG ... (Read more)
Seasons' Greetings! - 20/12/2017 11:20:52
Many thanks for all of your hard work, help and support throughout this and every term. We hope that you have a happy and relaxing holiday. Many thanks too for all of the wonderful and generous gifts. ... (Read more)
Mull Goes to FLIP OUT! - 08/12/2017 14:15:46
Congratulations to MULL House, winners of this term's House Points competition! The winning house were treated to an amazing trip to Flip Out! on the morning of Wednesday 20th December. Follow ... (Read more)
*December Newsletter now available for download* - 05/12/2017 08:27:57
Follow the link for the December newsletter for all of the latest updates and dates for your diary. ... (Read more)
Christmas Parties! - 29/11/2017 15:43:35
The Primary 2 and 3 Christmas party will be on Thursday 14th December . For Primary 4, 5, 6 and 7 the parties will be on Friday 15th December . The Primary 1 party will be on Monday 18th December ... (Read more)
December Update - 24/11/2017 11:38:28
The December Newsletter will be heading your way via the FREE Garrowhill Primary School App, our Twitter feed @GarrowhilPS and of course this site. Meanwhile, just a reminder that we ... (Read more)
*Children in Need Update* - 15/11/2017 13:43:31
Thanks to everyone for supporting our onesie day for BBC Children in Need. Over the course of the day, we managed to raise well over £700 for excellent causes across Scotland. To find out ... (Read more)
Choir and P4 Christmas Words - 15/11/2017 13:40:22
For the P4/5 and P6/7 choir words, please click this link . Please learn the words off by heart as quickly as you can! For the P4 classes (and P4/3 class) , all of which will be singing ... (Read more)
TESCO Bags of Help Scheme - 25/10/2017 16:05:47
Great news from TESCO. If you shop at one of the stores listed below, you can vote for Garrowhill Primary School to receive a share of the TESCO Bags of Help Scheme money. We'd love to mark out our ... (Read more)
JRSO Road Safety Award - 25/10/2017 15:59:04
Our new Junior Road Safety Officers received the school's Road Safety Award at the City Chambers during October. Let's make sure we're all safe when we're near roads! ... (Read more)
*IMPORTANT* Enrolment News - 25/10/2017 15:45:39
*IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL* Enrolment into Glasgow primary schools at Primary 1 stage will now be online. Please click the link for further details. ... (Read more)
Important Information: Medical Diets - 11/10/2017 15:46:16
Click on the link for important information from Cordia regarding children's medical diets. ... (Read more)
Lego Mindstorms! - 06/10/2017 09:34:35
Click here for some pictures from P7's amazing Lego Mindstorm Challenge workshop! ... (Read more)
Glasgow's Children's Charter - 06/10/2017 09:26:34
Glasgow Children's Charter Following city-wide consultation, young people representing different ages and interests from early years, primary, secondary and the additional needs sector were ... (Read more)
Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017 - 21/09/2017 16:33:16
Many thanks to everybody for supporting our Macmillan Cancer Charity Coffee Morning. This includes the people who helped to set everything up, served tea, coffee and cake, the RotaKids group for making ... (Read more)
Read Write Inc Information for P1 Parents - 08/09/2017 10:33:53
Click on the link for the Read Write Inc Powerpoint presentation for Primary 1 parents. This contains the information about the Read Write Inc phonic resource now being adopted from Primary 1 (Opens ... (Read more)
What are we learning? - 01/09/2017 08:49:31
A curriculum map shows the intended learning for this term. Click on the link to see what each year group will be learning about. ... (Read more)
New House Captains Elected! - 28/08/2017 15:27:08
Congratulations to our new Primary 6 and 7 House Captains for 2017/18! Time to get to work. Well done also to the Primary 6 and 7 pupils who stood for election but were unsuccessful this time. ... (Read more)
*NEW* Garrowhill App - 18/08/2017 09:50:09
The new FREE Garrowhill Primary School app is now available for download on the appropriate app stores. You'll receive regular alerts and reminders, not to mention school newsletters, news and helpful ... (Read more)
A Busy First Week! - 18/08/2017 09:45:52
Welcome back! It has been a busy first week for everybody at Garrowhill Primary School, especially for our brand new Primary 1s! We hope that you have a well deserved rest over the weekend and we'll ... (Read more)
A Great Big Thank You! - 27/06/2017 09:52:25
A massive thank you from all of us here at Garrowhill Primary to all of you out there for your support over the course of this and every year! Also, a huge thank you for all of the generous ... (Read more)
G in the Park 2017 - 26/06/2017 20:15:04
Follow the link for the pictures from G in the Park 2017, our P7 leavers' party! ... (Read more)
Primary 7 Leavers' Service - 26/06/2017 15:18:04
Follow the link for a selection of photographs from the superb P7 Leavers' Service at Mure Memorial Church. The P7s did the whole school proud with their recreation of their P1 show and a demonstration ... (Read more)
Thank You! - 23/06/2017 13:41:21
Don't forget that school finishes on Tuesday 27th June at 1pm! Thank you for all your hard work and support over what has been yet another busy and successful year! Make sure you ... (Read more)
P1 Day out at the Park! - 19/06/2017 15:41:53
Check out the set of pictures from P1's Big Day Out at Strathclyde Park. You'll find it in the Photographs section of the Gallery or by clicking on the photo below: ... (Read more)
We Love Scottish Milk - 09/06/2017 08:45:25
Click the link for some news from Cordia about free milk in schools. ... (Read more)
*JUNE NEWSLETTER NOW ONLINE* - 02/06/2017 13:45:26
The June Newsletter is now online. You can read the newsletter by clicking on the link Pupil Progress Reports Staffing Update P1 Induction Days ... (Read more)
Sports Day 2017 *WINNERS!* - 23/05/2017 15:33:59
This year's Sports Day winners are HARRIS house, with a total of 1826 points. Arran were 2nd, with Iona in 3rd place. Well done to all of the Primary 1 - 3 children for trying their ... (Read more)
School Uniform - LETTER TO PARENTS/CARERS - 16/05/2017 09:49:13
Dear Parents/Carers, In January we advised that our chosen uniform supplier would be Logoxpres. This decision was taken after careful consideration of the cost to parents of ... (Read more)
PHOTOGRAPHS - 15/05/2017 16:40:52
Remember - if you wish to buy your child's photograph by Tempest Photography, money should be brought in before the end of this week. Thanks. ... (Read more)
*SPORTS DAY 2017* - 15/05/2017 13:20:10
The 2017 Sports Days will take place on the pitch on the following days & times: For Primary 1-3, Tuesday 23rd May at 1.30pm For Primary 4-7, Wednesday 24th May at 1.30pm ... (Read more)
Deaf Awareness Week - 15/05/2017 11:18:59
This week is Deaf Awareness Week. For more details and support information, click on the picture below: ... (Read more)
Term 4 Curriculum Maps Updated - 15/05/2017 10:58:27
A curriculum Map is a plan of intended learning for a school term or block of teaching. You can access each stage's curriculum map by clicking on the picture below: ... (Read more)
School Fayre this *SAT 20th MAY* - 15/05/2017 10:21:58
Don't forget that it's our school Spring Fayre this Saturday! Details below: ... (Read more)
Zoolab Visit Primary 2 - 15/05/2017 09:34:29
On Wednesday, Zoolab came to visit Primary , bringing with them all creatures great and small! From millipedes to tarantulas to rats and snakes, the children had a chance to handle the animals and ... (Read more)
*NEW* MAY NEWSLETTER - 02/05/2017 13:48:49
Click on the link for the latest school newsletter for news on: School classes for 2017/18 P1 Induction Days School Spring Fayre P7 ... (Read more)
Football Coaching from May 2017 - 02/05/2017 13:27:19
Details of out-of-hours football coaching sesssions at Garrowhill Primary are detailed below (Mini Kickers for age 4-6, Creative Player for ages 7-9). For further information, contact the number at ... (Read more)
Using SUMDOG - 21/04/2017 14:39:25
Remember, just log on to www.sumdog.com and enter your login details to access both Maths and Reading activities. 10-15 minutes per night will help to build your skills! ... (Read more)
Fuel Zone Update - 21/04/2017 14:35:22
Follow the link for the up to date menu choices from Fuel Zone. Please note that Monday 24th April, Fuel Zone will be operating WEEK 2 of the current menu. The menu has not been changed from last term. ... (Read more)
P6 Visit to GMRC - 20/04/2017 16:17:38
Click the link for pictures from P6b's visit to the Glasgow Museum Resource Centre in Nitshill. During the workshop, the class discussed and debated the future of the rainforest and also handled ... (Read more)
Lochgoilhead 2017 - 19/04/2017 10:29:25
Click on the link for pictures from P6 and P7's super trip to Lochgoilhead Activity Centre in March. Some great teamwork and plenty of getting wet! ... (Read more)
RED NOSE DAY 2017 - 24/03/2017 15:29:33
A big thanks to everyone for supporting our Red Nose Day fundraising activities on Friday 24th March. We made and sold biscuits, dressed in red, collected donations, read poems and even had a red playtime! ... (Read more)
A trip back in time by Primary 2 - 17/03/2017 12:17:48
Primary 2 visited Summerlee Heritage Museum to experience a bit of what lfe was like in the past. Click here for a selection of photographs from a really interesting visit. You can see some of the ... (Read more)
P7 Heptathlon Meeting - 10/03/2017 09:54:27
Well done to the P7 Athletics team for their success in the Glasgow Heptathlon Meeting. 20 schools took part with 120 boys and 120 girls competing for medals across 7 events. Garrowhill won 19 medals ... (Read more)
P5/4 Visit to Motherwell Heritage Centre - 07/03/2017 17:17:48
Follow the link for pictures from P5/4's visit to Motherwell Heritage Centre as part of their topic finding out about The Romans! ... (Read more)
Schools' Athletics Championships 2017 - 24/02/2017 14:46:58
A huge WELL DONE to our P7 athletics team for their amazing performance in the Sportshall Champions Meeting. Although we finished 9th out of 12 schools taking part, there were only 4 points separating ... (Read more)
Schools' Cross Country Championship 2017 - 24/02/2017 14:40:25
Well done to the children from Primary 5 and 6 who braved the cold temperatures and mud in order to take part in the Glasgow Schools' Cross Country Championships at Nether Pollok. Out of ... (Read more)
Happy World Thinking Day! - 22/02/2017 13:59:15
Happy World Thinking Day everybody! February 22nd is marked by Guides and Scouts Associations across the world and we at Garrowhill Primary School are no exception. Lots and lots of our P1 ... (Read more)
RED NOSE DAY 2017 IS COMING... - 21/02/2017 15:58:43
Yes, it's almost here! Red Nose Day 2017. Garrowhill Primary School will play its part in raising money for this amazing cause. If you want to find out about where the money goes, check out the link: ... (Read more)
P7's Balancing Act! - 21/02/2017 15:51:59
Follow the link to a gallery of pictures of our fantastic Primary 7 displaying their amazing balancing work! ... (Read more)
Strathclyde University Science Workshop - 02/02/2017 16:05:37
Primary 6B visited Strathclyde University in George Street to take part in a fantastic interactive science workshop. Click here for pictures from the event. Thanks again to everyone at Strathclyde ... (Read more)
Pupil Awards January '17 - 27/01/2017 16:00:29
Well done to all of our amazing award winners for January 2017. First up, it's the turn of the Awesome Authors. Well deserved prizes going to all of the children below: Secondly, ... (Read more)
Evening Football at Bannerman High - 26/01/2017 14:37:48
Details about the new Friday evening football sessions at Bannerman are available by calling the numbers/emailing in the flier below: ... (Read more)
Burns Night Ceilidh 2017 - 26/01/2017 10:18:31
A big thank you to everyone who came along to our brilliant Burns Night Ceilidh on 25th January. It was great to see so many people throwing themselves around the dance floor in the most ... (Read more)
School Uniform Update - 09/01/2017 11:15:41
From the end of this month the school’s uniform supplier will be Logo Xpres http://www.logoxpres-schoolwear.co.uk/Garrowhill-PS/ . We are making this change to enable parents to order all ... (Read more)
PARENTS' EVENING WEDNESDAY 8th FEBRUARY 3.30pm - 9pm - 09/01/2017 11:11:13
Our next Parents' Evening takes place on WEDNESDAY 8th FEBRUARY from 3.30pm until 9pm. This is an opportunity for parents/carers to meet with teachers for a one-to-one update on progress since the ... (Read more)
BURNS FAMILY CEILIDH! - 09/01/2017 11:03:12
Our staff, parent council and Rota Kids group are working hard to organise our Burns Celebration Ceilidh on Wednesday 25th January 7-9pm. This is our second year hosting a ceilidh and last ... (Read more)
A Very Special Visitor to P1! - 19/12/2016 14:41:58
Primary 1 children were treated to a very special visitor this afternoon. The one and only Santa managed a few minutes out of his busy schedule to pop into Garrowhill's Primary 1 Christmas Party. Luckily, ... (Read more)
**GLASGOW SPORTSHALL CHAMPIONS 2016*** - 12/12/2016 14:36:50
A huge WELL DONE to the Primary 6 athletics team for their amazing effort in this year's Sports Hall Championship Final! Held at Tollcross Sports Centre, Garrowhill was up against 7 teams from across ... (Read more)
Maths Puzzle Time! - 08/12/2016 09:48:03
Check out @bannermanmaths Twitter feed for some seasonal maths problems. Get involved! ... (Read more)
The Christmas Tree is UP and DECORATED! - 05/12/2016 14:31:25
The pupils, staff and about 80 parents and friends of the school squeezed into the hall this morning for our annual Christmas tree carol gathering. There were songs from every stage including the P4-7 ... (Read more)
P6 Sportshall Semi Finals - 30/11/2016 14:25:12
Well done to Primary 6 for their amazing effort in winning the semi final of the Glasgow Sportshall Challenge. Let's go for the big push in the final on 12th December! Photos from the semi final by ... (Read more)
*UPDATED* P1-3 Charity Toy Sale - 22/11/2016 17:23:36
Well done and thank you to everybody who supported our big charity Toy Sale today. We raised a HUGE £223.60p! Don't forget that all proceeds from the toy sale will be given ... (Read more)
Children in Need Raffle Prizewinners Announced! - 21/11/2016 16:06:52
Because of the huge interest in our charity raffle for Children in Need, we had to wait until Monday 21st November before drawing the winners' names out of the hat. The winners are... ... (Read more)
Garrowhill Supports BBC Children in Need 2016 - 15/11/2016 19:58:52
A huge thank you to everybody who supported our BBC Children in Need fundraising day. So far, we've raised almost £600! That figure is set to rise as we complete our raffle competitions on Monday ... (Read more)
GARROWHILL REMEMBERS ARMISTICE DAY 2016 - 11/11/2016 16:06:35
This morning, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the pupils and staff of Garrowhill Primary stood silent to remember all those who sacrificed their life over the course ... (Read more)
NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER Now Online - 01/11/2016 16:17:23
Follow the link to the latest newsletter. ... (Read more)
School Gates - 31/10/2016 19:05:45
We have received some concerns about congestion at the school gate on Maxwell Road due to parents waiting there until the 9 o'clock bell rings. If dropping your child at this gate please move away ... (Read more)
Safe Routes to School - 31/10/2016 19:02:09
Since moving into our school in January 2015 our children and Parent Council have worked closely with the Community Safety team and Police Scotland to ensure safety from vehicles on the streets around ... (Read more)
P1-3 Hallowe'en Party - 31/10/2016 16:42:50
Click here for pictures from the fantastic P1-3 Hallowe'en Party. ... (Read more)
*IMPORTANT* Information for Bannerman High Transition - 31/10/2016 10:32:20
Please note this important information for parents of children in Primary 7: Our associated secondary school is Bannerman High. Bannerman High is a delineated school which means that it has ... (Read more)
Primary 4's trip to the Tall Ship & Riverside - 31/10/2016 09:45:17
Click here for pictures from the Primary 4 trip to the Tall Ship and the Riverside Museum on a beautiful October day! ... (Read more)
P4-7 Hallowe'en Party - 26/10/2016 18:53:24
Click here for pictures from our spooky Hallowe'en Party for P4-7 on 26th October... ... (Read more)
Scottish Poppy Appeal - 26/10/2016 18:50:39
Garrowhill Primary School will once again be supporting the Scottish Poppy Appeal. Poppies will be on sale from Tuesday 1st November. A donation of a silver coin (10p, 20p etc) will buy a poppy. ... (Read more)
Our First Sports Stars Awards - 13/10/2016 15:17:46
Well done to all of our prize winners for this term: our Awesome Authors, Mathemagicians and, for the first time, our Sports Stars! ... (Read more)
Garrowhill Harvest Festival 2016 - 13/10/2016 15:15:03
A huge "Thank You" for all of the wonderful donations to our Harvest collection. Well done too to Primary 3/2, 3a and 3b for their super "Easy Peasy Harvest" presentation at Mure ... (Read more)
Emergency Services Day & Bake Sale - 12/10/2016 18:56:49
A big to everybody who helped raise well over £200 for the RNLI as part of Primary 2's Emergency Services day. The RNLI Lifeboat shop was kept busy all day! ... (Read more)
Zumba Sponsor Money - 10/10/2016 09:26:42
Please make sure that all Zumba sponsor money is returned to school by Thursday 13th October. The gallery of pictures from the Zumba event is now available to view here ... (Read more)
WELL DONE ABBY RICHARDSON! - 10/10/2016 08:34:35
A huge "WELL DONE" to P7 Abby Richardson for this: Top 10 from 25,000 entries received! You can read Abby's story, "The Raven Returns" by clicking the link . ... (Read more)
P1 Enrolment for 2017 - 07/10/2016 11:37:26
Parents/carers of children due to start school in August 2017 should register their child at the catchment school for their home address. Registration for school of children born between ... (Read more)
**UPDATE** RNLI BAKE SALE - 06/10/2016 19:08:57
RNLI DAY Thank you for supporting our RNLI Bake Sale. Primary 2s worked hard in the shop and raised over £200 for this valuable cause! ... (Read more)
Hallowe'en Celebrations - 06/10/2016 19:06:44
HALLOWE’EN DISCOS IN SCHOOL ASSEMBLY HALL This year we are asking that children celebrate Hallowe’en by dressing up as a favourite storybook character. All Children, P1-7 may come ... (Read more)
*OCTOBER NEWSLETTER* - 05/10/2016 19:26:22
The latest newsletter for October 2016 is now live on this site. Follow the link for the newsletter. ... (Read more)
TEMPEST PHOTOGRAPHER - 05/10/2016 14:16:28
Tempest Photography will be in school on Monday 10th October to take class photographs. Children should wear their shirt and tie uniform for the photograph. PE timetable will operate as normal. ... (Read more)
P1 Guide Dog Visit - 03/10/2016 15:40:08
This afternoon, the Primary 1 classes were treated to two special visitors: Mr Duffy and his beautiful guide dog, Yoko. Mr Duffy told the children all about how guide dogs are trained and how to look ... (Read more)
*Sponsored Zumba 2016* - 03/10/2016 09:53:12
Friday 7th October is our annual fundraising event. This year we asking children to be sponsored to Zumba with their class for 30-45 minutes. Children will also be challenged to take part in class ... (Read more)
A MAGICAL visitor to Garrowhill Primary! - 29/09/2016 15:43:27
Primary 1-4 were lucky enough to meet author Lyn McNicol, creator of the Badger the Mystical Mutt series of children's books. Lyn read an extract from one of Badger's adventures and we all got to meet ... (Read more)
Baillieston Library October Fayre - 27/09/2016 14:40:59
Baillieston Library has its October Fayre on Saturday 8th October from 11am to 3pm. Lots of things for the family to do! ... (Read more)
Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016 - 22/09/2016 12:16:32
Many thanks to all who supported our Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016 by baking or donating cakes or coming along for a wee cuppa! You helped us to raise over £600 for Macmillan Cancer Care! ... (Read more)
October Holiday Activity Programme - 22/09/2016 12:09:56
The flyer detailing the October Holiday Programme witll shortly be issued to children. Many of the activities have limited spaces so don't forget to book in plenty of time. All the details are on the ... (Read more)
Parents' Evening - 20/09/2016 14:05:40
Our first Parents' Evening for this school session takes place on Wednesday 12th October. Please contact the school Office to arrange your appointment to meet with your child's teacher. Appointments ... (Read more)
Curriculum Maps - What are we learning? - 19/09/2016 14:43:04
Curriculum Maps for each stage in the school are now available for you to browse. Follow the link to find your stage. ... (Read more)
Noah's Ark Project in Primary 1a - 19/09/2016 13:45:19
Primary 1a brought in some amazing Noah's Arks, built at home as part of a home learning project. Click on the link to see the pictures! ... (Read more)
EVENING TIMES PICTURES - 08/09/2016 20:26:47
The photographer from the Evening Times came to visit Primary 1 today. Watch out for the "First Day at School" supplement in the Evening Times in the next few weeks... ... (Read more)
SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE - 06/09/2016 08:22:54
Click on the link to access the latest newsletter . ... (Read more)
Glasgow City Council Seeking your Views - 26/08/2016 16:15:07
Glasgow City Council are currently seeking the views of parents and carers on its current out of school childcare provision for children aged four to sixteen years. All of the information ... (Read more)
New House Captains Elected - 26/08/2016 16:10:19
Congratulations to our new House Captains and Vice Captains who were elected today. They've got a busy time ahead of them! ... (Read more)
Reading Heroes! - 19/08/2016 15:22:06
A big well done to Adam McMullan for his success in the Reading Heroes competition. Adam won £100 in book tokens (and the school won £100 in tokens too!). Photos of the presentation to follow. ... (Read more)
*IMPORTANT* School Meals information - 24/06/2016 09:10:46
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)
Whole School Trip to Kelburn Country Park - 22/06/2016 18:13:39
Copy and paste the link below to take you to a wee selection of pictures from our brilliant whole school trip to Kelburn Country Park. It was a grand day out. Thanks to everyone involved in the organisation ... (Read more)
Primary 7's Beach PAAAARRRRTTTTYYYY! - 21/06/2016 20:19:37
Click here for highlights of the fabulous P7 Beach Party! ... (Read more)
Garrowhill Sports Day 2016 Highlights - 14/06/2016 15:33:52
This year's Sports Day was held indoors due to poor weather conditions. This didn't stop the children from having a fantastic, active and competitive time! Click here for some of the highlights ... (Read more)
Primary 4 and 5 at the Tennis Festival! - 08/06/2016 22:50:10
A team of 16 children from Primary 4 and 5 took part in the Tennis Festival this afternoon. The children were commended on their teamwork and tennis skills. Click on the link to see some photos from ... (Read more)
MORE ATHLETICS SUCCESS AT THE GLASGOW CHAMPIONSHIPS - 06/06/2016 14:00:59
An athletics update from Mrs Dalrymple at the Glasgow Championships on Friday 3rd June: We were in a very tough heat with Glasgow High School, Kelvindale, Glasgow Academy and Hutchesons Grammar ... (Read more)
2016/17 Clothing Grant/Free Meal Applications - 31/05/2016 14:03:38
Clothing Grant and Free School Meal application forms for 2016/17 are now available by clicking on this link . ... (Read more)
FARE Legacy Winners...AGAIN! - 26/05/2016 15:49:06
Well done to Primary 7 for winning the FARE Legacy Games for the SECOND YEAR IN A ROW! Out of approximately 1,000 children competing in the event at Glasgow's Emirates Arena, Garrowhill Primary's ... (Read more)
Well Done to our new Scottish Judo Champion, Andrew Cox! - 25/05/2016 16:06:23
Well done to Garrowhill Primary's very own Andrew Cox for winning the Scottish Mini Mon Judo Championships at the weekend. Andrew won all four of his fights to win the gold medal and become ... (Read more)
NOSTALGIA CORNER! The Old Garrowhill Primary School - 24/05/2016 10:01:06
For those of you interested in a bit of nostalgia, this collection of photographs dates from the final few days of use of the 1938 school building. Click on this link to view the pictures. ... (Read more)
Wee Beasties Visit Primary 2! - 24/05/2016 09:53:30
Click on this link if you dare for photos! Primary 2 have been invaded by all sorts of creatures great and small! ... (Read more)
Garrowhill Primary Official Opening Ceremony 20th May 2016 - 20/05/2016 13:39:23
Friday 20th May 2016 saw the official opening of the £12m new build Garrowhill Primary School, which replaced the old school dating from 1938. A lovely ceremony involving gifts, speeches and songs ... (Read more)
The "Wee Garden in a Box" Project - 10/05/2016 18:47:50
A small group of children from Primary 4 went along to the Children's Garden at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens on a beautiful Tuesday afternoon to help plant a variety of vegetables. In return, Garrowhill ... (Read more)
**IMPORTANT** REMEMBER TO BE SUN SAFE THIS WEEK! - 08/05/2016 19:04:59
Looking at the weather forecast this week, it looks like we'll be in for some fine, sunny weather. So remember to make sure that you're sun safe when you're outside. Here's a short film to remind ... (Read more)
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR! PHOTOS FROM THE SCHOOL FAIR - 08/05/2016 09:06:45
A big thank you to everyone who supported our successful school fair by coming along or helping out on Saturday 7th May. There was plenty to see and do on the day. Have a look at the gallery page of ... (Read more)
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch Project - 24/04/2016 20:15:27
Well done to Primary 2/1, who received this certificate from the RSPB this week. A few months ago, Primary2/1 held a toy sale in the classroom in order to raise money for the RSPB. It was very well ... (Read more)
*NEW* Parents' Zone Updates - 22/04/2016 11:34:40
The Parents' Zone/Helping My Child at School page has been updated with expired links restored and new links added. Keep checking this link for further updates and help with your child's learning. ... (Read more)
Health Week from 25th - 29th April - 21/04/2016 15:31:05
Garrowhill Primary School will be even more active than usual from Monday 25th April as we hold our annual Health Week. The timetable for Health Week can be found by clicking HERE . ... (Read more)
*NEW* Games Page added to Pupils' Zone - 19/04/2016 11:58:58
Now added to the pupils' Zone is the Games Page. Just click on the screeshot to take you straight to the game. The page will grow over the next few weeks... Click here to go to the Games Page. ... (Read more)
Dalguise 2016 - 18/04/2016 13:25:44
Primary 6 and 7 visited the PGL Outdoor Centre at Dalguise (Perthshire) at the end of March 2016. Click here for a selection of photographs which give a flavour of some of the activities in which the ... (Read more)
A reminder of days gone by... - 29/03/2016 12:08:13
This interesting little newspaper snippet was sent in to one of our teachers recently. The article was written at the time of the closure of the old building, just before we moved to our new school. ... (Read more)
Over 2,500 Reasons to say "Thank You" for your generosity! - 18/03/2016 15:24:19
Thank you so much for all of your generosity in helping us to fundraise on two fronts. Our Sport Relief Day featured the Sport Relief Mile, a special school assembly and a sports themed Golden ... (Read more)
Sport Relief March 18th 2016 - 17/03/2016 15:28:52
Don't forget - Friday 18th March is Sport Relief Day across the UK. At Garrowhill, we plan to mark Sport Relief Day with a special daily mile for the children and a sport themed masterclass in the afternoon: ... (Read more)
Readathon 2016 - 15/03/2016 12:02:31
Thanks to everyone who took part in our 2016 Readathon. Please try to return all collected sponsor money and sponsor cards to the school by FRIDAY 18th MARCH. Keep checking back to find out how ... (Read more)
P6 Football at Bannerman High School - 12/03/2016 17:33:17
Primary 6 children from Garrowhill, Caledonia and Mount Vernon Primary Schools met on Friday afternoon to play football in a series of friendly matches at Bannerman High School. Of course, many of the ... (Read more)
P5 Romans Topic Trip - 10/03/2016 16:49:40
ALL HAIL PRIMARY 5!!! Primary 5 recently visited Motherwell Heritage Centre in order to learn more from the experts about their topic on The Romans. Pictures from P5V/B's recent trip to the Motherwell ... (Read more)
VIKING RUNES DISCOVERED IN SCHOOL PLAYGROUND! - 09/03/2016 16:39:50
This afternoon, strange markings were discovered in Garrowhill Primary School's playground. It is believed that they are ancient Viking runes, and only experts in reading this ancient language will be ... (Read more)
P4M Trip to Kelvingrove - 09/03/2016 10:22:46
On Tuesday 8th March, P4M went to Kelvingrove Art Galleries in order to find out about the Vikings in Scotland. Thanks to Pat, our guide, the children were able to handle Viking artefacts and even ... (Read more)
READATHON UPDATE - 08/03/2016 12:13:19
Have you heard of "Extreme Reading"? Have you been raising money for our READATHON by reading in a weird or wonderful place? If so, send a picture in and we can share it with everybody! ... (Read more)
Judo Session Information - 07/03/2016 09:21:29
During Friday's Assembly, we were all given an amazing judo presentation involving our visiting judo coaches and two of our experienced P7 judo participants, Ben and Andrew. This was a taster session, ... (Read more)
SPRING ACTIVITY PROGRAMME - 07/03/2016 09:08:41
Looking for something to do during the Spring Holiday? Have a look at the newly released BROCHURE from Glasgow Sport. It's packed full of ideas from Athletics to Wrestling, so there's bound to ... (Read more)
Major Athletics Success! - 03/03/2016 09:28:06
On 2nd March, a team of 12 Primary 7 athletes went to the Emirates Arena to take part in the Active Schools North East Heptathlon Final. The team consisting of 6 boys and 6 girls all completed a 60m ... (Read more)
More Athletics Success! - 03/03/2016 09:16:13
Well done to our amazing athletes! Our Cross Country team of just over 30 pupils went to Nether Pollock to take part in the annual schools' Cross Country Run. Well done to everybody who took part - we ... (Read more)
P4/3 Kelvingrove Trip 2/3/16 - 02/03/2016 17:02:50
Primary 4/3 enjoyed a trip along to Kelvingrove Art Galleries on 2nd March. The class, with the assistance of our helpful guide, Pat, found out some more fascinating facts about the Vikings in Scotland. ... (Read more)
READATHON INFORMATION 1/3/16 - 01/03/2016 14:21:02
This Thursday is World Book Day. To mark that, we're having a READATHON. Every child in the school should try to read as many books as possible over the course of 10 days from Thursday. Information about ... (Read more)
Readathon! Starting 3rd March 2016 - 29/02/2016 12:08:53
Garrowhill Primary School is holding a READATHON! Each child will receive a sponsor card, bookmark and sticker along with their World Book Day £1 Token. We want you to try to read as many books ... (Read more)
P1 Assembly 26/2/16 - 26/02/2016 15:27:03
Well done to P1R for their super presentation all about Chinese New Year. We learned all about the race between the animals and that the rat won! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey. ... (Read more)
Sharing Our Learning P6 26/2/16 - 26/02/2016 09:44:09
Primary 6 have been learning all about the Vikings! The class went into the woodland area to create Viking longhouses using natural materials. Click here to see the pictures of their longhouses. ... (Read more)
Sharing Our Learning P4/3 25/2/16 - 25/02/2016 09:31:52
Well done to Primary 4/3 for their amazing country research projects! The class had the opportunity to have a really good look at everybody's work and complete a country challenge grid. Click here ... (Read more)
Helpful Websites 24/2/16 - 24/02/2016 10:25:37
Click here for a list of helpful websites, many of which are used in school: Websites List ... (Read more)
Common Word Activities 24/2/16 - 24/02/2016 09:53:25
*NEW* Common word easy-to-do activities now added to the Primary 1 Pupils' Zone: Spelling ... (Read more)
Gym Hall Repairs - 22/02/2016 13:57:33
The repairs to the Gym Hall have been completed. The normal timetable for PE will now resume. Thank you for your co-operation during the period of the repairs. ... (Read more)
February Mid Term break - 08/02/2016 20:22:57
School is closed to pupils on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th for the mid term break. Wednesday 17th is an in-service day for staff and school will remain closed to children. We hope you have an enjoyabe ... (Read more)
P1 and P2 Parent Workshop - 08/02/2016 20:20:28
Thank you to all parents who have indicated their intention to attend our home learning workshop on 23rd February. The workshops will focus on how we are embedding assessment in our daily practice and ... (Read more)
Temporary disruption to Gym - 08/02/2016 20:18:10
Due to essential repairs being carried out to the floor of our gym hall the hall will not be in use for 2-4 weeks from Tuesday 9th February. All classes will have one hour of PE with Mrs Dalrymple in ... (Read more)
Burns Night - 05/02/2016 10:36:49
Thank you to everyone involved in our Burns night celebration. I think everyone will agree the children performed fantastically and we hope everyone had a great night who attended. There was fantastic ... (Read more)
P2/1 Toys Assembly - 26/01/2016 10:51:25
Primary 2/1 raising funds for RSPB. The children organised a toy sale in the classroom and raised over £160 for the RSPB! The class then told the school all about their super project at the Friday ... (Read more)
P4 Burns Assembly - 26/01/2016 10:49:56
Well done primary four. A great Burns assembly! ... (Read more)
Christmas Parties - 26/01/2016 10:48:09
Photographs of our xmas parties 2015. A great time had by all! ... (Read more)
Cinderella Rockafella - 26/01/2016 10:43:00
Well done to everyone involved in our upper school pantomime. A great show all round! ... (Read more)
Jack and the Beanstalk - 04/12/2015 15:27:04
Jack and the Beanstalk at Garrowhill Primary 2015. Great fun for all!!! ... (Read more)
Librarians - 04/12/2015 10:30:14
Thank you to all the boys and girls in primary seven for putting themselves forward for interview for the position of school Librarians. Also congratulations to our successful candidates. We are already ... (Read more)
It's Good to be Me - 04/12/2015 10:25:33
Thank to Primary two for performing an excellent assembly today. You made us all remember that everyone is special, unique and that with hard work and dedication we can all be successful in what we ... (Read more)
Rota Kids at Garrowhill Primary - 04/12/2015 10:21:24
Today we celebrated the beginning of our very own RotaKids Committee. RotaKids is an exciting way for pupils to lead and engage in important, lively activities that will make a positive difference ... (Read more)
Chritmas Carol Service - 02/12/2015 16:20:11
Today marked the beginning of advent in Garrowhill Primary with our special Christmas Carol Service. All of the classes, plus the school choir performed a carol, whilst the tree decorators decorated ... (Read more)
Sportshall Champions - 16/11/2015 19:06:09
Our P6 athletics team made us all very proud today when they won the Sportshall athletics challenge at Tollcross Leisure Centre. Mrs Dalrymple said there was a terrific team effort and is lookiing ... (Read more)
Sponsored Run and Bounce - 12/11/2015 16:56:58
Congratulation to all the boys and girls from primary one to primary seven for completing our sponsored run event to raise funds to improve our outdoor learning grounds and also to raise money for Children ... (Read more)
Halloween Photos - 30/10/2015 17:06:55
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Halloween Events - 29/10/2015 07:53:39
Our parents have organised a disco for children in P4-7 at 7pm on Thursday 29 th October. Tickets will be given to all children this week in class. If your child wishes to attend the disco they should ... (Read more)
Annual Sponsored Event - 29/10/2015 07:52:43
Each school session staff and children organise an event to raise funds for our school fund. Last session we held a sponsored bounce when we moved into our new building. This helped fund furniture for ... (Read more)
Christmas Carol Service - 29/10/2015 07:51:52
Last year we held our very first Christmas Carol Service during which we decorated our fantastic tree. This took place in the hall of our old school where there was no room to invite any ... (Read more)
Open Afternoons - 29/10/2015 07:51:08
Open afternoons are proving a successful way of giving parents an opportunity to review children’s work, see the work and plans of the class and have a conversation about their learning. At our ... (Read more)
Staffing Update - 29/10/2015 07:50:13
Congratulations to Mr Young who has been appointed Depute Head Teacher. Mr Young had been with us on a temporary secondment following the retiral of Mrs Smith in June 2014. During the promoted ... (Read more)
Regional Football Champions - 28/10/2015 14:53:51
Well done to our primary seven footballers who were crowned regional champions at Stepford this afternoon. The boys went unbeaten and emerged victorious after a tense final which went to penalty kicks. ... (Read more)
Mr Halewood in India - 13/10/2015 18:36:38
Mr Halewood set off on his travels to India last week as part of an international learning partnership we are hoping to establish between our school and teachers in Bangalore. Mr Halewood and two ... (Read more)
Congratulations Miss Harris - 12/10/2015 09:21:06
Congratulations to Miss Harris who retired on Friday the 9th of October. Miss Harris worked so hard for many years. Its now time to relax and enjoy the next chapter in her life. Garrowhill Primary ... (Read more)
P5 Australia and Spain Day - 12/10/2015 09:09:53
Both Primary five classes ended term one with a great celebration of Spain and Australia by entertaining each other in class. Lots of interesting facts, dancing, singing and delicious food were shared. ... (Read more)
Shettleston Advisory Committee Fun Day - 05/10/2015 22:37:55
Fun day at Shettleston Community Centre on Friday 16th October 1pm - 4pm FREE Click here for details Poster ... (Read more)
Parents' Evening - 24/09/2015 17:33:32
Please remember our first parents' evening takes place on Thursday 1st October. Appointments to see your child's class teacher can be made by telephoning the school. Appointments can be made between ... (Read more)
Big Coffee Morning - 24/09/2015 17:31:57
Many thanks to everyone who attended our coffee morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Fund today. The donations of cakes was outstanding and enabled many people in our community to enjoy coffee and a chat ... (Read more)
Road Safety Campaign - 24/09/2015 14:50:33
This week ten pupils from Tiree visited Glasgow Road and the streets surrounding the school to help raise awareness of safe parking and driving at a safe speed to keep all our children safe when travelling ... (Read more)
Master Class Golden Time - 11/09/2015 15:00:57
Master classes are now up and running with our new primary one pupils joining in for the first time today. The classes are a reward to all pupils for being responsible and respectful to each other and ... (Read more)
New House Captains - 28/08/2015 15:16:33
Congratulations to our new school Captains and Vice Captains. Each pupil from primary one to primary seven voted this afternoon during assembly with the winners being announced at 2.00pm. Well done ... (Read more)
Saphire Gymnastics Club - 21/08/2015 08:29:29
Sapphire Gymnastics have their base club in the west end of the city and are a very successful gymnastics team. The club will be opening their second venue in Garrowhill Primary School in September offering ... (Read more)
Open Afternoons - 21/08/2015 08:18:00
We would like to invite you to the first of this years' open afternoons. This gives you the opportunity to visit your child in class and have a look at the planned learning for this term. During ... (Read more)
Welcome Back Everyone - 14/08/2015 09:54:08
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome everyone back to our first full session in our new school. Our children have quickly settled back into school life. A special mention to the new primary ... (Read more)
Good Luck Primary 7 - 24/06/2015 08:29:15
Our Primary 7 pupils have had a very busy week as they prepare to leave primary school and take their next step towards High School. On Monday evening the class enjoyed their end of year 'Beach Party' ... (Read more)
Elderly Pedestrian Campaign - 04/06/2015 08:40:43
Recently our two junior road safety officers took part in a campaign to help highlight road safety in our local community. Both Tyler and Danny did a terrific job. Well done boys! ... (Read more)
New Chicks - 03/06/2015 12:12:56
There was great excitement in Garrowhill today with the arrival of the first of our new baby chicks. P2 have been learning all about life cycles through their science topic and todays arrival has added ... (Read more)
Scott Wilson Charity Work - 01/06/2015 16:06:05
One of our primary seven pupils has been working hard to help others. Scott Wilson helped raise money for Marie Curie by transporting stock from Tesco Parkhead to Marie Curie at Stobhill which was then ... (Read more)
Determined to Dance - 29/05/2015 16:21:02
Our team of dancers who came second in the Determined to Dance heats earlier in the year are taking part in the finals at the Emirates Arrena on Friday 5th June. The team have been rehearsing before ... (Read more)
Glasgow Athletics Championships - 29/05/2015 16:19:36
Our P7 and P6 athletics teams are taking part in the Glasgow Championships at Crownpoint on Monday 1st June. The teams have been working with Mrs Dalrymple in preparation for this event and we wish them ... (Read more)
Reporting an absence - 29/05/2015 16:08:51
From Monday 1st June a new absence reporting line will be in use for parents. If parents need to report an absence they should the pupil absence reporting team on: 0141 287 0039 to report ... (Read more)
Sports Day - 29/05/2015 16:03:52
As the weather forecasters are now hoping June will be a warmer and hopefully drier month, we are planning our Sports Day for Friday 12th June. We are limited for space as our landscaping and ground ... (Read more)
Sudanese Feast in P1 - 08/05/2015 09:37:03
P1P are learning about Sudan as part of our ‘A Balloon for Grandad’ topic (Grandad Abdulla lives in Sudan). They had a Sudanese feast to investigate and taste food commonly eaten in Sudan. ... (Read more)
P1 and S1 induction days - 27/04/2015 14:33:16
This year we will have four induction sessions for our new P1 intake. The first of these takes place on Tuesday 12 th may at 1.30pm in the school hall. Children will have the chance to meet our ... (Read more)
Peer Mediation - 27/04/2015 14:32:32
Interviews for peer mediators will take place on Tuesday 5 th May. Pupils in primary six and seven were invited to apply for this role after completing the necessary training in term three. ... (Read more)
Open Afternoons Term 4 - 27/04/2015 12:18:41
We would like to invite parents/carers into school for a second open afternoon where you can review your child’s progress with them in class, discuss learning targets and see the plans for ... (Read more)
Dalguise 2015 - 30/03/2015 22:14:28
Primary six and seven pupils returned to the school safely last week following a wonderful residential trip to Dalguise in Perthshire. The boys and girls had a wonderful time and learned a range of ... (Read more)
Promotion of Local Clubs - 29/03/2015 21:10:45
As part of health week local club leaders from our local community popped in to the school to promote the clubs. Pupil from primary five and six also pitched in and displayed the skills they have learned ... (Read more)
Arrived at Dalguise - 23/03/2015 14:49:15
Good afternoon. After a comfortable bus journey we arrived safe and sound at about 11.45. Children had their lunch outside in the beautiful sunshine and then had a tour of the grounds by our hosts Andy ... (Read more)
P5 COMIC RELIEF ASSEMBLY - 13/03/2015 16:38:40
Thank you to primary five for a wonderful assembly today. The boys and girls presented many different facts about comic relief and treated mums, dads, and grandparents to some delightful comic relief ... (Read more)
Cross Country Event - 08/03/2015 13:13:59
Our Primary 6 and 7 cross country team gave their very best effort at the event in Nether Pollok on Friday 27th February. It was a cold day and the ground was very soft and muddy making for some very ... (Read more)
Easter Service - 20/02/2015 08:03:32
Primary 5 will be presenting our Easter service this year. Our P1-3 service takes place in Mure Memorial Church on Thursday 2 nd April at 11am and our P4-7 service is on the ... (Read more)
Class Group Photos - 20/02/2015 08:02:40
On Tuesday 24 th February class group photographs will be taken by ‘Colorphoto’. The photographer will also be compiling a whole school photo for us to mark the opening ... (Read more)
Health Week - 20/02/2015 08:01:36
The week of 16 th March will be Health week in our school. During this week we adjust our timetable to increase the focus on Health and well being. All classes will be involved ... (Read more)
School Uniform - 20/02/2015 08:00:11
Many thanks to parents and carers for the support shown in wearing school uniform, our children always look smart and ready for their day. The children are managing very well with ... (Read more)
Parent Workshops - 20/02/2015 07:59:02
Throughout March and April we will be inviting parents into school to discuss improvements to teaching approaches in literacy. A few parents of children in our P7 and P7/6 class have ... (Read more)
Parents' Evening - 17/02/2015 20:13:22
All Parents are invited to attend our Parents' Evening on 5th March. During these face to face meetings teachers will give you a progress update for your child. Appointments to meet your child's teacher ... (Read more)
Mid Term Break - 06/02/2015 08:39:43
We are already at our February mid term holiday and school will be closed to children on Monday 9th, Tuesday,10th and Wednesday 11th February which is an in-service day for staff. Thank you for your ... (Read more)
After School Clubs - 04/02/2015 08:26:47
All clubs have now begun apart from table tennis which will begin on the 17th and 18th of February. We are now using both halls simulantiously everyday however we are aware that a small number of children ... (Read more)
Open Afternoons - 22/01/2015 18:40:24
As you know, we are working to improve many aspects of our practice as we settle in our new school. A priority for us is to improve how we engage with parents on the design of our curriculum, ... (Read more)
Offically Opened - 18/01/2015 17:35:16
On Friday 16th January we took advantage of a brief break in the winter weather to cut the ribbons across our doors and in our own way mark the opening of our school. While there will be more formal ... (Read more)
What A day! - 14/01/2015 21:01:50
We have had a wonderful first day in our new school! A mini snow blizzard stopped us cutting our red ribbon to mark our entry to the new building but his didn't dampen our spirits as we settled into ... (Read more)
Garrowhill Closes Jan 2015 - 13/01/2015 16:57:40
On Friday January 9th January Garrowhill Primary on Springhill Road closed its gates for the last time. Children and staff gathered in our playground for a final farewell which Mr Halewood captured on ... (Read more)
Disruption to telephone lines - 04/01/2015 18:46:01
Our telephone number needs to be transferred to our new building this week. This means BT will disconnect the current building from Monday and all calls to the school will be automatically re-directed ... (Read more)
Moving arrangements - 04/01/2015 18:40:49
A very Happy New Year to all our parents, carers and children! We hope your festive break was a relaxing one and 2015 is a good year for all of us. Our new school building was successfully ... (Read more)
Pupil of the Week - 12/12/2014 14:58:38
Each pupil was chosen for displaying their best effort for either behaviour in class or for their best effort to improve their learning. Well done boys and girls, we are all very proud of you. ... (Read more)
Enterprise at Garrowhill - 12/12/2014 11:54:27
Two of our primary five pupils have been working hard recently by making and selling Christmas decorations to raise money for our school funds. A big thank you to Keira and Jessica for all your hard ... (Read more)
PE Timetable - 09/12/2014 09:32:23
From January 19th class PE times are as follows: Monday P4H, P4M, P5,P2/1, P2E, P2M Tuesday P3F, P3M, P6/5, P6, P7, P1R ... (Read more)
PE and School Uniform - 09/12/2014 09:30:38
As the current Garrowhill Primary building does not have changing facilities, many children wear their PE kit under their clothes on gym days and a concession on uniform had been made allowing ... (Read more)
Cashless Cafeteria System - 09/12/2014 09:28:59
School Cafeteria From January 5 th all children in P1-3 will be entitled to a school meal and we would urge you to take advantage of this opportunity. When we move to our new ... (Read more)
Christmas Carol Service - 02/12/2014 10:06:00
Today Garrowhill Primary had its very first, 1st of December Carol Service. Each class chose a Christmas song to sing to the rest of the school. Guests from our Parent Council joined the staff and ... (Read more)
St Andrew's Day Assembly - 30/11/2014 17:11:14
Thank you primary 2 for a great St Andrew's Day assembly. ... (Read more)