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Temporary School Closure - 30/03/2020 17:10:39
The Scottish Government has announced schools across the country to close from the end of the school day this Friday 20th March 2020 – we are working on contingency plans to be put in place to support ... (Read more)
Bishop Toal's Confirmandi Visit - 30/03/2020 17:02:56
We were very honoured to have Bishop Toal visit our Primary 6 and 7 Confirmandi yesterday, to speak about the Sacrament of Confirmation. He stayed and spoke to us about his role within the church and ... (Read more)
New School App - 22/01/2018 15:21:24
Our school has recently launched our very own App which will allow those who download it to access all the important information regarding our school, dates for the diary, letters etc. If you would like ... (Read more)
St Benedict's Gold Award - 14/12/2017 12:06:05
St Benedict's Gold Award St Benedict’s RC Primary School has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to sport with the prestigious sportscotland Gold School Sport Award . The school, ... (Read more)
Induction Information Session for August 2018 - 02/11/2017 10:16:01
Dear Parent/Carer St Benedict’s Primary School will be hosting an Induction Information session on Friday 3 November at 9.15am. This session will be for parents of ... (Read more)
Newsletter August 2017 - 14/09/2017 13:40:55
Please find below a copy of August's newsletter below. It includes important information regarding school procedures and your child's education. ... (Read more)
P2 Fitness Club - 04/09/2017 10:35:35
P2 Fitness Club The club will run on a Tuesdays from 3.00pm – 4.15pm starting on 12/09/2017. If your child is interested please complete the consent form below and return to ... (Read more)
Parent Cooking Club - 04/09/2017 10:19:17
We are hosting a parent cooking club starting Tuesday 12 th September from 3.00pm – 4.15pm in the school gym hall. The adult cooking class will be led by a local chef and while the parents ... (Read more)
School Uniform - 31/08/2017 16:25:22
School Uniform Our school uniform is very important to us and can be expensive if it gets lost. Please ensure all or your child's uniform if clearly labelled. This ensures if it does gets ... (Read more)
This Is Me eBook Available Online Now! - 05/07/2017 19:47:36
Welcome, friends of St Benedict’s Primary, to our first eBook of poetry, entitled ‘This Is Me’. Every child in our school, based in Glasgow’s Easterhouse, has been given the chance to ... (Read more)
End of Term Letter - 26/06/2017 16:07:03
Dear Parent/Carer As we reach the end of term there are just a few final pieces of information I would like to share with you. FOND FAREWELLS We would like to say a big thank you ... (Read more)
P1 School Uniforms - 26/06/2017 12:33:34
Any school uniforms ordered from Logo Xpress over the summer holidays can be picked up at the school on Friday the 11 August between 12pm and 1pm. Regards Mr McKerrall ... (Read more)
New Girls Football Centre Fridays 5pm-6pm - 20/06/2017 16:46:42
Jane Ross Soccer Centre for girls aged between 6 and 9 is starting on Friday the 23rd June from 5pm until 6pm. For more information see the poster below. ... (Read more)
Summer Sports Clubs - 13/06/2017 12:07:05
Contact for Bannerman Football: On Tuesday the 13th of June a number of local sports clubs will be coming to our school to let you know more about what they ... (Read more)
Dinner School Menu Change - 12/06/2017 12:33:32
Reminder that our menu on Friday 16/06/17 (see picture below) will be changing. This means that tomorrow Tuesday 13/06/17 chicken curry will not be available, instead we will be offering steak pie. ... (Read more)
Drama Classes for Children at the Platform - 09/06/2017 10:43:51
Platform, the arts centre at the heart of The Bridge in Easterhouse run weekly drama classes for children and young people aged 8-25 years. Our group for 8-11 year olds is called Creation STation ... (Read more)
St Benedcit's Excellence in Food Hygiene Standards - 24/05/2017 08:53:48
Our Cordia LLP staff have been awarded their Eat Safe certification in recognition of excellence in food hygiene standards as assessed by Environmental Health Services as part of their ongoing inspection ... (Read more)
First Holy Communion - 16/05/2017 08:57:24
The children in Primary 4 will be celebrating their First Holy Communion on Saturday the 20th of May in St Clare's Church at 10am. You are very welcome to join us for this sacramental celebration on ... (Read more)
Community Activity at The Shandwick Centre - 09/05/2017 08:21:42
We are starting the Pre-charrette activity in the old Savers Unit in the Shandwick Centre on the following dates/times: ... (Read more)
New Parent and Carer Cooking Club - 08/05/2017 08:36:21
Dear Parent, We have an exciting new initiative starting on Monday 08/05/2017. We are hosting a parent cooking club and at the same time running a children’s ICT class. ... (Read more)
Free Training! Family Carers of Young People with Autism - 05/05/2017 12:50:32
Positive Pathways Scotland are offering FREE TRAINING for parents and carers of young people with autism to provide positive behaviour support training. For more information contact Laura Andrew using ... (Read more)
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland's Summer Training Ensembles - 05/05/2017 12:41:15
NYOS have extended our application deadline for our Training Ensembles covering Strings, Wind, Brass and Percussion from Friday 28 April to Friday 26 May. The NYOS Training ... (Read more)
Active East Case Study - 02/05/2017 15:20:26
Find out below how St Benedict's worked with the Shettleston Harriers and other community partners to get pupils more active with a small grant from Active East. ... (Read more)
P1 Induction Days - 02/05/2017 14:44:27
We are so excited to invite those starting Primary 1 in August at our school for three visits. Please come and visit us on; Wednesday 3rd of May from 9:30am-10:30am Wednesday ... (Read more)
Free Yoga For Parents and Carers - 20/04/2017 15:19:52
Dear Parent/Carer, We are offering to all parents and carers and friends a FREE Yoga class. The class will take place on Tuesdays from 3.00pm – 4.00pm starting Tuesday 25 th April. ... (Read more)
Have You Experienced Significant Change or Loss? - 18/04/2017 11:40:02
Seasons for Growth Adult Programme Seasons for Growth aims to build resilience and bring hope and confidence to adults who have experienced significant change or loss. Grief may ... (Read more)
Parent & Carer Information: New Sandyford Website - 18/04/2017 09:29:59
Our Executive Director has approved the distripution of the following information regarding the new RSHP website for parents and carers. Please click here to be taken to the information in our 'Parent ... (Read more)
Notice for 2018 P6 and P7 Confirmandi - 11/04/2017 04:56:00
Father Ness has issued important information regarding those children who will be making their Confirmation in March 2018. Please contact Father Ness regarding the information below. ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal: Week 4 - Centre Items - 29/03/2017 09:06:14
This week we will be collecting the following items for our lenten appeal for the Simon Community. Thank you in advance for your continued support and generous donations. ... (Read more)
St Andrew's Spring Concert - 23/03/2017 14:44:11
I'd like to let you know about the St Andrew's RC Secondary School Spring music concert which takes place on Wednesday 29th of March at 7.30pm. Tickets are now on sale at £4. It would be fantastic ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal: Week 3 - toiletries - 23/03/2017 14:39:00
This week we will be collecting the following items for our lenten appeal for the Simon Community. Thank you in advance for your continued support and generous donations. ... (Read more)
Parent Workshop on Bullying - 13/03/2017 12:32:44
Our school have arranged for Respectme to host a parent workshop here on Tuesday 14 th of March from 1.30-3pm on Bullying at the request of parents. Everyone is welcome to come along and find ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal: Week 2 - Non-perishables - 13/03/2017 08:59:56
In helping to raise awareness of the Simon Community and supporting those people who use their service, this week we will be collecting items you may be picking up on your weekly shop. If you can help ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal: Week 1 - Oral Hygiene - 07/03/2017 09:06:24
In helping to raise awareness of the Simon Community and supporting those people who use their service, this week we will be collecting items you may be picking up on your weekly shop. If you can help ... (Read more)
Nominate Your Community Champion - 03/03/2017 11:19:05
If you know someone who does extraordinary work in your community why not nominate them for Glasgow's Community Champion Award. For more information please see below. ... (Read more)
P3 & P6 Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire - 20/02/2017 13:16:44
Pupils in P3 and P6 will shortly be completing the annual strength and difficulties questionnaire for the Institute of Health and Wellbeing. This is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire for ... (Read more)
Language Awards Success - 06/02/2017 15:57:43
Our school had great success at Glasgow's Language Awards Ceremony atthe City Chambers. Natalia Piwowarczek from P6 won the Language Learner Engagement Award for her kind and selfless work helping ... (Read more)
Catholic Education Week - 06/02/2017 15:47:21
St Benedict's are celebrating Catholic Education Week this week from Monday the 6th until Friday the 10th of February. The Catholic Church in Scotland encourages schools, parishes and other agencies ... (Read more)
Parental Working Group - SCES - 06/01/2017 13:42:24
The Parent Involvement Working Group - SCES Saturday 21 January 2017, 10:00 - 12:00 The Parent Involvement Working Group of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) are organising ... (Read more)
NHS Information - 05/01/2017 15:50:47
NHS Choices provides important information regarding the healthcare of you and your family. You can find information on symptoms, conditions, medicines and treatments as well as help and advice on ... (Read more)
St Benedict's Christmas Fayre - 15/12/2016 12:17:54
The Christmas Fayre will take place on Friday 16th December . We will follow the usual agenda and doors will open at 9:30am for parents. You may go around by yourself or send for your child to ... (Read more)
Help! Christmas Fayre 2016 - 02/12/2016 13:50:42
Please help out with donations for the Christmas fayre! Spread the word and hand in any unwanted adult or children's gifts to the office! The Christmas Fayre will take place on Friday the ... (Read more)
Parents Supporting Catholic Education - 22/11/2016 15:39:16
The Parent Involvement Working Group of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) are organising an event for all interested Catholic parents with children currently at school. This Gathering ... (Read more)
Launch of Pupil Advice Website - 22/11/2016 15:30:30
“You shouldn't feel bad if you need extra help. Remember, you’re not alone.” That’s the key message from the 75 young people who have been involved in the development of Reach , a new website ... (Read more)
Free Taster Evening - 18/11/2016 12:57:31
Come and join Flat Pack Meals for a FREE taster evening of some of their deliciously healthy meals. Low cost healthy meal packs for sale on the night. Try our healthy recipes before you buy. ... (Read more)
P1 Registration for Enrolment - 10/11/2016 08:49:10
Reminder for P1 school registration week for enrolment will take place from Monday 7 November - Friday 11 November. All details can be found by clicking here. ... (Read more)
School Uniform - 02/11/2016 08:39:08
All of our school uniform items are supplied by Logoxpres Ltd and can be accessed by clicking here on our school website or by visiting their own website here . ... (Read more)
Kinship Care October Newsletter - 24/10/2016 08:55:41
Some highlights of this edition include: Hallowe’en—what to do and where The Scottish Government needs you FREE ticket to Roald Dahl’s birthday party Question ... (Read more)
Family Quiz Night 13/10/16 - 06/10/2016 08:39:25
PTA Family Quiz Night Thursday 13th October, 7.00pm, the School Hall Tickets £2 (adult), £1 (children at school) We warmly welcome parents, staff, pupils, siblings and friends to our annual ... (Read more)
Congratulations! Great Scottish Run - 03/10/2016 08:10:25
A huge congratulations to all our Primary 5 children who took part in Friday's Great Scottish Run schools event. Despite the weather the children did fantastically well and enjoyed themselves i mmensely. ... (Read more)
Home School Agreements and Personal Learning Plans - 16/09/2016 11:18:39
16 th September 2016 To Parents/Carers, Home School Agreements and Personal Learning Plans Please find via the link at the bottom of the page the Home School Agreement ... (Read more)
PTA Meeting - 14/09/2016 14:36:24
Parent Teacher Association Meeting at 2pm on Thursday the 14th of September 2016. All are welcome to join, including new members. Why not come along and see how you can help our school. ... (Read more)
Internet Safety Week - 12/09/2016 07:45:23
During Internet Safety Week our children will have the opportunity to increase their awareness of being safe online. This will be delivered through a series of classroom lessons and workshops. We will ... (Read more)
P3 and P4 Sacramental Preperations - 06/09/2016 13:27:44
Children in Primary 3 and Primary 4 who are due to celebrate the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Holy Communion will begin their sacramental prepartions with Fr Ness shortly. Below is a message ... (Read more)
Parent Council - 06/09/2016 13:20:04
Dear Parent, Did you know that St Benedict’s Primary has an active Parent Council? Our main aim is to help the school operate as a successful school and to try to represent ... (Read more)
Glasgow Schools’ CREATE Music Classes 2016/17 - 02/09/2016 13:25:40
Dear Parent/Carer, Glasgow Schools’ CREATE Music Classes 2016/17 I would like to introduce myself as Education Services Quality Improvement Officer – Creativity and Expressive ... (Read more)
Sky Ride Glasgow - 01/09/2016 08:06:39
Tour of Britain Tour of Britain Grand Depart: On Sunday 4 September , the Tour of Britain Grand Depart will see some of the best teams and riders in the world starting the race from Glasgow’s ... (Read more)
The Voice Kids 2017 - 31/08/2016 08:43:04
The first ever series of The Voice Kids is coming to ITV in 2017 and we’re looking for the next generation of talented young singers. The Voice Kids will feature the nation’s best young ... (Read more)
Glasgow to Edinburgh Cycle - 29/08/2016 10:18:01
The Classic Pedal for Scotland ride, the Challenge is now heading towards its 18th year! The 46 mile Glasgow to Edinburgh ride is the event’s most popular ride and attracted 7,500 participants in ... (Read more)
School Meal Pricing Increase - 11/08/2016 13:18:06
You may recall that Glasgow City Council, as part of a budget decision last year, informed the public about future increases to the cost of primary school meals. Glasgow has for many ... (Read more)
Summer Arts Camp at The Platform - 21/06/2016 14:15:47
SUMMER ARTS CAMP TUE 26 JUL - SAT 30 JUL | 10am - 3pm A week of free fun for 8 – 12 year olds presented by Platform and Impact Arts Platform is the ... (Read more)
Summer Music Programme - 21/06/2016 08:43:54
SCO VIBE brings together young people from all musical backgrounds, including classical, folk, rock and pop, to create and perform new music. Enjoy making music with the guidance of renowned workshop ... (Read more)
International Day of the African Child - 13/06/2016 12:50:16
International Day of the African Child is held annually across the world to raise awareness of the continuing need for improvement of the education provided to African children. Cordia are working ... (Read more)
November Enrolment - Consultation - 09/06/2016 09:36:23
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)
Family Cycle The Wee Jaunt - 09/06/2016 09:21:10
Glasgow's 'The Wee Jaunt' is taking place this Sunday 12th June starting at the Glasgow Green at 8:30am. All families of all abilities can take part. All the information is available from the poster. ... (Read more)
Glasgow's Solar Schools - 25/05/2016 12:37:53
St Benedict's solar power pilot scheme leads the way for Glasgow City Council. Glasgow is helping to cut its energy bills and save money by using solar technology on some of its schools like St Benedict's. ... (Read more)
New Director of SCES - 20/05/2016 08:38:22
The President of the Bishops Conference of Scotland, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia has offered congratulations to Barbara Coupar on her appointment as the next Director of the Scottish Catholic Education ... (Read more)
National Digital Learning Week - 16/05/2016 09:33:42
Join us for National Digital Learning Week from 16-20 May. Discover the benefits of digital learning and teaching at every level of the learner journey. Share your stories of how you've been using ... (Read more)
Play on Pedals - 20/04/2016 08:36:15
Play on Pedals Play on Pedals are offering free Easter drop-in programme for kids on bikes. Come along, learn how to ride and try out our balance and pedal bikes, under supervision of trained ... (Read more)
St Benedict's Gives Back - 01/04/2016 12:39:43
During Lent the children of St. Benedict’s Primary decided to do something a little different and give back to their community. Led by the school co-operative group the children in the school collected ... (Read more)
Catholic Education Forum - 22/02/2016 13:03:24
CEC Open Forum Dundee 5th March 2016 Archbishop Philip Tartaglia invites members of the wider Catholic Education community – parents, teachers, students, clergy – to participate ... (Read more)
Ardentinny Residential - 10/02/2016 15:23:27
St. Benedict’s Primary School spent a most enjoyable week at Ardentinny Outdoor Residential Centre. For many of our children this was the first time away from home and their families – ... (Read more)
Jump2It Champions - 07/12/2015 09:20:04
The jump2it trophy returned to Easterhouse on Sunday as St. Benedict's became Champions of the East End. All matches were hard fought affairs played within a sportingly competitive manner. Parents ... (Read more)
Cycling Award - 27/11/2015 16:06:33
St Benedict's achieved our Cycle Friendly School status in September 2015. Due to the hard work of our Junior Road Safety Officers, our cycle club, Mr Byatt, Miss McLean and Mr McKerrall we have been ... (Read more)
Back Pack Appeal 2015 - 27/11/2015 13:57:13
In June 2015 Primary 5/4 organised the Mary's Meals Back Pack Appeal collecting school items for children who are supported by Mary's Meals. They managed to collect 75 school bags full of goodies. ... (Read more)
New School Website - 25/11/2015 10:36:22
St Benedict's Primary School website has had a facelift with lots of new content and pictures to view. Feel free to have a look and sign our guestbook to tell us what you think of the new look. ... (Read more)
Blairvadach Residential - 11/09/2015 08:58:36
Blairvadach Residential St. Benedict’s Primary School spent a most enjoyable week at Blairvadach Outdoor Residential Centre. For many of our children this was the first time away from ... (Read more)