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Room 4 Ugly Bug Ball - 13/05/2019 15:36:15
Miss Carroll and her class of Primary 2/3 showed off their performance of the ugly bug ball, which included singing, dancing and many facts about insects such as butterfly, ladybugs and spiders. They ... (Read more)
Masterclasses - 13/05/2019 15:29:14
Over the course of two weeks we had some masterclass taster sessions. The masterclasses included: Spanish culture and food, Hama beads, painting, cookery, Irish dancing, yoga and introduction to recorders, ... (Read more)
Handball - 13/05/2019 15:27:14
This week classes from all across our school are getting the amazing chance to play the fun and skilful game of handball! It may be just a taster, but judging from the way our primary sevens were, ... (Read more)
Masterclasses - 29/04/2019 15:50:47
On this Friday and next we will be doing Masterclasses, which means we will go to a place in the school to do a new subject being taught by a member of staff. For example, there’s Lego, origami, knitting ... (Read more)
Living Eggs Project - 29/04/2019 15:47:31
The Living Egg project arrived last Tuesday the 23 rd in to our Primary 1 classes and the very next day they started hatching. There were originally 10 eggs and 8 of them have hatched so far. They ... (Read more)
Lenten Charity - 29/04/2019 15:37:16
Our school chose to support 2 main charities over the Lenten period – Kilbride Hospice and Let the Children Live. Due to our Lenten appeals we have managed to raise over £2,000 for both of these charities. ... (Read more)
Burns Competition - 18/03/2019 15:29:38
On the 3 rd of March, 2019, a few selected members of our school choir went to compete in the Robert Burns Competition. They hoped to stay reigning champions. They sang “Speed Bonnie Boat”, yet were ... (Read more)
Spring Fling Disco - 18/03/2019 15:19:37
On the 14 th of March we had our first disco of 2019, the Spring Fling. Our children had a great time singing along to songs, dancing and winning prizes. The tuck shop for the older pupils was great ... (Read more)
World Book Day - 11/03/2019 15:43:16
On the 7 th of March our school participated in World Bok Day. There were many amazing costumes from the staff and pupils such as Disney princesses, Star Wars characters and lots of Harry Potter characters. ... (Read more)
Room 11 and Room 8 Trip - 11/03/2019 15:40:03
Room 11 and Room 8’s school trip was a spectacular tour around Glasgow in an open-top tour bus! Their trip also took them to view amazing pieces of art and memorable statues. Their first stop was at ... (Read more)
Library Makeover - 11/03/2019 15:35:09
Our school library lately got an upgrade that has now created a very warm and inviting space within our school. The makeover coincided with world book day and every class had a chance to go along and ... (Read more)
Athletics Update - 04/03/2019 15:56:18
On the 1 st of March 32 pupils from Our Lady of Lourdes were chosen to go to Strathaven park to compete in the cross country event where we competed in 4 races. In the P6 girls race our highest was ... (Read more)
Netball Update - 04/03/2019 15:48:35
Today at our assembly we learned that our netball team have not lost a single game this year. (well, we lost one but hey!) So because we have won mostly every tournament, they were brought up in the ... (Read more)
Room 3 Assembly - 04/03/2019 15:39:34
On the 4 th of March Primary 2, Room 3 presented an amazing assembly on Lent. They told us about fasting, praying and almsgiving. These are all the things that you do in Lent. First fasting, to remind ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal - 25/02/2019 15:42:11
Next week we will be starting our Lenten appeal, the first week we will be having World Book Day, which is on Thursday 7 th of March. We would like your children to think of a Lenten promise if you ... (Read more)
Confirmation - 25/02/2019 15:35:06
On 19 th of February our Primary 6 and 7 pupils made the Sacrament and Confirmation. We would like to thank Bishop Toal for Confirming our pupils as well as both of our parish priests Monsignor Millar ... (Read more)
Good To Be Green Latest - 25/02/2019 15:29:59
On Monday the 25 th of February our students were given their Good To Be Green stickers. They get these lovely stickers after being good and on green for a whole month. There was a huge majority of ... (Read more)
Parent Afternoon - 18/02/2019 15:46:22
On the 30 th of January the parents came in to see their children or child in their class room as they discussed their targets and achievements. After the parents had finished with their child they ... (Read more)
Fairtrade Competition - 18/02/2019 15:43:14
There is a Fairtrade competition where you have to design a Fairtrade poster that will be displayed throughout the school to inspire others to use Fairtrade products, even if it is just for a snack ... (Read more)
Bush Tucker Trial - 18/02/2019 15:39:27
There has been a competition on recently where the children had the choice to try some different kinds of food. It was known as a Bush Tucker Trial and was being run by South Lanarkshire Council. There ... (Read more)
Good Luck to the Confirmandi - 18/02/2019 15:35:34
This Tuesday the Primary 6 and 7 pupils are getting confirmed in a very important night for them all. This Tuesday, the 19th of February Bishop Toal will visit Our Lady of Lourdes to perform ... (Read more)
Fruity Friday - 18/02/2019 15:25:49
On the 18 th of February the latest Fruity Friday winners were announced, giving them the prize of 15 more minutes of extra playtime. Congratulations to Room 1, for bringing in the most fruit overall ... (Read more)
Room 5 Assembly - 28/01/2019 15:36:46
Room 5 Primary 3 presented an amazing assembly about how Mary appeared to Bernadette in Lourdes. They explained how everyone in the town did not believe that Bernadette saw Mary, but soon people started ... (Read more)
Air Quality Workshops - 28/01/2019 15:32:39
This week p4, p5 and p6 are receiving a workshop about air pollution and air quality. Two invited guest have been in telling them about particulates in the air which cause pollution. They played games ... (Read more)
Achievement Wall - 28/01/2019 15:31:05
In our lunch hall we have a wall where we used to display our kite achievements, however we are looking for a new and improved achievement wall. In school now we are going to run a competition for ... (Read more)
Advent Appeal Update - 28/01/2019 15:26:27
Today representatives from both Mary’s Meals and Missio came into our school and received cheques with money that we raised during Advent. Both charities do amazing work helping those less fortunate ... (Read more)
First Holy Communion Enrollment Mass - 21/01/2019 15:48:08
Our P4 children who are soon to make the sacrament of the Eucharist took part in an enrolment mass on Monday 14 th January. It was a beautiful mass and it was great to see so many of the pupils and ... (Read more)
Pantomime Review - 21/01/2019 15:46:27
The pantomime was a great performance by Hopscotch theatre and was an amazing success. It was very unique and gave a Scottish twist to the tale of Beauty and the Beast which became Bonnie and the ... (Read more)
Sharing Learning Event - 21/01/2019 15:42:01
Our lady of Lourdes pupil’s parents are invited to come to the school to have your child show you their work and targets for the term. You will have the opportunity to talk to your child about how ... (Read more)
Pope Francis Faith Award Update - 21/01/2019 15:37:59
Our Primary 7 Pope Francis Faith Award children have started reflecting on their journey so far as it is nearing the end. The Primary 6 pupils who have chosen to do the Pope Francis Faith Awards have ... (Read more)
Athletics Update - 21/01/2019 15:36:38
On the 11 th of January the athletics select team went to the finals where they were up against Maxwellton, St Kenneth’s and st Hilary’s as well as other schools from East Kilbride. we came 8 th ... (Read more)
100 Years of Catholic Education Assembly - 26/11/2018 15:29:29
Pope Francis Faith Awards Primary 7 children had an assembly about the icon painting which represents 100 years of catholic education. There are lots of messages within the icon which were wonderfully ... (Read more)
Room 8 Assembly - 26/11/2018 15:23:20
On the 26 th of November, Room 8 did an assembly all about Saint Andrew for the whole school. They had excellent singing, speaking and dancing. The pupils loved their assembly and learned lots about ... (Read more)
Road Safety Calendar Competition - 26/11/2018 15:22:08
Well done to all the people who got a special commendation for their excellent road safety calendar entry as part of the annual South Lanarkshire competition. The pupils mentioned were Jade, Rory, ... (Read more)
Eco Update - 12/11/2018 15:44:24
Today, our Eco representatives gave a presentation about what they have done so far in their eco meetings and what they plan to improve. These include: Starting the Litter Picking Rota, planting bulbs ... (Read more)
Fruity Friday Winner - 12/11/2018 15:35:01
This month Room 10 won our Fruity Friday competition, which means they get an extra 15 minutes of playtime. The Fruity Friday competition is about bringing in the most fruit as a snack and whichever ... (Read more)
Karate Taster for P4-7 - 12/11/2018 15:31:45
On Friday 8 th November Primary 4 to 7 had karate lessons in it we got taught how to punch, elbow and move. We also played some games e.g. you stand in position with a partner and try to tap the other ... (Read more)
P7 Transition Mass - 05/11/2018 15:41:23
On Tuesday the 30 th of October all the Primary 7 children who are going to St Andrews and St Brides went to a mass to let the children start their journey to the high school. This took place in ... (Read more)
Infant Karate Lessons - 05/11/2018 15:37:54
Our infants had some fantastic karate lesson which they thoroughly enjoyed as they learned some valuable karate moves which could come in useful. This week the seniors will get some lessons, they ... (Read more)
Christmas Fayre Calendars - 05/11/2018 15:32:05
This month our school we will once again be designing and creating a 2019 calendar. Everyone in the school will design a 2019 season based calendar that is to be brought in to Room 8 by the 15 th ... (Read more)
Firework Safety - 05/11/2018 15:28:32
Please remember that bonfire night is one of the most dangerous nights of the year so please keep yourself and others around you safe. Fireworks can be lots of fun, but we urge you to stay safe on ... (Read more)
Red Carpet Assembly - 29/10/2018 15:53:25
On Friday the 26 th of October the children brought in achievements to show the school. All the children had great achievements from a whole range of activities such as dancing, gymnastics, karate, ... (Read more)
PFFA Enrolment Mass - 29/10/2018 15:36:52
The Primary 6 Pope Francis Faith Award children had their enrolment Mass on Thursday the 25th of October. There were some great readers at the mass, also the Pope Francis Faith Award children were ... (Read more)
Hallowe'en Disco - 29/10/2018 15:34:42
On the 24 th of October we had our annual Hallowe’en disco. Our children enjoyed dressing up as the scariest, wackiest things imaginable. There were all sorts of costumes, from Garfield to the Smurfs, ... (Read more)
Pupil Council Update - Benches - 08/10/2018 15:31:08
Last year our pupil council ordered new benches for the school. By the time they arrived we had new council members so they have had to find were they are being placed. We have definitely decided that ... (Read more)
Fruity Friday - 08/10/2018 15:29:13
Fruity Friday is when students bring in fruit as a snack on Friday to try and win an extra playtime. The class with the most fruit wins the extra playtime. It is starting up again but a little differently ... (Read more)
Good To Be Green - 08/10/2018 15:27:25
Today, Monday the 8 th all pupils in the school had an assembly where we celebrated good behaviour and our Good to be Green scheme. Pupils who were on green for the past month got a sticker as a little ... (Read more)
Gym Shoes - 08/10/2018 15:25:27
A lot of children in the school don’t have gym shoes which are part of our school uniform. Indoor shoes should be a navy or black gym shoe, not a neon trainer. The reason for indoor shoes is to stop ... (Read more)
Active Day - 01/10/2018 15:34:06
Last Friday we had an active day and letters went out about sponsoring the children. There were many activities throughout the day including station activities in the gym hall. We also got to do ... (Read more)
Competition Winners - 01/10/2018 15:30:50
Congratulations to the summer reading challenge and the Kilbride Hospice calendar competition winners! All of the entries were great! All those who took part in the Summer reading challenge ... (Read more)
Room 11 Assembly - 01/10/2018 15:28:05
On Monday the 1 st of October Room 11 delivered an assembly about Mary and the Rosary. It was very joyful and everyone had a good time and learned a few facts about Mary and her ties to the Rosary. ... (Read more)
Room 13 Assembly - 17/09/2018 15:37:47
Room 13 did an assembly about 100 Years of Catholic Education and set a good example to the school. They gave lots of valid information. The children made beautiful posters about their assembly, they ... (Read more)
Pope Francis Faith Award - 17/09/2018 15:33:59
Since last year our school has been doing the Pope Francis Faith Award. The Primary 6’s from last year (now Primary 7) are soon to be finished and this year’s primary ‘6s are about to start. The Pope ... (Read more)
Room 12 Assembly - 17/09/2018 15:22:33
On the 10 th of September Room 12, Primary 6/7, had an assembly all about Our Lady’s birthday which was two days before that. They also mentioned humility and what made Mary humble. They used the ... (Read more)
Christian Meditation - 16/05/2018 15:48:09
On Wednesday the 9 th of May Primary 6 had Christian meditation and it was very fun and the class was silent for a whole minute! There was some nice soothing music and we had to close our eyes ... (Read more)
Netball Competition - 16/05/2018 15:45:55
Last Thursday our netball team went to the John Wright Centre for the fun five qualifiers. They won 3 and lost 3 but this was still enough to get them into the final. Well done netball team and congratulations ... (Read more)
Euroquiz - 16/05/2018 15:40:54
On Monday the 14 th of May the Euroquiz children went to a big competition in the Scottish Parliament. There were a lot of schools and a lot of questions, the contestants tried their best but sadly ... (Read more)
Football Festival - 02/05/2018 15:47:37
On the 2 nd of May, the Our Lady of Lourdes football team went to Ballerup pitches to play at a football festival, which was sadly their last of this competition for the year. The boys and girls ... (Read more)
P6 and P7 Bullying Talk - 02/05/2018 15:45:34
Last Friday a policeman, Constable Ian Peebles, came in to talk to P6 and P7, about bullying. He asked us a few questions, then showed us a power point about safer communities and anti-bullying strategies. ... (Read more)
Room 11 Class Outing - 25/04/2018 15:52:38
Room 11 went the Scotland Street School Museum and dressed up as Victorian children! This was their class trip to help in their learning about the subject. They went into the class boy next to girl ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal Update - 25/04/2018 15:40:48
In Our Lady of Lourdes primary we helped donate to Let the Children Live and Kilbryde Hospice as part of our Lenten appeal. Each charity was given a cheque for over £900. We helped raise this money ... (Read more)
Room 13 Diversity Assembly - 25/04/2018 15:36:07
On Monday 23 RD of April there was an assembly celebrating diversity. Room 13 told us what diversity was and means .We were celebrating diversity due to the fact that we are all different. It was ... (Read more)
Room 11 Assembly - 21/03/2018 15:46:47
The Room 11 assembly went down well with the other children. It helped to teach them all about Easter and Holy Week. It included drama and songs which everyone joined in with. Room11 did very well ... (Read more)
Euro Quiz - 21/03/2018 15:43:28
On Tuesday the 20 th of March, 4 pupils represented Our Lady of Lourdes at the Euro Quiz. The 4 pupils were chosen by holding a quiz for all of Primary 6. They came 1 st place and won a trophy, ... (Read more)
Cross Country Race - 21/03/2018 15:37:52
We’re very happy with our athletics team for doing so well in the Cross Country Race. The Primary 6 race was out of approximately 100 runners and most came under the 20 place mark, and one lucky pupil ... (Read more)
Chicks - 14/03/2018 15:58:07
On Tuesday 6 th March Primary 1 had 10 eggs delivered from the Living Eggs Company, the 1 st egg hatched on Tuesday night which gave Primary 1 a big surprise. In total 9 eggs hatched due ... (Read more)
Year of the Young Person Launch Event - 14/03/2018 15:51:06
The choir were invited to the South Lanarkshire year of young people 2018 launch. It was spectacular and lots of fun. They sang their hearts out and were indulged with yummy food. They sang Speed ... (Read more)
Cross Country Race - 14/03/2018 15:48:19
On Tuesday 13 th of March there was a cross country race at Strathaven Park. The race was due to have taken place on Friday 2 nd of March, but was postponed due to snow. It was 1km for Primary ... (Read more)
Fairtrade Poster Competition - 14/03/2018 15:29:24
Blake Daalman from Room 2 won the East Kilbride Fairtrade Poster Competition for infants. He received a prize for his great poster at the Moncrieff Church Fairtrade Coffee Morning. Well done Blake! ... (Read more)
World Book Day - 07/03/2018 15:53:20
World Book Day happened on Tuesday 6 th of March, having been delayed. It was a fantastic day with lots happening. All the children dressed up as any book character. When it was 10 O’ clock the ... (Read more)
Snow Days - 07/03/2018 15:41:24
From Wednesday the 28 th right through to Friday the 2 nd all pupils were off school because of the snow. All pupils had fun in the snow doing things such as sledging and building snowmen. We ... (Read more)
Room 10 Asembly - 07/03/2018 15:39:15
On Monday Room 10 led us in an assembly all about Lent. It helped to remind us of the importance of this special time and all the things we should be doing to prepare for Easter. It was a great assembly ... (Read more)
P7 Team Building Event - 07/03/2018 15:36:55
On the 7 th of March all of our Primary 7 pupils went on their second High School visit to St Andrews and St Brides. At the High School the activities were based around P.E and team building exercises. ... (Read more)
Red Carpet Assembly - 21/02/2018 15:51:35
On the 16 th of February the whole school gathered for our amazing Red Carpet Award Assembly. The Red Carpet Assembly is about all of the children being recognised for the awards they have achieved ... (Read more)
Athletics Tournament - 21/02/2018 15:48:17
On Friday the 9 th of February the school Athletics team went to the John Wright Sport Centre for the SLLC scoring final. After an amazing amount of effort from the whole team they came away with ... (Read more)
Room 3 Assembly - 21/02/2018 15:44:11
On the 19 th of February, Room 3 did a very informative assembly on Lent. The children were very confident when they spoke out to the audience and told us about the three main things in Lent, which ... (Read more)
Burns Competition - 21/02/2018 15:41:36
On Monday the 19 th of February the Our Lady of Lourdes choir went to the Burns Competition which was organised by the Lanarkshire Association of Burns Clubs. They sang wonderful renditions of Speed ... (Read more)
P6/7 Internet Safety Talk - 07/02/2018 15:42:41
For Internet Safety Week a policeman came in and had a discussion with P6 and P7. We learned about lots of issues surrounding safety on the internet such as cyber bullying, stealing details and personal ... (Read more)
Mission Advent Appeal Update - 31/01/2018 15:37:58
On Monday the 29 th of January Gerard from Missio came to the school. Thanks to the whole school donating money we raised £750! Some things we did to raise are Guess the Teddy Bears Birthday and Raffles ... (Read more)
Barcaple - 31/01/2018 15:29:46
On Monday the 22 nd January some of our Primary 7 pupils went to Barcaple on their residential trip. It was a 3 night stay and they did a lot of incredible activities. There were team work building ... (Read more)
Room 4 Assembly - 31/01/2018 15:22:40
Congratulations to Room 4 on their presentation about St. Bernadette and Our Lady of Lourdes on Monday 29 th January. In the presentation there was a mixture of song, drama, and speaking to the ... (Read more)
Room 8 Assembly - 29/11/2017 15:51:52
On the 27 th of November Room 8 held an assembly on St Andrew and honesty. They taught us that honesty is always better than lying. They taught us that St Andrew was so humble that he died on an ... (Read more)
P1 Reps - 29/11/2017 15:49:28
The new P1 Eco Reps and Pupil Council Reps were announced at assembly on Monday 27 th November, they were: for Room 1 the Eco Rep was Lauren and their Pupil Council Rep was Daniel. For Room ... (Read more)
Room 13 Trip - 29/11/2017 15:27:53
Our Primary 7 Room 13 pupils went on their first school trip of the year to the Peoples’ Palace in order to learn more about their topic World War 2. The Peoples’ Palace was a great experience for ... (Read more)
Advent Appeal - 29/11/2017 15:24:59
This year’s advent appeal is for Loaves and Fishes and Missio. We will be collecting money for Missio and long lasting food and winter items such as scarves, gloves and hats for Loaves and Fishes. ... (Read more)
Hopscotch Pantomime - 22/11/2017 15:43:47
On the 22 nd of November the Hopscotch Theatre Company came to perform a pantomime to Our Lady of Lourdes pupils. The show was the Wizard of Oz. It was very funny, musical and hugely enjoyable. ... (Read more)
P7 Mass at St Andrew's and St Bride's - 22/11/2017 15:38:11
Our Primary 7 pupils went to their first mass at St Andrews and St Brides High School. Our pupils had prepared themselves for this mass and they had the opportunity to meet other pupils from other ... (Read more)
Sports Update - 22/11/2017 15:33:52
The football team went to their last festival of the year which was one of the best festivals for our team. The girls won 4, lost 1 and tied 1, the boys won 5 and lost 1. Our teams are very happy with ... (Read more)
Anti Bullying Week - 15/11/2017 15:49:22
In our school we are starting to learn about Anti Bullying as it is Anti Bullying week 13 th -17 th November. Our pupils will learn some of the types of bullying which can take many form and we would ... (Read more)
Mrs Brown Retires - 15/11/2017 15:46:08
Mrs Brown was a very good lollipop lady and has now retired, she always succeeded in getting the children safely over the road and has done for forty years now. Thank you for your dedication to our ... (Read more)
Room 9 Assembly - 15/11/2017 15:42:57
On the 11 th of November 2017 Room 9 held an assembly about ‘St Margaret and fairness’. Congratulations to Room 9 for their great raps, prayers and hymns which got the message across in a really ... (Read more)
Room 11 Poppies - 15/11/2017 15:28:52
Room 11 were preparing for Remembrance Day by knitting poppies with the help of Mrs Steadman and their class teacher Mrs Perez. They raised £137 through donations from the pupils in the class and ... (Read more)
Room 10 Assembly - 01/11/2017 15:53:26
Our Primary 4/5 from Room 10 did an outstanding job with their assembly on Monday 30 th October. The assembly was all about the month of November, including All Saints Day. They told us fantastic ... (Read more)
Road Safety Calendar Competition - 01/11/2017 15:50:03
Every year each school in South Lanarkshire compete in a competition to design a poster about being safe around roads. Three people in Our lady of Lourdes Primary school were awarded highly commended ... (Read more)
SSPCA Visit - 01/11/2017 15:44:01
On Tuesday31st October the Scottish SPCA came to visit. The Scottish SPCA stands for Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. They taught us what they do to help animals all over Scotland. ... (Read more)
Halloween Pumpkin - 01/11/2017 15:39:51
Our P6’s from room 11 carved pumpkins with our P2/3’s on the 27 th of October. They worked in groups and had an amazing time together. Group 3 won. P2’s were not allowed to use the carving tools, ... (Read more)
Halloween Activity - 01/11/2017 15:36:27
Our pupils from Rooms 12 and 13 helped our Primary 1 pupils to create a spooky Halloween decoration. The spooky decoration was a paper plate ghost. By working together as a team the results were ... (Read more)
Pope Francis Faith Award - 25/10/2017 15:53:09
This is an opportunity for Primary 6 pupils to enrol in the Pope Francis Faith Award. This award is designed to encourage children to show signs of love (one of our school values) in their daily lives. ... (Read more)
Sponsored Active Day - 25/10/2017 15:45:53
On Thursday the 12th October the school held a sponsored active day. Our fantastic Miss Boyle went out of her way to put on an out-standing work out for all of our pupils. Miss Boyle put on an amazing ... (Read more)
Sport Update - 25/10/2017 15:38:58
Our netball team went to the first festival of the year on Thursday 12 th October, winning three games, losing one and drawing one. The team thoroughly enjoyed it and we’re sure they can’t wait ... (Read more)
Room 12 High School Science Visit - 25/10/2017 15:33:47
On Thursday 12 th Of October, P7 Room 12 went on a visit to St Andrews and St Brides as part of their transition to high school. Mr Hamilton taught them some science to test if they are human as ... (Read more)
Infant Judo - 11/10/2017 15:51:18
Today our infants did an outstanding job at their Judo class which was arranged through our Active Schools Co-ordinator . It was great for our younger pupils to this wonderful opportunity as our ... (Read more)
Active Day - 11/10/2017 15:46:09
At Our Lady of Lourdes we are having an active non-uniform day and we are very excited to be able to take part in a range of activities on Thursday the 12 th of October. The activities we are doing ... (Read more)
New Pitch - 11/10/2017 15:35:52
Over the past couple of weeks the school has had a new football pitch fitted. The pupil council has been working hard for a long time now to have the pitch upgraded and their dedication to the cause ... (Read more)
Summer Reading Challenge - 11/10/2017 15:30:41
During the summer certain children chose to do the Summer Reading Challenge about animal agents at their local public library. You had to read six books and with every book you read you got a sticker ... (Read more)
September Athletics - 04/10/2017 15:46:49
Our amazing athletes went to their first competition of the year, the competition was at the John Wrights Sports Centre on Friday 29 th of September. The events were: obstacle racing, over and ... (Read more)
Room 11 WW1 Visit - 04/10/2017 15:43:09
Room 11 had a visit from Tony, who kindly gave us part of his realistic WW1 trench display to help with their class topic, which all the children like very much. The children got to ask him questions ... (Read more)
P4-P7 Awards Assemblies - 04/10/2017 15:40:19
Our award assembly took place on Monday the 2 nd of October for our Primary 4 to Primary 7 pupils. A selection of pupils were given different awards. The different awards represent the four capacities ... (Read more)
Football Festival September - 27/09/2017 15:48:51
On the 27 th of September our P6s and P7s went to Ballerup to play in a football festival, including our brand new girls’ team. The boys played seven a side matches while the girls played five ... (Read more)
P4 and P5 Handball Event - 27/09/2017 15:42:21
A selection of children from Primary 4 and 5 were chosen to go to the handball festival at the Ally McCoist Centre. They were drawn by lucky dip and those who went had a great time. It was kindly ... (Read more)
Little Mix Magic Concert - 13/09/2017 15:48:36
An amazing Little Mix tribute band came to Our Lady Of Lourdes, they are called Little Mix Magic. They did over ten amazing songs for the children, teachers and parents. It was a blast and an ... (Read more)
New Positive Behaviour System - 13/09/2017 15:44:12
Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School has introduced a new positive behaviour system called ‘It’s Good to be Green’. The pupil council and parent council helped to agree on the new system along with ... (Read more)
Summer Reading Challenge - 06/06/2017 12:52:39
On the 5 th of June Audrey from the Greenhill’s Library came to our School to tell the children about the Summer Reading Challenge. Its starts on the 17 th of June for Primary School aged children. ... (Read more)
Maths Challenge Award Ceremony - 06/06/2017 12:41:56
Congratulations to all the people from Primary 7 who received their maths challenge awards on the 2 nd of June, Friday morning. The children all worked really hard to receive their awards, with rankings ... (Read more)
Book Fair Competition Winners - 23/05/2017 12:55:05
Congratulations to all the winners of the book character competition, the winners are: Rm 1 Erin Rm 2 Alexander Rm 3 Laura Rm 5 Emma ... (Read more)
Room 2 Assembly - 23/05/2017 12:53:15
Our school has to say a huge congratulations to Primary1, Room 2 for their fantastic assembly on the 22 nd of May. Their assembly was about Mary and her life. The children told us all what Mary stands ... (Read more)
Walk to School Winner - 23/05/2017 12:47:04
Schools across Scotland have been taking part in a walk to school week. It is to prevent pollution by transport, and also for children to keep fit and healthy. Each class was given a poster to keep ... (Read more)
P7 Transition Event - 23/05/2017 12:44:26
It is now the end of the High School sports Transition club which was for all Primary 7 pupils, we hope that all the children who came had a great time and learned some new skills about the activities ... (Read more)
First Holy Communion - 16/05/2017 12:59:08
On Saturday the 13 th of May, some of our Primary 4 pupils made their First Holy Communion. The service was lovely and everyone had an amazing day. The girls looked lovely in their dresses and the ... (Read more)
P7 Church Visit - 16/05/2017 12:55:00
Room 13 and 14 recently went on a trip to Our Lady of Lourdes Church and Westwood Parish Church. Westwood Parish is a Church of Scotland unlike Our Lady of Lourdes Church which is a Roman Catholic ... (Read more)
Walk to School Week - 09/05/2017 12:59:37
Starting from the 15 th of May, we will be having a Walk To School Week. Each class will be given a chart to record how many children walk to school. The class who has the most children walking will ... (Read more)
P7 Transition Event - Sports - 09/05/2017 12:56:38
Room 13 and Room 14 have a High School transition Fitness Session which started on the 24 th of April and will end on the 22 nd of May. The Sessions run on a Monday at 3:45 to 4:30 during ... (Read more)
Young Writers' Competition - 02/05/2017 12:56:16
All our Primary 3 to 7 pupils have been invited take part in a young writers` competition. The theme for this year is the future and the children have been challenged to write a story set in the ... (Read more)
Room 11 Trip - 02/05/2017 12:50:54
On the 24 th of April Room 11 went on a class trip to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The class went to learn more about their science topic, DNA. Th ere were many different exhibits ... (Read more)
Spanish Week - 21/03/2017 13:02:10
All the school will be taking part in the school Spanish week from the 20 th until 24 th of March. The Room 13 Primary 7’s are putting together Powerpoints to teach each class about an area of Spanish ... (Read more)
St Patrick's Day - 21/03/2017 12:59:14
On the 17 th of March it was St Patrick’s Day and because of this Room 8 delivered an Assembly on about St Patrick. They were telling us lots of facts and information about the history of St Patrick ... (Read more)
NSPCC Visit - 21/03/2017 12:56:20
The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) visited our school for an assembly, one for P1-P3 children and one for P4-P7. After the assemblies the P6 and 7s had a workshop ... (Read more)
World Book Day - 21/03/2017 12:48:31
World book day was really fun, all the children enjoyed it a lot and dressed up in some amazing costumes. Even some of the teachers dressed up! The teachers swapped classes and read their favourite ... (Read more)
Primary 1 Get Chicks - 21/03/2017 12:45:46
On Monday the 6 th of March, the Primary 1 classes Room 1 and Room 2, got some chicken eggs. The eggs are due to hatch very soon. Primary 1 have recently been learning all about the farm and are ... (Read more)
Pancake Sale - 21/03/2017 12:44:57
Primary1 held a pancake sale on the 28 th of February. Everyone in the school went down to Room 1 or Room 2 for one or two pancakes. You could get a buttered pancake or a pancake with jam on it. ... (Read more)
Athletics Competition - 21/03/2017 12:43:38
Our athletics group put together a team to compete in a cross country at Strathaven park recently. Our team did very well and all the P6 boys received a medal for 2 nd place in the team ... (Read more)
Fairtrade Assembly - 21/03/2017 12:40:48
On the 6 th March, There was a Fairtrade assembly held by the Eco committee. They were telling us about where our food comes from and how unfair it can be, going down the production line. They were ... (Read more)
Stuart Reid Visit - 28/02/2017 12:55:08
The award-winning author Stuart Reid came to Our Lady of Lourdes primary school. He entertained Primary 4 to Primary 7 while he told us all about him and his books. He read a few chapters from his ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal 2017 - 21/02/2017 15:52:31
Our Lenten appeal this year will be dedicated to Let The Children Live which responds to the needs of children living on the streets (founded by Father Peter Walters). Mr McAleenan spoke at assembly ... (Read more)
World Book Day 2017 - 21/02/2017 15:49:32
As part of our Lenten appeal our school will be hosting a world book day event on the 2 nd of March. The children are encouraged to come to school dressed up as a book character. On World Book day ... (Read more)
Confirmation - 07/02/2017 15:30:51
Congratulations to all the Confirmati who received the Sacrament of Confirmation recently. On Monday the 6 th of February 2017 the Primary 6 and 7’s were confirmed by Bishop Toal, the Bishop of Motherwell ... (Read more)
Alladin - 17/01/2017 16:02:01
The Hopscotch theatre company came to Our Lady of Lourdes Primary. The pantomime was Aladdin and the children loved it. The show was very well presented and everybody enjoyed the show. It is always ... (Read more)
Mrs Cadwallender - 17/01/2017 15:45:52
We would like to welcome our new depute head teacher, Mrs Cadwallender. She will be in charge of the P4-7’s. We wish a very warm welcome to our school and all the best. We hope she loves the school ... (Read more)
Primary 7 Trip to High School - 29/11/2016 16:00:08
Room 13 went to St. Andrews and St. Brides to take part in a team building exercise on Wednesday 23 rd November. They met up with a variety of classes from different schools. They completed an obstacle ... (Read more)
Sports Update - 29/11/2016 15:59:28
The netball team recently went to a competition on Thursday the 24 th of November and they won every match. Congratulations to the players and to Mrs Perez for training them so well. We hope they ... (Read more)
Book Fair Winners - 29/11/2016 15:57:39
Congratulations to all the Book Fair competition winners; Room 1 - Zack Room 2 - Ross Room 3 - Jack ... (Read more)
Room 12 Scotland Street Museum Visit - 29/11/2016 15:56:46
Room 12 recently visited the Scotland Street Museum in Glasgow. While they were there they explored the artefacts in the museum and took a 30 minute session as a Victorian child at school, (the teacher ... (Read more)
Room 13 World War 2 Trip - 22/11/2016 15:55:01
Room 13 have been on a trip to the Peoples Palace at Glasgow Green. They have been doing a topic on World War II, and when they were there they were learning about what life was like in the east end ... (Read more)
Advent Appeal - 22/11/2016 15:54:22
This month we are gathering basics for people who don’t have very much. If you can help us gather things like tinned foods, toiletries and things to keep them warm. All donations will be handed to ... (Read more)
Busy Time - 22/11/2016 15:53:44
It’s a busy time at Our Lady of Lourdes as our school is preparing for St Andrews’ Day and the month of December. The classes are getting ready to sing or recite a poem for St Andrew. They are also ... (Read more)
Warburton's Visit Primary 5 - 22/11/2016 15:53:04
Primary 5 went to a workshop and have learned about the history of Warburton’s factory, healthy eating, food hygiene, food waste. They also got make their own sandwiches and got to choose their own ... (Read more)
Room 12 Victorian Games - 15/11/2016 15:47:49
Room 12 have been learning all about the Victorian’s. We borrowed some Victorian games from The David Livingston Centre, such as the gird and cleek, skittles, cup and ball, peever and hoopla. But some ... (Read more)
Room 14 Museum Trip - 15/11/2016 15:45:21
Room 14 have just been on a trip to the Peoples Palace at Glasgow Green. They have been doing a topic on World War 2, and when they were there they were learning more about life on the Home Front. ... (Read more)
Eco Assembly - 15/11/2016 15:42:53
The Eco Committee presented to us a presentation in assembly and they introduced Fruity Fridays. They have also identified that littering is a big problem in our playground and are going to try and ... (Read more)
Hallowe'en Discos - 01/11/2016 15:59:28
On the 28th of October, a disco for Hallowe’en was held in the school. Primary 1-3 had their disco at 17:45 to 19:15, it was a fantastic first disco of the year. Afterwards, from 19:15 to 20:30, it ... (Read more)
R.E. Assemblies - 01/11/2016 15:47:28
Our new head teacher Mrs Brady has introduced a new feature to our whole school assemblies. Every 4 weeks a class tells us about a different religious event or story. Every class in the school will get ... (Read more)
New altar servers - 01/11/2016 15:46:15
We would like to welcome new altar servers to the group. There are lots of new recruits currently in training. They served very well on Sunday mass and at our school mass. Hopefully the altar servers ... (Read more)
R.E. Assemblies - 01/11/2016 15:44:13
Our new head teacher Mrs Brady has introduced a new feature to our whole school assemblies. Every 4 weeks a class tells us about a different religious event or story. Every class in the school will get ... (Read more)
Room 13 High School Science Lessons - 01/11/2016 15:41:51
Room 13 have been receiving science lessons from St Andrews and St Bride’s High School teachers, they have came to our school and given us a taste of what High School science is like. Room 13 also went ... (Read more)
Room 9 Topic - 11/10/2016 15:36:37
Room 9 have been learning about the Ancient Greeks and have learned that the Olympics started in Greece. In art they have been making Greek masks, vases and also wreaths. Right now they are learning ... (Read more)
Room 8 Topic - 11/10/2016 15:35:34
This term room 8 have been learning about the country Italy. They are now able to locate Italy on the map of Europe and can identify the main Italian cities. They enjoyed learning about Italian food ... (Read more)
Primary 5 Events - 11/10/2016 15:34:18
Lots of things have been happening with P5 recently, a large group of pupils have joined gardening club. There have also been lots of children enjoying the lunchtime Multisport Club. ... (Read more)
Room 11 Topic - 11/10/2016 15:33:50
Room 11 are working on a Vikings topic, they are creating a fact file book to demonstrate their learning. In the fact book they have put lots of information all about the Vikings. ... (Read more)
Room 12 Topics - 11/10/2016 15:22:47
Room 12s topic is the Victorians. They are learning about Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. They are also making penny portraits. They also enjoyed reading the BFG as our class novel. We have made ... (Read more)
Room 6 Project - 27/09/2016 15:48:13
Room 5 have been doing a topic on the airport, learning all about the airport’s features and props. The pupils have designed and flew paper aeroplanes they even had a small competition. They will ... (Read more)
Dementia Through The Eyes of a Child - 27/09/2016 15:44:22
Congratulations to everyone involved in the Dementia through the eyes of a Child project. Our two representatives(Liya and Daniel), along with Mrs Blakemore, went along ... (Read more)
Football Update - 27/09/2016 15:33:19
Congratulations to our school football team who had their first tournament last Wednesday. They won three of their games, which was a massive success and a big congratulations on doing so well in ... (Read more)
P1 Curriculum Evening - 27/09/2016 15:30:11
On Tuesday 13th of September the parents of our Primary 1 students came into our school to hear about their curriculum. The evening went extremely well and was well attended by the parents. Thank ... (Read more)
Room 6 Topic - 27/09/2016 15:26:35
Room 6 are Learning all about Knights and Castles, they have carried out research tasks and written a letter to send to Stirling Castle to organise a field trip for their class. There is still a lot ... (Read more)
Primary 5 Multisport Lunchtime Club - 13/09/2016 15:50:26
The children in Primary 5 have the opportunity to take part in a 4 week block of Multisport lunch time sessions led by the active schools coordinator, Michelle Turnball. The children in Primary 5 ... (Read more)
New Awards System - 13/09/2016 15:34:18
We have a fantastic new award system in our school. These awards are based on the four capacities upon which our curriculum is based. These four capacities are successful learner, confident ... (Read more)
New Primary 1 Intake - 26/05/2016 12:51:23
The soon to be Primary 1’s came to the school on the 24 th and 25 th of May 2016. They had a great time meeting their new teachers, Mrs. Jack and Miss Burns. We look forward to seeing them ... (Read more)
GRER - 28/04/2016 13:02:51
On the 26 th of April, Rooms 13 & 14 went to Bellshill Academy to compete in the GRER final, against St. Mary’s Primary & Noble Primary. Our school’s finalists were The Typhoon Loons and Wizzy ... (Read more)
New Depute - 28/04/2016 13:01:39
Congratulations to Mrs Blakemore on becoming new Deputy Head of Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School. ... (Read more)
Room 10 Sky Academy Visit - 28/04/2016 12:55:06
On Wednesday 27 th April, room 10 visited the Sky Academy skills studios .The learned about the progress of making a TV programme and made their own news report as part of their weather topic. They ... (Read more)
First Reconciliation - 14/03/2016 21:58:34
Congratulations to the pupils of Primary 3 who celebrated the Sacrament of Reconciliation on the 10th March. They were outstanding on the night and a credit to themselves, their families and the school. ... (Read more)
Primary 6 Enterprise Day - 04/03/2016 14:00:33
Primary 6 pupils from Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School organised an Enterprise Day recently (Friday 26 th February) to raise money for the school’s Lenten Appeal for SCIAF. Firstly, ... (Read more)
Just Dance Day - 25/02/2016 12:59:51
Just Dance day occurred on the 19 th of February, we would like to thank everyone for donating 50p each. We would also like to thank Mrs Campbell and Mr McLaughlin for helping set it all up. It was ... (Read more)
Room 14 Scottish Parliament Visit - 25/02/2016 12:54:28
On the 24 th February 2016, Room 14 visited Holyrood in Edinburgh. They took part in a history exercise about the Scottish Parliament, watched a debate about land reform in The Debating Chamber and ... (Read more)
Lenten Appeal - 11/02/2016 08:48:47
Our Lenten Appeal will be dedicated to SCIAF. We have arranged a variety of events throughout Lent and you will be able to give your outstanding support to a very worthwhile cause. ... (Read more)
Hopscotch Theatre - 11/02/2016 08:45:39
Hopscotch did a great pantomime of Jack and the beanstalk. There was lots of laughter and songs for the children to join in with. All in all it was great fun. ... (Read more)
Community Integration Programme - 28/01/2016 13:01:32
Our Lady Of Lourdes, Canberra, East Milton and Mossneuk all met together to travel to Glasgow’s Cathedrals. The first one we travelled to was St. Andrews Cathedral then we visited St. Mungo’s ... (Read more)
Holocaust Assembly - 28/01/2016 12:59:27
On Monday the 24 th of January, we had an assembly on the topic of the Holocaust. It was a P.4-P.7 assembly and Mr. McGarry told us briefly the events that happened during the Holocaust. We learned ... (Read more)