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PARENTPAY COUNTDOWN : LAUNCH DATE 25th FEBRUARY : 6 DAYS TO GO - Thank you to everyone who has already activated their accounts. Remember once you have done your activation, you should add any other siblings to the same account by clicking ADD CHILD. Please activate your account before 25th to ensure as smooth a transition as possible to ParentPay, thank you.
ParentPay: South Lanarkshire Council is rolling out an online payment system to all schools & nurseries for parents. This means that Woodside will become cashless as all school dinners and trips/outings will need to be paid online and not through the school office. Children have been issued with information and a frequently asked Q & A sheet which can be found here.  Pupils have received an activation letter on 18th February and a letter with important information - please register your child/ren as soon as you receive this. As always thank you for your co-operation with this.

Well done to our lucky P7 who won a bike in our recent SLC Taste Tucker Trial!

Congratulations to all our participants of our recent Burns Competition. Everyone worked really hard at learning their lines and performing in front of their family and friends and gave our judges a really difficult job! Our two winners will go on to represent Woodside at the School Burns competition - good luck! Photos of our event are on Twitter and in our gallery.

Radio 2 500 word writing competition - this competition is open to all Primary School pupils in the UK. We hope to submit 1 entry from each class to represent our school. 
However children can also submit their own stories from home and may win some fantastic prizes. As we have so many great writers in Woodside we would encourage as many children as possible to enter this competition, click here for the link and more information.

Remember our Twitter page and website calendar are updated regulary, so please keep checking back for news and updates, thank you! Twitter @woodsidepschool

Our class blogs are now available to see on-line, instructions on accessing them are on the parents page.

Musical Theatre Club - rehearsal dates are available on our website diary, click here to print the information off. Please take a note of all the dates in your diary, thank you

Infant Enrolment for August 2019: Children who turn 5 years between 1st March 2019 and 28th February 2020 are due to be registered for school. If you missed enrolment week (14th -18th January) please contact the school office to make an appointment. The parent will need to attend their catchment school and bring their child's original full birth certificate and two recent pieces of official documentation as proof of residency, eg bank statement, utility bill (not mobile phone bill) council tax notification. 

Youth, Family and Community Learning Service's are offering their Speakeasy programme for parents, a guide to help answer some difficult questions your child may ask.  Click here for details, thank you. They are also offering their Boost programme for parents who need some support with literacy and ICT skills, click here for details.



Dear Parents, Carers, Children and Friends,

Welcome to our vibrant and informative website and Twitter feed!

I am certain that it will give you a taste of our lovely, big school, our dedicated staff team, and our very enthusiastic children!

We love to be busy in Woodside. We like to feel that we are hardworking and achieving, caring and mindful of helping others, and we also reckon that being happy and having fun in school, supports our learning.

Our photo gallery is proof of that and will tell some of these stories!

We are also delighted in Woodside to be well supported by our parents and carers, and our fab Parent Council always come up with some amazing ideas for fundraising,  helping us to provide exciting experiences for our learners.

Finally, and most importantly, we are proud of the quality of relationships existing in Woodside.

We are one team, one big family, and this is core to any work we endeavour to do.

I do hope you will enjoy browsing, reading, learning about, and capturing the infectious life and ethos of Woodside!

Warm wishes, 
Elaine Renwick


Mrs Elaine Renwick
Head Teacher
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