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Woodie News June 2022             

As another school year comes to a close, thank you to all our families for your continued support in all that we do at Woodside. We wish you all a lovely summer with your families, and look forward to seeing everyone back on the 17th August for another exciting year.

Thank you to everyone that handed in their pre-loved uniforms this week. Our plan is to open our Assembly Hall on the afternoons of the In-service days in August (Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th) when families are welcome to pop in and pick up any school uniform items that are required. More details will follow nearer the time.


School times and breaks update:
The easing of Covid regulations allows our school day to return to 9am start and 3pm finish for everyone as well as one morning break time. Our numbers means trying to feed all our children in 45 minutes is a little bit tight so we will trial a rolling lunchtime.

Please note the following points:

  • Break for P1-7 : 10.30am - 10.45am
  • Lunch for P4-7 : 12.15pm -1.00pm
  • Lunch for P1-3 : 12.45pm - 1.30pm
  • children should continue to use their allocated gates at 9am and 3pm
  • gates will open at 8.40am with a member of staff present
  • children who wish to attend Toast-n-Go should access the playground from 8.30am via the Johnstone Road gate only
  • the area around school will become much busier now as the whole school enters and exits the building at the same time. We are asking parents/carers to be particularly mindful of where and how they park/move off to ensure that everyone remains safe and we are respectful of our neighbours.

SCHOOL LUNCHES:  school meals and milk increased to £2.00 and 24p with effect from 19.04.22. We continue to monitor our ParentPay accounts so it is important that parents/carers regularly check their balance and it remains in credit. If you have a debit balance please make a payment to clear it. You can set up an alert advising you of a low balance to avoid a debit balance.

FREE SCHOOL LUNCHES: All children in P1-5 are eligible for a free school lunch however if you are in receipt of certain benefits it is important that you still register with SLC for their School clothing and free school meals grant

SCHOOL TRANSPORT: If your child currently has a place on the school bus and you move address you must reapply to SLC for a place on the bus. Until they confirm your new place, your child cannot travel on the bus as they are not insured to do. School transport application.


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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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School Lunch Menu

Monday 20th June 2022  is Week 2 on our menu 
There will only be a sandwich option on 24/6/22 for our free school meals for those that require it.


The cost of a school lunch is £2.00, milk is 24p 
School lunches are ordered in class by pupils, milk should be pre-booked online by parents.
Both must paid via ParentPay.
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