Garnetbank Primary School
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Capacity & School Hours

Garnetbank Primary School is a non-denominational school situated on Renfrew Street in the Garnethill area of Glasgow.

Present Roll:                                                          260 (October 2019)

Agreed capacity of the School:                              331 (working) 350 (planning)

                                                                          Parents should note that the working capacity

                                                                          of the school may vary dependent on the

                                                                          number of pupils at each stage and the way in

                                                                          which the classes are organised.  

 

SCHOOL HOURS

Opening:                                09.00 am

Morning Interval                     10.30am – 10.45am

Lunch                                     12.15pm – 1pm.

Dismissal                                3pm.

BREAKFAST CLUB

Breakfast club runs in the school term time. Children can attend breakfast club from 08.00 am where they are supervised before being taken to the play ground at 08.45am. Currently the cost is £2 per child (£3 for 2 children) per day.

 

AFTER SCHOOL

After school care facilities are organised by the Y People and are held within the dining hall of the school. Further details can be had from Laura Tierney, Childcare Coordinator

Mob: 07535091971

 

E-mail: Afterschoolcare@ywcascotland.org

 

 

ORGANISATION OF CLASSES

The following guidelines set by Scottish Government apply. 

P1                                maximum 25

P2&3                            maximum 30

P4-7                             maximum 33

Composite classes         maximum 25

Composite classes have pupils from more than one stage.

 

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

School Holidays

Details of holiday dates are available on the Glasgow City Council website: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=17024

 

 

DROP OFF/COLLECTION

Morning: adult presence from 8.45am.  1st bell at 8.55am is a polite reminder for parents to leave the playground due to numbers in the playground.  Children can play until 9am.  P1-P3 line up at 9am.  P4-P7 free flow entry at 9am sharp.  Our playground gate is locked at 9.05am and all arrivals thereafter enter through the main foyer. 

3pm Collection:  Please come into the playground and keep the stair and doorways clear.  Please encourage younger children to stay with a member of staff until they see you.

We appreciate your support with these procedures to keep our children happy and safe.