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Burnside Primary School, Glenlui Avenue, Rutherglen, Glasgow, G73 4JE t.  0141 634 1916  f.  0141 630 0883 e.  office@burnside-pri.s-lanark.sch.uk
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Class updates for Term 2 and February newsletter  New!  (added 04.02.16)

Please note class updates for term two are now located within the 'Classes' section of the website.  February school newsletter is located below within 'Newsletters'.

Burnside celebrates Scots (added 31.01.16)

Pupils celebrated a week of Scots language and culture last week as each class studied a text in Scots and took part in a variety of fun activities such as our own Highland Games, Scots Treasure Hunt and a special visit from Scottish storyteller, Stuart McHardy. The week began with a ministerial visit from Aileen Campbell, MSP. Ms. Campbell's visit was prompted by announcements regarding Government funding for Schools Modernisation projects. She was given a tour of our school by P.7 leads of the Pupil Council, Eco Committee, Sports Council and Burnside Fairtraders, having been treated to Room 13's rehearsal of their Burns Supper. Ms. Campbell and Mr. Gilhooly (Executive Director) along with other SLC representatives were clearly impressed by our talented youngsters. Well done and thanks to everyone involved! See our photos in the gallery.

Term 2 Library Timetable (added 07.01.16) 
Please find updated library timetable for Term 2 within the 'Information' section of our website.  (Please click HERE for quick link)

Happy New Year and P.1 Enrolment (added 06.01.16) 
We hope you had a wonderful holiday and wish everyone a Happy New Year!  The children returned yesterday (Tuesday) full of excitement and stories of their holiday period.  It seems Santa was rather busy! 

Primary 1 enrolment for session 2016-17 will take place week beginning 11 January 2016 at one of the following times For children aged 5 between 1 March 2016 and end of February 2017:-

Monday 11th - 11.00 - 12.00 and 1.30 - 2.30 pm
Tuesday 12th - 11.00 - 12.00 and 1.30 - 2.30 pm
Friday 15th - 11.00 - 12.00 and 1.30 - 2.30 pm


Please bring along your child's full birth certificate and two official pieces of documentation containing parent/carer home address (e.g. bank statement, utility bill, driving licence).  Mobile phone bills and passports are not accepted.

Please not children can only be enrolled by a parent.

As we are currently in our Decant building the address to attend is:-


Burnside Primary Decant
Lochlea Road
G73 4QJ


We look forward to meeting you soon!

Wednesday 23 December 2015 (added 18.12.15)  (Updated 22.12.15)
Wednesday 23 December will be a Christmas Dress up/down day when pupils can come to school dressed down in casual clothes, or up in the spirit of Christmas if they wish.  Your little one might want to show off a Christmas jumper or wear some tinsel - anything goes for some fun on the last day of term!

Please note, the lunch choice for Wednesday will be the following:

  • Soup and a choice of cheese, tuna or ham sandwich

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