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Minister Visits Parkhill 
Minister Visits Parkhill

Duke of Edinburgh 
Duke of Edinburgh

 

 

 


 

Parkhill is again taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Two groups of senior pupils are soon going on their Bronze expeditions to Mugdoch Park and the Penland Hills Regional Park.

Our two Silver groups are off to Galashields and Arron.

 

Parkhills 2018-2019 Charity 
Parkhills 2018-2019 Charity

¨Mary's Meals is a registered charity, formerly known as Scottish International Relief, which sets up school feeding programmes in some of the world's poorest communities, where hunger and poverty prevent children from gaining an education.

This is a Parkhill adopted charity

Our Green Flag Success 
Our Green Flag Success

 

Parkhill school has a long tradition of success winning and keeping green flags.    We currently have 4 of them.

  Eco-Schools is the largest sustainable schools programme in the world and is operated internationally by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).  It connects 15 million children, young people and educators through sustainable development education and is the biggest learning network in the world.  

Eco-Schools is an international initiative designed to  encourage whole-school community action on Learning for Sustainability.  It is an environmental management tool, a learning resource and a recognised award scheme which empowers children and young people to take action towards an economically, socially and environmentally just world.  

The initiative provides a framework for learning and action which affords a wealth of  opportunities for linking sustainable development education, global citizenship and outdoor learning. Eco-Schools weaves these elements together through the everyday curricular work undertaken by schools and encourages closer links between schools and the communities around them.


Where did Eco-Schools come from?
At the UN Conference on Environment and Development (Rio Earth Summit) in 1992, a need to involve young people in finding solutions to sustainable development challenges was identified.  

The Eco-Schools programme was developed in 1994 by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), and introduced into the UK (including Scotland), in 1995.  

There are now 63 countries on all five continents participating in the Eco-Schools programme. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is very supportive of the programme and is an institutional partner of FEE, as is the Scottish Government.

The Eco-Schools Programme in Scotland
The Eco-Schools programme is managed in Scotland by Keep Scotland Beautiful.  

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the leading provider of sustainable development education initiatives in schools, encouraging action and behavioural change by young people which will leave an enduring legacy for Scotland; it is part of its work to help make Scotland clean and green, today and tomorrow.

 

Important Information 
Important Information

School Holidays

August
•Monday 12 August 2019 (Return date for Teachers)
•Tuesday 13 August 2019  (In-Service day)
•Wednesday 14 August 2019 (Return date for Pupils)

September Weekend
•Friday 27 September 2019
•Monday 30 September 2019

October
•Friday 11 October 2019 (In-Service day)
•Monday 14 to Friday 18 October 2019 (October Week)

November
•Friday 29 November 2019 (In-Service day)

December - Christmas and New Year
•Schools close at 2.30pm on Thursday 19 December 2019

January 
•Schools return on Monday 6 January 2020

February Mid-term break
•Friday 07 February 2020 (In-Service day)
•Monday 10 February 2020
•Tuesday 11 February 2020
•Wednesday 12 February 2020 (In-Service day)

April - Spring Holiday (Easter)
•Schools close at 2.30pm on Friday 03 April 2020
•Good Friday 10 April 2020
•Easter Monday 13 April 2020
•Schools return on Monday 20 April 2020

May
•Friday 8 May 2020 (May holiday)
•Monday 11 May 2020 (In-Service day)
•Friday 22 and Monday 25 May 2020 (May Weekend)

June
•Schools close at 1pm on Wednesday 24 June 2020

Important Contact Details:


Parkhill School

375 Cumbernauld Road
Glasgow G31 3LP
Tel: 0141 554 2765
Email: headteacher@parkhill-sec.glasgow.sch.uk

Glasgow City Council Education Services

Maureen McKenna, Executive Director
40 John Street,
Glasgow G1 1JL
Tel: 0141 287 2000

Taxi Coordination Service – 0800 032 4444
for all transport issues.

Parkhill Twitter 
Parkhill Twitter