Alastair Dalton, a member of the FET and Transport Correspondent of The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday, has written a very interesting piece on the opportunity to curb the school run. This is particularly relevant to Broomhill where two sites will come together at the new school building in January and the need to manage traffic congestion, with it the associated risks of increased road-safety problems and health-threatening vehicle emissions.
Glasgow City Council has established a new road safety group to adopt a holistic approach, involving officials from a range of departments such as engineering as well as education.
Broomhill could and should be its first success story – so much so that other traffic-choked schools in the city and across Scotland beat a path there, eager to find out what they can do to follow suit.
Please read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/alastair-dalton-park-and-stride-could-fix-school-run-congestion-1-4633687
Here are some photos of the new Broomhill Primary school building. Ground floor lights are often left on overnight so some of the classrooms and their fittings can be viewed from the street.
Do come along to the Parent Council AGM tonight, 4th October 2017, to hear more about the new school build.
CHEESE AND WINE /AGM
WEDNESDAY 4th October 2017, 7.15-8.30pm
Classroom 1, Annexe Building, Broomhill Primary
The Broomhill Parent Council (PC) and Fundraising & Events Team (FET) would like to invite you to our Cheese and Wine (incorporating our AGM).This is an opportunity to come and meet the parents who are on PC and FET, find out more about what we did over the last year, and contribute to our plans for the coming year. This is especially important this year, as the school plans the move into the new school building. Come along, meet other parents and enjoy a drink and a chat!
Looking forward to seeing you there, Broomhill Parent Council
The current pattern of school term dates, holidays and In Service days is set until July 2018.
Glasgow City Council has developed a draft calendar for the following two years and wants to hear the views of parents, carers, pupils, staff and the wider public before the dates are finalised.
The consultation will be open until 30 September 2017, thereafter, responses will be considered before finalising any dates.
The proposed school holiday dates can be found on the School Holidays page on the Glasgow City Council website.
Please provide feedback on this consultation via the Glasgow City Council website.
The minutes from the Broomhill Parent Council meeting on 26th April 2017 can be found here: PC Notes 260417.
If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the Parent Council, please get in touch via the website.
The BOSCA (Broomhill Out of School Care Association) AGM will be held at 7pm on Monday 18th September in the BOSCA Bungalow.
This will be an opportunity to hear about BOSCA’s past year and the year ahead.
More details can be found in the following flyer: 2017 AGM Flyer.
Broomhill Parent Council wish to bring parents attention to a new Relationships and Sexual Health Education website for parents: www.sandyford.org/parents-sandyford.
This site and the related twitter handle, @parentsandyfrd, provide valuable information.
We hope you find this useful.