Glasgow Museum Annual Art Competition

In May, the Art Department took a number of pupils in S1-S3 along to take part in this prestigious competition.

Well done to all the pupils who took part on the day, but a special congratulations  to 4 of the pupils; Mia Kirkwood, Lauren Dunn, Elliot Meechan and Niamh O’Donnell, who won certificates for their work.

Apprenticeship and Job Opportunities

Mersen Engineering are holding a recruitment evening on 25th June at their Eurocentral Facility.

Mersen is a global business with a wide remit within electronics, chemical and science sectors and is on the cutting edge of the development of  5G for the UK.

They have possible job vacancies and apprenticeships available and are looking for interested parties to attend their recruitment evening. See here for more information about the event.

Apprenticeship Opportunity – Banking

First Direct are looking for an apprentice for August 2019 start.

They are looking for someone to fill a permanent full-time role with career prospects starting 27th August 2019. Starting salary £18,000

They are holding an Open Evening on Tuesday 18th June and another on Wednesday 26th June between 6pm and 8pm.

They are looking for people to join their enthusiastic and dynamic Contact Centre team delivering multi and award winning customer service every day. Working in a fast paced environment, you will take in-bound calls to answer questions from customers about their everyday (and not so every day) banking. You don’t need to have experience, but a passion for people, commitment to growing our business and a can do attitude.

If you can’t attend the Open nights, they still would like to hear from you,  just send them your CV.

Check Mrs O’Hagan for further details of the company and their full advert giving full details of the role and the benefits of working for First Direct.

Apprenticeship Opportunities Floristry

There are 2 apprenticeship opportunities in a local florists, details below.

Blossoms Florist, Main Street, Uddingston have 2 apprenticeships in Floristry.

This would ideally suit someone 16 years who is a summer leaver. They would prefer someone local for easy travelling.

Mon-Fri 9am – 3 pm and Sat 9am – 1pm.

Apprenticeship rate of pay, 1 day at Langside College.

If interested then send a CV to Ainsleyrussell @, who will contact you for interview.


ASD Friendly Mass in St Anthony’s Church

On Monday – the 5th of May at 2 p.m. – an ASD Friendly Mass will be said in St Anthony’s Church,  Marr Gardens, Rutherglen, by Father Dougan.

This is as a result of the success of the one held last month and it is hoped to repeat this again, each month.

At this Mass there will be no singing and lights will be dimmed as much as possible. In addition the side-Chapel will be available for anyone who wishes to sit there and hall will be open for anyone requiring time away from the service.

All are welcome.