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Events and projects

Throughout the year we ensure that our children participate in a wide variety of events with the aim of enriching the curriculum. Sample examples of these events include:

Business Enterprise (Primary 6), Career Day, Gaidhlig Drama Festival and Mod (Gaelic Unit), East Kilbride Country Dancing hosts and participants, Burns competition, ECO schools member, Church/Mosque/Synagogue visits, Library visits, School Bulb Competition, Cycling Proficiency training (Primary 7), Class Assemblies/School shows, Environmental Studies visits including visits to the Burrell Museum, Pollock House, Deep Sea World, Vikingar Visitor Centre, Outdoor Centres, Hands on Medicine and Dentistry, Kittoch Museum, etc.

Mount Cameron is an ECO school.

Mount Cameron is a Health Promoting School.

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Visitors

A range of visitors coming in to the school help us to develop the education of our children. Visitors include specialist Music, Drama and PE tutors, the School Nurse and Doctor, Dentist, Community Policeman (Tom Skelton), ‘Penguin Pete’, Fire-fighters, Claremont Secondary Staff, Claremont Church Assistant Chaplain (Paul Cathcart), SLC Keep Britain Tidy team, ECO Schools workers, Gaelic Poet and Minister, members of the Business Community and many more.

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Claremont Parish Church

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Claremont Parish Church is the Church of Scotland for the St. Leonards area of East Kilbride in South Lanarkshire. The Parish Assistant and Minister from Claremont Church regularly visit the school to lead assemblies and work on the R. E. Curriculum with staff and pupils. The final assembly of the year is held in Claremont Church, many visits to the Church taking place throughout the year.

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Calderglen High School and Sanderson High School

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Mount Cameron Primary is a feeder school to Calderglen High School and is part of the Calderglen Learning Community of establishments. There are close ties between all of the cluster schools and Calderglen High. A great deal of liaison work takes place, both to ensure the continuity of the nursery and 5-14 curriculum (including Gaelic Medium Education for our Gaelic Unit pupils) and to make the transition to Calderglen High as smooth as possible for our children. Sanderson High School is also part of the Calderglen Learning Community. This is a Special Needs school.

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To contact Sanderson High School phone (01355) 588625.

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East Kilbride

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Mount Cameron Primary is situated in the town of East Kilbride, Scotland. In the latter half of the 20th century East Kilbride grew from a rural Lanarkshire village to become Scotland’s sixth largest town. It is part of South Lanarkshire Council, Scotland. South Lanarkshire Council Education Resource is responsible for all schools, nurseries, libraries and youth facilities (known as Universal Connection Centres) within the council area. Over 48,000 children attend the following schools: 124 Primary Schools, 21 Secondary Schools and 9 Special Educational Needs Schools.

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Global Community

At Mount Cameron we recognise the fact that we are all part of a global community and through our curricular programmes we aim to raise awareness of global citizenship with our pupils. Our Information Communications Technology equipment, school programmes and positive ethos help to create and maintain links with others around Scotland, the United Kingdom and the World.

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