Welcome to West Mains School website

Welcome to our new West Mains School website. We hope you will find all the information you need on these pages. However please contact us if you have any questions, queries or suggestions.


Here in West Mains School we recognise the value of a genuine partnership with parents. Working together in partnership ensures that the children are supported to make the most of learning opportunities to fulfil their true potential and discover their unique strengths and talents.
Children and their needs are at the heart of our school. Our high expectations, dedication and professional expertise drive us to make every effort to provide the very best learning experiences in a safe, caring, inclusive and interesting environment.
Our stimulating, relevant curriculum supports the development of a wide range of knowledge, skills and experiences. We seek to provide opportunities to allow each child to develop real enthusiasm for learning.
We in West Mains School pride ourselves on having a welcoming atmosphere.  We know how important it is that you have a voice and feel able to join us in building our school community. We appreciate and value parental time and involvement. 

Christine Shaw
Acting Head Teacher


23-09-2019 12:15: Lunch Menu

Start Time: 23-09-2019 12:15

End Time: 23-09-2019 13:00

Additional Info: Starter: Breadsticks with Dip or Fruit Medley. Blue Meal: Chicken Curry with Boiled Rice and Naan Bread. Red Meal: Cheese Toastie with Coleslaw. Yellow Meal (V): Cheese Toastie with Coleslaw. Snack Selection: Banana Roll With Cheese and Apple Side. Veg of the Day: Sweetcorn, Coleslaw. Sides: Bread and Salad Bar. Dessert: Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt. Drink: Water.

24-09-2019 12:15: Lunch Menu

Start Time: 24-09-2019 12:15

End Time: 24-09-2019 13:00

Additional Info: Starter: Tomato Soup or Fruit Medley. Spaghetti Bolognaise with Garlic Bread. Red Meal: Chicken in a Bun with Salad. Yellow Meal (V): Spaghetti with Quorn Bolognaise and Garlic Bread. Snack Selection: Freshly Made Tuna Baguette. Sides: Bread, Coleslaw, Salad Bar. Dessert: Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt. Drink: Water.

25-09-2019 12:15: Lunch Menu

Start Time: 25-09-2019 12:15

End Time: 25-09-2019 13:00

Additional Info: Starter: Cucumber Batons with Dip or Fruit Medley. Blue Meal: Steak Pie and Baby Potatoes. Red Meal: Macaroni Cheese with Pitta Bread Strips. Yellow Meal (V): Macaroni Cheese with Pitta Bread Strips. Snack Selection: Freshly Made Ham Sandwich. Veg of the Day: Carrots, Peas. Sides: Bread and Salad Bar. Dessert: Carrot and Orange Sponge Fresh Fruit. Drink: Water.

25-09-2019 13:30: Active Maths in class

Start Time: 25-09-2019 13:30

End Time: 25-09-2019 14:30

Additional Info: Families and parents are invited to visit your child's class and join in with Active Maths. A chance to see the class, participate with the learning and say 'Hello' to the class staff.

Please be aware that this will be a learning activity afternoon and, whilst all are welcome, please be aware that too many visitors to the class can be very overwhelming for most of our learners.

If you intend to collect your child from school after the event rather than using the school transport, it is your responsibility to inform the taxi driver/escort. 

26-09-2019 12:15: Lunch Menu

Start Time: 26-09-2019 12:15

End Time: 26-09-2019 13:00

Additional Info: Starter: Lentil Soup or Fruit Medley Blue Meal: Cheese and Tomato Pizza with Wedges. Red Meal: Keema Samosas with Savoury Rice. Yellow Meal (V) Cheese and Tomato Pizza with Wedges. Snack Selection: Freshly Made Chicken Sandwich. Veg of the Day: Peas, Beans. Sides: Bread, Coleslaw, Salad Bar. Drink: Water. Dessert: Fresh Fruit or Yoghurt.


Harvest assembly

A reminder about the harvest assembly on Friday 20th Sept. Children can bring packets or tins to add to our harvest basket. Food will be donated to the east Kilbride Food Bank.


Rag Bag

This month we have raised £24 fom 60kg of textiles collected in our Rag Bag container at East Kilbride train station. If you have old clothes and materials that you are throwing away: why not bundle them up and put them in our Rag Bag? The more we do, the more money the school can earn!


class assembly for ROOM 8

A message from pupils in  ROOM 8 to their own family..

It is our class assembly on Friday 13th at 10:00 in West Mains School Hall.
We invite our own families, parents and pre-school siblings to watch us share our learning.


20.9.19 Harvest Assembly

On Friday 20th September we will be having our Harvest Assembly when we will celebrate the food we like. 
Parents and families are invited to join our celebrations. If your child would like to bring a packet of their favourite food, they can put it in our harvest basket to be donated to the East Kilbride Food Bank 
Date: 20.9.19
Time:10:00 in West Mains School.


Lanarkshire Carers

The next meeting of the Lanarkshire Carers' Group is on Thursday 19th September at Hunter Health Centre betwee 10:00 and 12:00


Apologies: date on the newsletter is wrong!

My sincere apologies the date for the 'Meet the Teacher' has been wrongly typed into the Dates for your Diary on the recently published Newsletter. The correct date is the one in the main text of the Newsletter.
Come and see my class and meet my teacher on Wednesday 25th September as we explore ‘Active Maths’. This is an afternoon event from 1;30-2:30 and is open for parents, close family members and PRE-SCHOOL siblings. It is an informal time to  meet and see the class with no individual appointments. 


Parent Coffee Morning

Reminder that the Parents' Coffee Morning will be on Monday at 10:00


Disability Multi-Sports Club

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture have a new club for children aged 5-16. This is especially for children and young people with ASN. 
Monday 5:00-6:00 at the Alistair McCoist Complex in East Kilbride. It is free if you have an ACE card or costs £3:00 per session. 
To book call 01355 265696
Highly recommended


An event for families at Chatelherault.

This sounds like great fun!

South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture

Join us for our muddy obstacle race event Mud Madness which is taking place in the stunning grounds of Chatelherault Country Park on Sunday 6 October 2019.
This event is great fun for all the family and involves mud runs, water slides, obstacles and even a dip in the River Avon!
All entries can be made via Q-buster or at your nearest South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture centre.
To help you on your way to surviving the course, our health and fitness team can assist you with a training programme. Speak to a member of staff today.
Full information can be found on our Mud Madness web page.
Remember all SLC and SLLC employees can get a fitness membership for only £20 per month!
To set started on your fitness journey today simply click on the link below


INSET DAY: West Mains will be closed.

A reminder that West Mains School will be closed on Thursday 29th August due to the local council byelection. 
West Mains School will re-open on Friday 30th August