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Transitions Conference [2] 
Transitions Conference

Transitions Conference For Parents and Carers

Friday 2nd December     10am - 12pm



Keith Etherington – In Control

Michelle O’Connor – Social Work

Lesley Hurst - Lawyer

Selina Di Ciacca - Parent

Lilian Smith – Glasgow Centre of Inclusive Living


Following the Speakers the audience are invited to a marketplace of option providers to support ASL young adults in our Gym Hall at 11.00am.

Glasgow Kelvin College

City of Glasgow College

Community Lifestyles


Glasgow Disability Alliance

Young Scot

Values in to Action

Common Knowledge UK


National Autistic Society

Sense Respite

In Control Scotland

Neighbourhood Networks

Fair Deal

Greater Easterhouse Money Advice Project (GEMAP)






Crowne Plaza Partnership Agreement 
Crowne Plaza Partnership Agreement


We are delighted to welcome Crowne Plaza as we sign our Partnership Agreement today.

Crowne Plaza and Cardinal Winning Secondary have an agreement to work together to form an effective school/business partnership with the objective of improving the opportunities, choices and skills for young people within the workplace.


Head Boy/Girl 2016/17 
Head Boy/Girl 2016/17


On 8th November there was a fantastic turnout for the elections for Head Boy and for Head Girl when the whole school community voted for their choice of Pupil Leaders within our school. Hundreds of votes were cast after pupils had listened to speeches and presentations from the candidates during a morning assembly. The Candidates had been chosen after being interviewed for the roles.

The Result of the Election for Head Boy is as follows:

Aiden Logan 72

Jay Martin 31

Paul Conlin 29

The Result of the Election for Head Girl is as follows:

Chantelle Markward 68

Morgan Steel 50

Nicola Ferris 14


The Election results mean that Aiden Logan has been elected as Head Boy and Chantelle Markward has been elected as Head Girl.

Jay Martin has been elected as Depute Head Boy and Morgan Steel has been selected as Depute Head Girl.

Paul Conlin and Nicola Ferris have been elected as School Captains.

Congratulations and Well Done to all our pupils leaders.


Zombies Invade Cardinal Winning 
Zombies Invade Cardinal Winning

Zombies Invade Cardinal Winning School

On 31st October Cardinal Winning had an invasion of Zombies!  Following our fantastic Halloween Party last Friday run by S4 Enterprise Group our Science and Technical Departments ran a STEM activity where children were learning of the contribution of science & technology in the modern world.  

We would like to thank students and staff of Kelvin College and Balfour Beatty Construction for their contribution to this wonderful day.

To see more photos click on our Cardinal Winning TV








3 schools, including Cardinal Winning have been awarded a grant of £8000, however it is up to Tesco customers to decide who will win the £10,000 and £12,000.


Voting will be held 31st October - 13th November  so we ask for your support and to vote for Cardinal Winning Secondary with the tokens everytime you shop in Tesco (Parkhead & Shettleston Stores) within these 2 weeks. 

We are so delighted that our project was chosen as our playground is badly needing renovated for the kids to get more fun from play outdoors.  A huge thanks to Mrs Rona Sweeney, a Parent of one of our pupils for completing the application, this will make a huge difference to our Playground.

  If you can vote as many times as possible for Cardinal Winning Secondary we have a chance of receiving £12,000.  

Thank You .

Transitions Conference [1] 
Transitions Conference

Transitions Conference

Friday 2nd December - 10am -12noon

Some of you will recall the half-day Conference that the school ran in 2015.  This is for all parents, especially those with children who have autism.  I know a lot of parents/carers I have spoken to found it very helpful. I am pleased to tell you that you are invited to a similar event, at the school, on the morning of Friday 2nd December.


The theme of the conference is Transitions. The aim is to give us the opportunity to look to the future and a chance to discuss issues including options for our children after school. There will be speakers from charities such as Enable and Glasgow Council Social Work department. Selina Di Ciacca from the Parents Council will share with us her personal experience of applying for Guardianship.  I know some of you are years away from your son or daughter leaving school but know for our children it’s never too early to start thinking of the future and am sure you will find the morning relevant.





MacMillan Coffee Morning 
MacMillan Coffee Morning

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came along to our Macmillan Coffee Morning on Thursday 29th September.  We raised a fantastic amount of :



Trades House Funding 
Trades House Funding

Huge thanks to Trades House for presenting Cardinal Winning Secondary with a cheque for £1100.

This will be used to purchase new tricycles for the playground.



We are proud to announce that Cardinal Winning Secondary have been selected by Tesco Bags of Help and have been awarded a grant for our new project to upgrade and renovate our playground facilities.

 'Play to Learn Outdoors'


First Prize: £12,000

Second Prize: £10,000

Third Prize: £8,000


3 schools, including Cardinal Winning have been awarded a grant of £8000, however it is up to Tesco customers to decide who will win the £10,000 and £12,000.

Voting will be held 31st October - 13th November  so we ask for your support and to vote for Cardinal Winning Secondary with the tokens everytime you shop in Tesco (Parkhead & Shettleston Stores) within these 2 weeks. 

We are so delighted that our project was chosen as our playground is badly needing renovated for the kids to get more fun from play outdoors.  A huge thanks to Mrs Rona Sweeney, a Parent of one of our pupils for completing the application, this will make a huge difference to our Playground.

  If you can vote as many times as possible for Cardinal Winning Secondary we have a chance of receiving £12,000.  

Thank You .



1K a Day 
1K a Day

1K a Day

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning the pupils of Cardinal Winning take part in the 1K a day challenge before starting their lessons.  The pupils have the choice to run or walk the 1K and as you can see they are really enjoying this activity which promotes health and well being and is a lot of fun. 








Welcome to our 1st Year Class 
Welcome to our 1st Year Class

Welcome to Cardinal Winning Secondary

1st Year Pupils - August 2016

We would like to welcome our new 1st Year pupils to Cardinal Winning Secondary.

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Eric and Paddy Scoop Top Awards

Eric Kwok receiving the Student of the Year Award from Natalie McGarry

At this year’s Award Ceremony in Cardinal Winning school captains, Erik Kwok and Paddy Swan received the top Awards. Both boys leave at the end of this session and they were delighted with their success. Erik was presented with the Student of the Year Award whilst Paddy received the Award for Personality of the Year. Craig Lockhart was given the Sports Personality of the Year for the second year in succession whilst Cole Ralston won the Caring Cup. The Awards were presented by Natalie McGarrie MP, and Peter Mullen Actor. A special Award to honour the memory of deceased PSA Mr Jim Devanney was presented to Jack Kerr S5, by Mr Devanney’s wife Sadie.

Headteacher Mr McDonald said afterwards ‘ There is great excitement every year at our Award Ceremony and this year was no different,  we have some really worthy winners and the whole school is proud of their achievements.’




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We would like to say a huge thanks to everyone who came along to our School Show and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.  It was a great success and I think you will agree the pupils and staff did a fantastic job entertaining everyone.

We managed to raise a fantastic £1200 from the night which is an amazing amount.  We really do appreciate your support at these events as it goes a long way to providing residential stays for our pupils.



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Wednesday 1st June 2016 - 7.30pm

Tickets now on sale - Going fast - £5 Adults/£3 Child

This is an event not to be missed and you will be entertained from start to finish with our 5 fantastic contestants, school choir, band,  dancers and some very funny auditions and bloopers reel.  Not to mention a chance to win a prize from the raffle or you may be lucky enough to be the winner of the signed Celtic Top.

We look forward to seeing you their. 


Thanks - Bingo Fundraiser 
Thanks - Bingo Fundraiser


We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came along to our Bingo Night on Wednesday, raised an amazing amount of:-




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St Denis' Primary - Employability Carousel Session

Pupils enjoyed their visit at Cardinal Winning Secondary recently and had the chance to take part in our Employability Carousel Sessions.  This allowed the pupils to have a go at Car Valeting, Hairdressing, Digital Media, hospitality and construction.  The kids had a fantastic time and each received a group photo to remember their day. 

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Well done to all the pupils, parents and staff of Cardinal Winning Secondary who took part in various fundraising events including sponsored silence, sponsored walks, dress down days and raffles.  Happy Days are a great support to Cardinal Winning Secondary

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Mr Devanney R.I.P

With great sadness and a heavy heart we announce the departure of our friend and colleague Jim Devanney who passed away on Holy Saturday.  Jim has been a valuable member of Cardianl Winning Staff since in opened 5 years ago.  Jim leaves behind his wife Sadie, son and 3 daughters.  He was universally respected by all in our school and he loved Cardinal Winning Secondary as much as we loved him.

May he rest in peace.





Unfortunately it has not been possible to arrange requiem services for Jim prior to the end of term. The arrangements are as follows:


Sunday Evening - short service at St Josephs - 6.30pm when Jim's remains will be brought to the church.

Monday Morning 9.30AM Requiem Mass in St Joseph's.

Thereafter the services will proceed to Daldowie Crematorium for 11.00AM (Approx.)


Your attendance at these services will be very much appreciated by Jim's family. A Mass Card and flowers will be sent on behalf of staff, pupils and parents of our school.


G McDonald



OnThursday 3rd March 6 visitors came from Iceland took part in our Vocational Training Carousels and met with Natalie Shepherd our Industrial Partner from CCG.

S3 Pupils sampled the Vocational Training Options they will have next year.  Each pupil enjoyed a taster course in:-

 Construction   Hairdressing    Hospitality    Digital Media  Car Valeting


The Carousels were enjoyed by our visitors every bit as much as our Third Year pupils.


Week beginning 29th February we will celebrate once again World Book Week.  This year our theme is Vikings.

As well as workshops on drama, art etc that the pupils will be working on throughout the week, we will have the pleasure of Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre performing a show for the pupils

'Myths of the Vikings'


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Latest News



We would like to say a huge thanks to ASDA Parkhead Store and in particular John Flannigan, Community Life Champion for allowing Cardinal Winning pupils to bag pack and raise funds for residential trips. 

 We managed to raise a massive




To everyone who came along to our wonderful Christmas Fair and helped us to raise a massive


What an amazing total, this will go a long way towards outings for the kids to enjoy.  We would also like to thank all the teachers and pupils who worked so hard making lots of lovely Christmas Crafts to sell on the day and to all the parents and visitors who very kindly handed in donations and came along to the fair.

We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.



Santa with his 2 helpers Miss Sheridan and Mrs Taylor our Christmas Fair Organisers.





 Money Week Judged a Huge Success

The recent money week in Cardinal Winning helped pupils, parents and members of our local community become more financially capable.  Visitors learned from workshops on understanding Money in a Digital Age, Understanding Risks and Rewards, Credit Union and Pay Day Loans.  Pupils were able to share their knowledge about price comparison, research, mobile phone costs, online gambling, costs of home ownership and costs associated with the school day.  Brenda Rockhead, Education Scotland Finance Advisor described the event as a 'huge success, loved it and even I learned a lot.'

Special Thanks to:








Morgan Stanley
Glasgow Kelvin College
Tollcross Learning and Advice Centre
Shettleston Community Growing Project
Brenda Rockhead – Education Scotland
Glasgow City Council – Financial Services
Chris Feehan - Cordia

TOTAL - £1850

We would just like to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who very kindly sponsored our Monster Walk on 30th November.  This is a great boost towards our fundraising for residential stays for the pupils of Cardinal Winning.

Halloween at Cardinal Winning 
Halloween at Cardinal Winning


What a fantastic time pupils and staff had on Friday 30th October.  Everyone took part in the sponsored Monster Walk around Strathclyde Park and many of the pupils were in fancy dress. 

  We would like to say a huge thanks to everyone who very kindly sponsored pupils for this event and we will announce our total very soon.  All monies raised will go towards funding future residential trips for pupils.

The walk was followed by a Spooktacular Halloween disco in the school.  Staff and pupils had made a huge effort decorating the hall which looked amazing.  All the kids had a great time dressing up which you can see from our pictures below:-



Welcome Back - 2015/16 
Welcome Back - 2015/16


Welcome back pupils of Cardinal Winning Secondary.  We hope you all enjoyed the summer holidays and are ready to start the new term.  We look forward to welcoming all our new first year pupils joining us this year


Thursday 13th August



Uniforms can be ordered from the school by contacting us on 0141 778 3714




Archbishops Mass 
Archbishops Mass


Archbishops Mass
On Monday 15 June the Archbishop of Glasgow celebrated mass for all Additional Support Needs pupils in Glasgow in Glasgow Cathedral with school staff and with parents. The event was very well attended and included in the congregation was the Lord Provost Sadie Docherty, Executive Director of Education Maureen McKenna and Head of the Scottish Catholic Education Service Michael McGrath. During the celebration Archbishop Tartaglia welcomed everyone and told them that the church is ‘here for you’. It was a truly inspirational celebration, full of prayerful participation by many of our pupils.
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Partnership Agreement

Mr McDonald, headteacher was delighted to sign a partnership agreement with a local construction company which will allow greater support for senior pupils in Cardinal Winning in vocational training.  The agreement signed by Lyn Stoddart of CCG paves the way for more industrial visits, work experience placements and more customers for our hospitality and catering services provided in our school.

RIGHT CLICK - Online Parent Support Programme 
RIGHT CLICK - Online Parent Support Programme
Award winning education at Cardinal Winning! 
Award winning education at Cardinal Winning!

Cardinal Winning Secondary scoops the Scottish Education Commonwealth Games Legacy award! The winners of the accolade were unveiled at a glittering ceremony held at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow on the 10th of June.

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