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Situated in Govanhill, on the south side of Glasgow, Holy Cross Primary currently caters for 584 pupils, with 20 classes covering all primary years from Primary 1 to Primary 7 on a co-educational basis.

62% of the school’s pupils are from ethnic minorities. 16% of the school’s pupils are on placing requests.

The school has a capacity to cater for 599 pupils (parents should note that the operational capacity of the school may vary, dependent upon the number of pupils at each stage and on the way classes are organised).

The school has a three storey red sandstone building of the central well design, which was popular in the Edwardian era




School Hours                  

School starts 9.00am

Morning Interval- There are three morning intervals- 10.15am - 10.30am

                                                                                    10.30am - 10.45am

                                                                                     10.45am - 11.00am

 Each class will attend one of these interval times dependent on their timetable. 

Lunch Interval P1 – P3 11.45am - 12.35pm 

                        P4 - P7  12.15pm – 1.05pm

Pupils Dismissed  P1 – P2 3.00pm
                       P3 – P7 3.00pm



Primary 1 pupils are dismissed at 12.15pm as of the first full week in September, thereafter times as above.