Session Dates 2019/20

Autumn Term
Pupils start Tuesday 20 August 2019
Last day of term Thursday 10 October 2019
Autumn Holidays Friday 11 October to Friday 18 October 2019 inclusive

Winter Term
In service day Monday 21 October 2019
Start Tuesday 22 October 2019
In service day Thursday 7 November 2019
In service day Friday 8 November 2019
Holiday Monday 2 December 2019 (St. Andrew’s Day holiday)
Last day of term Thursday 19 December 2019
Christmas Holidays Friday 20 December to Friday 3 January 2020 inclusive

Spring Term
Start Monday 6 January 2020
In service day Friday 14 February 2020
February Holidays Fri 14 February to Wednesday 19 February 2020 inclusive
Start Thursday 20 February 2020
Last day of term Friday 3 April 2020
April Holidays Monday 6 to Friday 17 April 2020 inclusive

Summer Term
Start Monday 20 April 2020
In service day Thursday 7 May 2020
V.E. Holiday Friday 8 May 2020 (May Day holiday)
Last day of term Tuesday 30 June 2020

School Day Times

School – Monday – Thursday
08.45 – 10.25
10.25 – 10.40 – Break
10.40 – 12.20
12.20 – 13.15 – Lunch
13.15 – 15.25

08.45 – 10.25
10.25 – 10.40 – Break
10.40 – 11.50
11.50 – 12.40 – Lunch
12.40 – 12.50

Nursery – Monday – Friday
Morning Session :- 8.30 – 11.40
Afternoon Session:- 12.30 – 15.40


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School Newsletters

N.B. Weekly Letters sent during Lockdown can be found on the Lockdown Information Tab This year’s school newsletters    

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Farmers Market – 13th March

A Farmers market took place in the school on Thursday 13th March. it featured produce from local suppliers such as: Forsyths Butchers Kenny Coltman’s restaurant Whitmuir Organics Caldwells Icecream Pupils, parents, carers and members of the public all made very positive comments about the event

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Early Learning and Childcare

Building the Ambition provides national practice guidance to support staff in providing high quality early learning and childcare. It can be found by clicking this link Useful information from the Education Scotland, Parentzone website can be accessed via this link Find out about the Scottish Government Play Strategy that guides our practice by following this ...

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Curriculum for Excellence

We aim to provide a broad, balanced and progressive curriculum which is relevant to the needs of our pupils. We will ensure that the principles of A Curriculum for Excellence – challenge and enjoyment; breadth; progression; depth; personalisation and choice; coherence and relevance underpin all of our curriculum developments. The curriculum is made up of ...

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  The link below will take you to important policy documents relating to Priorsford Primary.                      

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Teaching & Learning

We provide balanced programmes of learning within appropriate curriculum frameworks of A Curriculum for Excellence, which are interrelated, progressive, coherent, relevant and differentiated. We aim for all of our pupils to experience high quality active learning and teaching approaches which are purposeful, engaging, challenging and which encourage creativity. We ensure that, wherever possible, real contexts ...

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Session Dates

Priorsford School Session and Holiday Dates 2019 – 2020 Dates for Session 2020-2021 can be downloaded at the bottom of the list. Autumn Term Pupils start Tuesday 20 August 2019 Last day of term Thursday 10 October 2019 Autumn Holidays Friday 11 October to Friday 18 October 2019 inclusive Winter Term In-service day Monday 21 ...

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Inspection Reports

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Clubs / Committees / ASC

You can download a booklet from the link at the end of this article. Within the school handbook is a list of clubs and activities available in Peebles and surrounding areas – it is based on information given to us by parents and is by no means comprehensive.  There may be  gaps in the information ...

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Improvement Plan

The School Improvement Plan is the strategic plan that is revised and written annually to identify priorities to support the on-going improvement of the school. It takes account of the needs of the pupils, curricular developments and the views of staff, pupils and parents. The School Improvement Report is a report on the progress made ...

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Staff List

Head Teacher:  Sandra Macgregor Depute Head Teachers:   Caron McDonald (0.6), Keith Russell Principal Teachers:  Diane Allinson, June-Anne Clark P1: Pamela Macdonald, Caroline Scott P2: Claire Crombie, Chris Hilton P3: Jane Davidson,  Jacqueline Mapp P3/4: Dianne Allinson, Leann Murphy (Mon, Tue a.m.) P4: Chris Gilfillan, Teresa Pickburn P5: Martin Christison, June-Anne Clark – Michelle Fraser (Thu) P6: ...

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Priorsford Primary School

Priorsford Primary School is a Rights Respecting School...because every child in the world has one thing in common... their rights.


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