Session Dates 2020/21

Autumn Term
Pupils start Tuesday 11 August 2020
Last day of term Thursday 8 October 2020
Autumn Holidays Friday 9 October to Friday 16 October 2020 inclusive

Winter Term

Start Monday 19 October 2020
In service day Thursday 12 November 2020
In service day Friday 13 November 2020
Holiday Monday 30 November 2020 (St. Andrew’s Day holiday)
Last day of term Friday 18 December 2020
Christmas Holidays Monday 21 December to Monday 4 January 2021 inclusive

Spring Term
Start Tuesday 5 January 2021
In service day Friday 12 February 2021
February Holidays Fri 12 February to Wednesday 17 February 2021inclusive
Start Thursday 18February 2021
Last day of term Thursday 1 April 2021
April Holidays Friday 2 to Friday16 April 2021 inclusive

Summer Term
Start Monday 19 April 2021
In service day Friday 30 April 2021
Monday 3 May 2021 (May Day holiday)
Last day of term Wednesday 23 June 2021

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
The nursery is open all year except 2 weeks at Christmas.  Sessions can be booked between 8.00am and 6.00pm .




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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

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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 2020-2021 Autumn Term Pupils start Tuesday 11 August 2020 Last day of term Thursday 7 October 2020 Autumn Holidays Friday 8 October to Friday 15 October 2020 inclusive Winter Term In-service day Monday 18 October 2020 Start Tuesday 19 October 2020 In-service day Thursday 12 November 2020 In service ...

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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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