Our School

Dean Park Primary School was built in 1972, and serves the village of Balerno and its surrounding catchment in the South West of Edinburgh.

Dean Park Primary is a non-denominational and co-educational school.  The school role is currently 559, comprising 17 classes at Primary 1-7 and two nursery classes each of 60 pupils.

The school offers seven years of primary education to boys and girls whose ages range from 4-12 years.  There are two nursery classes, sited within the Pre- School Centre in the village centre, accommodating 60 morning and 60 afternoon places.

Our school offers excellent facilities which include:-

  • spacious outdoor play areas [including adventure playground with spider’s web, playing field and climbing wall]
  • outdoor learning spaces [an edible garden and an eco-garden with seating for use as an outdoor classroom]  
  • indoor play area
  • computer suite
  • smartboards in each classroom
  • gym hall
  • main hall / dining hall
  • library
  • music room
  • pastoral care suite
  • teacher’s resource area
  • disabled toilet facilities
  • thrift shop




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