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
- music room
- pastoral care suite
- teacher’s resource area
- disabled toilet facilities
- thrift shop