BVS: Animation Workshops 2018

Balerno Village Screen in association with Animation Jam is offering a programme of animation workshops on Saturday 25th August and Saturday 1st September. The following sessions will be running at the discounted cost of £6 per participant. You can also visit our 2017 animation page to see the fabulous animations…

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Storybook Quest Completed

Blessed with a bright and sunny Saturday morning, our eager adventurers turned up in great numbers to take part in the PTA’s Storybook Quest, a mission to find all the hidden storybook clues dotted around Balerno. Before the teams set off, Mrs Carol Macbeth, the event organiser, and her troubled…

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Dean Park’s Marvellous Musical Medley!

Many congratulations to our School Choir on their superb end-of-term concert last Thursday. Parents and family members were treated to a medley of songs and adaptations from popular musicals –  Matilda, Annie, Oliver, Les Miserable, Grease and this year’s favourite, The Greatest Showman.  Adding energy and sparkle was the terrific…

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Request for school shirts and ties

Our Thrift Shop stock of white shirts and Dean Park school ties is in need of replenishment and donations of these would be very welcomed, especially with the many end-of-year events taking place next week. Donations can simply be handed into the Clinic Building which is open throughout school hours,…

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Make your street a Play Street this Summer

Following the success of last year’s “Playing Out” pilot scheme, which allowed residents to restrict traffic on their street to enable children’s play events to take place, the City of Edinburgh Council have decided to continue with the scheme, renamed Edinburgh Play Streets. A consultation exercise followed the Playing Out scheme,…

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Hibs Academy visits Dean Park

As part of our Active Wednesdays, we were pleased to welcome Neil from the Hibs Academy to Dean Park on 13th June.  Neil worked with P5a, P5b and P5/6.  The children thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the workshop and fantastic passing, dribbling and turning skills were on display! We look forward…

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Tesco Football Challenge

A group of P3 pupils were delighted to take part in the Tesco Bank Football Challenge at Queensferry Primary school on Monday.    The mini-tournament was set up by Hearts Football Club and sponsored by Tesco Bank. The Tesco Bank Football Challenge is now in its seventh year, and every year the…

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P1-P7 Sports Days Round Up!

For the first time in as many years we were blessed with 3 beautiful Fridays for our 3 consecutive sports days. Sports Day is a day to celebrate and display the skills the children have learned and developed throughout the year, in particular the summer term.  Adding a little competitive…

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School Grounds Improvement Day

Following the success of the school snow clearance day, the PTA are organising a school grounds improvement day on Saturday June 2nd from 10.30-3pm. We very much hope lots of you will be able to help, even if for a short duration. We are looking for assistance with the following:…

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