Dean Park Choir, Netball and Rugby

Please note that Dean Park’s after school clubs will start back next week: Netball – Wednesday 17th January 3.30pm-4.15pm Rugby – Wednesday 17th January 3.45pm-4.30pm Choir – Thursday 18th January 3.15pm-4.15pm For information on all other clubs organised by the PTA, please click HERE.

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Goodbye and thank you Loraine!

At the end of term we said a very fond farewell to Mrs Loraine Skeldon, who after 11 years  of helping to look after our school, decided it was time to unplug her hoover and hang up her duster, in order to spend more time with her family. Loraine, herself…

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A Wriggly Nativity

Well done to Primary 1 and Primary 2 for their two terrific performances of the “Wriggly Nativity” at the end of term.  The children twinkled and sparkled, delighting the audiences with their singing, dancing and playing of instruments.  They looked wonderful in their nativity costumes and Christmas jumpers. Thank you…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to all our pupils, parents and staff.  We hope you have had an enjoyable and restful holiday. We now look forward to a fun and busy term ahead, which includes our P7 World War Presentation, and our annual Burns Poetry, Singing and Instrumental Competitions. Tonight at 7pm there…

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Music and Merriment at the Christmas Lunch

We are very grateful to our kitchen staff who cooked up a tasty Christmas lunch for the children yesterday, which we hope they all enjoyed! Although we missed Mrs Shanks and her singing this year, the dining hall was filled with lots of festive cheer, as the children enjoyed Christmas…

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Balerno’s Christmas Tree Festival

We hope many of you were able to enjoy listening to the Choir singing at the Balerno Farmer’s Market on Saturday morning, as well as attend the 8th Balerno Christmas Tree Festival. With 35 local organisations involved in exhibiting the trees and over 300 people visiting the Festival in each…

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EPSSA P7 Netball Tournament

Our thanks to parent Jo Bennett for her comprehensive match report of the EPSSA P7 Netball Tournament, below:- The Dean Park P7 Netball team enjoyed a fun and challenging inter-schools tournament on Friday 8 December.  The event was hosted by Edinburgh Primary Schools Sports Association (EPSSA) and was held at…

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FAO: Childminders and Early Years Workers

Think Equal – Empowering Change through Early Years Education. In 2016 we ran 3 workshops on Building the Ambition. I wish to invite you to an opportunity to share in a screening with film director Leslee Udwin of ‘India’s Daughter’, which led to the creation of the Think Equal organisation…

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