Former Dean Park pupils’ swim to success!

Two former Dean Park pupils, Rachel Saunders and Daniel Saunders (age 13 and 15 respectively), are currently swimming a storm having achieved great success at the recent Scottish National Age Group Championships in Glasgow. Rachel came away with 4 gold medals – in the freestyle relay and in the 50m,…

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Balerno’s Braw Fairtrade Event

Balerno’s Braw Fairtrade Event, snowed off in March, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, April 21, 10am-12 noon in Balerno Parish Church Halls. Come and see Dean Park and Harmeny School Pupils’  Fair Trade great artwork, support lovely Fairtrade food and craft stalls, pedal yourself a drink on the Fairtrade…

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City of Superheroes

Dean Park will be joining other schools, businesses and organisations across Edinburgh to celebrate the city’s starring role in the soon-to-be released Marvel adventure movie,  “Avengers: Infinity War”. Edinburgh is to be transformed into a “City of Superheroes” across the film’s launch weekend (April 26th-29th) as it was the only film…

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EPSSA Swim Relay & Dive Gala

15 Dean Park pupils joined hundreds of other primary school children yesterday  at Edinburgh’s Royal Commonwealth Pool, to take part in the 2018 EPSSA Swim Relay and Dive Gala. 46 schools took part in the event which was open to club and non-club swimmers. First up was the Breaststroke A…

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It was the sockiest of days…

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, Primary 7 organised a school-wide event for Down’s Syndrome Awareness Day.  The theme was based on Lots of Socks, as people with Down’s Syndrome have an extra chromosome and chromosomes look like socks! Joining us for the day was former Dean Park pupil Sam, as…

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Fairtrade Art Competition

We were delighted to have Lesley Henderson from the Balerno Fair Trade Group attend our assembly last week to present the winners of the Fairtrade Fortnight Art Competition with their prizes. The theme for this year’s competition was based on a Fairtrade Foundation slogan, “Fairtrade opens doors – come on…

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Edinburgh District Burns Competition Success

Huge well done to all our finalists who took part in the Burns’ regional finals on Saturday 24th March at St George’s School. The three events – poetry, singing and instrumental – all took place at the same time in separate rooms with different judges.  Despite this logistical challenge, Mrs…

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