Session Dates 2017/18

Autumn Term
Pupils start Tuesday 16 August 2017
Last day of term Thursday 5 October 2017
Autumn Holidays Friday 6 October to Friday 13 October 2017 inclusive

Winter Term
Start Monday 16 October 2017
In service day Thursday 9 November 2017
In service day Friday 19 November 2017
Holiday Monday 27 November 2017 (St. Andrew’s Day holiday)
Last day of term Thursday 21 December 2017
Christmas Holidays Friday 22 December to Friday 5 January 2018 inclusive

Spring Term
Start Monday 8 January 2018
In service day Friday 9 February 2018
February Holidays Fri 9 February to Wednesday 14 February 2018 inclusive
Start Thursday 15 February 2018
Last day of term Thursday 29 March 2018
April Holidays Friday 30 to Friday 13 April 2018 inclusive

Summer Term
Start Monday 16 April 2018
In service day Friday 4 May 2018
Holiday Monday 7 May 2018 (May Day holiday)
Last day of term Wednesday 27 June 2018

School Day Times

School – Monday – Thursday
08.45 – 10.25
10.25 – 10.40 – Break
10.40 – 12.20
12.20 – 13.15 – Lunch
13.15 – 15.25

08.45 – 10.25
10.25 – 10.40 – Break
10.40 – 11.50
11.50 – 12.40 – Lunch
12.40 – 12.50

Nursery – Monday – Friday
Morning Session :- 8.30 – 11.40
Afternoon Session:- 12.30 – 15.40


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School Newsletters

  This year’s school newsletters  

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Farmers Market – 13th March

A Farmers market took place in the school on Thursday 13th March. it featured produce from local suppliers such as: Forsyths Butchers Kenny Coltman’s restaurant Whitmuir Organics Caldwells Icecream Pupils, parents, carers and members of the public all made very positive comments about the event

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Early Learning and Childcare

          Building the Ambition provides national practice guidance to support staff in providing high quality early learning and childcare. It can be found by clicking this link     Useful information from the Education Scotland, Parentzone website can be accessed via this link   Find out about the Scottish Government Play ...

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Curriculum for Excellence

We aim to provide a broad, balanced and progressive curriculum which is relevant to the needs of our pupils. We will ensure that the principles of A Curriculum for Excellence – challenge and enjoyment; breadth; progression; depth; personalisation and choice; coherence and relevance underpin all of our curriculum developments. The curriculum is made up of ...

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Curriculum Overviews

Class Teachers will write a curriculum overview for the year ahead that will be published in August, at the start of the new school year. Copies of this overview will be available to download here.  

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  The link below will take you to important policy documents relating to Priorsford Primary.                      

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Teaching & Learning

We provide balanced programmes of learning within appropriate curriculum frameworks of A Curriculum for Excellence, which are interrelated, progressive, coherent, relevant and differentiated. We aim for all of our pupils to experience high quality active learning and teaching approaches which are purposeful, engaging, challenging and which encourage creativity. We ensure that, wherever possible, real contexts ...

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Session Dates

Priorsford School Session and Holiday Dates 2017 – 2018   2017 – 2018   Spring Term Start Monday 8 January 2018 In service day Friday 9 February 2018 February Holidays Fri 9 February to Wednesday 14 February 2018 inclusive Start Thursday 15 February 2018 Last day of term Thursday 29 March 2018 April Holidays Friday 30 March to ...

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Inspection Reports


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Clubs / Committees / ASC

You can download a booklet from the link at the end of this article. The following is a list of clubs and activities available in Peebles and surrounding areas – it is based on information given to us by parents and is by no means comprehensive.  There maybe  gaps in the information but hopefully there ...

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Improvement Plan

The School Improvement Plan is the strategic plan that is revised and written annually to identify priorities to support the on-going improvement of the school. It takes account of the needs of the pupils, curricular developments and the views of staff, pupils and parents. The School Improvement Report is a report on the progress made ...

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Priorsford Primary School

Priorsford Primary School is a Rights Respecting School...because every child in the world has one thing in common... their rights.


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