About The School

Welcome to the web pages of Colinton Primary School and Nursery

School_logoColinton is a small and friendly neighbourhood school in the south of the city, close to both Redford and Dreghorn barracks. There are seven classrooms, a Library, Support for Learning base, Science and Art Room, Music Room and  Nursery. Each classroom has a computer and almost every classroom has an interactive whiteboard. Each area has its own cloakroom and toilets.  There is a large multi–purpose hall in the centre of the building used for gym, dance and assemblies.  In addition to this there is a dining area which is also used for group teaching during the day.  At present the school roll is 194, split into two nursery classes and seven classes ranging from Primary 1 to Primary 7.

School Aims

We aim to provide positive, inspiring and enjoyable learning experiences within a secure and caring school community.

We encourage children to be responsible and respectful citizens by valuing and caring for themselves, others and the environment.

As a school, we strive to involve parents and the wider community and value their contribution as our educational partners.

We aim to provide active learning experiences which promote achievement, attainment and creativity, to meet the needs of all learners.

At Colinton Primary School:

  • We work hard and try our best
  • We are responsible and independent
  • We respect and work with others
  • We care and share

A Message From The Head Teachers