Category Archives: Parent Information: News

URGENT – Free Swimming Lessons and Summer Camp at Forrester

Active Schools have new camps running at Forrester from 5th July for 5 weeks.  They are reduced cost of £30 for the week or free for anyone who receives Free School Meals

Swimming is limited places for 4 weeks – all FREE but they must be in CURRENT primary 4-7 and CANNOT swim or are VERY WEAK swimmers.  No younger pupils at this stage due to COVID. Fill in the form and Shona will let those that are successful know on Monday afternoon that they have a place (it is not guaranteed that if you fill in the form they get a place). 

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Gorgie Farm Holiday Camp

Love Gorgie Farm are reaching out to Dalry Primary and seeking to run a holiday camp based on and with the local community for families connected with the school.

Please find attached an outline of the courses they will run over the summer for holiday club. This year the holiday camp with be based at Love Gorgie Farm on at 51 Gorgie Road.

To help with making the camp as good as possible there is also a parent survey at https://forms.gle/DyM9NDJyACCakawc9, and they will follow up directly with those who reply.

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Holiday Programme for P7s

Please click below for details of a holiday programme for current P7s and those up to S6

https://www.joininedinburgh.org/holidayprogramme

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SSPCA Adventure Club this Summer

If you are looking for something to do in July the SSPCA adventure club in Balerno could be the answer.

See the flyer below.

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Libraries Summer Reading Challenge

Fountainbridge Library, and all the Edinburgh libraries, will be hosting the summer reading challenge in the coming weeks.

Aimed at 4-11 year olds it’s a great way to keep that reading going and to have fun in the holidays.

Full details on the below documents.

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Nursery to P1 Transition- What to Expect: Parent information.

We’re nearly at the end of the year and the start of your time as Dalry P1 families.

Below is a powerpoint presentation with audio commentary on what to expect in school. It contains all that you could need to know about what to expect next term and things you can do to prepare for P1.

See you in August.

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Lothian Lockdown Diary Project

Please see below a link for the Lothian Lockdown Diary Project – a research initiative carried out by Edinburgh University, offering children, young people and adults a chance to submit their lockdown experience. All participants, including under 16’s will be paid £15 to participate. Please pass on to staff, service users and parents/carers.

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Young Mum’s Support Group

Please see attached information on a group for young mums across South West Edinburgh aged 25 years and under.

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Friday Evening Cricket Sessions

Murrayfield Dafs CC are continuing their All Stars and Dynamos Junior cricket sessions for boys and girls in Roseburn Park on Friday evenings this summer.

For details of how to access and pay for the sessions, ages 5-12, visit their website at

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