Flu Immunisations

Dear Parents and Carers,

You will have received letters and information regarding the Flu Immunisation Programme, scheduled at St. Mary’s on 15th November 2018.

For more information, videos and guidance (in a range of languages) visit or call the NHS inform helpline free on 0800 22 44 88.

Thank you!

Important Dates for Session 2018 / 19

Important Dates for Session 2018 / 19

Session begins: Wednesday 15th August 2018 Children return to school for 2018/2019 Session.
Monday 17th September 2018 September Monday holiday.
Monday 15th October – Monday 22nd October 2018 October holiday days (including staff in-service day)
Monday 24th Dec. 2018 – Tuesday 8th Jan. 2019 Christmas holiday days (including staff in-service day)
Monday 11th February – Friday 15th February 2019 February holiday days.
Monday 8th April – Monday 22nd April 2019 Easter holiday days (inclusive).
Monday 6th May & Tuesday 7th May 2019 May Day holiday & staff in-service day.
Monday 20th May 2019 Victoria Day holiday.
Session ends: Friday 28th June 2019 Last day of session 2018/2019.


Active Schools 2018/19

The new Active Schools programme has been released:

Bookings Open – 27th August 2018

Bookings Close – 6th September 2018

Lauren Millar: Active Schools Co-ordinator

Holy Rood Cluster

T: 07799 868 054



Clubs on at St Mary’s RC Primary School this term are

*If you have registered for Free School Meal and Uniform Grants, please tick the box on Join In as you may be entitled to a free place Please ONLY tick the Free School Meal box if your child is registered. This does not apply to the automatic entitlement for Free School Meals for all P1-3 pupils.


Club Day Age Time Dates Venue Coach Online Code Cost
Multi Skills Mon P1-2 3.00 – 4.00pm 10, 24 Sept

1, 8, 29 Oct

5, 12, 19, 26 Nov

Gym Hall Allan


HOL-33 £13.50
Football Tue P1-2 3.00 – 4.00pm 11, 18, 25 Sept

2, 9, 23, 30 Oct

6, 13, 20, 27 Nov

Gym Hall Elite


HOL-18 £16.50
Gymnastics Wed P3-7 3.20 – 4.20pm 19, 26 Sept

3, 10, 24, 31 Oct

7, 21, 28 Nov

Gym Hall Josie


HOL-51 £13.50
Dance Wed P1-2 3.00 – 4.00pm 19, 26 Sept

3, 10, 24, 31 Oct

7, 21, 28 Nov

Gym Hall Live It


HOL-16 £13.50
Football Wed P3 3.20 – 4.20pm 12, 19, 26 Sept

3, 10, 24, 31 Oct

7, 14, 21, 28 Nov

Outside Allan


HOL-15 £16.50
Rugby Thu P4-7 8.00 – 8.45am 13, 20, 27 Sept

4, 11, 25 Oct

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov

Outside Ross


HOL-52 £16.50
Multi Sport Thu P3-7 3.20 – 4.20pm 13, 20, 27 Sept

4, 11, 25 Oct

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov

Gym Hall Allan


HOL-34 £16.50
Running Club Fri P5-7 8.00 – 8.45am 14, 21, 28 Sept

5, 12, 26 Oct

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov

Outside Allan



See Mr Rogers to sign up

Volleyball Fri P3-7 12.15 – 1.15pm 14, 21, 28 Sept

5, 12, 26 Oct

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov

Gym Hall NUVOC HOL-36 £16.50

Please note:

The programme is subject to change – please check the join in website for any changes

Spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis and classes have limited spaces. To avoid disappointment please book as soon as possible.

How do I book my child’s place?


  1. Online by computer, tablet, smart phone


Use the booking code in the above tables


If you cannot sign up online:


  1. Collect a paper booking form from the school office

Return to the office in an envelope

FAO Lauren Millar Active Schools Coordinator


  1. Sign Up at a drop in session on Thu 30th Aug

From 3.00 – 4.00pm

Come along before school to sign up in person


Additional Support Needs


If you feel your child’s additional support need stops them from taking part in our clubs then please feel free to contact us to discuss.  See below for a link to more opportunities for children with Additional Support Needs in Edinburgh as well as information on our annual ParaSport Event for children with physical or sensory impairments.




We are recruiting volunteers in a variety of roles to help us provide as many opportunities as possible for children to take part in sport and physical activity! We will provide full training and support. If you want to find out more please contact me on the details below:


Call Lauren Millar 07799 868 054 or email 







June 2018 Newsletter

Dear Parents & Carers,

June 2018 Newsletter was sent home this week.  It contains details of next week’s events/activities, staffing arrangements and  important dates for next session.

Please click here to download:  st marys newsletter June 2018

Many thanks!

Information about how we manage pupil data in St Mary’s Primary School (Leith)

Schools and ELC settings process personal data every day. Data protection legislation provides a governance framework through which personal data can be collected and used fairly and lawfully. It enables organisations, like schools and ELC settings, to do what they need to do with personal data whilst ensuring that people’s privacy is respected and everyone understands what will happen to their data.

Please follow the link to privacy information regarding how we manage pupil data – Privacy Information