Below are the classes for session 2017-18. Miss Cara Gordon and Miss Emma Henderson will be leaving SMPS at the end of this term to take up posts at Trinity […]
On Friday the nursery had their assembly at Deanbank. Their topic this term had been on mini-beasts. They performed the story ‘The Very Lonely Firefly’ by Eric Carle. The nursery […]
What a magical day for P1A. The Fairyland assembly had finally arrived. They have thoroughly enjoyed learning throughout this topic, from acting out Jack and the beanstalk, to growing their own […]
gThis morning at Assembly I was talking to the pupils about the origins of the May day holiday. With the land around Morningside Cross being agricultural at the time the […]
Quick Links SMPS Pupil Journeys (learn more in our ‘Curriculum’ pages) Link to School lunch Menu Term Dates Webpage Site Map South Morningside Primary School is a non-denominational school for children from nursery […]
At the whole-school Easter Assembly at church this morning, Mr Urquhart thanked Mrs Rosemary McRae for being a PSA at our school ‘for longer than anyone can remember’. We recently […]
We had a fantastic time in our new p2 classes by taking part in Macmillian’s dress up and dance. This was part of the p1’s transition and they had a […]
We had a great day at Interscholastics with the P6/7s this year. We came away with a gold medal and two bronzes and multiple finalists! Here is a summary of […]
Here are some pictures of the Virgin Money Market Day. P7 worked really hard to make it a success and made an impressive profit.
P6 had an ‘amazin’ day today visiting and working at ADCS (Amazon Development Centre Scotland), Waverley Gate, the culmination of their Technology project to explore and experience Robotics Engineering. […]
The P1B class performed a beautiful assembly based on Julia Donaldson’s story “The Snail and the Whale”. This is a story the nursery children have been learning about as part […]
On Friday P1C put on a fantastic assembly. They shared their views on resilience and how they refer to their resilience toolkit to help them manage challenging situations. The class even […]
Following on from the wonderful production of ‘Tam O’Shanter’ which our P6s put on together with a team from the Scottish Opera, all P6 pupils had a chance to experience […]
Great news for our South Morningside Primary team at P6 Games @ the Hub on Wednesday 24th May! We competed in netball and hockey this year. Our netball team won […]
Sporting Achievements: Alex T in P3a took part in the Edinburgh No3 2017 Aquathon wining the 8 year old even ( at 7). A very well done to him and […]
We’ve been asked to share the information below with parents, especially those who have P5 children interested in dance. Auditions are on Friday 19th May at Broughton High School. You […]
The P1s and P2s got a lovely surprise last Friday. Funky Friday had arrived! The P1s and P2s thoroughly enjoyed dancing and listening to music in the playground during their […]
We couldn’t take any pictures during the competition, but here is a celebratory one of the SMPS Swimming and Diving teams, happily enjoying lunch after a successful morning at the […]
Dear Parent / Carer, There is definitely a spring in the air as we approach the Easter holidays. The boys and girls have been enjoying some early sunshine at Play […]
Today we were lucky enough to have the chance to explore the back of an ambulance. We had great fun discovering what was there and how things worked!
On Tuesday 21st March P3 enjoyed a visit from Generation Science. We were doing Marvellous Magnets. What fun we had learning about magnets and their poles.
Deanbank had a very exciting Red Nose Day. We had some lovely red noses, amazing outfits (even the teachers dressed up) and excellent singing and dancing . Our house captains […]
Newsflash by Heather, P7: Our P6s and P7s have performed brilliantly in their most recent races at Duddingston. The races were out of 200+ people and our amazing runners and […]
On our weekly trip to the woods we generally pass people out walking their dogs.This week we were lucky to see two people out riding their horses.
Well done P6B for presenting, to the whole school and your parents, a wonderfully expressive performance of ‘Tam O’Shanter’. As part of the assembly, P6B created a marvellously choreographed routine […]
P2C have been sharing some of what they learned during their Scots topic. They invited their grown-ups in to see them perform their Scots poems, songs and even a dance that they […]
The school is abuzz with excitement as our talented P6 and P7 pupils prepare for their debut performance of “Freezin’” , a South Morningside Stage Club production written and directed […]
The children got dressed up in their favourite characters’ costumes to celebrate world book day and not to be left out the staff joined in too as ‘Aliens love underpants’ […]
The P1s have been very busy with their Robot topic this term. Within the topic they enjoyed their trip to the Modern art gallery and were inspired by the Scottish […]
With the winter weather finally leaving us, we seemed to have missed the worst of the Transatlantic storms. Last week, however, there was an ‘amber weather warning’ issued by CEC […]
Today we say goodbye to ParentMail and welcome ParentPay to South Morningside! This is primarily a financial tool, which will enable parents to pay for school outings, lunches etc. via […]
On Friday 3rd March P2A performed their class assembly in front of the P1s and P2s, along with parents and carers. In this assembly they were demonstrating their learning on […]
On Thursday, World Book Day, P4C celebrated by launching their class initiative – the ‘SMPS Book Nook’. P4 sourced rugs, cushions and most importantly books for this corner which will […]
Our very own Miss Downie, SMPS PE specialist, took part in the Scottish 4×200 Relay Championships in Glasgow this weekend, with her team from the Edinburgh Athletics Club. Miss Downie […]
Yesterday P3C were learning to use chalk and oil pastels effectively to create pictures of flowers. We are very proud of the results.
P3C made bookmarks using scratch art to celebrate World Book Day. We enjoyed sharing books and reading them together with P7C.
We had lots of fun hearing about ‘Life as a Member of the Policeforce’ and we learnt alot from our visitors.
As we are above the snow line at the nursery we had a day in the snow on Thursday. We all wrapped up well and had lots of fun running […]
P2A had a fantastic trip to Craigmillar Castle. We have been learning all about the different features of a castle in class and we were very excited to see these […]
The Engage! team, Boroughmuir High school Parent Council would like to extend an invitation to all families with high-school aged pupils : EVENT for secondary pupils: WHAT CAREER ARE YOU […]
Superb Scientists Wendy and Richard of ‘Generation Science‘ transformed room 21 into an ‘Exploratory Laboratory’ today, for the benefit of all the P6s who got busy running exciting (and some […]
The broadest smile stretches across my face; I wish you had the pleasure as I do to be sitting in my office with the door to the main stair well […]
On a weekly basis the nursery go on a forest kindergarten programme to the woods. On their last week a primary 1 class joined them for some adventures.
Today we got the bus down and back to Morninside library. Rhona read some lovely stories to the children.
The P1 and P2s had a lovely assembly on Friday. They all came together and recited their Scottish poems, sang Scottish songs as well as performed excellent Scottish country dancing. […]
On Friday, P2A entertained parents and carers with poetry, songs and Scottish Country Dancing. Parents and carers were then welcomed into the classroom to allow the children to further share […]
P6s are all set to begin their independent work on their JASS project. As we are in the 21st century, we have put away the worksheets and folders and will […]
Over the last few weeks in the Nursery we have had fun celebrating Burns and followed by Chinese New Year. During these celebrations the children have taking part in a […]