Motto: “Together Everyone Achieves More”
The staff and children of Calside Primary extend a warm welcome to all parents, friends and visitors to our school.
Every parent wants the best for their children and this is particularly true of the education we would like them to receive. We want our school to be a caring, stimulating and challenging experience for our young people and we believe that the best way to achieve this is through a close working relationship with parents and families. With your help and support we shall endeavour to provide your children with a high quality education which encourages them to develop their talents and abilities to the full.
The staff at Calside are a highly qualified, caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring that your child will develop his or her skills to their full potential. We work to ensure that the time your child spends with us is happy and fruitful. We hope that by the time your child leaves he or she will have grown into a mature, responsible young person ready to make the most of his or her secondary school. The rationale for our curriculum and learners’ experiences can be found here: Calside-Curriculum-Rationale
The School Handbook for 2019-2020 has been updated within the Dumfries and Galloway framework, and can be found here:Calside-Primary-Handbook-2019-2020
A copy of the current School Improvement Plan can be found here: Calside SIP 2020 2021. A summary is sent to parents twice a year: the most recent was September 2020 School Improvement Plan update to parents September 2020