Welcome

Welcome to Elphinstone Primary School.

We are: #TeamElphy. The wee school with the big heart!

Our Vision: We believe that every person can reach their full potential by working together to be kind, respectful and determined to achieve their best future self.


Our Core Values:

Kindness & Respect - We respect that different people have different needs and care for them accordingly.


Cooperation – We work together as a community to help every individual thrive, learn and succeed.


Determination -We strive to do our best and reach our full potential.



At Elphinstone Primary School we strive to provide care and education of the highest quality through an inclusive, nurturing approach which fosters confidence and creativity. We endeavour to deliver experiences that develop every child’s skills and talents and ensure they can achieve their full potential academically, emotionally and physically. This is done in a safe, happy and motivating learning environment within a school that is truly at the heart of the community.

Our school management team comprises of a Head Teacher and a Principal Teacher (Job Share). In addition to our Class Teachers, we are supported by Classroom Assistants and a team of ASN Auxiliaries. In the nursery we have a Senior Early Years Practitioner, and part time Early Years Practitioners. Specialist teaching within the school comprises of PE, Music and Art. Instruction in brass is also optional . Administrative and facilities staff contribute to the smooth running of our school.

Should you have any questions or wish to chat about anything relating to our school, please email admin@elphinstone.elcschool.org.uk or call on 01875 610 358 or arrange an appointment at the office.

Best wishes

Mhairi Stratton

Head Teacher (Acting 2022/23)