Flora Stevenson

Our School Values are based on the name of our founder Flora Stevenson.

F Friendship

L Love learning

O Honest

R Respectful

A Ambitious

S Successful

We are proud of our school history and our values reflect and remember the important work that Flora Stevenson did for children and education in Edinburgh and in Scotland.

We have over 650 children in our school and nursery and we have a close relationship with The City of Edinburgh Music School. Pupils participate in numerous whole school events including assemblies, Scots Week, Christmas Services and event for families. The Headteacher, Sharon McGhee, and Assistant Director of the Music School, Susan Emslie, meet weekly and work collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes for our children.

Our highly committed and dedicated staff team work collegiately to provide a relevant and progressive curriculum. In line with the Scottish Government’s Curriculum for Excellence, we seek children views in order to develop their interests.

We work in close partnership with our families through our Parent Council. As well as organising fundraising events, social events and events linked to our curriculum, our Parent Council have recently purchased new sports kits, a screen and speakers for our dining hall, iPads, and published a story book to support our new Primary 1 pupils.

All of our pupils and staff are involved in a Flora’s Forum. Our Forums focus on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and ensure all children have an opportunity to express their voice and share and develop their ideas. Our Forums have visited the Western General hospital, planted vegetables in the Waitrose Garden, organised a litter pick in Inverleith Park and recently raised over £4000 for Shelter by holding a sleepover in the school.

Children have opportunities to be involved in extracurricular clubs and activities and we regularly participate in local and national sporting, maths and chess events. We work closely with our local partners including Waitrose, the Botanics and the Gallery of Modern Art.

We look forward to welcoming you to Flora’s.

Susan Morgan - Acting Headteacher

Flora Stevenson Primary School,
Comely Bank Road,
Edinburgh EH4 1BG
Telephone 0131 332 1604
Fax 0131 343 6310

Guide for Parents

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In accepting a student into The Music School, The City of Edinburgh Council is making a major commitment to resources, and if the School is to be of maximum benefit to its students this commitment must be matched by that of students and parents. This guide is intended to help parents play their part in the process.

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The Selection Procedure


A preliminary audition can be arranged through the Director of The Music School at any time during the academic year. On the basis of this informal meeting advice will be given on whether or not to proceed further. Those short-listed for a final audition will be called in for assessment by a panel of highly-renowned musicians from both within and outwith the School.

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