East Calder Primary School is a non-denominational school serving the village of East Calder and the surrounding community. The school sits within the West Calder High School cluster. At present, the total school roll is 461 pupils including a nursery provision for 60 children in the morning/afternoon and full day sessions. There is a growing school role due to the considerable number of new houses being built within the community.
There are 18 members of teaching staff, 2 EYOs and 16 staff within our Nursery Team, 3 specialists - Drama, PE and Technology and a team of 8 pupil support workers who also work directly with the children. The school management team consists of the head teacher; depute head teacher and a principal teacher. The school shares a business support manager with the other schools in the cluster.
The school works very closely with the West Calder High School cluster schools. There are well developed and mutually successful and supportive partnership links with local community groups and businesses. The school has earned a very good reputation within the community and is very well supported by the parent council and the wider parent forum.
The school has achieved level 2 of the Right Respecting Schools Award and is has Eco Green flag award and Fair Trade status.