Swinton Primary School & ELC is a rural non-denominational and co-educational village school which first opened in 1876. The school has excellent links with the wider community, other local primary schools and Berwickshire High School. We enjoy strong links with partner agencies which support us in meeting the needs of all our children.

We currently have three composite classes split as follows: Primary 1/2, Primary 3/4 and Primary 5/6/7. Children are split into our three houses: Hawk, Eagle and Kestrel. Children from the same family are allocated to the same House.

We are very lucky at Swinton Primary School & ELC to have attractive school grounds with a playground to the front of the school, an outdoor learning area to the rear and a garden playing field to the side.  Scottish Borders Council employs a playground supervisor from 8:40am and during mid-morning break and lunchtimes.  During inclement weather the children will supervised within the school building.

In the interests of safety for all concerned, all visitors coming to the school must enter by the main entrance and report to the School Office where they will be requested to sign our visitor’s book.

Our Vision, Values and Aims

Vision - Children and Community Achieving Together

Our VISION is to have people at the very heart of everything we do by creating a positive and welcoming environment which fosters high expectations of achievement and attainment for all our children

Values - Respectful, Welcoming, Thriving, Positive

Our VALUES guide the way we work ~ we believe that our school is at the very heart of our community

Aims - Ensuring our children get the best start in life and are ready to succeed.

Together, we AIM to Get It Right For Every Child and ensure our children are safe, healthy, active, nurtured, achieving, respected, responsible, included…