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School Sports Week 2024

Our Sports Week 2024 will return next week, from Monday 27th May - Friday 31st May with a whole host of sporting activities taking place!

Parents/carers are invited to attend the Potted Sports on Monday 27th May, starting at 1:30pm, in the playground. Entry to this event will be via the gate at Kildare Park.

Classes will also participate in sporting activities such as competitive races, team games, dance, football, tennis and much more! There will also be a special sports themed assembly during the week.

Points to Note
Children are permitted to wear sports clothing throughout the week. Strictly no football tops to be worn.
In the case of wet weather, we will notify you with any changes to the Potted Sports event via the school app.

We can't wait to celebrate sport at LPS, promoting our values of teamwork and being active!

LPS Scots Night

We enjoyed a fantastic Scots celebration earlier this month. Many thanks to Miss Elkin and the Parent Council for arranging such a wonderful night! Congratulations to all our wonderful poetry recital finalists, dancers, singers, musicians, presenters, project-makers and artists! You were 'aw fair guid'!

A special well done to Grace in P5 who won the Mari Muir Award for most outstanding Scots Poetry Recital performance!


Extra-Curricular Clubs here at Lanark PS

We provide a range of extra-curricular opportunities to learners across P1-P7.

Here's how our clubs are shaping up in Term 2!

There are a number of after-school and lunchtime clubs on offer!

after school clubs term 2 2024

lunchtime clubs term 2 2024

Lanimer Court 2024

We are delighted to announce this year's Lanimer Court representatives from Lanark Primary School.

Congratulations to:

Kira Beattie- Lady in Waiting

Beth Wilson- Lady in Waiting

Lucy Newbigging- Lady in Waiting

Bobby Miller- Proclamation Bearer

Kyle Bertram- Herald

Jay J Ballantyne- Herald

Alasdair Miller- Sword Bearer

We know that you will represent the school and all our values well and can't wait to celebrate with you!

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P1 Enrolment Week - January 2024

Registration of children starting school - Is your child due to start school in August 2024?

Parents/carers of children who are five years of age between 1 March 2024 and the end of February 2025 are required to register their child for starting school.

To enrol your child at school you are asked to complete an online registration form which will be available from Monday 8 January 2024. Your catchment school will be in touch with you to arrange a discussion between Monday 15 January – Friday 19 January.

Please visit our catchment area checker to select your catchment school and register your child.:


Our Vision & Aims

Our Vision:

At Lanark Primary School and ELC, learning is at the heart of all we do. We strive to provide rich learning experiences that build confidence and self-belief. We foster a ‘can do’ attitude which enables everyone to reach their full potential.

We work in strong partnership with our parents and the wider community to ensure that all feel safe, included and valued within our school community…and beyond.

Our Aims:

These are:

to have a clear focus on learning and teaching

to provide high quality teaching of core skills (e.g. literacy, numeracy- including problem solving)

to provide real contexts for learning, including outdoor learning, and link learning to support pupils’ understanding of the world around them

to develop the key personal qualities of resilience, perseverance and a positive attitude to learning (being ‘ready to learn’)

to encourage skills for life, learning and work

Our Values

  • Good Manners
  • Learning
  • Working Hard
  • Teamwork
  • Active
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Trust and Honesty
  • Kindness