Mayfield Nursery School


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Our Vision

Learning through play – freedom to be me

Our values

  • Respect
  • Positive relationships
  • Nurture
  • Inclusion and equity
  • Learning through play
  • Community
  • Freedom with guidance
We aim to:
  • Create an inclusive, nurturing community ethos, where all children and their families feel valued and supported and feel empowered to contribute.
  • Provide high quality learning through play and first hand experiences, helping children to make connections in their learning.
  • Support, challenge and extend children through play and quality interactions with adults.
  • Provide a stimulating, flexible curriculum which promotes curiosity, creativity and encourages problem solving. – Support children to develop their language and communication skills.
  • Give children opportunities to lead their own play and learning and become motivated, successful learners.
  • Provide an attractive, stimulating and flexible learning environment that promotes curiosity, discovery and creativity through open-ended resources.
  • Support children’s progress and celebrate and share their achievements.
  • Ensure inclusion and equity we support the individual and varied needs of our children and families across the curriculum and within the community
  • Be a strong professional team which works together to achieve our shared vision in partnership with children, families and other professionals

You can view our School Improvement Plan 2023-2024 here – School Improvement Plan Summary_ Mayfield Nursery School

You can view our school booklet here –

You can view our Duty of Candour Report 23-24 here –


Stone Avenue


EH22 5PB

Tel – 0131 271 4720

Acting Headteacher Lindsey Walker

Depute Headteacher Aileen Dingwall

Email us –

Tweet us @mayfield_ns

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