Religious Observance


Parents who wish to exercise their right to withdraw their child from religious instruction and / or observance should contact the school, in writing, and alternative arrangements will be made. We offer as wide a range of sporting and cultural activities as possible.

Details and dates of Religious Observance are on our Cramond school website below. Cramond Primary is a non denominational school.  We do however visit Cramond Kirk and welcome their minister, Rev. Dr Barr, to an assembly per term – dates and details of which are shown on our school website weekly update, calendar for the year and newsletters.

THIS SESSION: All parents, friends and families are warmly invited to join us at Cramond Kirk for our Whole School Church Services. dates for this session are:

  • 5th September 2016 – UNICEF school assembly led by minister
  • 23rd Sept 2016- Harvest Church Service, Cramond Kirk. 9.45am. All Welcome to join us – parent helpers offering to walk with classes are asked to meet in school foyer for 9am. Thank you.
  • 7th November 2016 – Remembrance Poppy school assembly led by minister
  • 21st Nov 2016- Interfaith Week
  • 22nd Dec 2016 Christmas church service & celebration at Cramond Kirk, 9.45 (welcome as above)
  • 27th February 2017 Lent school assembly led by minister
  • 1st April 2017 Easter Church service led by P6, Cramond Kirk, 9.45am. (welcome as above)
  • 8th May 2017 Christian Aid school assembly led by minister.


We are starting work this session on becoming a rights respecting school, We celebrate diversity and enjoy learning about many other World Religions, cultures and beliefs. Parental involvement in sharing this is actively encouraged. We undertake a great deal of charity work – fundraising for charities such as Macmillan cancer, Fresh Start Edinburgh Initiative, Disaster Appeals, Homes for Humanity and acting as a good neighbour with our termly community cafe and sharing learning.