Our school is over 100 years old and is a single storey, stone built, listed building.

The school is situated within a built up, well established residential area of Kirkcaldy. It has a large and mixed catchment area and currently has a roll of  over 630 pupils, inclusive of 126 pupils in the nursery when at full capacity.

 School Aims

At Kirkcaldy West our vision is to equip each child with the skills necessary to be a confident and successful memeber of a 21st century global community.

Our core values are

Knowledge + Wellbeing + Perseverance = Success


We feel these values work well together to develop our pupils academically and socially.



School Hours

Morning       9.00am - 12.35pm

Afternoon    1.25pm - 3.05pm


Break          10.40am - 10.55am

Lunch          12.35pm - 1.25pm


School Details 2015-16

  • School roll :                      510
  • No. of classes:                  18
  • Age Range of pupils :        3 -12
  • Nursery classes:               63am / 63pm
  • Secondary school:            Balwearie High School
  • Parent Council:                 Yes
  • Support Centre:                 No
  • Disabled access:              Full






Holidays and Closures

Dates Reason Details
07 Oct 2019 to 18 Oct 2019 School Holiday Autumn Holiday
21 Oct 2019 In-Service Day In-Service Training Day
15 Nov 2019 In-Service Day In-Service Training Day
23 Dec 2019 to 03 Jan 2020 School Holiday Christmas Holiday

If you would like to view the complete list of School Holidays, please click here.

School Booklet

To download the Kirkcaldy West Primary School Booklet in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF), please click on the link below.

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