Welcome to our school.

This section includes information of interest to the school and wider community served by the school.

Children in Scotland from 3-18 years follow the Curriculum for Excellence.

There are 8 curricular areas

  • Mathematics and numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Expressive Arts
  • Technology
  • Religious and Moral Education

Children learn through meaningful contexts and inter-disciplinary learning and outdoor learning are integral to our programmes in school.


Through all learning we are promoting the 4 capacities of

  • Responsible Citizens
  • Effective Contributors
  • Confident Individuals
  • Successful Learners.


At Cardenden Primary we provide appropriate pace and challenge for our pupils. We have a Support for Learning teacher who works with individuals, groups and classes, carries out contextual assessments and complements the teaching in classrooms.


Children have opportunities to achieve in a number of ways

  • Being the class helper/messenger
  • Mentoring and buddying other pupils
  • Presenting at assembly with a group/class
  • Playground Buddies
  • Scottish Poem Recitations
  • FifeBurns Competitions
  • Rotary Club Quiz
  • After/Before School Clubs such as netball, football etc
  • Pupil Council
  • Organising and contributing to events such as summer picnic, Christmas Fair
  •  Eco Group
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