Get to know us

At St Margarets we put children at the heart of everything we do. You will find committed staff, creative places to play and a happy, caring environment. Care, play and learning are all vitally important here at St Margarets. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care and education, creating a safe and inspiring environment where children can learn and grow.


Meet our team

Browse our photo and video gallery

Read about our extra curricular activities and our aims

Come in and see our indoor facilities

Let's see our outdoors

What our parents have to say


St Margarets is in a partnership with City of Edinburgh Council, which means funding is available toward the fees for children over 3 years old.

What we provide:

  • Usual hours 7.30 for breakfast and 8am – 6pm
  • Open through all year, except 5 days at Christmas
  • ALL INCLUSIVE – food, nappies and wipes
  • Qualified teachers registered with The General Teaching Council and Early years practitioners registered with The Scottish Social Services Council.
  • Excellent garden for a park life experience
  • Large indoor soft play area, role play area and quiet learning spaces
  • Nursery minibus for out and about
  • Secure entry and CCTV
  • Reception Area for parents and visitors
  • Shed to keep your children’s bikes, scooters, and car seats secure
  • Flexibility to divide your day to morning and afternoon sessions
  • Extra-curricular drama and sport classes, such as: Enjoy –a-ball, Sparkle Arts, Step up Dance, Language Classes, Swimming classes
  • Private parking for parents
  • Direct access to the garden from children’s rooms
  • Homemade cooked food by two qualified chefs (multi-cultural menu)
  • Family fun days, Christmas play and Santa, Pre-school graduation

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