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Ross-shire schools on mounting closure list as 3500-plus pupils stay home


By Hector MacKenzie


Highland Council updates the list of school closures on a daily basis.
Highland Council updates the list of school closures on a daily basis.

MORE than 3500 nursery, primary and secondary school pupils in the Highlands have been affected by school closures today.

Ross-shire schools affected by closure due to what Highland Council describe as unforeseen circumstances include Bualnaluib in Wester Ross; Craighill and Knockbreck Primary Schools in Tain; Hill of Fearn; Hilton of Cadboll; Marybank Primary; Resolis Primary nursery; St Clement's special school in Dingwall and St Duthus special school in Tain.

Fortrose Academy is open for S4 to S6 pupils.

Craighill and Knockbreck in Tain were closed earlier this week as a precautionary measure until further notice after consultation with public health.

Schools listed as closed on Highland Cpouncil's website today include:

Aldourie Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Bualnaluib Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Bualnaluib Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Carbost Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Charleston Academy:Partially closed - open to S4-S6 (unforeseen circumstances)

Craighill Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Craighill Primary Nursery - EM:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Craighill Primary Nursery - GM:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Fortrose Academy:Partially closed - open to S4-S6 (unforeseen circumstances)

Foyers Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Hill of Fearn Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Hill of Fearn Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Hilton of Cadboll Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Hilton of Cadboll Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Knockbreck Primary (Tain):Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Lundavra Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Marybank Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Marybank Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Millburn Academy:Partially closed - open to S4-S6 (unforeseen circumstances)

Resolis Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Smithton Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

St Clement's School:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

St Clement's School Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

St Duthus School:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Strathdearn Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Tarbat Old Primary:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)

Tarbat Old Primary Nursery:Closed (unforeseen circumstances)



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