"The truth shall make you free" 
John Ch8 V32

Rothesay Primary School / Rothesay Joint Campus


Rothesay   PA20 9JH

Isle of Bute

Tel: (Rothesay 01700) 503227

Fax: (Rothesay 01700) 501025  Click here to e-mail

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Rothesay Primary Early Learning and Childcare

Welcome to Rothesay Primary Early Learning and Childcare web page.

We offer half-day sessions: 9.00 - 12.10 or 11.50 - 3.00pm.

Also full-day sessions from 9.00 - 3.00pm (including lunch).

We cater for children aged 3 to 5.

Our Manager is Mrs Maureen Shaw who is the Senior Depute at Rothesay Primary.  At the moment Mrs Erin Lindsay has taken on this role while Mrs Shaw is on secondment.

ELCC Session Times

Mornings         - 9.00 - 12.10pm

Afternoons      - 11.50 - 3.00pm

Whole Days    - 9.00 - 3.00

                   Who Will I Meet at the Nursery?

Mrs Louise Nicol - Head Teacher

Mrs Maureen Shaw - Senior Depute Head Primary + Manager of Rothesay Primary ELCC


Childcare and Education Workers are: 

Miss Carol-Anne Dooley - Lead Practitioner

Mrs Michelle Fisher

Mrs Fiona Wilson

Miss Donna Martin

Mrs Lorna Campbell

Mrs Caroline Swan

Miss Chloe Aiken

Miss Morgan Morrison


Supporting English as a Second Language

Mrs Jennifer McDonald

Mrs Donna Dunn


Support Staff

Mrs Kim Gaston

Miss Sarah Lench

Miss Beth Standaloft


Supply Workers are:-

Mrs Lorna Campbell


Clerical Assistant:-

Mrs Hazel McKale

          Regular Visitors to the Nursery


Mrs Jean Kennedy - Speech and Language

Mrs Lee Morrison - School Nurse

Mr Stuart Craig - Educational Psychologist

Miss Siobhan Murray - Health/Speech + Language Therapist


Mrs Alison Menzies - Named Person

Ms Susan Dawson - Named Person

Important Dates


1 May            P1 Induction begins  

5 May            Ramadan

8/9 May         P1 Induction

14 May          Parent Council 7pm

15/16 May     P1 Induction

22/23 May     P1 Induction

28 May          Rag Bag Collection


4 June           Strawberry Fayre

5 June           Strawberry Fayre

12/13 June    Pre5 Parents' Evening

27 June         P7 Church Service 10am

28 June         Pre5 Graduation 10am

28 June         Summer Holidays 1.00pm



If you would like to visit our ELCC Provision please telephone the school on 01700 503227 and ask for Mrs Shaw.

We would be delighted to show you and your child around our wonderful modern facilities and discuss the immense benefits of pre-school education.

mrs Shaw 2

The Care Commission

has become SCSWIS

(Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland)  Find out more at:-



Now changed to

The Care Inspectorate

Forest Schools and Beach Schools

We are pleased to offer Forest Schools

in the beautiful grounds of Mount Stuart and

visit our fabulous beaches every week too.


preschool line

Did you know?

From January 2018 our boys and girls can come to Pre5 from 9.00am to 3.00pm and have their lunch in school!


Of course, parents/carers may want half days and that can be arranged too :)


Education Scotland Report 2013 Care Inspectorate 2019