"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.  

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-Harrison

Miss Morgan Morrison

Mrs Carleen Davison

Mrs Wendy Charker


Supporting English as a Second Language

Mrs Jennifer McDonald

Mrs Donna Dunn


Support Staff

Mrs Kim Gaston

Miss Sarah Lench


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


Important Dates

6th January       Back to Preschool

9th January       Enrolment Tour 10am

13th January     P1 Enrolment Week

29th January     P6 Assembly 9.15


10/11/12 Feb     Holiday

13/14 Feb          Inservice Days

20th Feb            Parent Council 7pm

22nd Feb           Family Science Day

27 Feb               Rag Bag Collection


4th March          P4 Assembly 9.15

5th March          World Book Day

11th March        P3 Assembly 9.15

18/19 March      Primary Parents' Nights

2nd April            Primary Easter Service

3rd April             Holidays begin

20th April           Back to Preschool







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.

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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