"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 for January 2019


Happy New Year!  Welcome to everyone starting Pre5!

Jan 17th       Dick Whittington

Jan 23rd       Primary 6 Assembly 9.15

Jan 31st       Young Carers Day

Feb 11-13th  Mid-term holiday

Feb 14-15th  Inservice Days

Feb 19th       Parent Council 7pm

Feb 21st       Rag Bag Collection

Feb 27th       P5-4 Assembly 9.15

March 7th     World Book Day

March 13th   P3 Assembly

March 14th   P1 Induction Evening 7pm

March 20th   Parents' Night

March 21st   Parents' Night

March 28th   P7 Easter Service 10am

March 29th   School Closes for Easter

April 23rd     School Opens for Summer


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