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Forehill Primary School and Nursery Class

Forehill Primary School

General Information

Following a recent extension and refurbishment, the school has accommodation for 542 children. The school roll is currently sitting at 529.
Parents should note that the working capacity of the school may vary, dependent on the number of pupils at each stage and the way classes are organised. This is allowing for the fact that the class maximum in a composite class is 25 whereas in a single class it is 33 in P4-7, 30 in P2 and P3 and 25 in P1.
The current roll at each stage is as follows:

N P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7
80 65 66 66 66 65 62 66

The school has extensive accommodation which includes:
17 Classrooms, Music Room, GP/Drama Room, Learning Centre, Technology Suite, Lifelong Learning Suite, two libraries, extensive gymnasiums, dining hall, several out of class open areas, as well as offices, staffroom and meeting rooms.
The Nursery class, from August 2014 will operate two sessions:
8.40am – 11.50am and 12.30pm – 3.40pm
Primary Classes operate three learning blocks as follows:

9.00 am –  10.45 am    Learning Block 1
10.45 am – 11.00 am    Morning Interval
11.00 am – 12.30 pm    Learning Block 2
12.30 pm - 1.30 pm    Lunch
1.30 pm  -  3.15 pm    Learning Block 3


We have a large staff team, who work closely together to ensure our young people have high quality learning opportunities. Our staff team currently includes:

A leadership team consisting of : Head Teacher, Depute Head Teacher and 5 Principal Teachers.

  • 25.2 Teaching Staff
  • 0.6 Cluster Pupil Support
  • 5 Full Time School Assistants
  • 2 Part-Time School Assistants
  • 3 Full Time Clerical Staff
  • 1 Full time and 1 Part Time Janitors
  • Catering & Cleaning Staff .

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