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Shawhead Primary School

The school is situated in the village of Shawhead, 10 miles from Dumfries town centre, off the A75. The school serves Shawhead and the surrounding rural area.

Shawhead Primary School

Head Teacher:  Mrs K Little

School Roll:  16

Chair of Parent Council:  Ms Susan White

Does the school have a nursery?  No

Does the school have a learning centre?  No


You can view the latest HMIe inspection report for Shawhead Primary School which is designed to show how well children are being educated and to help the school to improve.

You can view the letter which was sent to all Parents and Carers of Pupils in June 2011 pdf icon HMIE Inspection Progress Letter [658kb].


Further Information


The present building was opened in 1973. The design is open-plan with two class bases, a large open area and raised dining area.

It has an open outlook with tarmac and grass play areas, as well as a football pitch, offering ample space for outdoor activities.

At present two classes are formed (P1-4 and P5-7) with the Head Teacher having a three-day teaching commitment in P5-7. Although each class is composed of several stages, the curriculum is carefully planned to ensure that every child progresses at a pace appropriate to his or her ability.


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External Links

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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