Update of School Closure

Update on the current position of Buchanan Primary School

In November 2017 I wrote to let you know that the school roll at Buchanan had fallen to zero. I trust you will recall that a paper was going to be taken to the Education Committee in January 2018 to consider the mothballing of Buchanan Primary School. On Thursday 11th January 2018, the Education Committee agreed to mothball Buchanan Primary School for the remainder of this school session and the next school session. Mothballing is temporary and will be reviewed by the Education Committee during the school session 2018/2019.

From Monday 15th January 2018, children living in the catchment zone for Buchanan Primary School will now be rezoned to the catchment for Drymen Primary School. This will continue for the period of the mothballing of Buchanan Primary School.

I am delighted that the children who had formerly attended Buchanan Primary School have settled very well into Drymen Primary School. We look forward to welcoming all new pupils living in our school catchment.

Letter from Headteacher Drymen Primary School Ms Olbrich dated 15.1.18