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School Info

At Colquhoun Park we are proud of our strong sense of community to help make this a nurturing, caring school where we have high aspirations for our pupils to be all they can be. 

I am proud to be the Head Teacher of Colquhoun Park Primary and Nursery. If you would like any more information then please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Mrs Alison Brien

Head Teacher

OUR SCHOOL

Colquhoun Park Primary serves the community of Bearsden west and has a high number of placing requests from Drumchapel and other surrounding areas within East Dunbartonshire and Glasgow. There are currently 262 children on the school roll and availability for 50 children to attend our nursery class, 30 morning places and 20 afternoon places, 5 of these places reserved for vulnerable 2 year olds from East Dunbartonshire. Most of the children enrolling for Primary 1 have attended our own nursery or other local authority or private nurseries in East Dunbartonshire or Glasgow. The associated secondary is Boclair Academy in Bearsden.

The staffing complement consists of 13 full-time equivalent teachers .This includes the Head Teacher, one Depute, one Principal Teacher (job share) 10 full-time class teachers and 3 part time teachers working 2 days. The nursery has one teaching post which is shared by two teachers, and a Senior Early Years’ Worker. An Education Support Teacher spends 1.5 days per week in the school.  We also have instrumental tutors for strings and brass who visit the school each week to work with groups of children. Non-teaching staff members include 1.5 classroom assistants and 5 additional support for learning assistants, two full-time clerical assistants and a site coordinator.

 

OUR VISION

At Colquhoun Park we encourage success and equality in a caring environment, where everyone is challenged and supported as we aim for excellence together.

OUR AIMS:

 To provide a positive, nurturing ethos where everyone’s views count.

To have happy, confident children motivated to learn and prepared for life.

To work closely with partners to meet the needs of all our children.

To have happy, motivated, confident staff who are supported in their delivery and leadership of the curriculum.

Respect                         Fairness                    Honesty                 Responsibility    

                                           IN A CARING ENVIRONMENT

 

The school benefits from a dedicated Parent Council which represents the parent forum and works closely with staff and pupil groups on areas of school improvement and fundraising activities.