Early Learning and Childcare

Rothesay School

Welcome to Rothesay Primary Early Learning and Childcare.

We offer half-day sessions: 9.00 – 12.00 or 12 – 3.00pm.

Also full-day sessions from 9.00 – 3.00pm Children may bring a healthy pack lunch or order a school lunch from the school kitchen.

We cater for children aged 3 to 5.

Our Manager is Mrs Erin Lindsay who is the Acting Senior Depute at Rothesay Primary.

ELC Provision

As well as our fabulous indoor provision spread over 3 rooms, we also have access to our outdoor area which provides lots of opportunity for the children to be curious, explore and investigate in.

Community Partnerships

The children regularly go to Forest School which is based at Mount Stuart working with the Forest Rangers –Gordon and Jessica.

We also visit the library on a weekly basis and go to the Co-operative for snack shopping.

We also provide beach schools which all children regular participate in.

Intergenerational links with Ferfaad lunch club and Thomson Court.

Outdoor activities based at local green areas in our community and lots more…

Staff Expertise

We have staff trained in Coastal Activity Leader Training (CALT), Woodland Activity Leader Training (WALT), Forest School Training, Virtual Nature School, Bookbug and PAThS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies).

Who Will I Meet at the Nursery?

Mrs Louise Nicol – Head Teacher

Mrs Erin Lindsay – Acting 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 Caroline Swan

Miss Chloe Aiken

Miss Morgan Morrison

Mrs Carlene Davidson

Miss Ashley Halford

Mrs Wendy Charker

Mrs Donna Taylor -Early Learning and Childcare Classroom Assistant (am)

Miss Leighann Greene  -Early Learning and Childcare Classroom Assistant (pm)

Supporting English as a Second Language

Mrs Donna Dunn

Support Staff

Miss Claire McTaggart

Miss Morgan Morrison

Supply Workers are:-

Mrs Lorna Campbell

Mrs Melanie Dalton

Miss Eilidh Fisher

Clerical Assistant:-

Mrs Hazel McKale

ELC Session Times

Mornings         – 9.00am – 12.00pm

Afternoons      – 12.00m – 3.00pm

Whole Days    – 9.00am – 3.00pm