Latest School Strike Update 25/09

Latest School Strike Update 25/09 Image

Following the suspension of industrial action by both the GMB and Unite unions, Dundee City Council has been working to open as many of its educational establishments as possible this week during planned strike days by the Unison union.

A full list of each nursery and school along with details about their status from Tuesday September 26 to Thursday September 28 can be found below.

Seven standalone nurseries will open to staff and children. All other standalone nurseries, Early Years Centres and Nursery Classes will close.

Nine primary schools will fully open, while seven will be fully closed to pupils. The remaining 17 primary schools will open partially.

Seven out of Dundee’s eight mainstream secondaries will fully open for S1-S6 mainstream pupils. St Paul’s Academy will open for S4-S6 mainstream pupils only.

Schools will be open for mainstream pupils only, there will be no enhanced support available, and families will be contacted directly. This includes Longhaugh Support Group.

The Rockwell Learning Centre will open for all pupils.

Kingspark School will partially open, and families will be contacted directly about details.

Lunches will be provided to pupils in schools that are open, but this may involve packed lunches. There will be no breakfast clubs operating at primary schools.

Free school meal payments will be made directly to qualifying families who are affected by closures.

Teachers will continue to work, and learning will be provided for pupils who cannot attend school due to the strike action Paper learning packs will be made available if needed.

Families will be contacted directly by their school about home learning.

All current arrangements are being reviewed daily and remain subject to change. Decisions about establishments have been taken based on the potential effect of strike action.

The council will publish updates on its website and social media channels.

All establishments will reopen on Friday September 29.

You can find information on each individual school below:

Nursery Schools

Only the following seven standalone nurseries will be OPEN to staff and children:

Hill View Nursery

Coldside nursey

Caird View Nursery

Woodlea Nursery

Wallacetown Nursery

Balluniefield Nusery

Longhaugh Nursery

All other standalone nurseries, Early Years Centres and Nursery Classes will be CLOSED to pupils.

Primary Schools

The following seven primary schools will be CLOSED to pupils:

Clepington Primary School

Craigowl Primary School

Mill of Mains Primary School

Sidlaw View Primary School

St Andrew's RC Primary School

St Fergus RC Primary School

St Joseph's RC Primary School

The following nine primary schools will be OPEN to mainstream pupils:

Barnhill Primary School

Claypotts Castle Primary School

Craigiebarns Primary School

Forthill Primary School

Glebelands Primary School

Longhaugh Primary School

Rosebank Primary School

St Pius RC Primary School

Victoria Park Primary School

All other Primary Schools will be open in a limited capacity. Details below:

Ancrum Road Primary School - P5 - P7 Only 

Ardler Primary School - P5 - P7 Only

Ballumbie Primary School - P1 & P2 Only 

Blackness Primary School - P5 - P7 Only

Camperdown Primary School - P6 & P7 Only 

Dens Road Primary School - P5-P7 Only

Downfield Primary School - P5- P7 Only 

Eastern Primary School - P4 -P7 Only 

Fintry Primary School - P6 & P7 Only 

Tayview Primary School - P5 -P7 Only

Our Lady's RC Primary School - P6 & P7 Only 

Rowantree Primary School - P6 & P7 Only 

St Clement's RC Primary School - P6 & P7 Only 

St Francis RC Primary School - P5- P7 Only 

St Mary's RC Primary School - P1- P3 Only 

St Ninian's RC Primary School - P4 - P7 Only 

SS Peter and Paul RC Primary School - P5 -P7 Only

Secondary Schools

The following seven secondary schools will be OPEN:

Baldragon Academy

Braeview Academy

Craigie High School

Grove Academy

Harris Academy

Morgan Academy

St John's RC High School

The following secondary school will be open in a limited capacity:

St Paul's RC Academy – Open to s4-s6 pupils only

Special Schools

Rockwell Centre – Fully open

Kingspark – Partially open. Families will be contacted directly by the school with arrangements.

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