Latest School Strike Update 25/0925/09/23
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:
Only the following seven standalone nurseries will be OPEN to staff and children:
Hill View Nursery
Caird View Nursery
All other standalone nurseries, Early Years Centres and Nursery Classes will be CLOSED to pupils.
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
The following seven secondary schools will be OPEN:
Craigie High School
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
Rockwell Centre – Fully open
Kingspark – Partially open. Families will be contacted directly by the school with arrangements.
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