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All three sites operate a terrific nursery school. Toddlers sport tracksuits, with waterproof trackies for wet weather. Heavily-staffed. Milngavie and Dairsie provide local pre-prep facilities both north and south of the river Clyde, with all youngsters moving to Kelvinbridge aged 9 and joining up with those already there. Enthusiastic reading programme. Older children are encouraged to read to younger ones.  Holiday club for those up to 14 based at Kelvinbridge throughout most of the holidays and half terms - school offers a ‘comprehensive and varied programme,’ including visits to the beach...

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Since August 2017, Mr Sandy Mathewson BEd (Strathclyde). Degree in civil engineering from Glasgow and in primary education from Strathclyde. Was head of Dania School in London, an independent day junior school for pupils with an English or Danish background for two years before this headship, but has otherwise spent the rest of his career here, joining as a class teacher in 2005 and becoming depute head in 2010. His hobbies include rugby, athletics, running and football plus Scottish history and Scandinavian learning.

Assistant head, responsible for Milngavie, is Miss Jean McMorran DCE PGDip in leadership and management Dip TEFL, who also rolls out the combined prep money education programme and is a whizzo in the maths world.


Through nursery up via kindergarten. Some come straight to kindergarten. Interview with parents...

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