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Gaelic education for 3-18 years consultation


It is proposed to create a new 3-18 years provision in Gaelic education involving the relocation of Gaelic medium education from Onthank Primary School and Early Childhood Centre, and, Gaelic secondary level education from Grange Academy, to the new campus to be opened in August 2017 at the site of the current James Hamilton Academy.

For more detailed information please download our proposal document.


The consultation process starts on Friday 14 February 2014 and closes on Friday 28 March 2014.

Public meetings

A public meeting to discuss the proposal will take place at Onthank Primary School on Wednesday 19 February 2014 from 3.15pm until 5.15pm.

How to comment

Interested parties are invited to respond to the consultation by making written or electronic submissions on the proposal to the:

Executive Director of Educational & Social Services
East Ayrshire Council
Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock, KA3 7BU

Contact Information

Education Service
Council Headquarters
London Road
Telephone: 01563 576140
Parental Enquiries: 07392 864105