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Proposal for change to school catchment areas in North West Kilmarnock and Kilmaurs

This consultation is now closed. If you have any queries please contact our Education Service.

Report on the responses

Download our report on the responses to the public consultation.


This proposal arises from a review of the current catchment areas and entitlement to school transport in the North West of Kilmarnock, taking into account the existing and planned housing develop areas and the historic nature of the existing school catchment boundaries.

The following schools are affected by this proposal:

  • Hillhead Primary School
  • Kilmaurs Primary School
  • Onthank Primary School
  • Grange Academy
  • Kilmarnock Academy
  • James Hamilton Academy
  • Stewarton Academy 

Read our news release about the consultation.

Proposal documents

Download our detailed proposal document.

Frequently asked questions

Download our frequently asked questions about the consultation process.


The formal consultation period will commence on Thursday 12 February and will end on Friday 27 March 2015.

Public meeting

A public meeting will be held on Monday 23 February 2015 at 7pm in Onthank Primary School.

Notes of meetings

16 February 2015 at Kilmaurs Primary School
23 February 2015 at Onthank Primary School

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