Contact Information

Head Teacher:
Mrs M Fox

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Scalloway Primary School
New Road
United Kingdom

Telephone Number:
(01595) 743777

Fax Number:
(01595) 880787



Early Years Scalloway

Nursery Staff


Scalloway Nursery Newsletters:

Scalloway Nursery

The Nursery classes operate during the normal school session and follows school holidays, in-service training days etc. Registration week is usually in February and electronic forms are available on the Shetland Islands Council website.

Scalloway Nursery times

Scalloway Nursery has flexible attendance times depending on parental preference and availability. We operate from 8.15am to 3.45pm. To alter your child's attendance pattern please e-mail

At Scalloway Nrusery we aim to:-
Value and respect each child as an individual
- Provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment where children feel happy and secure
- Develop a relationship based on mutual trust and understanding with parents, valuing them as the child’s first educator and linking the child’s experiences in the home with those at Early Years, building on previous skills and learning.
- Encourage the development of positive attitudes to self and others and develop confidence and self esteem through encouragement, praise and consideration.
- Extend the children’s abilities to communicate ideas and feelings in a variety of ways
- Have fun learning through play

The Curriculum

Your child will come to us with lots of valuable learning experiences which have been gained through family life, with friends, relatives and in other early years settings. We endeavour to broaden these experiences and to create a positive atmosphere where our children are encouraged to become, in line with Curriculum For Excellence 3 – 18:

1 Confident Individuals

2 Successful Learners

3 Effective Contributors

4 Responsible Citizens

This is done through the following subjects:-

Social Subjects. R.M.E.

Helping your child to make friends and get on with other children, encouraging his/her sense of responsibility, consideration for others, independence, confidence and self-control.


Science and technology

Expressive Arts


Health and Wellbeing


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