First phase of new school campus

The Comhairle is very pleased to announce that the first phase of the new Sgoil Uibhist a’ Tuath has been completed by the contractors, Robertson Group.

It has been finished on time, within budget and to the expected high standard.

The total cost of the new school campus is just under £9M, made up of £2.2M from Scottish Government and £6.6 by the Comahirle, as part of the wider upgrade of the Comhairle’s school estate.

Cllr Catriona Stewart, chairman of education and children’s services said: “I am delighted that this phase of the project has been completed.

“The school openen on Monday and we are confident that staff and children will benefit from this excellent education facility which provides childcare, early years and primary education to the North Uist community in partnership with Saoghal Beag Nursery.”

The school will also provide a resource for community activities and the official ceremony to celebrate the opening will be held later in the year.