About Our School

Avoch Primary School is situated in the village of Avoch on the southern edge of the Black Isle. The school serves the communities of Avoch, Fortrose and Rosemarkie and the surrounding districts.

The school provides its pupils with a safe, welcoming, purposeful learning and teaching environment. We develop partnerships with parents and all support agencies. There are presently 11 mainstream classes in the school with a spacious, purpose built Nursery adjoining the Early Stages Department.  The school roll is currently 309.


Avoch Primary School
Old Mill Road

telephone: 01381 620369
email: avoch.primary@highland.gov.uk

Vision Statement

To work in partnerships to nurture every pupil of Avoch Primary & Nursery to be happy, healthy and achieving – now and in their future life.

School Aims

The vision is embodied in our school aims:

Nurture a safe, welcoming and positive learning and teaching environment where achievement is promoted and celebrated.

Promote an ethos of inclusion, equality, fairness and mutual respect.

Provide a rich, experiential curriculum that enables our children to engage in high quality learning activities.

Inspire life-long learning in our pupils, parents and staff; equipping pupils with skills for life, learning and work.

Work in partnerships within the school, with parents and with the wider community.

Our Values

Our values guide the way we work.

Honest Hardworking Respectful Kind

Values devised and promoted by the Pupil Council.

School Opening Times


  • Morning session: 8.50am to 12.00 noon
  • Afternoon session: 12.15pm to 3.25pm

Primary 1 to 3

  • 9.10am to 10.40am
  • 10.55am to 12 noon
  • 1.15pm to 3.10pm

Primary 4 to 7

  • 9.10am to 10.40am
  • 10.55am to 12.35pm
  • 1.20pm to 3.10pm

School Term and Holidays Dates

2020-2021 Term & Holiday Dates


2021-2022 Term & Holiday Dates


School Closures and Adverse Weather

Phone 0800 564 2272 to get the latest pre-recorded message – use PIN 041470.

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