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Aberdeen City Council statement on Hamilton School closure

21/02/14

Aberdeen City Council has been informed by the Scottish Government that the primary school within the privately-run Hamilton School will close at the end of the school day today [21 Feb].

Parents of primary school age children who may need local authority education provision should contact (01224) 814828. Information is available at http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/education_learning/schools/schools.asp

A phone line to assist parents will be staffed at the following times:
   •   Friday 21 February - until 9pm
   •   Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 February - 9am-6pm
   •   Monday 24 February - 10am-5pm
   •   from Tuesday 25 February - normal office hours

A meeting has been organised for parents at Harlaw Academy at 10.30am tomorrow (Sat, 22 February). Aberdeen City Council Education, Culture and Sport Director Gayle Gorman will be in attendance, along with other City Council education officials.

The City Council is working closely with the Scottish Government to ensure there is education provision for primary school age children from Hamilton School.