Hello everyone. My name is Avril Davie and I am the Head Teacher of Knoxland Primary School. Welcome to our school website. This session the ICT club will be working hard to improve our site. I look forward to seeing the changes.
My name is Avril Davie and I am the head teacher of Knoxland primary.Knoxland is situated in the east of Dumbarton on the A814. It is one of the oldest schools in Dumbarton. Thye earliest record in our possession is dated 15 August 1884.
Our school is a pleasent, modern semi-open plan building with bright airy carpeted classrooms and spacious ancillary accommodation. Large playgrounds and a sports field surround the building.
The school is forward looking, innovative and fully committed to a wide range of education programms to suit the varying needs of the pupils. The school endeavours to create in the pupils an awareness of the world around them, encourage them to reach their full potential and help cope with any challanges and decisions they will have to make in the future.
Senior pupils have the opportunity to take advantage of the extra-curricular activities including athletics, football and netball.
Knoxland is associated with Dumbarton Academy and all nurseries and pre-5 centres in the area.
The school is involved in local community activites and has links with businesses, senior citizens, churches and other agencies.
Knoxland has both a school board and Parent Teacher Association, which are very supportive indeed. Parent helpers assist in classes.
We are proud of our long history and our tradition of sound education - a tradition we feel is continued today
The school have aims and with each child we try to meet them. here they are ,
It is the aim of Knoxland
to provide a broad and balanced education which ensures that all pupils achieve their full potential and attainment according to individual abilities and requirements,
To continue to promote a caring, happy atmosphere which encourages self-esteem and self-discipline through positive attitudes,
To provide equal opportunities in all aspects of school life, in order to encourage interest, understanding, respect and harmony,
To work in partnership with parents of the benefit if the children,
To maintain and develop the links with Pre-5 centres and secondary schools in order to provide continuity of the curriculum and assesment,
To integrate with the local community in such a way that is mutually beneficial to all concerned.