About Papdale


The School

Papdale Primary School caters for pupils from nursery to primary 7 and is situated in Kirkwall, the main town of Orkney, with a catchment area serving the eastern and central part of the town and surrounding parish of St.Ola.  Currently about  540 pupils attend the school.

A key strength of the school is diversity of experience within the staff team.  In addition to the head teacher, the senior management team comprises of two depute head teachers and a business manager. There are twenty-six teachers, three support for learning teachers, eight early years support staff, nine support for learning assistants, two janitors and a team of  seven auxiliary/office staff.  Papdale is well supported by visiting teachers of expressive arts and instrumental tutors. These numbers include part time and job share posts.

For more information on our school  visit the Information for Parents page.