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Classroom organisation in primary schools

Primary schools are staffed in line with the Scottish Government's legislation on maximum class sizes.

In May/June each year, headteachers are told how many staff they are entitled to, taking into account the number of pupils leaving for secondary school and the number of new P1 pupils.

You may find the following helpful:

For more information on class sizes contact your child's school.

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