Castle Douglas Primary School is a co-educational primary
school serving the town of Castle Douglas and surrounding
rural area stretching beyond the Old Bridge of Urr in
the north, Bridge of Dee in the west, Milton of Buittle
to the east and Little Knox to the south.
transport is available for children from these areas
providing they live over two miles (under eight years
old) or three miles (over eight) from the school.
There are twelve classes ranging from Primary 1 to Primary
7, a nursery for 3 and 4 year olds and a Learning Centre
to meet the needs of pupils with additional support
The school was built in 2010 replacing an
older building on the same site.
The current school
roll is 315 pupils and there is also an eighty place
nursery for 3 and 4 year olds. Close links are fostered
with local playcare and childcare providers and Castle
Douglas High School so that all children are ensured
a smooth and happy transition at both admission and