Bankhead Primary School
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Capacity & School Hours

School Building

Bankhead Primary is a one storey traditional red brick building constructed in 1930.  A new wing was opened in 1960, replacing part of the school damaged in the Second World War in the Clydebank Blitz.  The school has 17 teaching areas and a general purpose room/library.  There is also an assembly hall with stage, a gymnasium, an ICT Suite and a dining hall with cooking facilities.


The present roll of the school is 418 pupils and the capacity is 462.

School hours**

School Start 9.00am
Morning Interval 10.30am
Lunch 12.15pm
School Finish 3.00pm
Office Hours 8.30am - 4.00pm
Breakfast Club 8.00am - 8.45am* 

*Last entry for breakfast club is 8.30am.

**Staggered start times will be in place as outlined here for the 2021-2022 school year until further notice to enable social distancing .

P1 pupils have been allocated individual start times on Monday 16th August.(9.15, 9.30 or 9.45). These can be found in the welcome packs issued to each child. From Tuesday 17th - Friday 20th August, P1 pupils will start at 9.15. From Monday 23rd August, Primary 1a will start at 8.45am and Primary 1b will start as 9am.

P1 pupils will remain in school until 2.45/ 3.00pm from the first day of term.