If you are new to the Highlands or are moving to a new area and you will be attending a secondary school you will find a full list of schools and their contact details on the Highland Council website at:
Or contact your local Area Education office at:
Area Education Office - Mid
Easter and Mid Ross
Telephone: 01349 886607
Area Education Office - North
Caithness and Sutherland
Telephone: 01408 635286
Area Education Office - South
Inverness West, Inverness East and Badenoch, Strathspey, Ardersier, Nairn
Telephone: 01463 702880
Area Education Office - West
Skye, Lochalsh, Wester Ross and Lochaber
Isle of Skye
Fort William office 01349 781410
Portree office phone 01478 613697
If you want to find out about the courses and subjects that each school has to offer – please contact the individual school directly.
As part of post 16 learning you may be entitled to an Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) of £30 per week.
Also Check out the Scottish Government’s interactive website for an overview of all the funding available to learners -> Funding for Learners
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