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
Lead ScotlandLead Scotland, is a voluntary organisation set up to empower disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland to access learning opportunities. The Supporting People, Connecting Communities project enables adults over 16, resident in...
The Duncraig Educational Trust SchemeThe Duncraig Educational Trust Scheme provide financial assistance to young Highland people who can meet the essential criteria for the scheme. These are:- Young people with an exceptional or unique talent And, who attend or...
Adult Returner to SchoolSome schools may be able to offer young people at 16+, who are school leavers, the chance of enrolling on a specific course in school as an adult returner. This may form part of a...
High Life Highland – Adult and Youth ServicesAdult and Youth Services, as part of Community Learning and Leisure, supports the personal development and lifelong learning of young people and adults in Highland. Adult Learning encourages people to acquire knowledge and skills, share...
Pulteneytown People’s ProjectPulteneytown People’s Project (PPP) is a community group which provides services and support for everyone in East Caithness. From newborn babies to senior citizens, PPP offers classes, groups and programmes aimed at helping people reach...
Association of National Specialist CollegesNatspec is the membership association for independent specialist colleges that provide further education or training for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. These learners tend to have more complex or additional disabilities, so that...
Moray College NairnPlease contact the college to obtain a prospectus.
Moray College Technology Centre ElginPlease contact the college to obtain a prospectus. Who Do You Contact? Bea Dobney and Louisa Thain are our members of training staff in the Elgin Learning Centre. Bea is available Monday - Wednesday...