Published 14 June 2024

West Dunbartonshire is in the top five performing Councils in Scotland for narrowing the attainment gap in literacy and numeracy in primary.

A report to the Educational Services Committee highlighted that good progress has been made with attainment in writing and numeracy since 2022.

The report also highlighted that West Dunbartonshire has received positive reports for all schools and early learning centres inspected this session demonstrating the Council’s commitment to delivering high quality education for children and young people in West Dunbartonshire.  

Laura Mason, Chief Education Officer, said: “I am very pleased to see our continued progress in education across all settings. We know our staff work extremely hard with our children, pupils and their families and strive to ensure every pupil is supported to reach their full potential during their time at school and beyond.”