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Strathburn ELC 2023/24

The registration period for funded early learning and childcare for session 2023/24 will open from 23rd January to 3rd February 2023.  If you have missed the deadline you can still apply but we can’t guarantee that a place will be available. Your application won’t be considered until the applications submitted during the admissions window have been processed.

Strathburn ELC is currently a 48 space nursery catering for children in their pre-school and ante pre-school years.

The setting is staffed by an Early Years Senior Practitioner, Mrs Sinclair an Early Years Lead Practitioner and Early Years Practitioners.

Information about our setting, including opening hours is available here.  This will take to to our Nursery home page and a drop down menu on the top right of the page will give your further information.

Information about how to apply for an Early Years place is available here.

Strathburn ELC Policies:

Absence Policy

Accident and Incident Policy

Adverse Weather

Anti-Bullying Policy

Benefit Risk Policy

Child Protection Policy

CLPL Policy



Critical Incidents Policy

Curriculum Policy


Excursion Policy

Infection-control Policy


Missing Child Policy

Nappy Changing and Intimate Care

Oral Health Policy


Promoting Positive Relationships

Provision of Food Policy

Staff Induction Policy

Whistleblowing Policy

Duty of Candour

Useful Links

Learning Through Play – Education Scotland

Learning in the Early Years – Education Scotland

Pre-handwriiting – Highland Council Support

Bumps to Bairns – Highland Council

Early Years Numeracy – Highland Council