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Photographs by Hannah O’Hanlon and Mark Davey
Kintyre’s youth population is booming, if the number of primary ones starting school is anything to go by.
This year 81 youngsters took their first step into formal education at Castlehill, Dalintober, Carradale, Southend, Drumlemble, Glenbarr, Clachan and Gigha primary schools on August 14.
Last year, 72 children started school, and in 2016, there were 62 primary ones.
An increase of almost 20 pupils in two years means that the new, £26 million Campbeltown Grammar School should be packed with eager learners for years to come.
Although the youngsters’ photographs featured in Wyvex’s Media’s souvenir supplement a couple of weeks ago, the Courier is proud to publish them as well.
Drumlemble Primary School. 50_c36P1s01_Drumlemble
Southend Primary School. 50_c36P1s02_Southend
Clachan Primary School. 50_c36P1s03_Clachan
Glenbarr Primary School. 50_c36P1s04_Glenbarr
Gigha Primary School. 50_c36P1s05_Gigha
Carradale Primary School. 25_c36P1s06_Carradale
Dalintober Primary School. 25_c36P1s07_Dalintober
Castlehill Primary School. 50_c36P1s08_Castlehill