On 27 September 2022, North Ayrshire Council agreed to the commencement of a Statutory Public Consultation under the Schools (Consultation)(Scotland) Act 2010.

The proposal is to incorporate Kilwinning Early Years Centre  (KEYC), a standalone early years centre,  into Pennyburn Primary School as its Early Years’ Class. This proposal requires the formal closure of KEYC, a ‘school’ in terms of the legislation.

A report outlining the benefits of this proposal can be viewed at the link below:

Kilwinning ELC Proposal Document and Appendices

Views are now sought from all stakeholders on this exciting proposal. An online response form can be completed at the link below:


A meeting for the public was held at Cranberry Moss Community  Centre, Cambusdoon Place, Kilwinning KA13 6SL on Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 6.30pm.

The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the proposal and hear the views of the wider community. A note of the meeting can be viewed here.

The consultation period runs from Tuesday 25 October to Friday 16 December 2022.