Some Scottish schools have gone over 10 years without inspection

Some schools in Scotland were last inspected ten years ago or more, according to an investigation.

Schools throughout Scotland have not had an inspection in 10 or more years. Picture: John Devlin

A sample survey of over 500 primary and secondary schools in five local authorities - Glasgow, Falkirk, Highland, Moray and Shetland - revealed variations across the country.

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Figures show that 15 per cent of primaries, 67 out of 436, had not had an inspection report for a decade or longer.

Whiteinch primary in Glasgow and Staffin primary in Highland had reports dating back to 2004.

Three secondaries had not been inspected for a decade - St Paul’s High in Glasgow, Mallaig High and Dingwall Academy in Highland.