Papa Westray Island Development Plan

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Education & Training


Good quality educational opportunities are crucial to our community. We aim to maintain the high quality of school education on the island and make use of developing technology to improve local delivery of educational opportunities whenever possible.


Projects include


Community Centre for Learning

Establish the Papay Community School as a centre that provides access to fast Broadband and IT communication facilities in support of local and distance learning.


Maintain Strong Links with Westray Junior High School

Local school links with Westray Junior High School are of high value for Papay secondary pupils, local families and the wider community.


Local Skills and Business Training

Access local training courses in business and employment related skills such as business start up, technical and craft skills and service industry qualifications to improve employment opportunities, develop local businesses and fill existing skills gaps.



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