1796 - A’ Chiad Sgoil an Ùig – First School in Uig

Early schools were Parochial schools or set up by the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge.

Learning and teaching was in English irrespective of the language of the local community.

The first record of a school in Uig was in Taigh-sgoile Chiosamuil, 1 Timsgarry with John Macaskill as teacher.