School Crossing Patrols

Do you care about your community?

If you do then you deserve a lollipop!

We are always looking for relief School Crossing Patrol Officers and there are often permanent positions available. If you have a bit of time to spare, would like to play a vital role in your community and earn some extra money at the same time, please contact us. All appointments are subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

About the Service

Orkney Islands Council has a team of 14 dedicated School Crossing Patrol Officers (SCPO) who help children to cross the roads safely on their way to and from school. The majority are based in Kirkwall, with three in Stromness and one at Firth Primary School.

Information for Parents

Although we provide school crossing patrols, parents are still responsible for ensuring that their children make it to school safely. Remember, if you are crossing with your child at a patrol site:

Information for Drivers

Please remember, if you are approaching a patrol site:

Contact Us

We are happy to discuss any matters regarding the School Crossing Patrols.

Contact Rachel Ratter, Senior Administrative Officer.

Telephone: 01856873535 extension 2422.

Email: Rachel Ratter.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

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