Lawmuir primary school is non-denominational and caters for children aged between four and a half and 11.5. The school is based in the Orbiston area of Bellshill, approximately half a mile from the town centre. It serves large council housing and several smaller private housing estates.
The school was opened in 1957 and is set in extensive grounds. The accommodation comprises 17 classrooms, a partnership room for inter-agency use, a senior open area, an infant open area, a gym / dining hall, staffroom and administrative offices.