Pilmuir school opened in 1981 and is located at the west end of Forres. It has an open plan design and is attractively decorated. The teaching areas are carpeted and working or ‘wet’ areas have vinyl covering. In addition to 6 teaching areas in the main building there are 2 library areas, a computer suite and a general purpose hall (also used for dining). A further 2 rooms are housed in a large comfortable pre-fabricated buildings adjacent to the school. The school also has a purpose built pre-school unit and outdoor area.