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P1 school enrolments for August 2018

You must register your child at their catchment primary school to start in August 2018 if they'll be five on (or before) 28 February 2019.

The school year starts in August and children enrol in the January before they start.

If your child will be five years old on (or before) Thursday 28 February 2019 then you must register your child at their catchment primary school to start in August 2018 . Enrolment of pupils into P1 will take place at your child's catchment school between 9am and 3.30pm on:

  • Thursday 25 and Friday 26 January 2018

You need to register at your child's catchment school even if you want to request a place at another school.

When you enrol you'll have to provide proof of the child's:

  • date of birth (birth certificate)
  • home address (a recent council tax or utility bill)

Children born between 1 September and the last day of February can choose to start primary school later. Children born between the first day of March and the last day of August can also apply for deferred entry.

Contact your catchment school at the earliest opportunity to make the necessary arrangements if you miss the enrolment dates.

Catchment schools

You can perform an address search using our 'Find My Nearest' tool to find your catchment school. Once you've entered details for your home you will see the name of your nearest school with a link back to the school information.

Find my catchment school

Page last updated: 27/11/17