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Primary school enrolment

Primary School Registration - School Session 2024/2025

Children whose 5th birthday falls between 1 March 2024 and 28 February 2025 are eligible to start primary school in August 2024.

Primary School registration for August 2024 is now closed.

To ask about registering your child for primary school email Education Resources or phone 01294 310000.

Find your school catchment area

Find your local school using YourLocation or contact your local primary school for details on the area it serves.

Have you considered Gaelic provision?

As a parent/carer you have the right to apply for a place at Whitehirst Park Primary School’s Gaelic Provision. You do not need to be a Gaelic speaker yourself. For information visit our Gaelic Medium Primary Education page.

Placing requests

You have the right to request a place for your child to attend a school outside your catchment area. You must enrol your child at their catchment primary school before applying for a Placing Request. The closing date for placing requests is 8 December 2023. You will be notified of a decision by 30 April 2024.

Additional support for learning

If you feel that your child may need additional support when they start school, please visit our Additional Learning Support Services page.