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Primary school enrolment
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Primary school enrolment

Children whose 5th birthday falls between 1 March 2021 and 28 February 2022 should register for primary education starting in August 2021.

Registration for School Session 2021/2022: Starting August 2021

Registration for primary education starting in August 2021 was an online process that took place from Monday 11 January 2021 until Friday 29 January 2021. 

If you have any questions about your registration process, please contact us by telephone on 01294 310000 or by emailing educationresources@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

What happens next?

The school will contact you once they have received your registration details, this will be during February 2021. If any additional supporting documents are required the school will request these and make arrangements for you to present them.

Please note that registration at your catchment area primary school does not guarantee entry to that school.

Find your school catchment area

Use YourLocation to find your local school or contact your local primary school for details on the area it serves.

Placing requests

You have the right to apply for a placing request 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.

Additional support needs

If you feel that your child may need additional support when they start school, our Additional Support Needs page provides information and advice.