Apply for a school place

School admissions

If you want to apply for a school place

  • after the start of the school year in P1 or in P2-P7
  • after the start of the school year in S1 or in S2-S6

you must contact the school directly. The head teacher of each school deals with admissions. Find school details below.

Please download the form below and return it to your chosen school. You can submit more than one application at a time.

There is no guarantee of a place at your preferred school. We advise that you carefully check if school places are available if you are considering moving house.

If your child is in nursery, find out how to register for Primary 1.

If your child is in Primary 7, find out about starting secondary school.

Once you have applied

You will receive a letter with the decision as soon as possible. Please allow extra time to account for school holidays.

Requests from those living in the catchment area are given priority.

If your request is not granted your child will go on a waiting list. Waiting lists are prioritised based on when the request was received.

If your catchment school is full you will be placed on its waiting list. You will then need to contact other schools to find a place.

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