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Primary 1 enrolment


Do you have a child who is due to start primary school education in Primary 1 in August 2018?

If you do, please see important information below regarding making an application for school admission during the week commencing 15th January 2018.

Primary 1 School Admission Application

Monday 15th January to Friday 19th January2018

From 1:45pm to 3:30pm

If your child is aged five between 1st March 2018 and the end of February 2019 you should go along to your preferred catchment primary school between the hours of 1:45pm and 3:30pm any day during the week of Monday 15th January to Friday 19th January 2018

To make an application, you must bring along:-

1. Birth Certificate

2. Mortgage statement or a signed and independently witnessed Rental Agreement for 1 year.

3. Council Tax Notification for 2017/2018

4. Child Benefit Award Letter/Bank Statements showing CHB number

If no longer in receipt of child benefit the school can also accept:

¨ Driving licence.

¨ Utility bill

¨ Bank Statement (with transactions in the last 3 months)



Primary 1 Application Week

all parents/ carers

Primary 1 Registration

Monday 16th January – Friday 20th January 2017

Please note if your child is aged 5 years between 1st March 2017 and the end of February 2018, you should go along to your catchment Primary School between 1:45pm and 3:30pm any day during the week of Monday 16th January – Friday 20th January 2017.

For further information and a list of what documentation is needed, please see the information leaflet here:

P1 School Application Week January 2017

Placing Requests

As you may already be aware, the Education Committee today approved the recent consultation on proposed new arrangements to school admissions, the transfer of pupils from primary to secondary school and placing requests.

School admissions, pupil transfers from primary to secondary and placing requests will be administered in line with the new arrangements from January 2017 and beyond.  Any placing request applications for school places in academic session 2017-18 submitted before January 2017 will be accepted however, please note that they will be processed in line with the new policy; there will be no need for parents/carers to submit another application.

As part of the changes to our arrangements, an online facility is now available for the submission of placing requests; please find the link below:



Primary 1 Registration

East Renfrewshire Council has set up one week when you should register your son or daughter at your local primary school for school education in East Renfrewshire.  

You must register at your catchment school, even if you intend to make a placing request to another school or to defer your place and keep your son or daughter at home for another year. The school will be able to provide you with a placing request form. You will require to complete this form and return it to the Education Department at the address listed below.   

Please note that if you live in the combined Robslee/Giffnock catchment area you should register your child at Giffnock Primary School. 

If you intend to educate your child privately or at home you should still register at your local catchment school.  

You may choose to enrol your son or daughter in either the local denominational or local non-denominational school.  This choice will determine the secondary school to which your child will transfer.  

If he or she is aged five between 1 March 2013 and the end of February 2014 you should come along to the primary school between 1.30pm and 3.30pm any day during the week of: 

Monday 14th January 2013 to Friday 18th January 2013.  

You should bring your son or daughter’s birth certificate, your child benefit statement or a bank statement showing your child benefit award, a copy of your current council tax notice and mortgage statement or rental agreement.  

A leaflet is available with information on registering your son or daughter either from your local primary school, on the council website, or by contacting Ann Nairn: By telephone on 0141 577 3578  By email at ann.nairn@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk  

By writing to the Council Offices at: 

East Renfrewshire Council Offices,
Education Department,
211 Main Street,
East Renfrewshire G78 1SY  

Council Website: www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk