Register your child for school

Published Date: 

22 Dec 2016 - 13:23

Children in Argyll and Bute who turn five years old between 1st March this year and 28th February 2018 should be registered for school the week commencing Monday 16th January 2017.

Parents and carers should take their children to the appropriate local primary school during this week between 10am and 3pm.

If your child is not currently registered to attend preschool education within Argyll and Bute you will need their birth certificate to enrol them for education.

A leaflet providing information for parents on enrolling their children in school and giving details of placing request procedures (including under age placing requests) can be obtained from any school or by telephoning 01369 704 000.

Gaelic Medium Education is available in the following schools:  Bowmore Primary School, Islay; Tiree Primary School, Tiree; Salen Primary School, Mull; Rockfield Primary School, Oban; Strath of Appin Primary School, by Oban and Sandbank Primary School, Dunoon. 

Further information on Gaelic Medium Education can be obtained from Catriona Garvin, Education Support Officer (Gaelic) by emailing: catriona.garvin2@argyll-bute.gov.uk .