Primary School Registration 2017

Registration of new primary school pupils - 16th to 20th January 2017

Children who reach their fifth birthday between 1st March 2017 and 28th February 2018 should be registered for primary school between 16th and 20th January 2017.

Parents should take their children to their local primary school to register during that week, between 10am and 3pm. If your child is not already receiving pre-school education in Argyll and Bute, you should bring their birth certificate with you when you register.

Further information, including information on making a placing request and on requesting early entry to primary school, can be found below, or by contacting the Education Department at: Community Services, Argyll House, Alexandra Parade, Dunoon PA23 8AJ (Telephone 01369 704000).

Sending your child to school form (includes information about placing requests)

Information about registering for school in Argyll and Bute

Placing requests (requesting a place at a different school from your catchment area) - how decisions are made

Early entry to school information and forms

Deferred entry to school / additional year of ELC information and forms

List of schools

Gaelic medium education

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. 

You can find out further information about Gaelic medium education from Don McAllister, Education Officer at