Admissions Procedure - Primary School

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Enrolment for P1 in 2018

If your child is five on 14 August 2018 or they turn five between 14 August 2018 and 28 February 2019, they are eligible to start school in August 2018. If you have missed the January deadline to register your child for P1, please contact your catchment school for further information.

Registration week for P1 takes place in the January before your child is due to start school. Information about the registration week for 2019 intake will be published at the end of 2018. 

Deferred entry – If your child’s fifth birthday falls between the first day of the school term in August and the last day of the following February, you may choose to defer entry.  

Early entry – If your child is born after the cut-off date for enrolment, you have the right to request that they are admitted to school early. Each early entry request is treated individually. 

Applying for a school place for year group entry (other than P1) or during the school year

Register your child

If your child is already school age and you are moving to or within Moray. You can apply online or visit your catchment school to apply in person. You are required to provide your child’s birth certificate and proof of address as part of your application. 

Contact Us

Education and Social Care
Council Office
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BX

01343 563374

educationandsocialcare@moray.gov.uk

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