Admissions Procedure - Primary School
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Enrolment for P1
If your child is five between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018 they are eligible to start school in August 2017. Registration will take place from 23-27 January 2017. When registering, please take the completed registration form along with your child’s birth certificate and proof of address to the school.
The registration form is available in other languages, including Polish, Chinese, Latvian and Punjabi. All translated forms can be found on our Parents and Carers – Translated Information page.
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. Find out more …
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. Find out more …
Placing request – You may wish to enrol your child in a school outwith your catchment area, this is called a placing request. Placing requests should be submitted at registration. Find out more …
Applying for a school place for year group entry (other than P1) or during the school year
If your child is already school age and you are moving to or within Moray, you should apply directly to the school in your catchment area for a place. Applications should be made by providing the completed registration form along with your child’s birth certificate and proof of address.
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