Infant Enrolment (Primary School)

Admission To Primary Schools: August 2020

Children who will be four years of age by 28 February 2020 are eligible for infant enrolment.  Parents who wish to enrol their child(ren) are requested to do so at their local school any day at 3.00pm during the week commencing Monday 27 January 2020 except in the following cases:

  • Stornoway Primary School - Enrolment will take place on Monday 27 January 2020 and Tuesday 28 January 2020 between 10.00am and 12.00 noon and between 2.00pm and 4.00pm;
  • Laxdale School – Enrolment will take place on Monday 27 January 2020 and Tuesday 28 January 2020 between 2.30pm and 3.30pm only.

Parents are requested to bring their child’s birth certificate.

Parents who wish to apply for a place at a school other than the local Primary school for new enrolments, should apply in writing to the Head of Education, Education and Children’s Services Department, Liniclate Education Centre, Liniclate, Benbecula, HS7 5PJ, by 1 March 2020, indicating the name of the school that they wish their child to attend.  Information about the rights of parents to make a placing request and on appeals against a decision of the Comhairle to refuse a request, together with any other information, may be obtained from the Head of Education, Education and Children’s Services Department, Liniclate Education Centre, Liniclate, Benbecula, HS7 5PJ (Tel. 01870 604 880) to whom all enquiries in connection with admissions and placing requests should be made.

Further information about individual schools may be obtained from the Head Teacher of the school.

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