Apply for a school place
For a nursery school/class
Contact the school after your child's second birthday to place them on the waiting list. There are no catchment areas for nursery schools/classes.
For Primary 1
- Your child can start school in August 2021 if their fifth birthday is between 1 March 2021 and 28 February 2022.
- If your child is due to start Primary 1 in August 2021, they must be registered at their catchment school by the end of November 2020.
- If a child is not registered in time, we cannot guarantee them a place at their catchment school.
How to apply for a primary school
For Secondary 1
You will automatically receive confirmation of your child's catchment secondary school by the end of November if your child is:
- in Primary 7
- living in Midlothian
- attending a Midlothian primary school.
You need do nothing else if you want your child to attend the catchment secondary school.
Registering after the start of the school year
To register a pupil into P1 or S1 after the start of the school year and at all other stages, contact the school in writing. The Head Teacher will check the roll/class composition and establish if there is a place.
This applies to both catchment and non-catchment schools.