Starting School

Children who reach the age of five years between - 1st March 2019 and 29th February 2020, should be registered for primary school on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th January 2019

Pupils whose surname begins with the initials A to L should register on Wednesday 9th January 2018 and pupils whose surname begins with the initials M to Z should be register on Thursday 10th January 2019.

Parents must register their child in their chosen denomination or non-denominational catchment primary school, on the above dates as appropriate, between the hours of 1.30pm and 3.00pm. You must register your child in the catchment denominational or non-denominational school even if you are considering a placing request for another school. This includes Primary 1 Gaelic Medium Education at Whinhill Primary School.

The following documents are required for registration:-

•Your child’s birth certificate


•Your Council Tax demand notice for the current year, in your name

•A utility bill (i.e. gas, electricity, landline telephone or broadband) in your name and dated within the last six months.

An official tenancy or lease agreement in your name

•Your Tax Credit Award Notice / Universal Credit Statement.

Please see Inverclyde Council Website for more information by clicking the link on the right.

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