Primary One August Intake 2022


We have created a dedicated page for parents and carers of children who are due to start school in Primary One in August 2022. Please visit regularly for updates.

Please get in touch if you have any questions:

We look forward to meeting you in due course and hope you find this page helpful.

Primary 1 Registration for August 2022

  • If your child’s date of birth is between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018 they are due to start primary school in August 2022.
  • If you are in the City of Edinburgh Council area you must register your child for P1 at one of your catchment schools.
  • Parents/Carers should have receive a P1 Enrolment letter from Edinburgh Council telling them which schools are their catchment schools, based on the address we have on our systems for you. The letter will inform you what your catchment ND (non-denominational) school is and your catchment RC (Roman Catholic) school
  • There is no P1 Open Day this year due to Covid restrictions. Please look at school websites and any social media they use for further information about particular schools.

Process for registration

  • From Monday 1st November – Friday 19th November 2021 parents must enrol their child to their catchment school. This is being done online this year:
  • You can upload photos/scans of the during this process
    • birth certificate,
    • 2 proofs of address if they are not liable for council tax and
    • baptismal certificate for RC schools
  • Only once you have clicked submit have you actually applied.

Non-catchment applications

Non catchment applications can be made separately via the council’s website.

Placing requests will open on 1st November and must be completed by 24th December.


For information about deferrals and the process please go to:

Deferral forms must be signed by the head of your nursery setting before the form is submitted to the council. Applications must reach the council no later than 26 March.

Information about Primary 1 at Towerbank Primary

Primary 1 August 2022 Information Sway:

Edinburgh Council Information

There is useful information on the Edinburgh Council website regarding entry into Primary 1 for August 2022. Please find information here: