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Secondary schools

How to apply to a secondary school

Find out how to apply your child for secondary school and important dates.

Application process

  • If your child goes to an East Renfrewshire primary school, the school should contact you directly with application details.
  • If you're moving into the area, you need to contact the secondary to apply. You cannot apply online at this moment.
  • The school your child will go to depends on where you live. It will also depend on the primary school your child goes to.
  • If you child goes to a denominational primary school they will go to a denominational secondary school. If your child goes to a non-denominational secondary school, they will go to a non-denominational secondary school.
  • If you want your child to go to different school you need to make a placing request.
  • You must provide your child's baptism certificate to register for a denominational school.

Find secondary school contact details

Registration dates

You must register your child by 31 of January.

Placing requests

Make a placing request online.

Placing requests should be made by 31 January.

Contact the education department


0141 577 3246


Related information

School admission and transfer arrangements

Free school meals and clothing grants

How we process applications

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