PARENTS of children due to start primary school in East Renfrewshire in August are being asked to register this month.
A week-long registration period will run at local schools January 13-17, between 1.30 and 3.30pm.
Parents are asked to bring along the child’s birth certificate, a council tax notice, utility bill and mortgage or rental agreement, plus a child benefit statement.
Children must be registered at their catchment primary — even if parents intend to make a placing request, defer for a year, educate them privately or teach them at home .
To request a place at another school in the area, parents must contact the council before January 31.
For more info, visit www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk/primary.
Applications for nursery school — for children aged three or four between March 1 of this year and Feburary 28, 2015 — are also being accepted until February 28.
To find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 577 3288.