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Register for a local authority nursery place for school year 2021/22

The Scottish Government has announced that from 2020 all 3-5 year olds, and eligible 2 year-olds, will be entitled to 1140 hours of funded childcare.

3 - 5 year old registration

Apply online for school year 2021/2022

Please note: If your child currently attends a local authority nursery place and you wish to keep this, please complete the online form to confirm the new pattern of attendance.

The initial registrations for session 2021/22 will close on 12 February 2021. Applications received after this date will be considered following the initial allocation of places.

Registration is now open for Strong Start Two local authority nursery places.

Please check your eligibility, applications for Strong Start Twos at local authority nurseries can be made here:  

Apply online for Strong Start Two for Session 2021/2022

Local authority nursery classes and Early Childhood Centres within Perth and Kinross

To ensure there are choices across the area, Perth and Kinross has been grouped into eleven early learning and childcare communities, which are listed below:

How to apply for a nursery place for the current session (2020/21)

Please visit the registration details page for details on how to apply for the current session.

Specialist provision

Aberfeldy ELC community

Auchterarder ELC Community

Blairgowrie ELC Community

Carse of Gowrie ELC Community

Crieff ELC Community

Kinross ELC Community

North Perth ELC Community

South Perth and Earn ELC Community

Pitlochry ELC Community

Scone ELC Community

Strathtay ELC Community