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Register for a local authority nursery place for school year

The Scottish Government 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 nursery registration

School year 2024/2025

Applications are open from 8 January to 7 April.  Applications received after this date will be considered following the initial allocation of places.

This form should also be used if you are applying for an additional year of ELC to defer entry to primary school.

Online application for school year 2024/2025

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 pattern of attendance.

School year 2023/2024

Online application for school year 2023/2024

Applications are still open for 3-5 year old registration for current session 2023-2024; if your child is due to continue in ELC for session 2024-2025 please also complete the 2024-2025 application above.   

 

Strong Start Two nursery registration

School year 2024/2025

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

Please check the Funded early learning and childcare for 2 year olds (Strong Starts) page for eligibility information.

Apply online for Strong Start Two for session 2024-2025

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.

School year 2023/2024

Apply online for Strong Start Two for session 2023-2024

Applications are still open for Strong Start Two local authority nursery places for current session 2023-2024, if your child is due to continue in ELC for session 2024-25 please also complete the 2024-2025 application above.

Please check the Funded early learning and childcare for 2 year olds (Strong Starts) page for eligibility information.

Last modified on 07 February 2024

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