School Enrolment

Placing Requests

If you want your child to attend a school other than their local catchment area school you should do so by completing a placing request form.

The placing request form can be completed through the below link or picked up from any school or Hayfield House, Hayfield Lane, Lerwick, ZE1 0QD. 01595 744000.

Placing Request Form

All successfully submitted responses will receive an acknowledgement email.

Hard copy forms should be sent to the following address:
Placing Requests
Children's Services
Hayfield House
Hayfield Lane
or by email to:

You should receive an acknowledgement letter within two weeks. Applications for August 2023 are now open and close on 15 March 2023.

If you are submitting a placing request for any other time of year, you will receive a response within two months.