Deferred Entry to Primary 1
Deferring Entry into Primary 1
Parents and carers of children who have not yet turned five by the first day of the new academic year will have an automatic right to defer the entry of their child into Primary 1. All parents and carers wishing to automatically defer their child, must complete the online deferred entry form which can be found at:
Parents and carers should be encouraged to discuss deferring their child’s entry with their Early Learning and Childcare setting and their desired primary school. The deadline for deferred entry applications is 15 March 2023.
If you require any support to complete this form, please contact the Early Learning and Childcare team on 01595 744074 / 744797.