Clàradh | Enrolment

Bun sgoil Ghaidhlig Phort Righ Portree Gaelic school

For information on how to enrol your child at our school, please visit the website below:

Clàradh aig BSGPR | Enrolment at BSGPR

Parents will be invited to enrol children for Primary one in January of the year they begin school. Enrolment of new entrants is advertised in advance. Parents who are considering enrolling their children are most welcome to visit the school to meet the Head Teacher. An appointment can be arranged by telephoning the school.

The majority of children who enrol in Primary One are already in our Sgoil-Àraich, but children who do not attend Sgoil-Àraich are welcome to start Primary One in Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh.

The pupils from Sgoil-Àraich work with the pupils of Primary One throughout the school year. All SA pupils play in the school playground, they join P1 for a weekly singing session and they eat lunches in the school canteen with the older children. They also join the school for special occasions and theatre visits. The Primary One pupils will spend time in Sgoil-Àraich prior to formal visits taking place, allowing the teacher to meet the children within a setting they know, thus helping to promote as easy a transition into school as possible for the children. Sgoil-Àraich pupils will visit the Primary One classroom on a weekly basis after Easter and also for two afternoons in June. In some situations, extended transitions will be put in place.

The Curriculum for Excellence stresses the importance of recognising and building on prior learning, and to ensure this, our school staff liaise closely with Cròileagan, parents and other pre-school groups.

A’ lorg àite sgoile dhan leanabh agad | Placing Requests 

Each school serves its own particular catchment area. Pupils whose homes are located in that area will have priority in being allocated a place in the school. However, parents have the right to specify the school in which they wish to place their child.

Application must be made to the Area Education Manager, Mrs Mhairi MacDonald. Placing request forms can be obtained from

Transportation to and from school, for placing request pupils, is a parental responsibility.

If pupils live outwith the school catchment area and their parents wish them to attend Bun-sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh, they can contact the Head Teacher to arrange a visit.

Parents of children with additional support needs, (including those that have

Coordinated Support Plans) can make placing requests to any school in Scotland including schools outside of the local authority area they live in.

All appeals about placing requests to special schools will be referred to the Additional Support Needs Tribunal.