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About the Education Department

Sending your child to school in East Renfrewshire

Information for Parents and Carers

There are 7 secondary schools, 23 primary schools of which 9 have nursery classes, 2 nursery schools and 6 family centres and 1 special school for children with additional learning support needs. Educational establishments are organised into seven clusters.

Every home in East Renfrewshire is allocated to a local non-denominational primary school and associated non-denominational secondary school, and a local denominational primary school, and associated denominational secondary school. These are known as catchment schools. The area around the local school containing these homes is sometimes referred to as the school's delineated catchment area.

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