23rd August 2023
Schools and catchment or 'designated' areas
Locate your 'designated' or catchment area
Designated or 'catchment' areas
Most schools have a designated or 'catchment' area which is an integral part of their over-subscription criteria and is used when considering school place offers. However parents can apply for places at any school suitable for their child even if they do not live in this designated area.
Find your catchment area
Use our schools designated areas map to find out which designated or 'catchment' area you live in (or to find the designated area of a particular school). Search for an address or postcode using the text box or a location on the map using the 'set location' map pin.
Contact our school admissions team
Email email@example.com (opens your email application) for full details of nearest local schools.
Refer to our school admissions pages for admissions guides.
The following schools do not have designated areas
Contact these schools directly for information about their admissions criteria:
- Floreat Montague Park primary school
- St Teresa’s Catholic primary school
- St Dominic Savio Catholic primary school
- Beechwood primary school
- Forest Secondary school
Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information the Council hold on catchment areas, anomalies do exist. You are advised to discuss your full details with a member of the school admissions team before carrying out any action as a result of search findings.