When choosing child care and pre-schooling in Scotland there are many options. Find out more about day nurseries, childminders, playgroups and nannies and which one is most suitable for you.
State schools are funded by area by the 32 local authorities in Scotland and free to attend. Find out more about primary and secondary school education in Scotland.
Find out more about independent schools, sometimes known as private schools, in Scotland and what they can offer to students.
Other types of school
In addition to state and independent schools, there many other types of school in Scotland such as faith schools, gaelic language schools and schools for those with special needs
Enrolling your child
Once you've found a school for your child you must contact the school and arrange a meeting with them.