Schools and Early Learning & Childcare

Information on schools in West Lothian including school terms and holidays, school meals, parentportal.scot, school transport and school closures.

Search and find contact details and information for Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Nurseries and Special Schools and Units in West Lothian.
West Lothian Council school term dates for 2019/2020 and 2020/2021. Term dates for 2021/2022 will be confirmed in September and will be published here.
How to apply for pre-school and school places in West Lothian through the Pupil Placement section.
Welcome to the new parentsportal.scot - the new way to access online school payments (iPayImpact) and a variety of additional services to support you and your child.
Schools in West Lothian offer a lunchtime meals menu on a weekly rotation.
Every day over 24,000 children attend schools in West Lothian. Of these, the council transports nearly 6,000 children to secondary and primary schools in a variety of vehicles ranging from double deck buses, to coaches, minibuses and taxis.
Forms and individual healthcare plans for 'Management of Pupils with Health Care Needs: Compulsory Procedures for all Schools'.
Find details of schools closed in the West Lothian area
Information on instrumental music, gaelic education, active schools and community sport; and holiday activity and lunch clubs.
Information on hiring school facilities.
It is essential that the school has the name, address and telephone number of an adult to be contacted in case of an accident or your child feeling ill.
West Lothian Council is planning to build three new schools in Winchburgh. This webpage aims to provide you with regular updates on the project.
An image relating to New Calderwood Primary School and Early Years nursery
West Lothian Council is building a new primary school in Calderwood. East Calder. This webpage aims to provide you with regular updates on the project.