St. Columba's Primary School

From little acorns, big oaks grow!

Starting School

A virtual tour of St. Columba's

Induction days

A meeting is held for parents of new starters mid June.

A parent handbook is available at the meeting.  Policies are available on request.

Free school meals and uniform application information is also available at the meeting or from the school office.


Reception and P.1 pupils are invited to a taster session mid June.

Reception pupils cannot start school until they turn 4 years of age.



All Reception and P.1 pupils and their parents go to the infant playroom on arrival the first morning, where a variety of activities will be set up for the children. 

All parents are asked to leave by 9.15am at the latest and to collect their children promptly at the arranged time.