Easthouses Education Consultation

Closes 23 Apr 2023

Opened 27 Feb 2023


We want to hear your views on plans to establish a new primary school and its associated catchment area within the land at Easthouses and to realign the catchment areas of Dalkeith High School, Newbattle High School and Lasswade High School.

The statutory consultation begins on Monday 27 February 2023 and ends on Sunday 23 April 2023.

The proposals are:

  • A new primary school catchment area will be established for Easthouses and the catchment areas of King’s Park, Lawfield, Mayfield, Woodburn and Newtongrange Primary School will be realigned;
  • A new primary school with early learning and childcare provision and specialist ASN provision will be established for the proposed Easthouses primary catchment area;
  • The new primary school will open on its permanent site on the completion of the new building in August 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter;
  • A realignment of the Bonnyrigg Primary School Catchment Area and Lasswade High School Catchment Area from August 2023;
  • A realignment of the catchment areas of Dalkeith High School and Newbattle High School.


Image of the Proposed Easthouses PS Building

Give us your views



  • Ward 2 - Bonnyrigg
  • Ward 3 - Dalkeith
  • Ward 5 - Midlothian East
  • Ward 6 - Midlothian South


  • Parents/Carers
  • Local Residents
  • Children and Young People
  • School Staff


  • Learning Estate
  • Education
  • Communities