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Register of Schools (Scotland) (GB-SCOTEDU)


Schools and other education establishments in Scotland must be registered with the Department of Education in the Scottish Government.

The Register of Schools is maintained by the Department of Education which provides a SEED code as the unique identifier for each school or other educational establishment in Scotland.

Universities are not registered through this registrar

  • Coverage: GB

  • Sectors: education

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Users can download an .xlsx file at

Find and use identifiers

Upon downloading the .xlsx file the seven digit SEED code can be found in the first column of the worksheet that lists the currently open schools and education establishments.

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