The school Open Night takes place on Wednesday, 19th October, 2016. The enrolment process opens on that evening at 6 p.m. Parents/guardians must return the duly completed Student Application to Enrol Form 1 for admission to First Year by Friday, 28th October, 2016 at 4 p.m. by hand.
Should the number of valid applications exceed the number of places, the Selection Criteria as outlined in Section 7 of this policy will be applied.
A letter notifying the applicant, regarding their Application, will issue within 21 days of the closing date (on or before 18th day of November 2016). Parents/Guardians of those students, who have been offered a place, must complete the Application Form No 2 which includes a Health Information Section, and detailed information including the Student PPS No and information as required by the Department of Education & Skills. It also contains a form confirming parent/guardian and student commitment to abide by the School’s Code of Behaviour. A parent/guardian must advise the school of their acceptance of the offer of Admission in writing on or before Thursday 1st December 2016 at 5.00pm, by completing/signing both the Acceptance Form and the Code of Behaviour Acceptance Form and returning both documents to the Administration office, by hand only, by 5.00pm on Thursday 1st December 2016.
In the case of students with special education needs, the Board, having received the relevant information, will make a decision and inform the parents in writing of this decision as per the terms outlined in an earlier part of this policy.
On completion of the enrolment process a request will be made for all relevant information to be made available from the student’s previous school, including such matters as attendance record, behaviour issues, special education needs etc. This will assist the school in making appropriate education provision for each student.
Parents will be presented with the following when they are applying for an Application Form
- Admissions Policy
- Code of Behaviour
- Homework and Revision Policy
The Board of Management reserves the right to refuse an application for admission in exceptional circumstances.