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ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE in respect of admissions to the 2024/2025 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2024/2025 school year is available as follows:

Available for Download:

On request:

You can email carrigalinens@eircom.net or writing to the school office.

Check List for Applications:

  1. Fully Completed application form
  2. Child’s Birth Certificate (copy)
  3. Proof of Address i.e. Utility Bill
  4. Minority Religion Form (if applicable)
  5. Assessments – Psychological, O/T, Speech & Language and any other relevant reports
  6. Applications must be sent by POST – do not include original reports ONLY COPIES

 

PART 1 – ADMISSIONS TO THE JUNIOR INFANT MAINSTREAM CLASS

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2024/2025 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants:

 The school will commence accepting applications for admission on    01/10/2023

The school shall cease acepting applications for admission on 27/10/2023

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 24/11/2023

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is within 7 days of offer of place

 

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

Special Class Application and Decision Dates for admission to  St. Mary’s N.S. for the school year 2024/2025

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school’s Special Class which caters for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on 19/02/2024

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on 15/03/2024

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is 05/04/2024

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is within 7 days of offer of place

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

 

Number of places being made available in 2024/2025

The number of places being made available in Mainstream Junior Infants is 24

The number of residential places is (boarding schools only) 0

The number of non-residential places is (boarding schools only) 0

The number of places being made available in the special class* catering for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder  is 2

* If school has a number of classes that cater for different categories of SEN, details of the numbers of places for each SEN class must be provided

 

PART 2 – ADMISSIONS TO THE 2023/24 SCHOOL YEAR

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for Special Class for the 2023/24 school year

This section should only be completed if your school intake group/ special class was oversubscribed in the previous school year)

In respect of the 2023/2024 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 11

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2023/2024 school year:

Number of places available: 3

Number of applications received: 11

Number of Offers made and accepted under each criterion: 3 places offered – 2 places accepted 2 Pupils with an ASD diagnosis and who meet the terms of the Admission Policy. 1 Pupil currently enrolled in the School with an ASD diagnosis and who meet the terms of the Admission Policy

Total number of offers made: 3

Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned: 8