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Application Form for Junior Infants 2023/2024 – Open From October 1st 2022

St. Mary’s NS, Waterpark Carrigaline, Co. Cork

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2023/2024 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2023/2024 school year is available as follows: –

To download at: www.stmarysnscarrigaline.ie

On request: By emailing carrigalinens@eircom.net or writing to the school office.

PART 1 – Admissions to the Junior Infant Mainstream Class

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2023/2024 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 01/10/2022
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 28/10/2022
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is    25/11/2022
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission isWithin 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 NS, Waterpark Carrigaline, Co. Cork for the school year 2023/2024

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 20/02/2023
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on16/03/2023
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is06/04/2023
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission isWithin 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*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn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 2022/2023

The number of places being made available in mainstream junior infants is25
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  is2

(*Note: 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 2022/2023 school year

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for Special Class for the 2022/23 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 2022/2023 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 6

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2022/2023 school year:
Number of places available:1
Number of applications received:6
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:1 place offered-1 place accepted 1 Pupil currently enrolled in the School with an ASD diagnosis and who meet the terms of the Admission Policy.  
Total number of offers made1
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned.5

Key School Dates 2022/2023
School opensThursday 1st September 2022
Halloween BreakMon 31st October – Friday 4th November inclusive
Christmas

Monday 6th February
Thursday 22d Dec – Wednesday 4th January 2023 inclusive. note early closing 12  noon Wednesday 21st December 2022  

Bank Holiday
February                             Midterm BreakMonday 21st February  – Fri 25th  Feb 2022 inclusive
St. Patrick’s DayThursday  17th March 2022 & Friday 18th March 2022
EasterMon 11th  April 2022 – Fri 22nd  April 2022 inclusive note early closing 12: noon  on Fri 8th  April
May Bank HolidayMon 2nd May 2022
June Bank Holiday Friday 3rd June & Mon 6th  June 2022
Last day of schoolTue 28th  June 2022 note early closing 12: noon  on last day

St. Mary’s NS, Waterpark Carrigaline, Co. Cork