Admissions Key Dates

Information on the key dates in the school admissions procedure.

Pre-School

Date

Activity

Tuesday 12 December 2023

Admissions criteria for Pre-schools published on the EA website.

Tuesday 9 January 2024 – at 12 noon

EA Connect opens for online applications for pre-school, submitting verification/supporting documents.

Friday 26 January 2024 – at 12 noon

EA Connect closes for online punctual applications for pre-school.

Wednesday 31 January 2024 – by 4pm

Deadline for submitting verification/supporting documents via EA Connect. Final date for late applications.

Thursday 25 April 2024

Notification of (Stage 1) outcome for Target Age application via email where one is held or by letter.

Thursday 25 April 2024               

Pre-School Stage 2 Admissions application opens.

Friday 3 May 2024 (by 4pm)      

Deadline for Pre-School Stage 2 applications.

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Notification of (Stage 2) outcome (includes Underage application) via email where one is held or by letter.

Primary

Date

Activity

Tuesday 12 December 2023

Admissions criteria for Primary schools published on the EA website.

Tuesday 9 January 2024 – at 12 noon

EA Connect opens for online applications for Primary 1.

Friday 26 January 2024 – at 12 noon

EA Connect closes for online applications for Primary 1.

Wednesday 31 January 2024 – by 4pm

Deadline for submitting verification/supporting documents via EA Connect. Final date for late paper applications.

Thursday 25 April 2024

Parents/carers will receive application outcomes via email (where one is held) or by letter.

Post Primary

Date

Activity

Thursday 11 January 2024

Admissions criteria for Post Primary Schools published on the EA website.

Tuesday 30 January 2024 - at 12 noon

EA Connect opens for online applications for Post Primary.

Thursday 22 February 2024 - at 12 noon

EA Connect closes for online applications for Post Primary.

Monday 4 March 2024 – by 4pm

Final date for late applications.

Saturday 18 May 2024

Parents/carers will receive application outcome via email (where one is held) or by letter.

Dickson Plan 14+

Date

Activity

Friday 15 March 2024

Admissions criteria for Senior High Schools published on the EA website.

Monday 22 April 2024 - 12 noon

EA Connect opens for online applications for transfer from Junior to Senior High.

Friday 03 May 2024 – 4pm

EA Connect closes for online applications for transfer from Junior to Senior High.

Saturday 11 May 2024

Notification of outcome of application.

Last updated: 12/04/2024