School Admissions - September 2021

Information on school admissions for September 2021.  

Post-Primary Admissions

The online application process for admission to Post Primary in September 2021 has now closed.

If your child was born between 2 July 2009 and 1 July 2010 and you have not yet applied for a Year 8 place in a Post-Primary school for September 2021 please apply now. See more information in our Post-Primary Admissions Guide.

Pre-School Stage 2

If you have not applied for a pre-school place and your child is target pre-school age (born on between 2 July 2017 and 1 July 2018) or if your child is penultimate age (born on or between 2 July 2018 and 1 July 2019) you can submit an application.  (If your child is of penultimate age you can only apply to a Nursery School/Nursery Unit). See our information on accessing a list of funded places available and information on how to submit a late application.

Primary Admissions

The online application for admission to P1 in September 2021 has now closed.

All children who are 4 years old on or before the 1st July must begin their primary education from the beginning of the school year following their 4th birthday. For September 2021 admission a child is considered compulsory school age if their date of birth falls between 2 July 2016 and 1 July 2017.

Application Forms are available to download below, or you can request a paper form by emailing the Primary Admissions Office ( or by telephone request to the Admissions Helpdesk (028) 9598 5595.  Your application will be processed as a late application.

An Irish language translation of the application form is also available – please contact the Admissions Helpdesk (028) 9598 5595. 

Last updated: 22/10/2021