How do I enrol my child in School?
To enrol your child, you should first check the list of schools in your area. (You can find information on schools in your area at www.des.ie) The school will have a standard application form you need to complete. If school is full, it may not be able to enrol your child.
Schools will give places according to the priorities outlined in their admissions policy. For example, they may give priority to brothers and sisters of current pupils or to children living in the local area. This policy is agreed by the board of management of the school. The school can give you a copy of their admissions policy if you ask for it.
When choosing a primary school, you may also need to know about the admissions policies of post-primary schools. Some post-primary schools give priority to students from certain primary schools.
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