St. Colmcille’s Boys’ National School, Chapel Lane, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 WP65

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St Colmcille's BNS

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Annual Admissions Notice 2021/2022

St Colmcille’s Boys’ National School

 

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

(updated in March 2022 due to the opening of an Autism Class)

           

 Admission Policy and Application Forms             

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Forms for Admission for the 2022/2023 school year are available as follows: –

To download at: www.colmcilles.net

On request: By emailing- colmcilles@gmail.com or writing to: St Colmcille’s Boys’ N.S., Chapel Lane, Swords, Co. Dublin K67WP65. Please specify which application form(s) you require:

            (a) Mainstream Classes i.e. Junior Infants - 6th Class 

            (b) Special Class for children with a diagnosis of Autism

  

PART 1 - Admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

 Application and Decision Dates for admission to Junior Infants

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

 

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on  1st October 2021

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 7th January 2022

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 21st  January 2022

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 22nd  January - 4th February 2022

 

  

Special Class Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2022-2023

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school’s Special Class which caters for children with a diagnosis of Autism.

 

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on  6th April 2022

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 29th April 2022

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 16th May 2022

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 17th -24th May 2022

 

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn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

54

The number of places being made available in the special class catering for children with a diagnosis of Autism is

6

 

 

 

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021 / 2022 school year

In respect of the 2021/2022 school year, the total number of applications for admission to junior infants received by the school was: ___60___

 

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021/2022 school year:

Number of places available in Junior Infants:

56

Number of applications received:

60

Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:

Criterion 1:

Brothers of children already enrolled (including step-siblings, resident at same address), boys whose sisters attend St Colmcille’s GNS, Swords and boys living within the parish.

__36__ places offered

__31__ places accepted

 

Criterion 2:

Sons of permanent members of staff (teachers or Special Needs Assistants) of St Colmcille’s BNS and GNS

__0__ places offered

__0__ places accepted

Criterion 3:

Boys from outside the parish, who do not have a sibling in the school.

__24__ places offered

__8__ places accepted

Total number of offers made

60

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

0

 

  

In respect of the 2021/2022 school year, there was no Special Class open in the school.