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

St Colmcille’s Boys’ National School


ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year


Admission Policy and Application Form

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

To download here

On request: By emailing or writing to: St Colmcille’s Boys’ N.S., Chapel Lane, Swords, Co. Dublin K67WP65


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

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn


Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.



Number of places being made available in 2022/2023


The number of places being made available in junior infants is



PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021 / 2022 school year

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


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

Number of places available:


Number of applications received:


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


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