Reception Class Admission

Children who are under 4 years old before 1 September have a right to full time education in a primary school (Reception class). More information.

You need to apply for a place in a Reception class even if your child has attended Nursery class at the same school.

You must apply before 1 February 2022 (for September 2022).

Before you apply, please:

  • read the Information for Parents Handbook/School Admissions Policy
  • understand that completing this form does not guarantee admission to any school
  • do not use this online form if you are applying for Our Lady’s School or St Helen’s School (voluntary chools). Contact the school directly. 

Apply online: Reception Class Admission

(you will need to create an account if you don't already have one)


What will happen next?

You will be notified about the outcome of your application on 16 April.

 

Late applications

You need to apply for a place in Reception Class before 1 February 2022 (for September 2022). If the application is received after this date it will be considered as a late entry and it is  possible that you won't be informed about the decision on 16 April.


More information

Further information can be found in the Information for Parents Handbook/School Admissions Policy

Or contact us:

The Authority can not discuss availability of any school over the phone.