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Pre-School and Primary Admission for September 2022

Pre-School and Primary Admission for September 2022

Is your child due to start pre-school or primary school in September 2022? The admissions process for pre-school and primary schooll opens at 12noon Monday 10th January 2022, and closes 12 noon Friday 28th January 2022.


Key Information for applying



Children born on or between 2 JULY 2018 AND 1 JULY 2019



Children born between 2 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 will be due to start primary one in September 2022 and as they will be of compulsory school age you must apply for a place in a primary school.

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID restrictions we are unable to host a Primary One Open Evening. However, should you wish to visit either our Nursery Unit or Primary One classes, please feel free to contact the school to make an appointment. We will have appointments available from Monday 10th January – Thursday 27th January; 2.15pm – 4.00pm to allow you to safely visit the school and meet with our staff.


Application Process

The easiest way to apply is online using our Citizen Portal. User guides are available on the EA website at

If you are having difficulty in completing the online application, please feel free to contact the school office who will be happy to assist with the form – please contact the school office to make an appointment. 

If you require assistance from the EANI, please contact:

Tel: Admissions Helpdesk 028 9598 5595



Before you submit your application it is important that you read the admissions criteria of the schools you are interested in sending your child to. When completing the application, you will need to make sure you include all the relevant information about how your child meets the criteria as this is what schools will use when applying criteria and making decisions on which children will be offered places.