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How To Apply for A School Place in St Kieran’s College

If you are interested in applying for a place in St Kieran’s College for your son, then please read the information below:

St Kieran’s College Prospectus


Prospectus

Admissions Policy

Please read the St Kieran’s College Admission Policy. Our admissions policy outlines how the admission procedure works for our school. It was formulated and ratified by our Board of Management, following consultation with our Parents’ Association, Student Council and Teaching Staff. It has been approved by our Patron, Most Reverend Denis Nulty, Apolostic Administrator for the Diocese of Ossory. It is reviewed by the Board of Management on an annual basis, most recently on August 23rd 2021.

Please click on the following link to download our Admission Policy.

Application Process for First Years 

Mailing List (optional) 

  • You may wish to have your name included on our mailing list.  Names on the mailing list will receive a reminder about our Open Night/ admissions process for the following academic year, when your son begins Sixth Class. To be included on our mailing list, please click on the following link and submit the relevant form: I would like to be included on the Mailing List 

This year, the Open Night is planned for Monday 11th October, and we await confirmation as to what format is most likely, given the Covid-19 pandemic.

Annual Admission Notice / Annual Process 

  • The Annual Admission Notice will be updated and posted on this webpage no earlier than 1st September each year.
  • This year, the annual Admission Notice will be posted here once the process begins for enrolment for the 2022 / 2023 First Year Class Group.
  • The Annual Admission Notice gives all relevant dates for the full application process pertaining to the Sixth Class students for that given year for admission to St Kieran’s College the following year.
  • The relevant Application Form for 2022-2023 will be available for download here when the process begins for enrolment for 2022 / 2023 First Year Class Group. or by contacting the School Office. Completed Application Forms Forms will only be accepted during the appropriate time period, as specified, in the Admission Notice. 
  • Around the same time (October) the school will host an Open Night (see above) for prospective students (Sixth Class Only) and their parents.
  • Names on the Mailing List will be sent a reminder about the Open Night in advance, but all relevant students and parents are welcome.
  • Application Forms will ordinarily be available at the Open Night or for download below, when the process begins.
  • Please note that we receipt all applications via email to the email address provided in the Application Form.
  • If you do not receive same within a couple of days, the onus is on you to contact the school. The school does not take any responsibility for Application Forms not received.

 

Application Process for School Transfer:

If you wish to apply for a place for your son as a school transfer (i.e. if he wishes to transfer from another second-level school) then you must:

  • Read the St Kieran’s College Admission Policy available below.
  • Download a copy of our application form (available below) for students transferring from another second-level school or contact the school office to have a copy posted to you.
  • Complete this application form and submit a hardcopy to the School Office. Please include copies of your son’s two most recent school reports with his application and a cover-letter explaining why you are considering a school transfer at this time.
  • Please click on the following link to download a copy of the Application Form – School Transfer or alternatively, contact the school office to have a copy posted to you.
  • Please note that we receipt all applications via email to the email address provided in the Application Form.
  • If you do not receive same within a couple of days, the onus is on you to contact the school. The school does not take any responsibility for Application Forms not received.

Admission Policy
School Transfer Application Form

Form BOMR1

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Key Dates

August
Wednesday 25th
Staff Day (No school for students)
Thursday 26th
6th Years return to school at 8:50am
Thursday 26th
Induction for First Year students at 2pm
Friday 27th
Third and Fifth Year students return at 8:50am
Monday 30th
Second Year and Transition Year students return to school at 8:50am
September
Friday 3rd
Leaving Certificate Results
Friday 17th
Sports Day (To be confirmed)
October
Monday 11th
TY Work Experience Begins
Friday 22nd
Mid-Term Break Begins
November
Monday 1st
School Reopens after Mid-Term Break
Thursday 4th
LC Careers Information Evening (TBC)
Thursday 11th
Sixth Year P/T Meeting (TBC)

Please note: It may be necessary to reschedule some of the above times and dates. Please check back to this webpage throughout the year for confirmation of the most up to date information.

Key Dates

Please note: It may be necessary to reschedule some of the below times and dates. Please check the school website throughout the year for confirmation of the most up to date information.

May
Monday 2nd
School Closed (Bank Holiday)
Thursday May 5th
3rd Yr Parents Evening for TY
June
Friday 3rd
Summer holidays begin @1pm
August
Thursday 25th
Staff Day - No school for students
Friday 26th
6th Year students return to school at 8:50am
Friday 26th
1st Year Induction begins at 11am
Monday 29th
3rd & 5th Year students return at 8:50am
Tuesday 30th
2nd Years & Transition Year students return at 8:50am
October
Monday 17th - Friday 28th
TY Work Experience
Friday 28th
Midterm Break Begins at 1pm
November
Monday 7th
School reopens after Mid-Term Break at 8:50am
Thursday 10th
6th Year Careers Information Evening at 7pm
Thursday 17th
6th Year P/T meeting (4:15 -6:45pm)
Thursday 24th
3rd Year P/T Meeting (4:15 -6:45pm)
Friday 25th
Staff Training Day - No school for students
Monday 28th
JCT Cluster Day - No school for students
December
Thursday 8th
5th Year P/T Meeting (4:15 -6:45pm)
Wednesday 21st
Christmas Holidays begin at 1pm
January
Thursday 5th
School reopens after Christmas at 8:50am
Tuesday 12th
Subject Choice Meeting for 1st Year Parents
Thursday 19th
1st Year P/T Meeting (4:15-6:45pm)
Thursday 26th
2nd Year P/T Meeting (4:15-6:45pm)

Latest News

State Examinations 2022

Please click on the relevant links below for Junior and Leaving Certificate State Examination Timetables for 2022. The very best of luck to all of our Junior and Leaving Certificate students who are sitting State exams in June. Junior Cert Exam Timetable 2022 Leaving Cert Exam Timetable 2022

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