How to Apply

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, we would first advise that you view our  St Kieran’s College Prospectus  and then carefully read all of the information below:

 

 

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 Enrolment to First Year

 

Mailing List (optional) 

  • You may wish to have your name included on our mailing list.
  • This is not a requirement but 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 

 

Open Night

  • This year, the Open Night is planned for Monday 11th October 2021, and it will take place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Those on our Mailing List will be sent a link to the Open Night Presentation on Monday evening prior to the commencement of the Open Night. The Application Form for admission into the First Year class 2022-2023 is now available below or alternatively, by clicking the link that follows: Application Form for First Year 2022-2023

 

Annual Admission Notice

  • 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 was published here on Friday 10th September 2021.
  • 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.
  • Please click here for our Annual Admission Notice 2022-2023 

 

Annual Process 

  • The relevant Application Form for 2022-2023 will be available for download below (in early October 2021) when the process begins for enrolment for the 2022-2023 First Year Class Group or by contacting the School Office at that time.
  • Completed Application Forms will only be accepted during the appropriate time period, as specified, in the Annual Admission Notice (see above). 
  • This year, the school will host an Open Night on October 11th 2021 (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.
  • 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 School Transfer 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 School Transfer 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 note that we receipt all applications via email to the email address provided in the School Transfer 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.

 

Relevant Documents:

Application Form For First Year 2022-2023

Admission Policy

School Transfer Application Form

Form BOMR1

 

Quick Links

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.

August
Thursday 26th
Sixth Year students return to school at 8:50am
Thursday 26th
First Year Induction at 2pm
Friday 27th
Third and Fifth Year students return to school at 8:50am
Monday 30th
Second Year and Transition Year students return at 8:50am
September
Friday 3rd
Leaving Cert Results
Friday 17th
Sports Day
October
Monday 11th
TY Work Experience Begins
Friday 22nd
Mid-Term Break Begins at 1pm
November
Monday 1st
School reopens after Mid-Term Break
Thursday 4th
Sixth Year Careers Information Evening at 7pm
Thursday 25th
Sixth Year P/T Meeting Online (4:15-6:45pm)
Friday 26th
Staff Training Day (No school for students)
Monday 29th
Free Day (No School for students)
December
Thursday 2nd
Fifth Year P/T Meeting Online (4:15-6:45pm)
Thursday 9th
3rd Year P/T Meeting Online (4:15-6:45pm)
Wednesday 22nd
Christmas Holidays Begin at 1pm

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