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, then please read the information below:

St Kieran’s College Prospectus


Prospectus

Admissions Policy

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, Bishop Dermot Farrell. It is reviewed by the Board of Management on an annual basis. Please click on the following link to download our Admission Policy.


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 

 

Open Night

Our Open Night usually takes place in September / October. Please revisit this page in early September, as, at that time, we will post the date for our Open Night here. You should only attend the Open Night during the year that your son is in Sixth Class.

Annual Admission Notice / Annual Process 

  • The Annual Admission Notice will be updated and posted on this webpage no earlier than 1st September each year.
  • Around the same time (September/October) the school will host an Open Night (see above) for prospective students (Sixth Class Only) and their parents.
  • This year, the annual Admission Notice will be posted here around the time of our Open Night.
  • 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 2021-2022 will be available for download here at the time of our Open Night (see above). Application forms for 2021-2022 will not be made available and therefore cannot be accepted before our Open Night during the year that your son is a Sixth Class student. When available, an application form can be downloaded form this page or can be obtained through contacting the School Office. Completed Application Forms Forms will only be accepted during the appropriate time period, as specified, in the Admission Notice. 
  • 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.
  • 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 here: Admission Policy
  • 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

Quick Links

Key Dates

March
Monday 1st
School reopens for Leaving Cert Students
Friday 5th
St Kieran’s Day Mass
Wednesday 17th
School Closed (St Patrick’s Day)
Friday 26th (1.00 pm)
Easter Holidays begin
April
Monday 12th (8.50 am)
School Reopens after Easter Holidays
Thursday 22nd (7.00 pm)
3rd Year Parents Information Evening for TY
May
Monday 3rd
School Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 4th
School Closed (Free Day)
Friday 28th
Last day of school for all students
June
Wednesday 9th
Leaving Cert Examinations Begin

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

Latest News

End of Year Awards 2021

Well done to all students who were presented with End of Year Awards. At this time every year, we recognise the exceptional hard work, talents and efforts of our students. Subject Awards, Awards of Merit and Sports Awards were presented. The highest accolade for each of the Year Groups is presented to our Students of […]

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St Kieran’s Day

As always, we will celebrate our feast day on March 5th. This year will be an unusual celebration in that, because of the pandemic, we will be unable to gather together as a community to celebrate mass and enjoy activities. Instead, we will stream mass on St Kieran’s Day which will be made available to […]

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Subject Choice Meeting for Parents of Transition Year Students

There will be a Subject Choice meeting for the parents of all Transition Year students online at on Thursday evening 25th February at 7:30pm. This is an important meeting to assist Transition Year students and their parents before submitting subject choices forms in the coming weeks.

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