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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, 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 22nd 2022.

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   (Please note that the mailing list for admission for 2023 is now closed – full information about the application process for enrolment in 2023 is available on this page) 

 

Open Night

  • This year, the Open Night is planned for Monday 26th September 2022 (You will be given an allocated time through registering above)  The The Open Night will consist of an Information Presentation, followed by guided tours of the school campus where you will get the opportunity to view the facilities and informally meet with staff and students. Those on our Mailing List will be sent a reminder about the Open Night prior to the event.
  • Please click on the following link for  The Application Form for admission into the First Year class 2023-2024 Please note that under current legislation, we can only accept completed Application Forms from Monday 3rd October – Monday 24th October 2022. Please do not try to submit application forms before then.

 

Annual Admission Notice

  • The Annual Admission Notice is published here each year after 1st September.
  • Please click the following link for our Annual Admission Notice 2023-2024.
  • 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.

 

Annual Process 

  • The relevant Application Form for 2023-2024 will be available for download below (in early October 2022) when the process begins for enrolment for the 2023-2024 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 Monday 26th September 2022 (You will be given an allocated time through registering 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.

 

Key Dates for the Application Process for Incoming First Years 2023: 

  • The school will commence accepting applications for admission on Monday 3rd October 2022. (Note that applications received before this date will be deemed invalid)
  • The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on (closing date) Monday 24th October 2022.
  •  Applicants will be notified of the decision by post which will be sent out in the post on Thursday 3rd November 2022.
  • The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is by Friday 11th November 2022. 

 

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:

The Application Form for admission for 1st Year 2023-2024 will be made available here on Monday 23rd October 2022.

Admission Policy

Application Form for First Year 2023-2024 (Please note that under current legislation, we can only accept completed Application Forms from Monday 3rd October – Monday 24th October 2022. Please do not try to submit application forms before then).

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.

September
Friday 23rd
Sports Day for all students
Monday 26th
Open Night for Incoming First Years 2023 beginning at 6:30pm
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)
Friday 25th
Staff Training Day - No school for students
Monday 28th
JCT Cluster Day - No school for students
December
Thursday 1st
3rd Year P/T meeting (4:15-6:45pm)
Thursday 8th
5th Year P/T meeting (4:15-6:45pm)
Monday 12th
Christmas Exams Begin (Provisional)
Wednesday 21st @1pm
Christmas Holidays Begin
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)
February
Monday 6th
St Brigid's Day (School Closed)
Friday 10th @1pm
Mid-Term Break Begins
Monday 20th
Class resumes after Mid-Term Break (8:50am)
Thursday 23rd (7pm)
Subject Choice Meeting for TY Parents
March
Saturday 11th
Entrance Assessment Test
Thursday 9th
Transition Year P/T meeting (4:15-6:45pm)
Thursday 17th
St Patrick's Day (School Closed)
Friday 31st @1pm
Easter Holidays Begin
April
Monday 17th @8:50am
School Reopens after Easter Holidays
Thursday 27th @7pm
Third Year Parents Information Evening for TY
May
Monday 1st
Bank Holiday (School Closed)
Tuesday 2nd
Free Day (School Closed)
Monday 23rd
End of Year Awards Night
Monday 29th
Summer Exams Begin (Provisional)
June
Friday 2nd @1pm
Summer Holidays Begin
Wednesday 7th
State Examinations Begin

Open Night 2022

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