Enrolment

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:

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.

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 PROVISIONALLY planned for Monday 12th October 2020. Full details about the Open Night will be available here closer to the time.

Annual Admission Notice / Annual Process 

  • This year, the annual Admission Notice will be posted on this page on Monday 14th September 2020. 
  • The Annual Admission Notice will be updated and posted here on this webpage no earlier than 1st September each year.
  • 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.
  • Once the Annual Admission Notice is posted here, the relevant Application Form will be available here for download or by contacting the school office to have a copy posted to you.
  • Around the same time (September/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.
  • Completed Application Forms will only be accepted during the appropriate time period, as specified, in the Admission Notice.
  • 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.