Annual Admissions Notice for 2022-23 School Year

Oct 1, 2021



in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2022-23 school year is available as follows:

PART 1 – Admissions to the 2022-23 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2022-23 school year.

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants:

  • The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 1st October 2021.
  • The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 22nd October 2021.
  • The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 12th November 2021.
  • The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 2 weeks from date on letter offer.

Note: The school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

* Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn.

Number of places being made available in 2022-23:

  • The number of places being made available in junior infants: 84 – offer will be made to those from the current pre-enrolment list initially.
  • The number of residential places is (boarding schools only): n/a
  • The number of non-residential places is (boarding schools only): n/a
  • The number of places being made available in the special class* catering for children with [insert category or categories of SEN catered for in the special class]  is: n/a
  • The number of places being made available in other year groups is: Numbers will vary depending on available places in various classes. Classes are capped at 28 pupils per class for 2022-23.

Rochestown Educate Together N.S. has accepted applications for places prior to the commencement of Section 62 of the Education (Admission to Schools) 2018 on 1 February 2020.  These applications will continue to be valid based on the time and date on which they were submitted, in keeping with the ‘Siblings then First-come-first-serve’ admissions policy of the time of application.

PART 2 – Admissions to the 2022-23 school year

In respect of the school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 187.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021-22 school year:

  • Number of places available: 84 junior infants + 21 in other classes.
  • Number of applications received: 187
  • Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: 86 consisting of 29 siblings and 57 first come first served basis.
  • Total number of offers made: 187
  • Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned: 0