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On-line Application for Primary September 2020


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On-line Application for Primary September 2020

Admissions Criteria for all primary schools will be available online from Thurs 19th Dec.

  • Search

  • Click on Admissions

  • Scroll to bottom of page and click No, unless your child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs.

  • Click on 4 years old, then Find out more about primary admissions

  • Then click on Applying for Primary 1 for the 2020/21 year.


The primary application procedure opens on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 12 noon and closes at 12.00 noon on Thursday 30 January 2020.

You can complete your application online during the above timeframe - it is quick, easy and there will be user guides and a helpline available if you need any assistance; ‚Äč


  • It is very important that you submit a punctual application as any applications received after 12.00 noon on Thursday 30 January 2020 will be treated as ‘late’;
  • Having completed an application you will need to provide your child's birth certificate, as well as any other supporting documentation required within the published admissions criteria of any of your preferred schools. Documentation should be submitted to the school listed at first preference on your application by 12.00 noon on Thursday 30th January 2020.


Application Helpline- 028 9598 5595

Holy Cross Primary School- 028 417 63743

Applying for Primary 1 for the 2019/2020 school year


The way in which parents apply for Primary 1 places is changing.


Online applications are being introduced for admission to Primary 1 in the 2019/2020 school year. 


You should check this website from the end of November 2018 onwards for updates on how to apply for a place, key dates in the admissions procedure and schools’ admissions criteria for September 2019/2020 school year.

KEY Info:

• The Parent Portal (portal) is available to make an online application for admission to pre-school or primary school in September 2019

• Portal will open on Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 10.00am

• Portal will close at midnight on Thursday 31 January 2019

• Will be available 24/7 on your smart phone, tablet, laptop or computer


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Portal guidance issued by ea December 2018

Open nights of Post Primary Schools 2019