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Digital Admissions

We have been informed that the Education Authority are hosting a Digital Admissions Clinic to assist parents who are having difficulty accessing the online admissions portal.  The event closest to our area is:

DATE:           Wednesday, 16 January 2019

VENUE:         Newry City Library,  79 Hill St, Newry BT34 1DG

TIME:            2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

This is a 'drop-in' service.  Parents may call into Newry Library anytime between 2pm and 4pm on the day.

Please share this message with any parents who have children due to begin school in September 2019.

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