Admissions Notice and Applications for Junior Infants September 2021

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2021/2022 school year

           

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2021/22 is available as follows: –

To download here Application form 

On request: By emailing divinewordschool@gmail.com or writing to: Divine Word NS School Office, Marley Grange, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 D16FF62

Application forms are also available in the school porch

Please return completed applications along with all relevant documents by dropping into the office, through the post or email completed applications to divinewordschool@gmail.com
Please note anyone entering the school grounds should wear a face mask at all times. 

 

 

PART 1 – Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

 

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/21 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

 

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on

 

October 5th
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

 

Nov 2nd

Oct 26th-30th half term

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is Nov 23rd
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is Dec 10th

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

 

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

 

 

 

 

Special Class Application and Decision Dates for admission to the Divine Word NS

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school’s Special Class which caters for children with [insert details of category/categories of SEN catered for in the class] –

The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on

 

N/A
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on

 

N/A
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is

 

N/A
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is N/A

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

 

 

Number of places being made available in 2021/22

 

The number of places being made available in junior infants is 56
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

 

(*Note: If school has a number of classes that cater for different categories of SEN, details of the numbers of places for each SEN class must be provided)

 

 

PART 2 – Admissions to the 2020/21 school year

In respect of the 2020/ 21school

In respect of 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 85

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020/21 school year:
Number of places available: 53
Number of applications received: 85
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:  

Criterion One: Applications with siblings attending the school— 29places offered, 29 places accepted.

Criterion Two: from the catchment area of the Parish of Marley Grange—25 places offered,19   places accepted.

Criterion Three: Applications from past Pupils of the Divine Word NS—13 places offered,5places accepted

Criterion Four: Applications from outside the catchment area of the Parish of the Divine Word NS- 0 places offered, 0 places accepted

Total number of offers made 53
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. zero