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Divine Word NS

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

          -This Notice must be published at least 1 week before a school can accept applications for admission

-This Notice must be published on the school’s website and must remain there for the duration of the school year 

-This Notice must also be made available on written request

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy for the 2022/23 is available as follows: –

To download at: www.divinewordns.ie

On request: By emailing secretary@divinewordns.ie or writing to: Divine Word NS School Office, Marley Grange, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 D16FF62

 

The Application Form for Admission will be available at the link above on October 4th 2021. 

 

 

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 

 

October 4th

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

 

Nov 1st

 

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is   

Nov 22nd

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

Dec 3rd

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn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 [insert school year concerned]

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 

(This date cannot be before October 1st of the year preceding the start of the school year for which admission is being sought)

N/A

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

(There must be a minimum period of 3 weeks between this date and the commencement date for accepting applications for admission)

N/A

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

(This date must be within 3 weeks of the closing date for receipt of application or within 3 weeks of the application date for late applications)

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 2022/23

 

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)

 

 

This Section should only be completed if your school intake group/special class was oversubscribed in the previous school year

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

 

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for [Junior Infants for the 22/23 school year

 

 

In respect of the 2021/ 22 school .

In respect of 2021/22 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 123.

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

Number of places available:

56

Number of applications received:

123

Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:

 

Criterion One: Children who have siblings attending the school and children in the catchment area.   

Places offered : 54  Places accepted: 48

 

Criterion Two: Children of current staff.

Places offered: 2 Places accepted.2

 

Criterion Three: Applications from past Pupils of the Divine Word NS.

Places offered: 7 Places accepted: 4

 

Criterion Four: Applications from outside the catchment area of the Parish of the Divine Word NS

Places offered 7: Places accepted: 2

 

Criterion Five: Late Applications

Places offered: 0 Places accepted: 0

 

Total number of offers made

56

Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned.

50