Annual Admissions Notice for 2021-22 School Year



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 school year is available as follows: –

To download at:

On request: By emailing or writing to : Rochestown Educate Together NS, Garryduff Sports Centre, Rochestown, Co. Cork



PART 1 – Admissions to the 2021-22 school year


Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021-22 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants


The school will commence accepting applications for admission on  1st October 2020
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on  22nd October 2020
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is      12th November 2020
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*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn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 2021-22


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


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 2020-21 school year


In respect of the school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 222.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020-21 school year:
Number of places available: 84 junior infants + 16 in other classes
Number of applications received: 222
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: 62 consisting of:

1)    25 siblings

2)    37 first come first served basis

Total number of offers made 210
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. 12




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