Admissions

 

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RESPECTIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS AND PRINCIPAL IN RELATION TO ADMISSIONS TO THE SCHOOL

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA- YEAR 1 / RECEPTION

 

The following criteria will be applied in the order set down by the Board of Governors of St. Caireall’s Primary School in selecting children for admission to Year1 in September. Priority will be given at all times to pupils regarded by the Board of Governors on the basis of supporting evidence by parents and/or statutory agencies as having special circumstances (medical, social, security factors). Priority shall be given to children resident in Northern Ireland. The Board of Governors have delegated to the Principal the task of selecting pupils for admission.

 

1. Children of compulsory age who normally reside in the Parish of Trienamongan.

2. Children of compulsory age from other areas.

3. Pupils who reach their 4th birthday between 2nd July and 31st October (both dates inclusive) will be admitted into Reception on the Monday following his/her 4th Birthday.

 

In the event of over-subscription in any one of the criteria taken in order, the following sub-criteria will be applied in the order set down. If over-subscribed in any one of the sub-criteria taken in order, final selection will be on the basis of chronological order of age.

 

(a) Children who have brothers/sisters, (half-brothers/sisters) presently enrolled in the school.

(b) Children whose parent/guardian, brothers/sisters, (half-brother/sister) are prior pupils of the school.

(c) Children whose parent/guardian is presently a permanent member of the school teaching/ancillary/auxiliary staff.

 

YEAR 1 ADMISSIONS - AFTER THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

 

CHILDREN WHO APPLY TO ENTER THE SCHOOL DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR WILL BE CONSIDERED USING THE SAME CRITERIA AS FOR YEAR ONE.

 

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA - YEAR 2-7

 

The following criteria will be applied in the order set down below to all pupils seeking admission to Years 2-7. However, the school shall not cause or permit the number of registered pupils to exceed the school's enrolment number as determined by the Department of Education. Priority will be given to pupils who are normally resident in Northern Ireland.

 

1. Pupils for whom their admission would not, in the Board of Governors opinion, prejudice the efficient use of the school's resources.

2. Pupils for whom their admission would not, in the opinion of the Board of Governors prejudice the provision of efficient education in the school.

 

In the event of there being more pupils satisfying the last criteria which can be applied then the following Sub-Criteria shall be used:-

 

(a) The order of application

(b) Shortest walking distance between home and school

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