Now accepting applications

for 2021/22.  

Applications for 2022/23 open on

1st October 2021 and

close on 31st January 2022.

Annual Admissions Notice for 2022-2023

 

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:

 

  • The Admission Policy can be viewed by clicking here

  • To pre-enrol please click here

  • On request: By emailing info@mpetns.ie or writing to Malahide/Portmarnock ETNS, Malahide Road, Dublin 17.

 

 

PART 1 - Admissions to the 2022/23 school year

 

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2022/23

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

  1. The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 1st October 2021.

  2. The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 31st January 2022.

  3. The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 11th February 2022.

  4. The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 7 days.

 

Note: applications made after the 31st January 2022 will be processed as late applications, the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

 

Failure of an applicant to accept an offer by the 18th February 2022 may result in the offer being withdrawn.

 

  • The submission of an application form(s) does not confer a right to enrolment.

  • A separate form must be used in respect of each child’s application for enrolment.

 

Other Year Groups Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2022/23 school year

 

The following are the dates applicable for admission to other year groups (SI to 6th class)

 

  1. The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 1st October 2021.

  2. The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 31st January 2022.

  3. The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 11th February 2022.

  4. The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 7 days.

 

Note: applications made after the 31st January 2022 will be processed as late applications, the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

 

Failure of an applicant to accept an offer by the 18th February 2022 may result in the offer being withdrawn.

 

  • The submission of an application form(s) does not confer a right to enrolment.

  • A separate form must be used in respect of each child’s application for enrolment.

 

Number of places being made available in 2022/23

 

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

 

 

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

 

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for year groups for the 2021/22 school year

In respect of the 2021/22 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 326.

 

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021/22 school year

Number of places available: 123

Number of applications received: 308

Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:

Category                Offered            Accepted

Siblings                       34                     22

Catchment                  71                     26

Outside Catchment   86                     12

Late applications       102                    30

Total number of offers made: 293

Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned: 15

Waiting list in the event of oversubscription

In the event of there being more applications to the school year concerned than places available in Junior Infants, or other year groups, a waiting list of students whose applications for admission to Malahide/Portmarnock Educate Together National School were unsuccessful due to the school being oversubscribed will be compiled and will remain valid for the school year in which admission is being sought.

Placement on the waiting list of Malahide/Portmarnock Educate Together National School is in the order of priority assigned to the students’ applications, after the school has applied the selection criteria in accordance with this admission policy.

Late applications will be added to the list in date order of when they were received, in accordance with our school’s admissions policy.

Offers of any subsequent places that become available for and during the school year in relation to which admission is being sought will be made to those students on the waiting list, in accordance with the order of priority in relation to which the students have been placed on the list.

Waiting lists will expire at the end of each school year.