St. Coen's

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE
in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the academic year 2022/23 is available as follows:

To download from our website:
- Admission Policy
- Application Form for Admission

On request: By emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or writing to: St. Coen’s N.S., Merrymeeting, Rathnew. Co. Wicklow

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

- The school will commence accepting applications for admission on: 2/11/2021
- The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on: 23/11/2021
- The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is: 3/12/2021
- The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is: 15/12/2021

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 St. Coen’s N.S.

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school’s Special Classes which cater for children with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder – One Early Intervention Class (3-5 year olds), 1 Primary Class (Junior Infants – 6th Class):

- The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on: 2/11/2021
- The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on: 1/2/2022
- The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application to the special class on is: 8/2/2022
- The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is: 1/3/2022

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn.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: 52
- The number of places being made available in the special class catering for children with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder – ASD Early Intervention – is: 4
- The number of places being made available in the special class catering for children with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder – ASD Primary – is: 1

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for the Special Class – ASD Primary - 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 5

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021/22 school year: - Number of places available: 1
- Number of applications received: 5
- Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: Criterion Two: Applicants with siblings attending the school – 1 place offered, 1 place accepted.
- Total number of offers made: 1
- Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned: 4

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for the Special Class – ASD Early Intervention - 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 5

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021/22 school year: - Number of places available: 4
- Number of applications received: 6
- Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: Criterion Two: Applicants with siblings attending the school or children resident of the parish Wicklow/Rathnew – 1 place offered, 1 place accepted.
Criterion Four: Children resident outside the parish of Wicklow/Rathnew – 3 places offered, 3 places accepted
- Total number of offers made: 1
- Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned: 4

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