Enrolment Information.

ENROLMENT APPLICATION INFORMATION.

An Enrolment Application Period and a specific ‘Open Day’ for all enrolment applications to Kilmacrennan N.S. is held annually. in late January/early February.   The school community is informed of the dates, time and venue of the Open Day through the

– parish newsletter/  Informing pupils in the school/  Notices in the Donegal News and Tírconaill Tribune newspapers and a notice on the school website.

Please note that an application for enrolment does not guarantee a place for each child.

Please note that applications received prior to the application deadline do not assume priority over applications received by the closing date, but will be assessed by the criteria of the Enrolment Policy.

The Board of Management will notify all Round One applicants of their decision during the month of February or March.

Should the number of applicants exceed the number of places, priority will be given to the oldest children in the priority categories identified in the School Enrolment Policy. The Enrolment Policy, which includes these categories, is available from the School Principal.

Applications received after the Round One application deadline date, but before April 30th,  will be placed on a Criteria One waiting list, or a waiting list for Criteria A-E applicants. Places, if available, will be offered in order of age within these categories. Successful applicants will be informed by May 30th.  A further application process may follow, subject to available places, as decided by the Board of Management.

If transferring from another school, it is school policy that the Principal Teacher will make contact with the Principal of that school, seeking pupil progress reports, and other information, prior to the offering of a place.

The BOM reserves the right to refuse enrolment in exceptional circumstances if, in the opinion of the BOM, there is evidence of an unacceptable risk to other pupils, school staff or school property.

The BOM  reserves the right to refuse enrolment when it has determined that the school is full. This has been determined as when the total enrolment figure of the school reaches one pupil less than the appointment figure for a further mainstream class teacher.

The BOM reserves the right to refuse enrolment to a specific class stream when it has determined that the maximum permissible number of pupils in a single class has been reached.

Where a Board of Management refuses to enrol a student in a school, the parents have a statutory entitlement under Section 29 of the Education Act to appeal that decision to the Secretary General of the Dept of Education and Skills.

Intake numbers may fluctuate from year to year, depending on whole school enrolment.

Please contact the School Principal for enrolment applications/queries/information.

  • School Holidays

    • Enrolment 2022/2023
      Please contact the School Office for up to date enrolment information.

      Enrolment Application for Mainstream Classes (click below).

      Enrolment-Application-Form-2022/23-school-year (11)
    • Summer Closing Date 2022
      We will close on Fri 17 June 2022. Please note that these dates are provisional and subject to change.

      ENROLMENT APPLICATIONS

      Please contact the School Office for up to date enrolment information.

      1.Enrolment Application for Mainstream Classes (click below).

      Enrolment Application Form for Mainstream Classes (including Junior Infants)  2021-22 school year

      2.  Enrolment Application for our ASD Special Class Suite ( click below)

      Notification-to-NCSE-of-Enrolment-in-Special-School_Special-Class.doc

      3. Enrolment Application for our ASD School Transport (click below)

      https://ncse.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/SEN-School-Transport-Application-Form.doc

       
    • 2022-23 School Calendar
      The school will re-open for pupils on Tuesday, August 30th 2022.
    • Halloween Break
      The school will close for pupils during the week beginning Monday, 31st October and will re-open for pupils on Monday, 7th November 2022.
    • Christmas & New Year Break
      The school will close on Wednesday 21st December 2022, which will be the final
      day of the school term (12 Noon Closure).
      We will re-open on Thursday 5th January 2023.
    • St Brigid's Day Bank Holiday (New Public Holiday)
      The school will be closed for pupils on Monday 6th February 2023.
    • February Mid-Term
      We will close on Thursday 16th February 2023 and Friday 17th
      February 2023
    • St Patrick's Day
      The school will be closed on Friday 17th March 2023.
    • Easter 2023
      We will close on Friday 31st March 2023, which will be the final day of
      the school term (unless changes are required as part of contingency
      arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Where
      contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length
      of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 5th April
      2023).
      We will re-open on Monday 17th April 2023.
    • May Bank Holiday
      The school will be closed on Monday 1 May 2023.
    • June Bank Holiday
      The school will close for pupils on Monday 5 June 2023.