CITYWEST ETNS

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

for 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 on the school website.

On request: By emailing info@citywestetns.ie

PART 1 - Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/2022

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

  1. The school will commence accepting applications for admission on  

1 October 2020

  1. The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on  

31st January 2021

  1. The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is    

21st February 2021

  1. The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is

One week

Note: applications made after 31st January 2021 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Failure of an applicant to accept an offer within one week of that offer being made may result in the offer being withdrawn.


Special Class Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/22

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school’s Special Classes which caters for children with Autism

Note: The figures set out below in relation to the Special Classes are subject to change dependent on whether current students in the Special Classes retain their place in the school and whether a student(s) transfers into the school after the publication of this Notice.

  1. The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on  

1 October 2020

  1. The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on

31st January 2021

  1. The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is

21st February 2021

  1. The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is

One week

Note: applications made after 31st January 2021 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Failure of an applicant to accept an offer within one week of that offer being made may result in the offer being withdrawn.

Other Year Groups Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/22

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 to other year groups on

1 October 2020

  1. The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to other year groups on  

31st January 2021

  1. The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is    

21st February 2021

  1. The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is

One week

Note: applications made after 31st January 2021 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 within one week of that offer being made may result in the offer being withdrawn.

Number of places being made available in 2021/22

Note:

There are currently 6 children in our Early Intervention Class for Children with Autism and all 6 are expected to stay for the 2021/22 school year. There are currently 6 children in our Primary-age Class for Children with Autism and all 6 are expected to stay for the 2021/22 school year. There are currently at least 50 children in each year group Senior Infants to 6th class and all are expected to stay for the 2021/22 school year. Places in these classes will only be offered if the maximum number set out below  is not met by children already enrolled in the school or if such enrolment is required to bring the overall enrolment of the school to the number required for the retention of 16 mainstream class teachers (currently set at 401 pupils).

The number of places being made available in Junior Infants is

50

The number of places being made available in the special class catering for children with Autism (Early Intervention) is

6

The number of places being made available in the special class catering for children with Autism (Primary Age) is

6

The number of places being made available in other year groups is

50

Citywest ETNS has accepted applications for places prior to the commencement of Section 62 of the Education (Admission to Schools) 2018 on 1 February 2020. The number of pre-enrolments in this category are as follows:

Junior Infants intake group

160

Early Intervention class for children with Autism

0

Primary-age class for children with Autism

68

Other year groups

60


PART 2 - Admissions to the 2020/21 school year

In respect of the 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school by 31/1/2020 was 198.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020/21 school year:

Number of places available:

64

Number of applications received:

198

Total number of offers made

198

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

0

In respect of the 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 67.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020/21 school year:

Number of places available:

0

Number of applications received:

67

Total number of offers made

0

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

67

In respect of the 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 11.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020/21 school year:

Number of places available:

6

Number of applications received:

11

Total number of offers made

6

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

5