Cloonakilla NS


in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy is available on the school website and a link for the Application Form for Admission for the 2022/2023 school year is available from December 1st 2021 to download at: or by emailing for a form to be posted to your address.

PART 1 – Admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2022/2023 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants:

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on   December 1st 2021
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on  December 21st  2021
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is   January 14th 2022
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission isJanuary 21st 2022

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above (January 14th – January 21st 2022) may result in the offer being withdrawn.

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

Number of places being made available in 2022/2023

The number of places being made available in junior infants is:  50

This Section should only be completed if your school intake group/special class was oversubscribed in the previous school year

PART 2 – Admissions to the 2021/2022 school year

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for [Junior Infants/1st year]/ for the 21/22 school year  

In respect of [2021/2022 year prior to that to which the admission notice applies] school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 61

Breakdown of places allocated for the 21/22 school year:
Number of places available:56
Number of applications received:56
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:Criterion One: Applicants with siblings attending the school – 27 places offered, 27 places accepted Criterion Two:  Applicants living in the catchment area – 27 places offered, 27 places accepted. 2 offered outside catchment area, 2 accepted  
Total number of offers made56
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned.3 late applications