Annual Admission Notice


Applications for admission for 2021/22 school year will be open from 19th October 2020 and will close on 16th November 2020.

Application form available here.

Our Admissions Policy is available here.

BRACKEN EDUCATE TOGETHER NS

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 as follows: –

To download at: www.brackenetns.com

On request: By emailing  info@brackenetns.com or writing to : Bracken ETNS, Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin, K32 YE94

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.

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on  19th October 2020
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on  16th November 2020
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is     23rd November 2020
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 7th December 2020

Note: applications made after the 16th November 2020 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Failure of an applicant to accept an offer by the 7th December 2020 may result in the offer being withdrawn.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 Class which caters for children with ASD.

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

The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on  19th October 2020
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on 16th November 2020
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is 23rd November 2020
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 7th December  2020

Note: applications made after the 16th November 2020 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 7th December 2020 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)

The school will commence accepting applications for admission to other year groups on 19th October 2020
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to other year groups on  16th November 2020
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is     23th November 2020
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 7th December 2020

Note: applications made after the 16th November 2020 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 7th December 2020 may result in the offer being withdrawn.

Number of places being made available in 2021/22

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

The number of places being made available in junior infants. 48
The number of places being made available in the special class* catering for children with ASD 2
The number of places being made available in other year groups is Dependent on the number of children that leave the school

Bracken 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 those places offered and accepted for 2021/22 is

Junior Infants intake group 27
Special Class 0
Other year groups 0
Text Box: Information regarding the admission process for Junior Infants for the 2020/21 school year

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 was 133.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 20/21 school year:
Number of places available: 48
Number of applications received: 133
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: 45 – Category 1 First Come First Served
Total number of offers made 133
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. 0
Text Box: Information regarding the admission process for the ASD Classes for the 2020/21 school year

In respect of the 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 39.

Breakdown of places allocated for the 20/21 school year:
Number of places available: 1
Number of applications received: 39
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: 1 – Category 1 – Already enrolled in the school
Total number of offers made 1
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. 39
Text Box: Information regarding the admission process for the Other Classes (Senior Infants to 6th Class) for the 2020/21 school year

In respect of the 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 36 .

Breakdown of places allocated for the 20/21 school year:
Number of places available: 20
Number of applications received: 36
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria: 12 – Category 1 First Come First Served
Total number of offers made 20
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. 24

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