The Board of Governors will apply the following criteria, in the event of there being more applicants than places available, in the order set down. Children normally resident in Northern Ireland will be considered before any child not resident in Northern Ireland.
ADMISSIONS CRITERIA – YEAR 1
1. Children of compulsory school age living within the traditional catchment area.
2. Children of compulsory school age who have brothers/sisters (half brothers/sisters) presently enrolled at the school.
3. Children of compulsory school age regarded by the Board of Governors, on the basis of written or other evidence supplied by the parents and statutory or other agencies, as having special circumstances, (medical, social or security reasons).
4. Other children of compulsory school age.
The Board of Governors has delegated to an Admissions Sub-Committee the task of selecting
pupils for admission. The Sub-Committee consists of the Principal and three other Governors.
YEAR 1 ADMISSIONS – AFTER THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR
If a place(s) become available after 1 September and there are more applicants than places then selection of pupils will be made on the application of the Year 1 Admissions Criteria to those pupils seeking admission at the time the place(s) become available.
ADMISSIONS CRITERIA – YEARS 2-7
Pupils will be considered for enrolment provided that;
(1) the school would not exceed its enrolment number; and
(2) in the opinion of the Board of Governors their admission would not prejudice the effi cient use of the school’s resources.
If, at the time of the consideration of the application, there are more eligible applicants than places available then the Admissions Criteria for entry to Year 1 of pupils of compulsory school age will be applied.