Junior Infants to 6th class

 

 

Enrolments

To apply for a place for your child in Scoil Chaitríona Baggot Street in any class from Junior Infants to 6th class, please fill out our Application for Enrolment Form. You can post, hand-deliver or email the completed form to us. Once we receive your application, we will confirm this as soon as possible. If you have any questions before you apply for a place in our school, please feel free to contact us. Either our principal, Siobhán Weekes, or our school secretary, Méabh Barron, will be in touch as soon as possible.

Sanctioned by our Board of Management, our Enrolment Policy reflects our welcoming, inclusive and caring ethos.  Our Boards asks that before you apply for a place in our school, you understand and accept the following:

  • - Only the parent(s) or legal guardians of the child named can apply for a place for a child in our school.
  • - All applications must be fully completed (where possible) and signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • - The receipt of a fully completed (where possible) application for enrolment form does not guarantee that the child named will be offered a place in the requested class in our school.
  • - We operate under the Patronage of the Archbishop of Dublin and we are a Catholic school. Children and families other faiths and beliefs are welcomed and included in our school.
  • - We welcome children from the local parish and children who live elsewhere.
  • - The allocation of places in our school in all classes is based on the date of application.
  • - The child must be at least 4 years of age on September 1st for the year he or she is due to start in Junior Infants. For example, the child starting in Junior Infants on 1st September 2016 must be 4 years of age on or before 1st September 2016.
  • - For applications to classes other than Junior Infants, the offer of a place is based on current enrolment in that class at the time of application.
  • - For applications to classes other than Junior Infants, the most recent school report/reports from the child's current school must be included.
  • - If your child has a diagnosed condition or special education need, the relevant reports must be attached to the application.
  • - All children must be fully toilet-trained before starting school in Scoil Chaitríona Baggot Street. If a child has a diagnosed condition or special education need which requires support, the relevant report/s must be attached to the application.
  • - Our school does not operate a sibling policy. It is the responsibility of  parents/legal guardians to ensure that all siblings of existing or past pupils are pre-enrolled in good time.
  • - Where necessary, our school may operate a waiting-list system. We endeavour to keep all parents or legal guardians as accurately informed as possible about the child's place on any such list.
  • - Upon application of a place in any class in our school, it is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian to inform our school of any change of address, telephone number or other relevant details or circumstances in writing.
  • - Parents or legal guardians who do not respond to the offer of a place in our school by the stated date will lose the offered place.

Admissions Class/ECCE-scheme year

Our Admissions Class (ECCE Year) is open to children who will be joining us in Junior Infants the following year. You can find out more about our highly successful and popular Admissions Class here. If you would like to enrol your child in our Admissions Class, please fill out and email, post or hand-deliver our Admissions Class Enrolment Form.

Before you apply for a place, we ask that you understand and accept the following:

  • - Only parents or legal guardians of the child can apply for a place for a child in our Admissions Class.
  • - To qualify for for the ECCE scheme and a place in our Admissions Class, your child must be between the ages of 3 years 3 months and 4 years 6 months on 1st September each year. To avail of this programme at any stage during the pre-school year (if a place is available) commencing in September 2016, children must have been born between on or between 2nd February 2012 and 30th June 2013. 
  • - The number of available places in our Admissions Class are limited to child-care worker/children ratios.
  • - The receipt of a fully-completed (where possible) application form for a place in our Admissions Class does not guarantee that the child named will be offered a place as numbers are limited.
  • - The Admissions Class year runs every day of the school calendar year from September to June of the school year from from the hours of 9:00am - 12:00pm. Full daily attendance is expected.
  • - All children must be fully toilet-trained.
  • - All children in Admissions Class wear our school tracksuit every day. This is available to buy from Grant's Uniforms, 7-8 Manor Street, Dublin 7. Tel: 01-679 1626
  • - Where necessary, our school may operate a waiting-list system for our Admissions Class. We endeavour to keep all parents or legal guardians as accurately informed as possible about the child's place on any such list.
  • - Upon application for a place in our Admissions Class, it is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian to inform our school of any change of address, telephone number or other relevant details or circumstances in writing.
  • - Parents or legal guardians who do not respond to the offer of a place in our Admissions Class by the stated date will lose the offered place.