Applications for enrolment to our First Year class September 2013
Application forms for our First Year class of 2013 are now available - please click here. If your daughter`s name was registered on our mailing list, please note that an application form and a copy of our Admissions Policy (as well as a ticket for our Open Night) were posted to the supplied address on the 19th of September. You may use a copy of the form downloaded from this site. Please read a copy of the cover letter that was posted with the forms by clicking here. Please note that applications must be submitted between the 1st and the 15th of October 2012. Please read our current Admissions Policy carefully, as well as the remainder of this page for further information. In particular you may find it useful to read our frequently asked questions document in conjunction with our Admissions Policy.
Open Night 2012
We invite sixth class girls and their parents/guardians to attend our Open Night which will take place at 6:45pm on the 4th of October. This will give families the oportunity to take a tour of the school, meet members of our staff and attend a presentation providing key information. Please note that to attend this night you must obtain a ticket. Tickets have been posted to those on our mailing list. If you are not on our mailing list, tickets can be obtained by calling into the school office or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning 056-7765132. Please note that there are two parts to the night: the presentation and the tour. Your ticket will indicate which you should attend first. We look forward to welcoming you to our Open Night.
General procedures for enrolling your daughter in a First Year class.
Submit an official application form between the first and third Monday of October when your daughter is in 6th Class in Primary School.
- Make sure that you are aware of how places will be allocated if the demand for places is greater than the number of places available. This will be outlined in the Admissions Policy which will be issued in September of the year in which your daughter is in 6th Class.
- Prior to application you should familiarise yourself with our main School Policies by following this link.
At any stage prior to application, you are advised to complete and return a Mailing List Form
. If you submit this form to us, you (and your daughter) will be placed on a mailing list and an application form and a copy of the up-to-date Admissions Policy will be sent to you when your daughter is in 6th
Class. Completing this form will have no bearing
on the decision to offer your daughter a place in the school. The length of time on our mailing list is not
considered when places are being allocated.
Our Admissions Policy...
- Outlines how decisions are made in relation to applications for a place in our school.
- Was formulated and ratified by our Board of Management, following consultation with our Parents’ Association and our teaching staff. It has been approved by our Trustees, the Loreto Education Trust.
- Is subject to change (without prior notice) and is reviewed on an annual basis by our Board of Management.
If you wish to apply for a place for your daughter in any other year (i.e. if she wishes to transfer from another second-level school), please...
The link below is for a PDF version of our current Admissions Policy which outlines the procedures followed in relation to applications for a place in our 1st Year class of September 2011 and for applications for places in other year groups. Please note that this policy is subject to change.
Application Form - 1st Year 2013
Current Admissions Policy
Frequently Asked Questions - this document provides answers to questions we are frequently asked. It should be read in conjunction with the full Admissions Policy.
Mailing List Form - please read the first section above
Application Form - to transfer from another second-level school - this form is to be used if you wish to apply for a place for your daughter who is already enrolled in another second-level school.
Loreto Secondary School is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Acts (1998 & 2003). Personal information supplied on the enrolment form will be used for the purposes of student enrolment, registration, administration, child welfare and to fulfill any other legal obligations.
The Department of Education and Skills has issued a circular (CL0047/2010, click here), `Fair Processing Notice`, to explain how the data of pupils enrolled at post-primary schools, as of the 30th of September, is processed fairly and in compliance with the Data Protection Acts (1998 & 2003).