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Admissions Criteria & Application Information

Admissions Criteria

 

We have 87 places in our Year 1 classes which have children from all across Bangor and from a wide range of nurseries and playgroups. 

 

In order to choose who gets a place we apply the following criteria:

 

 

In the event of over-subscription in any of the above criteria preference will be given, in the order set down, to children on the following basis:

 

(a) Bangor Central Integrated Primary School listed as first preference.

 

In the event of over-subscription in sub criteria (a), children will be selected for admission on the basis of the initial letter(s) of their surname (as recorded on the birth certificate) in the order set out below:

 

L G Mc P C K V Q U S O H J Z F E D R I Y A X N B W M Mac T

 

This order was determined by random selection.

 

In the event of surnames beginning with the same initial letter the subsequent letters of the surname will be used in alphabetical order. In the event of two identical surnames, the alphabetical order of the letters of the forename will be used (as recorded on the birth certificate)

 

Parents are warmly invited to contact the school office or Principal if you need further information or assistance in the completion of the application.

 

As an integrated school we apply the criteria to each of the following groups as we aspire to have a balance of 

  • 40%  from the Protestant tradition, 

  • 40% from the Catholic tradition and 

  • 20% from other traditions / non-religious backgrounds.

 

Application Information

 

Applications for Year 1 places are made via the Education Authority's online portal. Provisional information can be found below. We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.

 

FRIDAY 17TH DECEMBER 2021 (provisional date, subject to change).

Primary school admissions procedure and admissions criteria for children starting school in September 2022 will be published by Education Authority on their website -https://www.eani.org.uk

MONDAY 10TH JANUARY 2022

12noon - PRIMARY SCHOOL APPLICATION PROCEDURE OPENS ONLINE PORTAL 

Please note that your CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE must be uploaded to the portal at time of application to their first preference school at time of application.

Please ensure that you enter your email address when you are completing your application online. This is how the school will communicate with you.Any other supporting documentation must be sent to the first preference school via the portal.

FRIDAY 28TH JANUARY 2022

12noon - CLOSING DATE FOR YEAR 1 APPLICATIONS

The online portal will no longer be available to apply. 

Parents must submit an application and any documents in support of their application.

An application received after this date and time will be treated as ‘LATE’. 

TUESDAY 26TH APRIL 2022 (provisional date, subject to change).

 

Parents will receive notification of outcome of application via Online Portal and the school will email parents of ‘accepted’ children on Wednesday 27th April 2022 (provisional date, subject to change).

Pre-Enrolment Information

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