South Lee Educate Together National School

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE for 2024/2025 school year


Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2024 is available as follows: –

To download here: South Lee Educate Together National School Enrollment Policy 2020

On request: By emailing office@southleeeducatetogether.com

To enroll a child: http://bit.ly/SouthLee2021


PART 1 – Admissions to the 2024/25 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2024/2025

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants:

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on 1 October 2023

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on 29th October 2023

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 12 November 2023

 The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 2 weeks from date on letter offer.


Note: applications made after the 29
th October 2023 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Failure of an applicant to accept an offer by the 20th November 2023 may result in the offer being withdrawn.


Part 2-Other Year Groups Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2024/25

The following are the dates applicable for admission to other year groups:

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on  1st October 2023.

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on  29th October 2022

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is 12th November 2023.

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is 2 weeks from date on letter offer.

Note: applications made after the 29th October 2023 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Failure of an applicant to accept an offer by the 20th November 2022 may result in the offer being withdrawn.


Number of places being made available in 2024

A note can be added if a change in numbers could arise for a special class or other year group or, some schools may not have confirmed accommodation. Note: The figures set out below in relation to the Autism Class are subject to change dependent on whether current students in the Autism Class 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 is  25.

The number of places being made available in Senior Infants is 0.

The number of places being made available in 1st Class is 2.

The number of places being made available in 2nd Class is 4.

The number of places being made available in 3rd Class is 0.

The number of places being made available in 4th Class is 6.

The number of places being made available in the Junior Autism Class: 0

The number of places being made available in the Senior Autism Class: 0

Catchment Area of Our School

The catchment area of our school covers areas south of the River Lee in the city, and bounded to the east by South City Link Rd to take in areas like the south inner city, Turner’s Cross, and Ballyphehane. The catchment also includes areas such as Glasheen and Wilton to the west and generally to the north of Cork’s South Ring Rd, but also including parts of Togher south of the national route. The western boundary of the school’s catchment runs from Waterfall to the western end of the Carrigrohane Rd, taking in the Curraheen and Bishopstown residential areas.