Enrolment Week

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     Junior Infants

     2022 - 2023


Enrolment for Junior Infants for September 2022 will take

place during the weeks of

17th January 2022 - 4th February 2022


All completed applications for places in Junior Infants for September 2022, together with the necessary documentation -

 original birth cert and proof of address (recent/3months - utility bill or bank statement etc.), 

must be delivered to the school office by


4pm on Friday 4th February 2022


If you require further information please contact the school at 044 9340901

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Please CLICK HERE to read our Admissions Poilicy

          St. Colman’s National School

          Bellview, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.



       in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 academic year

       Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2022/2023 is available as follows: –

To download at: www.stcolmansns.com

On request: By emailing the school secretary at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or writing to: St. Colman’s NS. Bellview, Delvin Rd. Mullingar, Co. Westmeath


PART 1 - Admissions to the 2022/2023 school year


Application and Decision Dates for admission to St. Colman’s NS for school year 2022/2023

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants


The parish schools have a common period of taking and processing intake applications. This usually takes place in January/February of each year.

Dates are decided at a meeting of Clergy and Principals in September of each year.

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on






Monday 17th January 2022

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on



Friday 4th February 2022

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


Posted out on Friday 11th February 2022

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is

On or before Friday 18th February 2022


*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

Number of places being made available in 2022/2023


The number of places being made available in Junior Infants is

66 (3 classes)

The number of residential places is (boarding schools only)


The number of non-residential places is (boarding schools only)


The number of places being made available in the special class* catering for children with [insert category or categories of SEN catered for in the special class] is


PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021 / 2022 school year 


In respect of the 2021/2022 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 107

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021/2022 school year:

Number of places available:


Number of applications received:


Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:

Category 1:        (31 in this category)

31 places offered and 29 accepted

Brothers and sisters of children currently enrolled in the school including step-siblings and children of current staff members who are at least four years of age as of and including the 1st Feb of the year in which they apply.

Category 2: 29 were offered. (29 in this category)

29 places offered and 29 accepted

Siblings with DOB after Feb 1st, Children within catchment area 1 and children of staff members with DOB after Feb 1st.

Category 3: 0 offered

Children within the catchment area 2.

Category 4: 0 offered

Children from within the parish but outside the catchment area.

Total number of offers made



Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned.

42 initially