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Admissions Criteria 2015

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA YEAR 8 2015/16

An application to enrol in De La Salle College implies acceptance of the School’s philosophy as outlined in the Prospectus. The Board of Governors has determined the criteria for admission and has delegated to the Principal its functions and responsibilities in the application of those criteria. Below are listed the criteria which will be applied in the following order:

1. Applicants who have a brother or half brother, who permanently reside at the same address, and are currently enrolled in De La Salle College on 12th September 2014.

2. Applicants enrolled in the following pool of Primary Schools, applied in the order as listed here:

Holy Child Primary School, St John The Baptist Primary School, Bunscoil Phobail Feirste, St Oliver Plunkett Primary School, St Anne’s Primary School, St Colman’s Primary School, Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary School, Christ The Redeemer Primary School and St Teresa’s Primary School, St Kevin’s Primary School, The Good Shepherd Primary School, St Kieran’s Primary School, St Luke’s Primary School, St Mark’s Primary School, Holy Trinity Primary School and Ballymacward Primary School on 12th September 2014.

3. Applicants who permanently reside in the parishes of St. Agnes’, St Michael The Archangel,Oliver Plunkett, St Anne’s and Derriaghy. (Proof of residency must be provided, e.g., passport,     letter from Primary School Principal, letter from a Medical Practitioner, a Solicitor, a Clergyman or equivalent). The verifying letter must be written on headed notepaper and signed by one of the above who is not a member of the applicant’s family.

4. Applicants who are the eldest or only boy in their family. This is subject to satisfying verification requirements as set out below: The verifying letter must state that the child is the eldest and that the child and family are known to the verifier. It must be written on headed notepaper and signed by one of the following who is not a member of the applicant’s family:

a. a medical practitioner

b. a solicitor

c. a clergyman or equivalent

d. a primary school principal

5. Applicants who have a sister or half sister, who permanently reside at the same address, attends St Genevieve’s High School on 12th September 2014.

6. Applicants who are sons of permanent employees of the school.

7. Applicants who are brothers or half brothers of past pupils of the school.

8. Applicants whose (taken in order):

a) father is a past pupil of the school

b) step-father, who permanently resides at the same address, is a past pupil of the school (proof of residency must be provided with the Transfer Form).

9. Applicants enrolled in all other Primary Schools on 12th September 2014.

NOTE 1 The following information must be indicated clearly on the Transfer Form.

Criterion 1: The name and class of the brother/s or half brother/s attending De La Salle College.

Criterion 3: Proof of residency of the applicant must be provided to the College (attach verification documentation).

Criterion 4: The eldest/only boy in their family (attach verification documentation).

Criterion 5: The name and class of the sister or half sister attending St Genevieve’s High School.

Criterion 6: The name of the employee and the position held in the school.

Criterion 7: The years attended by the brother or half brother past pupil.

Criterion 8: The years in attendance at the school by the father or step-father.

 

NOTE 2

If the admissions number of 163 is reached in the course of applying Criterion No 2 above, the final places from the criteria which causes the school to be over-subscribed will be offered firstly to applicants who have a brother or half brother enrolled in the school on 12th September 2014 and then to the applicants who are the oldest. If applicants for the final place have identical dates of birth then selection will be based on lot i.e. the first drawn name will be selected.

NOTE 3

If the admissions number of 163 is reached in the course of applying Criteria No 3-9 above, the final places from the criteria which causes the school to be over-subscribed will be offered to applicants who are the oldest. If applicants for the final place have identical dates of birth then selection will be based on lot i.e. the first drawn name will be selected.

Please Note

When considering which children should be selected for admission, the Board of Governors will only take

into account information which is detailed on or attached to the Transfer Form. Parents should ensure that

all information pertaining to their child and relevant to the school’s admissions criteria is stated on the

Transfer Form or attached to it.

Waiting List Policy

Should a vacancy arise after 22nd May 2015, all applications for admission to Year 8 that were initially refused, new applications and applications where new information has been provided, will be treated equally and the published criteria applied. This waiting list will be in place until 31st August 2015.

The school will contact parents in writing if their son is offered a place in the school by this method.

If you wish your son’s name to be placed on the waiting list, please inform the school after 1st September 2015. This waiting list will be in place until 30 June 2016.

Applications and Admissions

Year

Admissions No

Total Applications

All Preferences

Total Admission

2012/13

163

205

163

2013/14

163

179

166

2014/15

163

188

163

 

 

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 July 2015 10:15