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The Irish Society's Primary School and Nursery, Coleraine
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Prospective Year 1 and Nursery Parents


This page is designed to keep parents up to date with recent changes in Open Enrolment for entry to pre-school and Year 1 in September 2021.

Please take time to read this section:

Additonal videos have been added to the Education Authority's website: 

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Key Dates:

Criteria for school online on - Friday 18th December 2020

Nursery Criteria (click on the words Nursery Criteria)


Primary Criteria (click on the words Primary Criteria)


Online Portal opens on - Thursday 7th January 2021 at 12.00pm

Online Portal closes on - Friday 29th January 2021 (12.00 noon) - an application will be treated as punctual if received on or before this date 

Supporting documentation to 1st choice school - by Friday 5th February 2021 (12.00 noon)



Registration of Interest in admissions to The Irish Society’s Primary School and Nursery Unit

Year 1
Year 2 to Year 7
I would like the opportunity to view the school in person and meet the staff who will be working with my child (personal tour of the school and/or nursery by appointment)

*Any data collected from this registration of interest will only be used for admissions to the school or Nursery Unit. It will not be used for any other marketing or promotional events.