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Rathdown School

Join Our Senior School


The main entry point for students in the Senior School is First Year.

We welcome Declarations of Interest throughout the year for Senior School with formal applications available for submission in October of the year your child is attending P6 (6th Class).

Should you wish your child to join us in any other year groups in the Senior School, or at other times of the year, this may also be feasible depending on availability.

 

Senior School Registration

We hope you will find the Virtual Tour of interest.

 

REGISTERING FOR 1ST YEAR 2024:

Simply complete our Application Form and return by post or email along with the Registration Fee which is payable either online through our website on the home page or by Bank Transfer

 

Rathdown Senior School welcomes Applications for the 2024 First Year intake from 2nd October 2023.  This process is in line with the provisions of the new Admissions to School Act 2018 where schools around the country are expected to behave in a uniform manner and the new guideline dates are as follows:

  • School will commence accepting Applications for admission – 2nd October 2023
  • Applications will close – 23rd October 2023
  • Applicants notified in writing of the Schools decision – 13th November 2023
  • Applicants confirm their acceptance by – 27th November 2023

Once a place has been offered, the parent / guardian has 14 days in which to accept the offer. To accept the offer €1,500 is payable immediately.

This €1,500 is non-refundable and non-transferable and secures the place. It will then be applied against the school tuition fee for the first year the child is in the school.

For existing students transferring from the junior school in Rathdown the non-refundable amount payable upon accepting a place in the senior school is €1,000.

PLEASE NOTE PAYMENTS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED BY CASH OR CHEQUE.  Bank details can be found here.

Applicants should not be dissuaded from contacting us outside these dates as there can be cancellations and/or deferrals of offered places.

Copies of the Admissions Policy and Code of Behaviour can be found on the following link.

REGISTERING FOR 1ST YEAR 2024 & ONWARDS:

Please complete the Declaration of Interest and return by email or post.  Formal Applications will be available in October prior to year of entry.

 

REGISTERING FOR 2nd - 5th YEAR

We make formal offers for all other year groups within the Senior School one year prior to entry. A letter of offer is issued and the parent / guardian has 14 days in which to accept the offer. To accept the offer €1,500 is payable immediately.

This €1,500 is non-refundable and non-transferable and secures the place. It will then be applied against the school tuition fee for the first year the child is in the school.

Applicants should not be dissuaded from contacting us outside these dates as there are often cancellations and/or deferrals of offered places.

2nd - 5th Year Application Form - if interested please complete and return by post or email along with the Registration Fee which is payable either online through our website on the home page or by Bank Transfer

It is important to remember that if you have more than one child we require a separate registration form for each sibling.

Should you wish your son / daughter to join us in the Senior School at other times of the year, we are pleased to make individual arrangements for private visits.