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Dunclug Primary School, Ballymena

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Criteria for admission to P1 after initial enrolment

Children will be admitted if there is a space within an existing P1 class for the child.

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Admission to P2-P7

Pupils will be admitted to P2-P7 provided their admission does not lead to the enrolment number being
exceeded. The same admissions criteria will be applied as for admission to P1.

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Admissions criteria to be used in the event of the school being oversubscribed.

The Board of Governors has drawn up the school’s admission criteria and has delegated to the Principal its function and responsibilities in relation to the application of these criteria and the admission of pupils to the School.The criteria are listed in order of priority.

1. Children who are of a compulsory school age.
2. Children who have a sibling currently enrolled at the school.
3. Children for whom Dunclug Primary School is the nearest school to their home address as measured
along the public road.

In the application of criteria 4, 5 and 6 proximity to the school will be based on the shortest walking distance from to school measured along a main route to the nearest gate of the school.