Coláiste Chiaráin – Enrolment Procedure is guided by the Admissions Policy. The procedure is as follows:
September/October – Open Evening takes place to allow members of the community to come and view our facilities. They also have the opportunity to speak with students and teachers.
November – The Principal visits the local primary schools to speak with the 6th class students. Enrolment forms are distributed to our ‘feeder’ primary schools. Parents of children outside these schools can visit our school to fill in an ’expression of interest’ form. Enrolment forms will be distributed to these parents after local students have been enrolled and on a first come basis.
December – On the first Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in December parents attend Coláiste Chiaráin to enrol their children.
February – Entrance test will take place on first Saturday in February. Families will be notified of this by post. This test is used to guide our planning. Classes in Coláiste Chiaráin are mixed ability.
April/May – Meeting for parents of incoming 1st years. This meeting is presented by the Year Heads, Chaplain, Special Needs Coordinator, Deputy Principal and Principal. During this period the 6th class students from the local primary schools will visit the school in the company of some of our senior (Gluais) students.