New Applications

for Admission to Nursery and Primary 1

Please note, the Education Authority is no longer issuing booklets containing the criteria for admission to Nursery and Primary schools. 

From Friday 27th November,

these criteria can be viewed online  and Official application forms downloaded at  www.eani.org.uk/admissions



Closing date for applications to be returned to schools for both Nursery and Primary 1 is

12:00 noon on Wednesday 13th January 2016



If applying for a place in either Acorn Nursery or Acorn Primary 1, it is also necessary to complete an individual application form for Acorn. 

These forms can be downloaded here:    Acorn only - Primary 1 Application form             Acorn only - Nursery Application Form

Please note, these forms will open in a new window and need to be printed for completion by hand.


In order for an application to be complete, it is necessary for your envelope to contain the following items:

  • Completed Edcuation Authority application form.
  • Completed Acorn Application Form
  • Child's Original Birth Certificate - we regret, photocopies cannot be accepted.  The birth certificate will be copied by Acorn and returned to you immediately.

Applications must be received in the school office no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday 13th January 2016.  Any applications received after this time will not be processed.

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