1. Please click here for our expression of interest in enrolment form.
(Please note this is for mainstream classes only)
You will be directed to our school admission form which looks like this:
2. Call to the school and ask for an Expression of Interest in Enrolment form in reception.
Office opening hours are 8.20am to 3pm Monday to Thursday and until 2.30pm on Fridays during school term.
The “Expression of Interest in Enrolment form” permits the school to store your details and contact you the first week of November, when enrolment applications open for the year in which you would like your child to attend school.
The school advertises on social media and school website when enrolment applications open, to ensure the community are aware of same.
ENROLMENT APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FROM 1st NOVEMBER – 30TH NOVEMBER ANNUALLY FOR JUNIOR INFANTS.
We have limited places available in some classes for the 2019/2020 school year. If you require a place, please complete the EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN ENROLMENT FORM and our enrolment team will be in touch.
JUNIOR INFANT 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FROM 1ST NOVEMBER – 30TH NOVEMBER 2019.
Powerstown ETNS Enrolment Policy is published on the school website and is accessible here
PETNS Application Forms
Applications forms are primarily emailed to prospective parents.
“Parents are invited to complete an Expression of Interest in Enrolment form, sharing their contact details with the school.
The school will then email application forms on the first week of November annually.
Parents can also call to the office and request a hard copy of application forms.
Enrolment Applications Received
PETNS will accept applications from the 1st of November – 30th of November annually.
Applicants will be notified of a decision in relation to enrolment no later than 7th of December.
Applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer in writing by 20th of December.
Applying for a place in other schools
If an applicant is applying/offered places in other school(s), parents/guardians must inform school of same and provide final confirmation of acceptance of a place by 20th December.
Children’s names and dates are logged on the DES POD system and if a conflict occurs (due to enrolment in another school) the school will request immediate confirmation of a place. This will allow for the school to offer a place to applicants on the waiting list.
Ground for refusal or withdrawl of an offer
<In line with Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 the following are grounds for refusal of application or withdrawl of an offer of place in Powerstown Educate Together National School:
Information in the application that was false/misleading
Failure to confirm acceptance within the notice period
Failure to confirm acceptance of the code of behaviour in writing
Non-compliance with the requirement to indicate whether they have applied for or accepted an offer of a place from another school
Please note that Powerstown ETNS waiting lists shall only remain valid for one school year (i.e. the year in which a place was sought).
- Parents who have completed the expression of interest form will be emailed an “Enrolment Application Form”
- Junior Infant Applications must be returned no later than 30th of November to be considered for the first round of offers in Powerstown ETNS
- Any Junior Infant Applications received after the 30th of November, will be added to the PETNS waiting list. The dates of second and subsequent rounds of offers will be decided on by the BOM of PETNS.
- If seeking a place in Senior Infants – 6th class please complete Expression of Interest in Enrolment form and refer to page 8 & 9 in our enrolment policy.
Completion of this APPLICATION FORM does not guarantee or constitute an offer of a place in PETNS.
Places are offered in line with criteria detailed in our enrolment policy.
If you are seeking a MAINSTREAM place in Powerstown ETNS please complete the Expression of Interest form and a member of our Enrolment Team will be in touch.
Terms & Conditions
I have been made aware of and read the school’s Enrolment Policy.
I understand that completion of the “Expression of Interest in Enrolment Form” does not guarantee or constitute an offer of a place in PETNS or offer of a position on a waiting list.
I understand that completion of the “Application Form” does not guarantee or constitute an offer of a place in PETNS or offer of a position on a waiting list.
I understand that it is my responsibility to inform Powerstown Educate Together of any change of phone number, email address, postal address, telephone number, or other relevant circumstances.
Please send all completed application forms to email@example.com or post to Powerstown Educate Together, Powerstown Road, Tyrrelstown, Dublin 15, D15VR80
Junior Infant Applications must be received no later than 30th November to be considered for first round of Junior Infant places for the following August .
Inclusion Ireland / Connect Family Network Links
1. Section 29 Appeal
Department of Education – Appealing refusal of a school place or expulsion.
2. July provision
An extension to the school year for children with autism or a severe/profound intellectual disability..
3. National Council for Special Education (NCSE) – Useful Information Leaflets