St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush
Europe's first CFES School of Distinction

Annual Admission Notice

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St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, Co Dublin

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2023/2024 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for 2023-2024 is available as follows: –

To download at: www.stjosephsrush.ie

On request: By emailing office@stjosephsrush.com or writing to : St Joseph’s Secondary School, Convent Lane, Rush, Co. Dublin K56 A308

PART 1 - Admissions to the 2023- 2024 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2023- 2024

The following are the dates applicable for admission to First Year

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on

3 October 2022

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

13 October 2022

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is

26 October 2022

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is

3 November 2022

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

Number of places being made available in 2023-2024

The number of places being made available in first year

144

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2022-2023 school year

In respect of the 2022-2023 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 240

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021- 2022 school year:

Number of places available:

180

Number of applications received:

240

Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:

The Criteria under which you qualify, based on your application form will be added together to give you your total points (the maximum total points is 50

Category A - Criteria 1, 2 & 3 - 50 points

Offers made 71

Places accepted 66

Category B - Criteria 1,2 & 3 – 45 points

Offers made 8

Places accepted 8

Category C – Criteria 1, 2 & 3 – 40 points

Offers made 4

Places accepted 1

Category D – Criteria 1 & 2 – 40 points

Offers made 108

Places accepted 86

Category E – Criteria 1, 2 & 3 – 35 points

Offers made 3

Places accepted 1

Category F – Criteria 1&3 – 35 points

Offers made no applicant

Places accepted 0

Category G – Criteria 1&2 – 30 points

Offers made 23

Places accepted 4

Category H – Criteria 1&3 – 30 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Category I – Criteria 1&3 – 25 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Category J – Criteria 2&3 – 25 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Category k – Criteria 1 – 25 points

Offers made 4

Places accepted 0

Category L – Criteria 1&3 – 20 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Category M – Criteria 2&3 – 20 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Criteria 1 - Catchment Area

● Residency in the Parish of Rush K56 K34 25 points

● Permanent residency in the Parish of Lusk K45 15 points

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Criteria 2 - Designated Feeder Schools - 15 points

● Corduff NS Rush, Co. Dublin.

● Gaelscoil Ros Eo Rush, Co. Dublin

● Lusk NS Lusk, Co. Dublin

● Rush & Lusk Educate Together NS Lusk, Co. Dublin

● Rush NS Rush, Co. Dublin

● St Brendan’s NS Loughshinny, Co Dublin

● St Catherine’s NS Rush, Co. Dublin

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Criteria 3 - Sibling 10 or 5 points

● Sibling of student currently enrolled in St Joseph’s Secondary School Rush (10 points)

● Sibling of student enrolled in St Joseph’s in the past six years

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Criteria 4Other 5 points

Category N – Criteria 1– 15 points

Offers made No applicants

Places accepted 0

Category O – Criteria 2 – 15 points

Offers made 4

Places accepted 0

Category P – Criteria 3 – 10 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Category Q – Criteria 3 – 5 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted

Category R– Criteria 4 – 5 points

Offers made 3

Places accepted 0

Late Applicants:

Offers made 12

Places accepted 11

Total number of offers made

240

Number of names placed on the waiting list for the school year concerned.

0

Oct 03
2022
Friendship Week
Oct 04
2022
Study Skills Workshop(2 hr)
Oct 20
2022
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Oct 31
2022
October Midterm Break
29-Sep-2022
Transition year students & some teachers are taking part in Bike 4 Life. They aim is to cycle 220km by October 10th World Mental Health Day.This is a fundraiser for Cycle Against Suicide. & to generate awareness for Suicide prevention. Your support
27-Sep-2022
St Josephs' is recruiting a number of past pupils/parents/business leaders/community Leaders, to receive training and act as mentors in our school, delivering 3 structured mentoring sessions throughout the academic year to a group of students from 2n
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