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 2021/2022 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for 2021-2022 is available as follows: –

To download at: www.stjosephsrush.ie

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

PART 1 - Admissions to the 2021- 2022 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021- 2022

The following are the dates applicable for admission to First Year

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on

1 October 2020

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

13 October 2020

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

23 October 2020

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

2 November 2020

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*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn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 2021-2022

The number of places being made available in first year

144

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2020-2021 school year

Information regarding the admission process for the Intake Group for 1st year for the 2020-2021 school year

In respect of the 2020-2021 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 250

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020- 2021 school year:

Number of places available:

162

Number of applications received:

250

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 61

Places accepted 56

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

Offers made 10

Places accepted 7

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

Offers made 9

Places accepted 6

Category D – Criteria 1 & 2 – 40 points

Offers made 95

Places accepted 71

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

Offers made 1

Places accepted 0

Category F – Criteria 1&3 – 35 points

Offers made 1

Places accepted 0

Category G – Criteria 1&2 – 30 points

Offers made 45

Places accepted 8

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 1

Places accepted 1

Category k – Criteria 1 – 25 points

Offers made 2

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 3

Places accepted 0

Category O – Criteria 2 – 15 points

Offers made 5

Places accepted 2

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 4

Places accepted 1

Late Applicants:

Offers made13

Places accepted 8

Total number of offers made

250

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

0

Oct 26
2020
Mid Term Break
Dec 23
2020
Christmas Holidays
Feb 15
2021
Mid Term Break
Mar 17
2021
School Closed- Bank Holiday
Convent Lane, Rush, Co. Dublin
01 843 7534
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