Enrolment and Admissions Process

Stonepark Enrolment Policy

Enrolment and Admissions Process

School: Stonepark National School

Address: Stonepark, Longford, Co. Longford.

Telephone: 043 – 3346036

Fax: 043 – 3347209

E-mail: info@stoneparkns.ie

Denominational Character: Roman Catholic Mixed

Patron: Bishop Francis Duffy – Diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnois

Chairperson of B.O.M.: Fr. Michael McGrath

School Principal: Mr. Micheál O’Sullivan

School Hours: 9:20a.m. – 2:00p.m.  Junior & Senior Infants, 9:20a.m. – 3:00p.m.  1st – 6th Classes

Parents seeking to enrol their child(ren) in Stonepark National School are requested to return a completed Enrolment Application Form (available here or in hardcopy from the school office), with an original Birth Certificate, to the school by 3.00 pm on 1st March or 3.00pm on the last school day before that date each year. Please read our full Admissions Policy here

The Board of Management of Stonepark National School, in accordance with the DES Rules for National Schools, accepts applications from children who have attained the fourth anniversary of their birth by 1st September of the year of application.

In the event of the number of children seeking enrolment in Junior Infants exceeds the number of places available, the following order of criteria will be used to prioritise children for enrolment:

  • Siblings (including step/foster siblings, resident at same address) of children already enrolled;
  • Siblings (including step / foster siblings resident at the same address) of past pupils.
  • Children living within the Stonepark Area (See Appendix for details of this area)
  • Children of current school staff

Appendix

Stonepark Area

The ‘Stonepark area’ referred to in the third of the three criteria used to prioritise children for enrolment in this Enrolment Policy is an area within the Catholic Parish of Templemichael & Ballymacormack that Stonepark NS has traditionally served. The B.O.M defines it as follows:

Houses in the townlands of:

  • Aghafad, Aghantrah,
  • Ballinamore, Ballintempan, Ballyclare, Ballymakeegan, Ballymichan, Brickeens,
  • Caldraghmore, Calf Park, Carraigeen, Carrowmanagh, Cartronageeragh,
  • Cloonanny, Clooneena, Cloonkeen, Cloontirm, Cloonturk,
  • Corlagan, Craane, Crockaun,
  • Curry,
  • Doonameran, Dunbeggan,
  • Farrneyhoogan**(please refer to note below),
  • Fearaghfad,
  • Garvagh, Glebe, Gorteenboy, Gowlan, Gragh,
  • Knockanboy, Knockatarry Brickeens, Knockatarry Poynton, Knockagowny,
  • Lisduff,
  • Meelick, Mullaghavorneen,
  • Newtown,
  • Stonepark,
  • Trillickacurry, Trillickatemple

and all houses not already in the above townlands that front onto

‘Clonterm Lane’ [signposted Cloontirm L1151] and minor roadways which branch off of it. (The lane runs between ITM co-ordinates 611945,773525 and 611750,774905)

‘Ballyminion Lane.’ (The lane is a ‘cul de sac’ which connects to the N63 road at ITM co-ordinate 612380,774230)

The section of the Longford to Moydow Road that runs between townlands of Glebe and Lisduff. (The section of road between ITM co-ordinates 613555,773785 and 613835,773465)

* The ITM co-ordinates are as per the Irish Transverse Mercator (ITM) mapping projection currently used by Ordinance Survey Ireland and viewable on maps available on www.osi.ie

Please Note

**There are only three housing estates currently in the ‘Stonepark Area’. These are:

  • Aughafad Heights,
  • Silver Birches
  • The Rocks.

If you move house having already filled in an application form you must call to the school and fill in a new application

GDPR

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect on May 25th 2018.

Stonepark NS collects and processes personal information to comply with our legal and statutory obligations, including, but not limited to those under the Education Act 1998 (as amended), the Education (Welfare) Act 2000, the Education for Persons with Special Needs (EPSEN) Act 2004, the Health Act 1947, the Children First Act 2015, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017, the Teaching Council Acts 2001-2015 and Safety Health and Welfare at Work legislation.

We will only retain personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes the information was collected for, including any legal, accounting or reporting requirements, after such time this information will be deleted or shredded.

Referenced Documents

Enrolment Application Form

Admissions Policy