Year 1 – Central Applications to ESF Primary Schools – Key Dates

(For children born in 2013 and for entry in August 2018)

1 -30 September 2017

Central application period for parents to submit application:

Acknowledgement email containing applicant’s reference number will be sent upon submission.

4 September 2017 Nomination Rights applications open:
6 October 2017 Deadline for receipt of supporting documents at ESF Centre.
27 October 2017 Acknowledgement email sent to parents to advise admission process
Week of 20 November 2017

Parents receive interview status notification letters.

  • Invitation to interview with guaranteed place if successful; or
  • Invitation to interview with reserve wait list place if successful; or
  • Confirmation of wait listing for possible future interview opportunity.
8 January to 8 February 2018 First round interviews conducted at primary schools
14 February 2018 Parents receive letter with interview result
27 February 2018

Deadline to confirm places offered by payment of deposit and non-refundable capital levy.

New entrants to Year 1 in 2018/19 will not be subsidised by the government. Please click here for fees information.

March to August 2018 Further interviews conducted by primary schools as necessary.

Updated on: 28 June 2017