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

(For children born in 2012 and for entry in August 2017)

1 -30 September 2016

Central application period for parents to submit application:

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

5 September 2016 Nomination Rights applications open:
7 October 2016 Deadline for receipt of supporting documents at ESF Centre.
21 October 2016 Acknowledgement email sent to parents to advise admission process
Week of 21 November 2016

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.
3 January to 10 February 2017 First round interviews conducted at primary schools
16 February 2017 Parents receive letter with interview result
24 February 2017

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

New entrants to Year 1 in 2016-17 will not be subsidised by the government. Please click here for fees information.

March to August 2017 Further interviews conducted by primary schools as necessary.

Updated on: 15 June 2016