Our Application Process

Choosing the right school for your child is not an insignificant decision. So once you have explored our website and our Facebook page, we would be very happy to answer your questions via email, chat with you on the phone or, when it is safe, welcome you to visit our school. A tour of our school will allow you to feel for yourself the atmosphere here and and give you a sense of what it will be like for your children at Goatstown/Stillorgan ETNS.

Our Admissions Policy

In line with the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018, our Admissions Policy sets out the criteria on which decisions about admission will be made. The timeline for applications to our classes is set out each year in our Annual Admissions Notice.

Admissions for 2023

We look forward to receiving your application for a place in our school. Pre-enrolment for all classes for 2023 is not open yet. However, if you would like to add your email address to our pre-enrolment mailing list for 2023, please email Please put either Junior Infants 2023, Senior Infants 2023, 1st Class 2023, 2nd Class 2023 or 3rd Class in the Subject line of the email.

Admission for 2024 onwards

To be added to our pre-enrolment mailing list for future years, send us an email stating which year of admission you would like to be added to.