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COVID-19 changes to schedule - last updated 15-5-20

The Admissions Office is still open daily although we are working remotely so please email khadmissions@thekingshospital.ie

Incoming Form 1 2020 information:

Incoming Forms 2-5 2020 onwards:

  • A mailing is being prepared and will be emailed later in May.

Form 1 2021 information:

  • Taster Sleepover March 27th Cancelled
  • Open Day May 1st Cancelled but may be rescheduled for September 25th
  • No new day place applications for 2021 can be accepted after Feb 1, 2020. An application window will open on October 1, 2020 for 3 weeks.
  • Boarder applications can be received up to 2 years in advance of enrollment, so the application window for boarding is still open for 2021.
  • A new Admissions Policy must come into effect on September 1, 2020, according to the Education Act.
  • After a consultation process this will be published on the website in the summer.

DRAFT ADMISSIONS POLICY - KH Admissions Policy Sep 2020 Draft 14-4-20.pdf CONSULTATION PERIOD RUNS TO APRIL 22ND, 2020.

  1. THIS POLICY WILL AFFECT APPLICATIONS FOR 2021 ONWARDS
  2. NO NEW APPLICATIONS CAN BE ACCEPTED AFTER FEB 1ST, 2020 UNTIL THE OCTOBER PRECEDING ENROLMENT (6TH CLASS)
  3. INSTEAD THERE WILL BE A 3 WEEK WINDOW TO RECEIVE APPLICATIONS IN OCTOBER, 2020.
  4. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CAN BE MADE BY EMAILING KHADMISSIONS@THEKINGSHOSPITAL.IE.
  5. APPLICANTS ON WAITING LIST PRE-FEB 1ST, 2020 FOR ENROLMENT YEARS 2021-2025 WILL REMAIN ON THE WAITING LIST AS PER THE PREVIOUS SELECTION CRITERA.

Hello there, and a warm welcome from us on the Admissions team – Síle Jio and Michelle Foley. 

If you are contacting us for an admissions pack, please tell us your child's name, date of birth, class and year you are enquiring for, and say whether it is a day or boarding place you require. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us by email or by phone at +353 1 643-6564 if you require more information. Our office is also open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, and during most of the school holidays, so you are welcome to contact us for an appointment that is convenient for your family. 

For almost daily updates on all the exciting things happening at The King’s Hospital School, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

All of the following dates will have to be rescheduled - we will be in contact as soon as new dates are set.

  • Open Day for all Form 1 2021 applicants: Friday, 1st May 2020 - Provisionally end September, 2020
  • First round offers: 15th May, 2020 (by post) - Now post October 1st, 2020
  • Second Round offers: 12th June, 2020 (by post)
  • Subsequent rounds notfied by telephone and email
  • Taster sleepover for Form 1 boarder applicants only March 27th, 2020: email khadmissions@thekingshospital.ie to register interest.

For international enquiries, please click here.

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Síle Jio - Marketing & Admissions Manager

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Michelle Foley - Marketing & Admissions Administrator

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The King’s Hospital School
Palmerstown
Dublin D20 V256
+353 1 643 6564
khadmissions@thekingshospital.ie