Form 1 Day & Boarding Applications

Thank you for your interest in The King’s Hospital School for your child’s secondary school education, whether as an existing member of the school community or first-time enquirer.

This information is for Form 1 entry for 2024.

2024/2025 Fee information. For 2024 enrolment a non-refundable deposit of €1,000 (€3,000 non-Irish resident with non-Irish passport) must be paid at time of offer, if accepting the place.

If you are resident abroad and applying for a Form 1-5 place please go to the International Students page. If you are resident in Ireland and applying for Form 2-5 go to Mid-Stream page.

At any time please contact the Admissions Team on  or +353 1 643-6564 and we will be happy to help you.


Our Admissions Policy complies with the requirements of the Education Act 1998, the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 and the Equal Status Act 2000. It came into effect on February 1st, 2020, and after a consultation process was approved by the patron on June 8th, 2020. An aim of the new Admissions policy is to phase out pre-existing waiting lists in the admissions selection process.


Existing Applicants – Day or Boarding

If you submitted an application for your child prior to February 1, 2020, for enrolment years 2024 or 2025, you do not need to fill out a new form. You can email to confirm that we already have an application for your child on file.

New Applicants – Day

New Form 1 Day applications can only be made through our online form during a 3-week window in the Autumn of each year when your child is in 6th Class. However,  you should fill out the Expression of Interest Form below for any application year, so we can alert you to enrolment dates and other school information.

Form 1 2024 online application

Application must be accompanied by Birth Cert, Registration Fee and/or Religious Affiliation Cert before it will be processed and an invite sent for Open Day.

New Applicants – Boarding

Boarding applications can be submitted when your child in 5th or 6th class. All applications must include the following documents/information:

  • PPS Number – include on form
  • Current School Roll Number – include on form
  • Copy of Birth Certificate – email separately
  • Religious Affiliation Certificate if practicing Church of Ireland or protestant reformed only – use this template  and email separately.
  • €75 non-refundable application fee – pay online

All boarding applicants are required to visit the school or join a video call for an interview, before being offered a place.

Individual boarding visits are arranged during the October mid-term break.

Please fill out the following online form if you wish to enroll your children for 2024 or 2025 and email all documents to

​Please fill out the form below if you wish to be contacted by the school with details of Information Sessions, Application Date Reminders and School Updates for any year of application. This does not place you on a waiting list.

A child should have reached 12 years of age by the time they are to begin Form 1.