Application Form for Admission – 2024/2025

This is an application form for admission and does not constitute an offer of a place, implied or otherwise. Use of the word ‘student’ throughout this Application Form does not imply that the person on whose behalf this application is being made is regarded as having been accepted as a student of Coláiste Iascaigh.

Completed applications will be accepted from: 6-11-2024
The closing date for receipt of applications is: 7-12-2024

Please tick the Year Group the student is applying to enter:

If you selected L.C.A (Fifth Year) or L.C.A (Sixth Year) above, please also confirm if this application is being made for:



Prospective Student Details

Details of the young person for whom this application is being made.

Student Year Group *
Select the year group the student is applying to enter
Personal Public Service (PPS) Number


Details of Parent/Guardian

This section is NOT required to be completed where the student is over 18, unless s/he wishes the school to communicate with his/her parent/guardian about this application instead of directly with the student. The information is sought for the purposes of making contact about this application. If more than one name is given but the address is the same, only one letter will issue and will be addressed to both individuals.

Parent / Guardian 1
Parent / Guardian 2


Student Code of Behaviour

Please confirm that the student code of behaviour is acceptable to you as a parent/guardian and that you shall make all reasonable efforts to ensure compliance of same by the student if s/he secures a place in the school. Please note that the code of behaviour can be found at or from the school office.

Confirm Code of Behaviour *


The special class in Coláiste Iascaigh teaches students who have one or more of the following special educational needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder Please ONLY complete if you are applying for the special class.

Please confirm if this application is being made for:


(Tick this box if you are applying for a place in the mainstream class even if there are no places in the special class.)

Where the student is seeking a place in the special class, please provide details below of the special educational need(s) of the student. A Relevant Report confirming the special educational need and the recommendation for the special class, completed within the last 24 months, must also be provided to the school with this Application Form so as to be considered for admission to the special class.

Please note: as per the school’s Admission Policy, eligibility for the special class is subject to the Student having needs which fall within the category of special educational needs provided for by the special class, as confirmed by the NCSE, and for transfer students, is also subject to there being a place available in the relevant year group.

Details of special educational need:


The special class in Coláiste Iascaigh teaches students who have one or more of the following special educational needs: Autism Spectrum Disorder Please ONLY complete if you are applying for the special class.

Please confirm if this application is being made for:

Selection Criteria for Admission in the Event of Oversubscription

This information will assist in determining whether the student meets the admission requirements in accordance with the order of priority as set out in the applicable section of Part B of the Admission Policy for Coláiste Iascaigh.

A. If the student currently has any siblings in this school, please indicate their names and current year of study
B. If the student has previously had any siblings in this school, please indicate their names and years of attendance.
The years in which your sibling attended the school
The years in which your sibling attended the school
C. Please provide details of the primary school attended by the student.
Digital Signature

All of the information that you provide in this application form is taken in good faith. If itcis found that any of the information is incorrect, misleading or incomplete, the applicationc may be rendered invalid.

  • Please understand that it your responsibility to inform the school of any change in contact information or circumstances relating to this application.
  • For information regarding how your data is processed by the school and MSLETB, please see Data Protection.
  • Please sign below to demonstrate that you have read and understood this information.

NOTE: Should the student receive a place in Coláiste Iascaigh, there is no guarantee that the student will be assigned his/her selected subject choice due to resource issues and/or restrictions on the numbers of students per class.

The Board of Management of Coláiste Iascaigh is a committee of MSLETB, Newtown, Castlebar, Co Mayo which is a data controller under the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Acts 1988 – 2018. The Data Protection Officer for MSLETB can be contacted at 094 9024188.

The personal data supplied on this Application Form and the accompanying documentation sought is required for the purpose of:

  • Verification of identity and date of birth;
  • Verification and assessment of admission criteria;
  • Allocation of teachers and resources to the school; and
  • School administration,

all of which are tasks carried out pursuant to various statutory duties to which MSLETB is subject. In addition, under section V of the Department of Education and Skills’ Rules and Programme for Secondary Schools 2004/05, a Principal is required to obtain a “certified extract from” the “public register of births” in relation to students. Therefore, the school requires sight of the child’s long-form birth certificate. The processing of the personal data supplied on this Application Form is therefore carried out in line with Articles 6(c) and 6(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Failure to provide the requested information may result in the application being deemed invalid and an offer of a place may not be made.

The personal data disclosed in this Application Form may be communicated internally within MSLETB for the purpose of determining the applicability of the selection criteria and possibly with the patron or board of management of other schools in order to facilitate the efficient admission of students, pursuant to section 66(6) of the Education Act 1998 as inserted by section 9 of the (Admissions to Schools) Act 2018.

The personal data provided in this Application Form will be kept for 7 years from the date on which the student turns 18 years of age, unless there is a statutory requirement to retain some or all elements of the data for a further period or indefinitely, in line with MSLETB’s Data Retention Policy, which can be found at

A copy of the full MSLETB Data Protection Policy is available on our policies page and from the school office. Any person who provides personal data through this Application Form has a right to request access to that data. S/he also has a right to request the changing of any information if it is factually incorrect. A request for erasure of the data can also be made by or on behalf of the data subject but this will only be acceded to where the data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and where MSLETB does not have a legal basis for retaining it. If you as a data subject have any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission.