ADMISSIONS 2021 – 2022

For the necessary information and documentation regarding Admissions for the school year 2021 – 2022 please click here 


The Supplementary Redeployment Panel is now in operation. All schools and teachers on the Panel are updated regularly by the Panel Operator and will be notified when the Panel finally clears. Any queries about the Panel should be directed to


The appointment of a new Chairperson of a Board of Management is only made after consultation with the Patron. The Patron is then responsible for informing the DES of the change. It is very important that the appropriate form is completed and returned as soon as the Patron has agreed to the appointment of a new Chairperson.

Change of Board of Management Member Form

Capital Project Form

For information on new Boards of Management for the 2019 – 2023 term please follow this link.


For information on all school appointments please click here.

You will find the necessary documentation for:

  • Leadership & Management Appointments
  • Teacher Appointments
  • Principal Appointments
  • Special Needs Assisitant Appointments
  • And also some useful interview resources


All Schools Vetting information may be found at this link

Useful Resources



Draft PA Constitution

Primary Education Newsletters

Newsletter September 2018

Primary Education Newsletter May 2018

March 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Primary Education Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter Primary Education

Theres a Procedure for:

Parental Complaints: INTO/CPSMA Complaints Procedure Guidelines for Primary Schools

Workplace Bullying and Harrassment

Staff Relation Issues:

Grievance Issues

Professional Competency & Disciplinary Teachers & Principals

  • Circular 0049/2018 – Revised procedures in relation to professional competence issues and general disciplinary matters