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Castle Gardens Primary School, Newtownards
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When Do I Apply?


Parents or guardians of children due to start P1 in September 2021 need to apply in January 2021. The application process for pre-school children due to start in September 2021  opens and closes at the same time. 

The application procedure opens on 7 January 2021 at 12noon (GMT) and an application submitted by the closing date of 29 January 2021 at 12noon (GMT) will be treated as a punctual application.  

An application received after 12noon (GMT) on 29 January 2021 will be treated as a late application.

During the admissions procedure when applying the criteria punctual applications will be considered before late applications are considered.