Our Application Process

Choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about Goatstown/Stillorgan ETNS. We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have via email, phone call, or, when it is safe, a visit to our school. A tour will allow you to experience our school’s atmosphere first-hand and get a sense of what it would be like for your child here.

Our Admissions Policy

In line with the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018, our  Admission Policy outlines the criteria used for admissions decisions. The application timeline for each class is set annually in our 2024-2025 Annual Admissions Notice

Admissions for 2024

Pre-enrolment for all classes in 2024 is closed. However, you can add your child to our waiting list by visiting our Pre-Enrolment page and completing the 2024 Waiting List form.

Admission for 2024 onwards

To be added to our pre-enrolment mailing list for future years, please email us specifying the desired year of admission.

Admissions to Our Autism Class

Special Class Application and Decision Dates for the 2024/2025 School Year


Our school offers a special class for children with Autism. Here are the key dates for the 2024/2025 school year admissions process:
  • Applications Open: May 21st, 2024
  • Applications Close: June 4th, 2024
  • Admission Decisions Announced: June 7th, 2024
  • Offer Acceptance Deadline: Applicants will have one week (7 days) to confirm their acceptance of an offer. Offers not accepted within this timeframe will be withdrawn.


Please note: This information is specific to the 2024/2025 school year. We recommend checking our website for updates regarding future admissions.