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Dublin North East Educate Together Secondary School

Educate Together is delighted to announce that it has been awarded patronage of a new secondary school to serve Donaghmede, Howth and Belmayne to open in 2019. 

Educate Together provides a new type of second-level school, one that places the student at its centre. Its aims to create a vibrant, welcoming school community to which every student feels a real sense of belonging. Using student-centred teaching and learning methods, Educate Together second-level schools support students’ social, emotional and academic development and wellbeing.



Procedure for Student Entry September 2019

The process of admission to Dublin North East ETSS will include a number of stages:

Note: Dublin North East ETSS reserves the right to change any of the dates and procedures outlined below in accordance with changing circumstances.

  • Enrolment forms will be made available from Monday 3rd December 2018.
  • All aspects of the enrolment form must be completed fully by the parents/guardians of the student being enrolled. (The information sought therein complies with the regulations of the various Data Protection Acts and will be managed in accordance with these acts.)
  • Forms can be completed electronically at the Educate Together website from Monday 3rd December 2018.
  • Enrolment forms will only be accepted in respect of first year entrants, i.e. students starting second-level in September 2019. For Transfers please see the schools Transfer Policy.
  • The closing date for completed application forms will be Thursday 31st January at 5pm.
  • Offers of places will be made by post from Monday 11th February 2019.
  • A Getting Started Form will be sent with the offer of a place.
  • Failure to respond to an offer of a place by fully completing the Getting Started form and Place Acceptance form, within 14 days of the offer being made, will result in the place being forfeited.
  • Places will be offered in order of priority i.e. Priority 1, Priority 2, and Priority 3. Please see Appendix 1 for details of the school defined catchment area.
  • Anyone applying after Thursday 31st January at 5pm will be placed on a waiting list and offered a place only after the 33 priority categories have been offered places.

Principal recruitment is ongoing. 

To get updates on our new secondary school in Donaghmede/Howth/Belmayne/Dublin 13, sign up here

Check out the school catchment area here.

Read about Educate Together at second-level here


Dublin North East ETSS Enrolment Policy 2019

Blueprint for Educate Together Second-level Schools

The details of how our second-level schools will run are outlined in the Blueprint for Educate Together Second-level Schools. This documents in detail how the Educate Together model delivers key life skills as well as academic performance. 

Address: Educate Together, Equity House, 16/17 Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin 7, Ireland - Charity Number: CHY 11816