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Galway Educate Together Secondary School

Educate Together will open a new 1,000-pupil secondary school in Galway in 2019. Please sign up below if you would like to join our mailing list here and keep up-to-date with developments. 

Educate Together is delighted to announce Sarah Molloy as newly-appointed Principal of Galway ETSS. Read more about Sarah here

You will find the school website here and the catchment area map here




The school will open in temporary accommodation. The Department of Education & Skills is working on the permanent site acquisition and the temporary accommodation for the school – neither have yet been confirmed.

Enrolments for First Year 2019:

Please read the Enrolment Policy below.

Procedure for Student Entry September 2019

The process of admission to Galway ETSS will include a number of stages:

Note: Galway 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, 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 3 priority categories have been offered places.

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Galway ETSS Enrolment Policy

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