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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 and keep up-to-date with developments. 

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.

Principal Recruitment is ongoing

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