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Leixlip: Join the Campaign for an Educate Together School



UPDATE: VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED. Please sign up to our email list for updates on who will be the patron of this school & where it will be located


Leixlip is one of the 25 areas around Ireland that was promised an Educate Together national school by the Government in 2013 under a process to bring about more diversity and inclusiveness in the primary school system.

However in April 2018, the Minister for Education announced that various towns around Ireland will be supplied with brand new schools. Leixlip is one of these towns and it is proposed that a new eight-classroom primary school will open in the town in 2019. On November 8th the Department of Education (DES) invited patrons to apply to run the school and published a catchment area map (below). Educate Together applied for this new school. Following this the DES opened an online voting system for parents in this area to choose a patron of this new school between 10th December 2018-15th January 2019. 

To receive updates on when the Department publish the results of this patronage process, where they are choosing as the location for the primary school in Leixlip sign up to the email list here or below. 

Enrolment for Junior Infants 2019 will be managed by the patron successful in the patronage process and thus is not yet open. Enrolment for junior infant classes starting after 2019 will be managed directly through the school after it opens in September 2019.

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You can also let your local representative know that you want an Educate Together school in Leixlip here

An Educate Together National School for Your Community

In Educate Together schools, every child learned in an inclusive, democratic, co-educational setting. Download this leaflet to learn more.

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