RATHMORE NURSERY UNIT CONTROLLED NURSERY UNIT RATHMORE ROAD BANGOR Telephone: 028 9146 9192 BT19 1DJ Fax: 028 9147 8219 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Principal: Mrs J M Hardy B.Ed (Hons), M.Ed, PQH (NI) Chairman of Board of Governors: Mrs C Scales Website: www.rathmoreps.com Admissions No. 52 ‘Caring, learning, excelling, together.’ Respective Functions of The Board of Governors/Management Committee The Board of Governors draws up the admissions criteria and delegates to an Admissions Sub- Committee, which includes the Principal, the responsibility for applying these criteria. Open Evening – Tuesday 28 November 2017 at 7.00 pm. Session Times The Nursery operates a ‘dual day’ system whereby we are able to accommodate 26 children in a morning session and 26 children in an afternoon session. Sessions are time-tabled as follows:- Session 1: 8:50am – 11:20 am Session 2: 12:20 pm – 2:50 pm In response to regulations issued by the Department of Education the Board of Governors has drawn up the following admission criteria:- Admissions Criteria The following criteria will be applied, in the order set down 1-3 by the Board of Governors of Rathmore Primary School, in selecting children for admission to Rathmore Nursery in September 2018. When considering which children should be selected for admission, the Board of Governors will only take into account information which is detailed on or attached to the application form. PARENTS SHOULD THEREFORE ENSURE THAT ALL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THEIR CHILD AND RELEVANT TO THE SCHOOL’S ADMISSIONS CRITERIA IS STATED ON THE APPLICATION FORM OR ATTACHED TO IT. An example of such information includes – whether the child has brothers or sisters attending the school with their details. In the event of there being more applications than places available, the following criteria will be applied, in the order set down, to select children for the available places. 1 Children from socially disadvantaged circumstances* who were born between 2 July 2014 and 1 July 2015. 2 Children born between 2 July 2014 and 1 July 2015. 3 Other children born between 2 July 2014 and 1 July 2015 will be selected by chronological age starting with the oldest. *Definition of socially disadvantaged circumstances can be found on the Pre-school Application Form.