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Enrolment and Admissions 2019-2020

A new online enrolment process is being rolled out for children who are due to start Pre-School/Nursery and P1 in September 2019.  Parents will be able to apply through an Education Authority (EA) portal from 2nd January 2019 and the closing date for applications will be midnight on 31st January 2019.  

Updated Admissions Criteria for all Primary School and Pre-School settings across Northern Ireland will be published on the Education Authority website on Friday 14th December.  

Our Open Day at Cedar Integrated Primary School and Nursery Unit will take place on Thursday 13th December 2018 from 11:00 am - 12 noon and from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm.   Parents are warmly invited to attend, see the school in action and meet the staff.  Click here to see more details on our Open Day.

If you are unable to make it on 13th December please contact the school on 028 44 830009 or email info@cedarips.downpatrick.ni.sch.uk and we will do our best to arrange an alternative time for you to visit the school.

There are two parts to the application process for Nursery and P1 applications.

Part One 

All parents/carers must complete an online application through the Education Authority portal which can be found at: https://www.eani.org.uk/parents/admissions.

If you are unable to access the Education Authority portal please contact the school office on 028 44 830009.  Online applications open on 2nd January 2019 and close at Midnight on 31st January 2019.

Part Two

If you are applying to Cedar Integrated Primary School or Nursery Unit as your first preference school, as well as the online application Parents/Carers will have completed, the school needs to receive the following documentation from Parents/Carers on, or before, 12 noon on Friday 8 February 2019:

A)  A completed copy of Cedar's Registration form.  The form can be downloaded by clicking here or a copy can be collected from the office at Cedar Integrated Primary School and Nursery Unit.


B) A copy of the child's birth certificate.  Staff will happily photocopy the original and return it to you.


C) Verification documentation, if required, to complete the application process - for example verification of eldest child,  Social Security form etc. 

Admissions Criteria

        •   Nursery Admissions Criteria                              

        •   Primary 1 Admissions Criteria          


        •   Waiting List Policy