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Possibly moving to Ireland with kids

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07/11/2017 16:05 - Introduce Yourself (Locality: Kildare)
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Hello there. I am possibly moving my family to Ireland for a temporary work assignment in the Leixlip area. I´ve got two school-age kids (ages 7 and 6). I am curious what grade they would be in, in your school system?



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08/11/2017 00:18 - Introduce Yourself
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Hi, they would most likely be in Senior Infants (6) and first class (7). This is dependent on when they turned 6 and 7 but that is the most likely scenario.



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08/11/2017 12:57 - Introduce Yourself
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Thanks for the info! Do you happen to know what the cutoff date is? My 7-yr old turns 8 this coming March and my 6-yr old just turned 6 this past September (on the 9th).
Also, I´m curious if the site (or somewhere) has a tool that tells what school a child would attend based on a chosen address... Do you know if that exists? Or is it an open enrollment situation where kids can go wherever, regardless of address...?
Thanks so much for your help.



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08/11/2017 13:34 - Introduce Yourself
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Based on those dates the classes I mentioned are correct. If you put your 7 year old into 2nd class they would be one of the youngest and it´s also Holy Communion year so they would be a little lost I think. You can chose any school regardless of address and it´s just a matter of if they have space in both classes.



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10/11/2017 14:54 - Introduce Yourself
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Hi there, here is a map with all the Primary schools in Ireland:

Primary Schools Map




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