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Moving to Galway from Canada May 2015

Moving to Galway from Canada May 2015           reply
15/05/2015 13:18 - Choosing a School / Application Procedures
We are also moving to Galway from Canada. Our twins are now in grade three in Canada so I presumed they would be going into Grade Four in Ireland. However we have been told that they would have to go into grade 3 again as their birthday is August 7 2006. However this would mean that they would already be 12 when they start grade 6. Is this correct? Also what is the policy if there are no placements available at the school you applied for. Is it simply a case of finding another school in the area?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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