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Tildarg Primary School, Ballyclare
P1 Online Admissions You may now apply for a P1 place in our school for September 2021.  Details on how to apply online can be found on our homepage and on the Education Authority website (  The closing date is Friday 29th January at 12noon. | Open Day / School Visit for prospective parents (By Appointment Only) - Contact the principal via phone (02893 323948) or email ( to arrange a suitable date for your visit. Please check out our website for more information about our school, and follow us on the Schools NI App for frequent updates (available to download for iOS and Android devices).  P1 applications open at 12noon on Thursday 7th January and close at 12noon on Friday 29th January. Click the following link to watch our school video to Learn more about Tildarg Primary | Visitors All visitors to school MUST wear a face covering and SANITISE hands before entering.  Please contact school in advance as we are limiting the number of visitors in our school building due to COVID-19. We appreciate your understanding and appliance with this request. | Free School Meals If you are entitled to Free School Meals/Uniform Grant you can complete an application form, every year, to avail of this. You can apply at any time of the year, should your circumstances change, but for school funds to benefit we would ask, where possible, that this be applied for by the end of September / start of October. 
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Welcome to our school website, which reflects life at our school over the past few years.   It has been designed to strengthen the contact between school and home for present and past pupils and their families. We hope that it will also give prospective parents a flavour of the very many special educational experiences we can offer your child.  We would especially recommend that you take time to browse through our galleries, where you can see how we endeavour to create a love for life and learning for everyone in our school. Thank you for taking the time to look through our website.

K.S Dickson


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P1 Admission for September 2021

If your child is starting primary school in September 2021, you can apply online between 12.00 noon on Thursday 7th January 2021 and 12.00 noon on Friday 29th January 2021.

Please note that places are not allocated on a first come, first served basis, as no application can be considered for approval until after the closing date. 

Further information, such as: admissions criteria, parental guides and instructional videos, are available on the EA website under the Admissions section at -

Digital Assistance
The Admissions Helpdesk (028 9598 5595) will operate from 8am-8pm Monday to Thursday and from 8am5pm on Friday from 7 to 29 January 2021. Parents requiring digital assistance can use the helpdesk to book
a slot for telephone or virtual support. Interpreters will be booked onto the call where necessary.

A limited number of face to face Digital Assistance Clinics are planned for this year with locations based on
demand in previous years. Due to Covid-19, it will be necessary for parents to book an appointment via the
helpdesk. Appropriate safety measures will be in place in the venue. Interpreters will be made available
where possible. Details of the clinics are as follows –
12 January 2021 Millennium Court Arts Centre Portadown 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
13 January 2021 Dungannon Teachers Centre 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
14 January 2021 Antrim Board Centre 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
19 January 2021 Millennium Court Arts Centre Portadown 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
20 January 2021 Dungannon Teachers Centre 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
21 January 2021 Antrim Board Centre 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Should the situation change in January regarding restrictions it may not be possible to proceed with face to
face clinics as planned.




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