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Maghera Primary School, 15 Station Road Maghera Co. Londondery

Primary Admissions

All children who are 4 years old on or before the 1st July must begin their primary education from the beginning of the school year following their 4th birthday.The application procedure for primary education allows parents to express a preference for the primary school they wish their child to attend.


For the first time this year, the enrolment process can be carried out online for P1 pupils wishing to begin school in September 2019. The GO LIVE date for these new digital admissions is Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Applications close on Thursday 31st January. For this year only there is also an option to use a paper copy of the enrolment form which is now available from the school office and live to download by using the link here.

The Application Procedure


Our school OPEN DAY was Friday 30th November. We showed prospective parents around the school and gave them a flavour of life here in Maghera Primary School. If you were unable to attend please note that there is a second evening arranged for Monday 21st January at 7.00 pm. If this time does not suit contact the school office to arrange a school tour and collect your prospectus. If you opt for a paper copy of the enrolment form please return it to school as soon as possible.


Admissions criteria

P1 Information.     



Admissions criteria for entry to P1, in order of priority:-


  1. Children must be of compulsory school age.


   2.  Children with a sibling already attending.


   3.  Children who live closest to the school as measured by google maps to the school gate.