Knockbreda Nursery offers full time places (School hours are 8.30am - 1.00pm) and the Hub Club extended provision from 1.00pm to 3.00pm for pupils during term time.  Our Open Days will take place on Saturday 24th November 2018 (10.00am - 12noon) and Tuesday 4th December (1.30-2.30pm) and we will be delighted to show you around our school and answer any queries.


Applications for the admission of children for 2018/2019 school year will be taken in line with the process for admissions from the Department of Education.

The entry criteria for admissions to Knockbreda Nursery School is available in our school prospectus. Our checklist to assist you when submitting your application is here.  For those applications that are initially unsuccessful, the school operates a waiting list policy.



Important dates for admissions procedure

Please note that the application process for September 2018 entry closed on Wednesday 10 January 2018 at 12 noon.
All places have been filled for September 2018 entry and the school is operating a waiting list, should any places become available. Please see our Waiting List Policy below.


Application forms should be returned to the setting you have selected as first choice.  Completed application forms (selecting Knockbreda Nursery School as first preference) should be delivered to the Knockbreda Nursery School Office from December 2017, between the hours of 9.30-1.00pm only.   At this time, all necessary paperwork will be photocopied and returned.  Please note that applications forms will not be accepted outside of office hours.  Application forms will be available from the School Reception Desk or alternatively, they can be downloaded from the Education Authority’s website by selecting ‘I want to apply for a school place/ Pre School Admission’


The deadline for completed applications was

10 January 2018 by 12 noon.



Waiting list policy


Open Day: December 2017


Open Day: November 2017