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New Row Primary School,Castledawson

Year 1 Admissions September 2022

The EA's Admission Portal for Primary 1 Admissions will open on Monday 10th January 2022 at 12 noon. The deadline for parents to submit an application online is Friday 28th January 2022 at 12 noon. After this date and time, the portal will close. Parents will receive notification of the outcome of their application via the Education Authority's Portal on Thursday 28th April 2022.

If you would like to arrange a short visit during one of our open weeks if you have any questions and would like to have a chat about your child beginning their primary school career, please do not hesitate in getting in touch. Making that decision can be daunting and we are here to help you.

Click on the following link to access more information on the EA website including a step by step guide and helpful EA Digital Admissions Video

Our Admissions Criteria will be published on 17th December by Education Authority.

You are also very welcome to click on the link on this page to view a short video for prospective Year 1 pupils starting in September 2022.  Our pupil leadership teams all helped planning and putting this video together and we think they did a great job of capturing what life is like in New Row - every day!

Should you have any queries about the application process and admissions criteria, please don't hesitate in contacting the Principal, Mrs Deirdre Graffin, via e-mail ( or telephone (028 7946 8426).


Alternatively complete the Starting School Survey on this page and we will get in touch with you to share information.

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A look at what happens in New Row Primary School...every day!


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