Dundonald Primary School 'Together we...Inspire, Believe, Achieve'



If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.(Amendments will be made in January 2019 in line with EA guidance)

 Contact the School Office on 02890482680 to arrange a visit and to see for yourself why generations of families have chosen Dundonald Primary School for their child's nursery and primary education. The Principal or the Vice-Principal will be delighted to give you a tour of the school and you can experience the day to day life of DPS. For more information on admissions, please visit



Criteria for admission to Nursery




The Nursery Unit will be open 3.30pm to 4.00pm from Tuesday 4th - Thursday 6th December 2018. You are invited to come along on a day that suits you. This will provide you and your child with an excellent opportunity to find out about our Nursery provision. If you are unable to attend on any of the dates provided, please contact the school to arrange a visit.


Due to Education Authority changes regarding the admissions process we are currently unable to publish our admissions criteria. We are told these will be available early in the new year.


Criteria for Admission to Primary One



There will be an Open Evening on Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 7.00pm – 8.00pm with the Principal’s welcome in the School’s Assembly Hall at 7.00pm. This evening will provide an excellent opportunity for you and your child to find out about our Primary school provision.

If you are unable to attend on this date, please contact the school and we will be delighted to arrange a suitable time for a visit to see the school in action.


Due to Education Authority changes in the Admissions process we are currently unable to publish our Admissions Criteria. We have been informed that the application forms and the criteria will be available early in the new year.


 Please see below our P1 Welcome Guide.




Criteria for admission P2-P7



Children can be admitted into these classes only if the total enrolment number has not been reached and if the number of each year group has not exceeded the Department of Education guidelines on permitted class sizes.


The criteria applicable for admission into Y2-Y7 classes will be amended in line with P1 criteria when approved by EA