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(According to the provisions of the Education Act 2018)


Loreto College Swords is a Catholic Voluntary Secondary School for Girls, under the Trusteeship of the Loreto Education Trust and committed to the Principles of the Loreto Educational Philosophy.

The school operates within the free education scheme, under the Articles of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools, and within the rules laid down by the Department of Education and Science. The school depends on Department of Education funding in relation to grants and teacher allocation. Therefore, all aspects of this policy are within the context and parameters of the funding and resources available from and provided by the Department of Education.

Having regard to the resources available and provided (referred to above), the school supports the principles of:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Equality of access and participation in the school
  • Parental choice in relation to enrolment in school
  • Respect for diversity of values, beliefs, traditions, languages and ways of life in Irish society.

Enrolment for First Year 2023 will Commence on 1st October and run for three weeks to 24 October 2022 3 p.m.inclusive.  

Only Students who are in 6th Class may apply for a place for First Year 2023 – please consult our Admissions Policy to check if you are eligible to apply for a place.

The Admissions Form will be posted on the school website in September 2022 – it can be downloaded and returned to the school via post, by hand or by email. No Forms Can be accepted prior to 1 October 2022

Applications for First Year 2023/24 will commence on 1 October 2022 and will continue until 24 October 2022 3 p.m.

You can Download a copy of our Admissions Appliction form here: Click to Open Admissions Form from 2023

Please Read our Admissions Policy Document here: Click to Open Admission Policy Document 2022 – Reviewed 8 Dec 22

Annual Admission Notice 2023/2024    –  Click to open Admissions Notice 2023 2024


2.       Procedure to be followed for Students who wish to Transfer from another Post Primary School into Loreto College, Swords (Not for Students applying from Primary School)

You can download and print  the Transfer Form  – please complete all parts of the form before returning to the School
Click for Transfer Form
Please Note Form must be completed fully and School Reports attached.