Your first step to St. Brendan's Community School

Thank you for your interest in our school. We are delighted to share our school community with you, and our website is a great place to start to explore all that St. Brendan's Community School offers.

By working closely with parents it is our firmly held belief that we are creating a learning environment in which our sons and daughters can be happy, safe and secure. This is the context in which they can grow in confidence to achieve all that they are capable of.


Admission process


Form should be completed electronically, then printed, signed and dated. Only hard copy accompanied by the relevant documentation will be accepted.
Please forward completed Application Form – (INCLUDING EVIDENCE OF QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING COUNCIL OF IRELAND REGISTRATION NUMBER AND GARDA VETTING) to: The Secretary, Board of Management, St. Brendan’s Community School, Birr, Co. Offaly.

The Application Form should reach St. Brendan’s Community School, not later than 12 noon on the closing date notified in the advertisement.



Apply online or send your filled application form on our registered postal address.



Eligible candidates will be called for an interview, along with necessary documents.



Selected candidates need to submit all required documents along with the fee payment.

Important dates and guidelines

The School opens admission in November every year. Admission is a two step process. In the first step the children write an entrance test after the registration.

  • November 20, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. IST
    Deadline for applicants to fifth and eighth grades to submit application and application fee for a guaranteed on-campus interview.
  • January 16, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. IST
    Admission application deadline, financial aid application deadline.
  • March 5, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. IST
    Admission decision notification for eighth, ninth, and tenth grades.
  • March 12, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. IST
    Admission decision notification for fifth grade.
  • April 07, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. IST
    Start of the new session. Candidates are required to bring admission confirmation letter upon first visit.
Don't be afraid to apply. I never thought I’d even get into St. Brendan's Community School. But I got in, and with a financial aid. Without it, I wouldn’t be here.

Emma Nelson

National Soccer Player & Alumni, 2016

New admission starts in August

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