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St. Raphaela’s is a Catholic Primary Girls’ school, under the Trusteeship of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and the Patronage of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin.  Our school serves the children from the Kilmacud/ Stillorgan area from all faith backgrounds, and none.


How do I apply?

1. Familiarise yourself with our school, our ethos, our policies

There are so many reasons that we are proud of our School Family. We share many of them on this school website.  

It is important that parents and guardians read the policies of the school and familiarise themselves with St. Raphaela’s Ethos, Code of Behaviour, Admission Policy, Child Protection Policy and Anti Bullying Policies BEFORE applying. These are available to you here: School Policies

Upon receiving a place,  you will be asked to sign a statement agreeing to support school policies as a condition of enrolment (see Admission Policy). 

2. Read the Admission Policy 

The Admission Policy provides all information on the school’s enrolment procedures: Admission Policy,  September 2020   If you have any questions on the above, please contact the school office by emailing: 

3. Register your Interest!

Once you have all the information you require, and asked any questions you would like answered, we would be delighted to receive your  “Registration of Interest” form.

You will require proof of address (dated within the last two months) and proof of your child’s date of birth when submitting an application.

Please note, submitting this form does not guarantee a place in our school.

If applying for the current school year- please do so directly via the link below.

Applications for the School Year starting September 2024 (2024-2025) will  open from 1st October until 31st October 2023.

Applications received after 31-10-23 for 2024-2025 will be processed throughout the rest of the school year in line with our Enrolment Policy

Applications for September 2023:

We will welcome 52 Junior Infants in September 2024.

  • Applications are open between 1st and 31st October 2023.
  • The first round of offers will be issued by email by 10th November
  • Acceptance of offers (with completed hard copy of materials) must be received and confirmed by the office by 20th November

Applications for all other class levels (Senior Infants- Sixth Class) for the school year 2024-2025 will also open on 1st October 2023.

Procedures for processing late applications and wait lists are detailed within our Enrolment Policy.

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