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Euston Street Primary School, Belfast

Nursery Applications

Here at Euston Street we are committed to making the application process as clear and manageable as possible. This page is dedicated to walking you through the process form beginning to end, providing you with key information about the process and linking you with various government resources. 

We know this process can appear daunting, we are here to help. 



Each nursery and pre-school will have their own eligibility criteria, this is the list of factors that are taken into consideration when places are being allocated by the Education Authority.

These lists will be published on the Education Authority website between now and January at the following link.



Who can apply?

For our Nursery school children born between 2nd July 2017 and 1st July 2018 are eligible for free pre-school education places starting in September 2021 at Euston Street Primary School. 

When to apply?

The pre-school online portal will open at 12 noon on 7 January 2021 and close at 12 noon on 29 January 2021

All applications submitted on or before 12.00 noon on 29 January 2021 will be treated as ‘punctual’. Places are not awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.

The online application for pre-school admissions will be available on the Education Authority website(external link opens in a new window / tab).



How to apply

The process of applying for a nursery or pre-school place is now completed online, there is no alternative way to apply. During the application process you will be required to make up to 5 choices of nursery or pre-school on a preference basis. There are detailed instructions provided by the EA on ensuring this stage of the process has been completed properly. Follow the link for access.