Going to post-primary school
Describes post-primary education, including how to choose a post-primary school and enrol your child.
There are different types of post-primary school. The main difference is in how your school is managed, how it is funded and who owns your school.
The first three-year period of second-level education is called the Junior Cycle.
This document describes the Transition Year programme, a one-year, school-based programme between Junior Cycle and Senior Cycle.
This document describes the Senior Cycle in post-primary schools.
This document describes post-primary education for students with disabilities.
The Department of Education and Skills provides subsidised school transport for eligible post-primary students.
A list of organisations and internet resources providing information on education at post-primary level.
Different schooling options available in the secondary school system in Ireland and outlines the state examination system.
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Moving to Ireland
Introduction to the Irish System