General Information

General Information

Duleek GNS is a Catholic primary school under the patronage of the Bishop of Meath.


School Hours

School begins at 9:20am with Junior and Senior Infants finishing at 2 pm. All other classes finish at 3:00pm. There is yard supervision between 9.10am and 9.20am.


Entry to the School

Anyone arriving late or needing information during the school day should go to the main entrance and introduce themselves to Marian our secretary.


Pupils Leaving School Early

Parents/guardians calling during the day to take pupils home early for any reason must report to the secretary’s office and record the reason for taking pupils out early.



If a child is absent from school for any reason, a note of explanation should be given to the class teacher or using Aladdin Connect. If a child is absent for a total of 20 days or more during the school year, the school is obliged to notify the National Education Welfare Board. For further details about school attendance, please see our Attendance Policy in the policies section.



Parents should complete an application for enrolment form and include a birth certificate with their application. Completing an application for enrolment form does not entitle the child to a place in the school.

In the event that there are more applicants than there are places, the Board will allocate the places as per the enrolment policy.