New School Development for Goatstown/Stillorgan

Stillorgan (2)

The Minister for Education and Skills, today announced that a new primary school for the Goatstown/Stillorgan area is to be established by September 2016.

This development recognises the increasing demographic pressure on the existing infrastructure in Goatstown/Stillorgan and demonstrates this Government’s delivery on its commitment to prioritise new schools and to invest in our children’s education.

This is the sixth major educational investment in Dublin South since our Government took office in 2011.

Patrons can apply to run the new school.  The criteria to be used in deciding on patronage of the new school will place an emphasis on parental demand for plurality and diversity.  The process will be carried out later this year.

This approach emphasises this Government’s commitment to moving towards a more pluralist system of patronage at primary level.