Class Ages

Below is a table showing what class your daughter should be in based on her age.

We have also shown the equivalent in the UK system.

Junior School

Age in Years

Republic of Ireland Class Groups

Equivalent UK Class Groups

3*

Pre-SchoolKG1

Nursery

4+

KG2 (Junior Infants)

Foundation

5+

KG3 (Senior Infants)

Year 1

6+

P1- 1st Class

Year 2

7+

P2- 2nd Class

Year 3

8+

P3- 3rd Class

Year 4

9+

P4- 4th Class

Year 5

10+

P5- 5th Class

Year 6

11+

P6- 6th Class

Year 7 (Secondary)

Girls must turn 3 during the calendar year of entry

Senior School (Secondary School)

Age in Years

Republic of Ireland Class Groups

Equivalent UK Class Groups

12+

1st Year

Year 8

13+

2nd Year

Year 9

14+

3rd Year (Junior Certificate)

Year 10 ( GCSE)

15+

4th Year (Transition Year- TY)

Year 11

16+

5th Year

Year 12 (A Level)

17+

6th Year (Leaving Certificate)

Year 13

Birthday as per 1st June