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Loughries Primary School, Newtownards

Digital Admissions P1 September 2023

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2024, then you can apply for their place online from Tuesday 9th January 2024 from 12 noon.

The closing date for primary one applications will be 12.00 noon on Friday 26th January 2024. 

Please click on the links below for more guidance:

To apply - click on the link below:


Please see below our Admission Criteria 2024-2025, Comments made by our Parents, FAQ and the Religious Form September 2024 Entry.  

If you would like a tour of our school then please email the Principal

Transport Eligibility

Are you eligible for transport assistance to Loughries Integrated Primary School?

Eligibility for transport assistance for children of compulsory school age is set out in the Department of Education Circular 1996/41, (updated September 2009).

The statutory qualifying distance is

  • 2 miles in relation to a pupil under 11 years of age

Click on the link below to find out:

If you receive the message, there are no closer schools of the same category within the qualifying distance to your home address then you are eligible for transport assistance.