Students residing within the school’s zone, or who have a prior association with the school, have priority right of entry. 

If there are more applicants in the priority groups than there are places available, selection will be by ballot conducted in accordance with instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989. 

There are 280 places available for Year 9 students in 2023.

Submit an online application

Prospectus 2022

(Print here)

ICT Agreement

ICT Responsible Use Agreement

Priority of Entry

Students residing within the school’s zone have priority right of entry. If there are still places available after the receipt of applications from students within the zone, other applications will be accepted in the following order of priority:

First Priority: The Special Programmes category is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Secretary.

Second Priority: Siblings of current students of SBHS

Third Priority: Siblings of former students of SBHS

Fourth Priority: Sons of former students of SBHS

Fifth Priority: Sons of Board members or Board employees of SBHS

Sixth Priority: Any other applicants will be selected by ballot

Enrolment dates for Year 9 2023

  • Community Open Night – Wednesday 25th May, 7.00pm-9.00pm (Link here to Virtual Tours)
  • Enrolments Open – 25 May 2022
  • CV Gallagher Academic Scholarship Exam – TBC
  • Enrolments Close – 29 July 2022
  • Ballot (if required) – 3 August 2022
  • Deadline for acceptance of places – 15 August 2022

Applications for our C V Gallagher Academic, Creative Shirley Music and Spartan Sport Junior Scholarships can he found here

Examination results and Scholarship winners will be informed after Offers of place are accepted