These documents are for the use of Boards of Management of Primary Schools in the Diocese of Cork and Ross. They may be downloaded in both DOC (MS Word Format) and PDF (Adobe Acrobat Format). Hard copies of the application forms for primary principalship and related documents are also available from the Education Secretariat, Cork and Ross Offices, Redemption Road, Cork. (Email:

Information Form for Principals to return to Diocese:
(Basic data about primary school for use in website annd directory)
Word Document: Primary_School_Info.doc

Application Form for Principalship of a Primary School:
(To be sent to each applicant for completion)
Word Document [Sept 2008 version]: applicationform.doc

Notes to assist applicant with correct completion of forms:
(To be forwarded to each applicant with Application Form)
Word Document: notesassist.doc
PDF: notesassist.pdf

Template for placing advertisement for Primary School Principal:
(Includes notes for use by the Chairperson when planning advertisement)
Word Document: template.doc
PDF: template.pdf

Form to contain school details:
(To be filled in by Chairperson and sent out with Application Form to each applicant)
Word Document: details.doc
PDF: details.pdf

Schools should close on Church Holy Days?
Following requests for clarification from schools regarding Holy Days of Obligation, the policy of the Diocese of Cork and Ross was stated in a Letter to Boards of Management