General Points Of Information To Note
Calculators should be ordered through the maths department in August when students return to school. This is to ensure that all students are using the same type of calculator.
Book loan Scheme
As you are aware the parents’ association operate a book loan scheme. You will receive a notification regarding the date for the collection and distribution of the books for your son/daughter
Student Activity Fund
The Department of Education and Science provides the school with monies for day-to-day expenditure. However, it does not provide for the many extras that the school attempts to provide. The fee for 2014-2015 is €80 per pupil or €100 per family. This fee will be collected during September. This it is a very necessary fund for the variety of student activities and events that are offered. If you wish to pay in instalments please contact the school.
At the request of the parents’ association, parents are offered the opportunity to choose to take out a 24 hour insurance or a school related activities insurance for their son/daughter. Each student will receive this form by post.
A – 24 hour cover - €9
B – School related activities- €6
A school locker is available at a cost of €10 euro (€5 euro is refund on return of key)
There is a designated toilet for first year boys and girls.
First years are allowed out for break 5 minutes earlier than other classes.
First years remain in school during lunch break.
Activities at lunch time include basketball, football, athletics, table tennis, and Fóroige
If a student becomes ill during the school day parents/guardians will be contacted by the school.
Contact between parents and students
If you wish to contact your son/daughter during the school day please do not do so on his/her mobile (except during school lunch break) as this is a cause of disruption to school work.
If your son/daughter is ill and needs to be collected you will receive a call from the school.
Contact with staff
Principal, deputy principal and staff should not be contacted at home with regards to school business.
If you wish to speak to a member of staff please make an appointment through the main office. 027 70177 ext 4