Please note the start dates for each year group
1. First Years – will start school on Tuesday, 27th August 2019 from 8.45 am – 12 noon
All First Years to present wearing their full school uniform, light snack for break and to bring in some books as they will get their locker, journal and time-table.
They do not need to bring in all their books as they will have the first two days to do so.
Please ensure they have a functioning pad-lock for their locker.
First years will finish school at 12 noon on this day.
2. Third and Sixth Years – start school on Wednesday, 28th August 2019
First, Third and Sixth Years will have school from 8.45 am – 11.45 am from this day.
Students will receive their lockers, journal and timetables. There will be classes, as well as assemblies.
3. Second Years, Transition Year and Fifth Years – start school on Thursday, 29th August 2019 at 8.45 am.
All students, from all other year groups, are in school this day too, until 12 noon.
Second Years, Transition Years and Fifth Years will receive their journals, lockers and timetables on this day.
4 Friday, 30th August 2019 – All students have classes from 8.45 am until 1.05 pm on this day.
All school uniform details are outlined on the school website. Students must wear black shoes and under no circumstances are student permitted to wear runners or hybrids as substitutes. Please click here to see all uniform details.
One small stud is permitted in one ear or one small stud in each of the two ears, only. This/these to be worn only in the lower ear lobe. Under no circumstances are students permitted to tongue, upper ear, nose earrings or studs, or more than one stud in their ear. If they do, the said item or items will be confiscated until the end of term.
Fake nails are not permitted this year. Teachers and students complained of difficulties in carrying out simple tasks in classes last year due to wearing of fake nails. Students who present to school with fake nails will be sent home and not permitted to attend school until removed.
Hair Colour & Length of Hair
Conventional, natural hair colour only permitted.
Students are not permitted to shave their hair to a grade of 1.5 or less. If students shave part of or full head of hair a grade 2 or more is only permitted. If a student breaches this, he/she will be sent home.
Students will be sent home for breaching the hair colour, fake nails and jewellery codes, and not permitted to return until notified.
Finally, I would like to remind all parents/guardians to ensure that the admission fee (€150.00 for one student/€250.00 for two students, €325.00 for three students) is paid immediately as this covers journal, locker, insurance, water, photocopying.