School Calendar

CALENDAR 2017– 2018

August

Wed 16th                                        Leaving Certificate Results
Fri 25th                                           1st Years (9.30 – 11.30am)
*                                                      Prefect Training (9.00 – 4.00am)
Mon 28th                                       Transition Years
Tues 29th                                       2nd Years (9.30 – 11.00am)
*                                                      5th Years (9.30 – 11.30am)
Wed 30th                                       3rd Years (9.30 – 11.00am)
Wed 30th                                       6th Years (9.30 – 11.00am)
Thurs 31st                                      All students (8.45am – 3.00pm)

 

September

Tues 12th                                        Extra Curricular Fair
Wed 13th                                        Junior Cert Results
Thurs 14th & Fri 15th                    Transition Year trip to Carlingford
Wed 13th                                        Higher Options R.D.S. (All 6th Years)
Thurs 14th   – Sat 17th                  German Language Trip to Berlin
Thurs 14th                                      6th Year Mass (12.00 noon)
Sat 16th                                           Study Skills Seminar – 3rd Years
Tues 19th                                        Ploughing Championships – Transition Year
Fri 22nd                                           Hospice Coffee Morning – First Year Students
Tues 26th                                        “Europe Celebrates Languages Day”
Mon 25th - Fri 29th                       St Dominic’s College “Healthfest”
Wed 27th                                        Team Building Day – all 5th Year Students in Ardgillan
Thurs 28th Sept                            Staff Meeting (3.00 – 4.30pm)
Fri 29th                                           School sponsored walk

 

October

Mon 2nd                                         School closed
Mon 9th                                         6th Year Parent/Teacher Meeting (4.15 – 6.45pm)
Tues 10th                                       Parents’ Association Annual General Meeting (7.30pm)
*                                                     * Guest Speaker James Neary on Internet Safety
Wed 11th                                        All TY students attend “Zeminar”
*                                                     * Mental health seminar in the RDS www.zeminar.ie
Thurs 12th                                     1st Year Mass
Mon 16th – Fri 20th                     Maths Week
Tues 17th                                      3rd Year Parent/Teacher Meeting (4.15 – 6.45pm)
Thurs 19th- Fri 20th                     Geography Field Trip to the Burren – all 2nd Year Students
Mon 30th– Fri 3rd Nov              Mid-term Break – School closed

 

November

Mon 6th                                         School re-opens
Tues 7th                                         Staff Meeting (3.40 – 5.10pm)
Mon 13th – Fri 17th                      Transition Year Community Care Week
Mon 13th – Fri 17th                      Science Week
Wed 22nd, Thu 23rd,Thu 30th     5th Year Retreats, Dominican Ecology Centre, Wicklow
Wed 22nd                                      2nd Year Parent/Teacher Meeting (3.30 – 6.00pm)
Fri 24th                                          Yellow Day Fundraising for St. Vincent de Paul Society
Thurs 30th                                    Trade Fair – Library

 

December

Mon 4th – Fri 8th                         English Assessment Task 3rd Years (on one day)
Thurs 7th                                       Christmas Carol Service (8.00pm) – Chapel
Fri 8th                                            School closed – Teacher in-service day
Thurs 14th                                     Christmas House Examinations start
Fri 22nd                                         School closes at 3.00pm for Christmas Holidays

 

January

Mon 8th                                          School re-opens – Assembly 8.45am
Mon 15th                                       Information Evening for Parents of 3rd and 4th Years (7.00pm)
*                                                      Options 2017-2018
*                                                      Leaving Cert Applied, Leaving Cert Established, Transition Year
Tues 16th                                       1st Year Parent/Student Quiz Night (7.30pm)
Wed 17th                                       5th year Parent/Teacher Meeting (3.30 – 6.00pm)
Thurs 25th                                    Staff Meeting (3.00 – 4.30)
Mon 29th – Fri 9th Feb              Junior Cert and Leaving Cert Mock Examinations
Mon 29th – Fri 9th Feb              Transition Year Work Experience

 

February

Mon 12th – Fri 16th                     Mid-Term Break – School closed
Tues 20th                                      Information Evening for Parents of incoming 1st Years (7.00pm)
Thurs 22nd                                   1st Year Parent/Teacher Meeting (3.30 – 6.00pm)
Sat 24th                                        Assessment – Incoming 1st Years

 

March

Wed 14th                                       Staff Meeting (3.00 – 4.30pm)
Monday 19th                                School closed – Bank Holiday
Mon 26th - Fri 6th April             School closed – Easter Holidays

 

April

Mon 9th                                        School re-opens
To be confirmed                        Sports Day
Mon 30th April                           Staff Meeting (3.40 – 5.10pm)

 

May

Fri 4th                                           1st Year History Trip
Mon 7th                                        School closed – Bank Holiday
Thurs 17th                                    6th year Awards Ceremony
Fri 18th                                         6th Year Graduation
Thurs 24th                                   Transition Year Graduation
Wed 23rd – Fri 1st Jun              End of Year House Examinations
Fri 1st                                            Summer Holidays

 

June

Wed 6th                                        State Written Examinations begin

 

PLEASE NOTE

There will be 2 extra days in-service for teachers on the new Junior Cycle.
The school will close on these days.
We will be informed of the dates by the Department of Education.
They are expected to take place early in 2018.

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