The closing date for registration for the State Examinations November 2020 has been extended from 5 p.m. on Friday 2nd October to 5 p.m. on Wednesday 7th October. The examinations will commence on Monday 16th November and conclude on Saturday 28th November (LCA), Monday 30th November (JC) and Friday 11th December (LC). The exams will take place every evening from Monday to Friday at 5.30 p.m. and two exam sessions every Saturday and Sunday at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. The results from these examinations are expected in February 2021 at the earliest. Previous full marks awarded in respect of orals [...]
Please click here to access a document with further information for students and parents regarding the reopening of Fingal CC. Please pay particular attention to information regarding morning access to school for students, designated school zones and the structure of the school day. Thank you.
Please see here a letter from Principal Sharon McGrath regarding to return to school for students for the academic year 2020/2021. The letter contains important information including return dates, uniform, changes to the structure of the class day and access to lockers, etc. Please read the letter carefully. Thank you.
DDLETB are currently inviting applications for caretaker and clerical officer (secretary) vacancies within their network, including in Fingal CC. Click on the links below for more information. If you are interested in either vacancy, you can email Deputy Principal Margaret McDaid at email@example.com for more details. DDLETB Caretaker advertisement. DDLETB Caretaker job description. DDLETB Caretaker application form. DDLETB Clerical Officer advertisement. DDLETB Clerical Officer job description. Thank you.
As we near the end of term for the 2019/2020 academic year, we have one final installment of our Wellbeing Newsletter for you to enjoy! As always there are recipes, book recommendations, wellbeing tips as well as a fantastic Baby Photo competition to see if you can recognise your teachers in their prime! Click here to view the newsletter and have a very lovely summer from all the staff and students of our Wellbeing team!
TY Graduation On Wednesday 20th May, Fingal CC hosted its first virtual graduation to say goodbye to our TY class of 2020. Organised and led by TY Coordinator Ms Lynch and TY Year Head Mr Burke, it was a fabulous end to the year looking back at what has been a packed TY programme. Our Webwise Ambassadors Danielle Itodo and Stephanie Gaas led the proceedings in a safe virtual environment, with music from Rebecca Kwok, Aaron and Jason Cunningham; a personal reflection from Petra Jantol; a poem from Lauren Mongey; and kind words from our Jigsaw mentors Roksana Bober and Glennis [...]
Dear Student/Parent/Guardian The decision has been taken by Government to postpone the Leaving Certificate examinations for 2020 and to offer students a system of Calculated Grades in its place. This includes the traditional Leaving Certificate, and the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme All students will be given the option to receive a State Certificate of Calculated Grades in each subject that they have studied. The calculated grades model will have the same status as Leaving Certificate results awarded to students in previous years, but students will also have the opportunity to sit the conventional Leaving Certificate examination, if they wish. No date [...]
Please click here to read an information letter from Principal Sharon Mc Grath regarding the assessment and reporting of results for Junior Certificate/Cycle students.
Dear parents and students, We hope you are well and taking care of yourselves and each other. Our fervent hope is that we will be back together next September and we are really looking forward to seeing you all again! As you know the Department of Education has asked schools to provide a report to each 3rd year student which will be based on their learning achievement during the Junior Cycle. This report will be posted to each student in early June. The grade achieved in each subject will reflect a number of tests already completed and an assessment that will [...]
Dear Parents and Students As we head towards the most unusual and strangest Easter weekend in our lifetime can I thank all of you for your partnership and collaboration over the last 4 weeks. Despite the many challenges we have all faced you have worked with us to maintain teaching and learning from a distance. I know that parents and students really appreciate the enormous effort made by teachers and SNAs as they created a ‘new normal’. It is likely that this distance learning will continue after the Easter holidays and we are confident that you will continue to work with [...]
ADVICE FOR PARENTS AND CARERS Schools have not ‘shut down’ – Although your sons /daughters are not physically attending school you can still communicate with the Principal at firstname.lastname@example.org or, in some instances, teachers.Don’t try to replicate a full school timetable – It won’t be possible to replicate a full school timetable for a variety of reasons. Giving yourself and your children permission to accept this can be a big weight lifted.Expect stress – This is an uncertain and unpredictable situation, stress and anxiety are completely normal.Help children stay connected to their friends – Friendships are a key resilience factor for [...]