Learning Support

studyingAcademic Monitoring, Excellence and Success

Throughout the academic year, all year groups undertake both continuous and formal assessment. The continuous assessments are made at regular intervals and contirbute along with the formal end of term/half term assessments to a student’s result as sent home in their report

The formal assessments take place prior to the

  • October Mid-term
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Summer

Students’ academic performance is closely monitored with the results inputted into an academic monitoring system

Exam Focussed Workshops

Exam focussed workshops are provided to students in English, Gaeilge and Maths. Tuition is provided by experienced members of staff.

Parent / Student/ Teacher Meetings

Regular meetings take place throughout the academic year. One formal parent / student / teacher meeting takes place annually for each year group.

Information Evenings for Parents

Regular information evenings take place throughout the academic year.  This allows us to keep the parents informed and provides a forum for discussion. Information evenings include

  • Welcoming evening for each year group
  • Subject choice for Junior Cycle
  • Third Year Information evening
  • Third level Choices CAO & UCAS for Sixth Years
  • Parenting Course
  • Study Skills workshop for Parents

Supervised School Study

Supervised study, after school hours, is provided from Monday to Friday during school term time. The study sessions are as follows

Session 1: 4.00 pm – 5.50 pm

Session 2: 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Saturday Morning: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Flexible Option: 4.00pm – 9.00 pm. Students may use the study facilities in any combination of sessions.

Smart Study: Monday to Friday 4.00pm – 5.30 pm for First Years only

A record of attendance is kept and this record and any other relevant information is sent home monthly to parents

Wednesday Afternoon: 2.30 pm  – 3.30 pm      Free supervised study

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