School Day

The School Day

Students should arrive in school at 8.50am, take what books they need from their lockers and go to class on the first bell which rings at 8.55am.

Class begins at 9.00am and finishes at 3.40 pm.


Class periods are of 35 minute duration with 10 classes in the day.

Tues, Thurs, Fri:          

Class periods are of 40 minute duration with 9 classes in the day.


Class ends at 2.20pm.Students participate in co curricular activities until 3.40

Free Supervised study is also available for students from 2.30 – 3.30pm

Morning Break:

For the morning break, St. Brendan’s operates 2 Tuck Shops. These sell sandwiches, drinks, soup, etc and are located as follows:

The General Purpose Area (GP): 1st and 2nd Year Students

The Canteen: Junior Cert, TY’s, LCA’s, 5th and 6th Year Students.

Students are required to go to the shop designated to their year group.


Monday: 1.15pm – 1.55pm         Rest of week: 1.00pm – 1.40pm.

Hot lunches, soup, sandwiches and drinks are served in the Canteen at lunch time. Every effort is made to keep the food on offer healthy as well as attractive to the students.

Lunch Time activities:

Junior students are not allowed to leave the school grounds during lunch. Activities are organised which include: football, basketball, table tennis, indoor soccer, debating, chess, computer room access etc.

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