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School Day

Day from:  9.00 a.m. – 3.45 p.m. (except Wednesdays) Wednesday: 9.00 a.m. – 1.10 pm

Break from: 11.40 a.m. – 11.50 a.m.

Lunch from: 1.10 p.m. – 1.45 p.m.

Mornings, breaktimes an evenings are supervised by teachers.


School Uniform

Maroon Jumper, grey skirt/grey trousers, grey shirt and black shoes.

P.E Uniform

Navy tracksuit ends, plain white polo shirt and white soled runners.


Book Scheme

For a nominal fee (approximately 20% of the retail price of the books), all text books are supplied for each year. Students are bound by the terms of the Book Rental Contract.


Student Lockers

Lockers are available to all students, who must provide their own padlocks. Students must abide by the terms of the Locker Use Contract.


Entrance Assessment

An entrance assessment and orientation day is held at St. Declan’s in spring each year. This is a standardised test of Numeracy and Literacy based on the Primary School Curriculum.


First Year Induction

There is a comprehensive Induction Programme for new students as they enter St. Declan’s. In September, all parents of First Year students are invited to the school for an induction night where issues relating to new entrants are discussed. Useful tips and practical solutions are offered for the most common problems faced by students in the transition to Second-level school.


Policies and Code of Behaviour

A full set of School Policies and Code of Behaviour will be given to parents at the Open Night and are also available from the School Office.


Supervised Study

This runs from 4pm - 6pm daily except on Wednesdays when it is held from 1.30pm - 3.30pm. Study is open to all students and provides a positive learning environment for students.


School Meetings and Functions

There are various meetings and functions during the year of which parents will be notified well in advance. The following is a sample of what may take place each year:

• Open Night • Induction Night • Parent-Teacher Meetings • Exam Preparation Night • CAO Night

•Transition Year Night • Awards Night • Sports Awards • Fashion Show • Variety Concert



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Coordinates: 52.256667  -7.129167

School Sports

We are proud of our successful sporting success.

A full list of the different sports on offer can be found here.