Congratulations…

LC resultsCongratulations to all our Leaving Certificate students who achieved such excellent results today. We are proud of you all.

Pictured on the right are: Ciara Clarke, Cassie Hackett, Aoife Fagan, Laura O’Connor and Íomar McManus (Photo credit: Mr. Clarke).

Thanks also to your parents, guardians and wider family supports, who held Sixth-year together for you and ensured space for study and rest.

Your teachers are really pleased with your results. By midday over half the teaching-staff had arrived in to review your grades. Their interest is a great sign of the commitment to teaching and learning in Portmarnock Community School.

If you wish to view your scripts please follow the instructions enclosed with your results today. The school is bound by the State Examinations Commission in how this takes place. The student must be present on the appropriate date/time of the viewing. All details are found in the Candidate Information Booklet here.

The Adult Education Brochure for the Autumn Term, beginning in September, is available in the Adult Education section of the website. The printed version will be available from local shops, libraries etc. from late August.

The Transition-year section of the website has been updated for 2014 / 2015. Third-year parents / guardians of students starting TY in September should look at the updated tips for Transition-year here. A few Third-year students are asking about insurance forms for work-experience next academic year. They are available as a hard copy outside the B1 Office.

The student-calendar for the first week of the 2014/2015 academic year is here. The full year calendar is here.

Please note the School Regulations regarding footwear have been updated (Number four here).

The book-lists are available here.

Adult Education

The Adult Education Brochure for the Autumn Term, beginning in September, is available in the Adult Education Section. The Printed version will be available from local shops, libraries etc. from late August.

Updated 29th July 2014.

The Transition-year section of the website has been updated for 2014 / 2015.

The Adult Education courses for Autumn 2014 can be found by scrolling down the Easy Payments Plus page here. The Adult Education page will be fully updated shortly.

The Leaving Certificate Results will be available for collection from 9AM in the A Compound on Wednesday 13th August 2014. Students, parents and guardians may like to familiarise themselves with the procedures for the State Examinations Commissions’ “Dial-up Result Service & Internet Service” by reading their Candidate Information Booklet here. Page Seven is particularly relevant.

The student-calendar for the first week of the 2014/2015 academic year is here. The full year calendar is here.

Please note the School Regulations regarding footwear have been updated (Number four here).

This is a copy of the letter (here) sent to all Parents and Guardians of incoming First-year students. If you did not receive it, please contact the school office to check contact details.

Third-year parents / guardians of students starting TY in September should look at the updated tips for Transition-year here. A few Third-year students are asking about insurance forms for work-experience next academic year. They are available as a hard copy outside the B1 Office.

Choir is an integral part of the life of the school and Ms. O’ Driscoll put together a piece on all of their activities during the year. You can read it here. Listen out in September for dates for rehearsals for 2014/2015.

Incoming First-years are especially welcome.

 

Thanks to Mr. Hand who prepared the following video for the recent Sixth-year Graduation. Its just over twenty-minutes long. Enjoy!

PCS made a contribution to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessments nccaStudent Voice ” initiative for the design of Short Courses for the Junior Cycle. It was just published (30th May) and can be viewed here. Thanks, in particular, to Ms. Tynan and her First-year Animation class who made this video last March. Mr. Clarke and Ms. Bradley teach the Media Literacy class. Thanks to all the students involved!

Malahide Yacht Club have  ”half-price” membership for any of our TY students who completed their ISA Level One training there recently. Please contact Therese Flavin, Centre-principal.