The First Year Parent Teacher Meeting is on Tuesday 22nd January in the PE Hall from 4.15pm to 6.45pm. Classes will finish at 3.15. Buses have been informed. Lists of teachers will be sent home on Monday.
— Portmarnock CS (@PortmarnockCS) December 31, 2018
The Presentation on the CAO system by Ms Fox for our Sixth Years and their parents on Thursday 29th November can be viewed as a Powerpoint here.
The latest information on the Junior Cycle can be found here which includes the Powerpoint from our First year evening, Classroom Based Assessments dates and Other Areas of Learning information.
Mr Farrell’s presentation from Thursday 25th January on the CAO for Sixth year Parents/Guardians. The Powerpoint slides can be accessed here.
Ms Dargan’s Presentation from Monday 29th January on Junior Cycle changes is available as a PDF here.
The Powerpoint Slides from the Information Evening for Parents/Guardians of students entering Fifth Year is here.
The Powerpoint slides from Ms Molamphy’s TY Presentation is here.
For Parents/Guardians of Incoming First Years: If you want more curriculum details on the subjects you are choosing with your son/daughter this website has concise information.
There will be an Information Evening for Parents/Guardians of First and Second Year Students on the new Junior Cycle Programme on Monday 29th January at 7.30pm. This will explain the principles, skills, assessments and practicalities of the Junior Cycle as they apply to your son/daughter.
Due to the Department of Education and Skills’ current changes to Junior Cycle, Grade Descriptors have now been included in the Christmas Exam Reports for subjects currently working within the new Junior Cycle Framework.
The following is an explanation of the Grade Descriptors, in line with the State Examination Commission’s grading of the Final Examination of Junior Cycle at the end of Third Year. These Descriptors will also be used on school reports for Junior Cycle students where appropriate.
Grade Descriptor Percentage
Distinction 90 – 100%
Higher Merit 75 – 89%
Merit 55 – 74%
Achieved 40 – 54%
Partially Achieved 20 – 39%
No Grade 0 – 19%