Adult Education

FAQ including Privacy Policy

When do the classes start?

The majority of our classes will start the week of Monday 28th January 2019. Some others start a little later due to tutor availability etc. Most of our classes take place on Tuesday nights, Wednesday’s and Saturday mornings.

How do I enrol in a class?

Enrolment for all classes can be completed in the following ways:

  1. At our enrolment / information night on Tuesday 15th, Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd January 2019, from 7:30 – 8:30pm
  2. By post using the postal slip on the back page of the brochure.
  3. Online enrolment at www.portmarnockcommunityschool.ie (links on school website) .

If you are having trouble enrolling on the system, please see this video which may be able to help you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T-q_Ucj2Vw

Is there a minimum or maximum number of people per class?

Usually we need 8 or 9 people to run a course. Some classes have a limit on capacity. These include

  • Guitar  and Golf (all 6)
  • Creative writing and  Ukelele (10)
  • Baking and Cooking (12)
  • Pottery (14)

What are the dates of the classes?

  • Week 1: Week starting 28th January ….Sat 2nd February
  • Week 2: Week starting 4th February……Sat 9th February
  • Week 3: Week starting 11th February……Sat 16th February
  • Week 4: Week starting 18th February……Sat 23th February
  • Week 5: Week starting 25th February……Sat 2nd March
  • Week 6: Week starting 4th March……Sat 9th March
  • Week 7: Week starting 11th March……no class Sat. 16th …Sat 23rd March
  • Week 8: Week starting 18th March……Sat 30th March
  • Week 9: Week starting 25th March……Sat 6th April
  • Week 10: Week starting 1st April…..Sat 13th April

Term 2 for weekday classes will start immediately after term 1 finishes.

Is there parking available?

Yes there is parking available, although Tuesday nights can be busy. Please be courteous of other students and arrive on time. We encourage car pooling or use of public transport. Bus Routes serving school (Bus stop 3612): 32X, 102,
142, 42. DART Feeder Bus to/from Sutton Station 102.

Cars are parked at owners risk.

Are refunds available?

Generally refunds are only issued when classes fail to form due to lack of numbers. Other reasons would be if a tutor becomes unavailable. The refunds will be arranged as soon as possible after the term has started. Card payments will be refunded directly back into accounts of students, while cheque and cash payments will be refunded by cheque.

Facebook promotion competition Terms and Conditions

*Terms and conditions:
• Closing date for entries Friday 25th Jan. 2019
• All completed entries will be entered in a draw, and the winner will be drawn at random.
• Winner will be notified by Sat 26th Jan.
• QQI courses are not included.
• Free place must be used in Spring or Autumn 2019
• Prize is subject to places available on the course of your choice.
• No cash alternative will be offered.

 

What data is collected from Students?

We collect names, addresses, email addresses and mobile phone numbers. The data is stored on secure systems and will not be shared with third parties. Emails are used to issue receipts. Generally email and text reminders are sent out before a new term starts. Mobile numbers will be used if classes have to be cancelled at short notice. You can opt out of giving this data if you wish.

Tutors will not be given student data. However, tutors may ask for email addresses or mobile numbers in order to send notes relating to classes or organise course related activities. You can opt out of giving this data if you wish.

For the full Privacy Policy relating to GDPR, Please click on this link.

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