Adult Education

FAQ including Privacy Policy

When do the classes start?

The majority of our classes will start the week of Monday 23rd September 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 nights on Tuesday 10th and Monday 16th September 2019, from 7:30 – 8:30pm
  2. By post using the postal slip on the back page of the brochure.
  3. Online enrolment at (links on school website) .

If you are having trouble enrolling on the system, please see this video which may be able to help you.

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 (10)

What are the dates of the classes?

  • Week 1: Week starting 23rd September ….Sat 28th September
  • Week 2: Week starting 30th September….Sat 5th October
  • Week 3: Week starting 7th October………Sat 12th October
  • Week 4: Week starting 14th October…….Sat 19th October
  • Week 5: Week starting 21st October……Sat 2nd November (no class 26th October)
  • Week 6: Week starting 28th October……Sat 9th November
  • Week 7: Week starting 4th November…Sat 16th November
  • Week 8: Week starting 11th November……Sat 23rd November
  • Week 9: Week starting 18th November……Sat 30th November
  • Week 10: Week starting 25th November…..Sat 7th December
  • Catch up week if necessary week of 2nd December


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 20th September 2019
• All completed entries will be entered in a draw, and the winner will be drawn at random.
• Winner will be notified by Sat 21st September 2019
• 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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