O'Connell Secondary School

Back To School Details 2021-2022

Back To School Details 2021-2022

School Year 2021-2022

Dear Parent/Guardian,

I hope everyone is well within your household and I look forward to seeing the school re-open again at the end of August. Please see the schedule for reopening below.

Mon, 30th, of August: First Years & Sixth Years Induction 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Tue, 31st, of August: Second Years & Third Years Induction 9:00 am -11:30 am

Wed, 1st, of September: Fifth Years & LCA Students Induction 9:00 am – 11:30 am

(Staff Meetings will take place in the afternoons of Mon, Tue, Wed)

Thur, 2nd, of September: All Year Groups Return 8:30 am- 3:35 pm

Fri, 3rd, of September: All Year Groups Return 8:30 am- 3:35 pm

Some parents have been in touch asking for information when applying to Departments for Back-to-School Allowance or St. Vincent de Paul.

So, I list below some key reminders:

  • Uniform: Jumper Tie & Gilet only available from Grants, Manor Street, Dublin7. Telephone: 01-6791626
  • White Shirt, Grey Pants with black shoes or totally black trainers from any store.

School Fee: €170 (Includes Annual Hire of All textbooks)

  • Payable:via Banking On-line on/before August 31st.
  • Remember to apply for the Back to School Clothing & Footwear Allowance (if applicable). This scheme is open for 2021 and if you do not qualify for automatic payment you must apply for the allowance. The allowance of €200 approx. is payable for each eligible child aged between 12 to 22 years of age.
  • School starts at 8.35 a.m. and finished at 3.35 p.m. daily, except for Wednesday: 8.35 to 12.55 p.m.

Payments via BANKING ON-LINE are to reduce footfall to the school office. Remember, when making a payment to use your son’s name and year as a reference at all times.

e.g. €170 - O’Connell Secondary School ref. Your son’s name: James BLAKE Yr. 5 OCS

School Bank Info: IBAN: IE67BOFI 90 00 33 100 45 827 BIC NUMBER: BOFIIE2D

Lr. O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.

Yours sincerely,

Liam Newell,


O'Connell Secondary School,
Richmond St N,
Dublin 1

01 874 8307

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