School Day and School Calendar 2018-2019

 Christmas Exam Time Table

First Year

Date Subject
Tues 4th Dec

Assembly 8:35

8:50 – 10:05 Geography/Science
10:05 – 10:20 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:20 – 11:35
11:35 – 11.45 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11.45 – 1.00 French / History
Wed 5th Dec

Assembly 8:35

8:50 – 10:05 Maths
10:05 – 10:20 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:20 – 11:20 Study
   
11:20 – 12.35 Woodwork
 
Thurs 6th Dec

Assembly 8:35

8:50 – 10:05 Irish
10:05 – 10:20 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:20 – 11:35 CSPE
11:35 – 11.45 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11.45 – 1.00 English
 
Fri 7th Dec

Assembly 8:35

8:50 – 10:05 Business
10:05 – 10:20 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:20 – 11:20 Study
11:20 – 12.35

 Second Year

Date Subject
Tues 4th Dec Assembly and Roll Call 8:35 by supervising team
8:50 – 10:20 Business
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:35 – 12:05 Woodwork
12:05 – 12:15 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
12:15 – 1:45 English
 
Wed 5th Dec

 

Assembly and Roll Call 8:35 by supervising team
8.50 – 10:20 History
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising team
10:35 – 12:05 Irish
   
Thurs 6th Dec

 

Assembly and Roll Call 8:35 by supervising team
8.50 – 10:20 Geography
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:35 – 12:05 Science
12:05 – 12:15 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
12:15 – 1:45 French/German
 
Fri 7th Dec

 

Assembly and Roll Call 8:35 by supervising team
8:50 – 10:20 CSPE
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
10:35 – 12:05 Maths

 

 3rd Year 

Date Subject
Tues 4th Dec Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:20 Maths
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising team
10:35 – 12:05 English
12:05 – 12:15 Break to be supervised by supervising team Break
12:15 – 1:45 Science
 
Wed 5th Dec

 

Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8.50 – 10:20 Irish
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising team Break
10:35 – 12:05 French/German
   
Thurs 6th Dec

 

Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8.50 – 10:20 History
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising team Break
10:35 – 12:05 CSPE
12:05 – 12:15 Break to be supervised by supervising team Break
12:15 – 1:45 Business
 
Fri 7th Dec Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:20 Woodwork
10:20 – 10:35 Break to be supervised by supervising team Break
10:35 – 12:05 Geography

 5th Year

Date Subject
Tues 4th Dec Assembly: 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 Geography / Biology / Construction
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 Business
 
Wed 5th Dec Assembly: 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 Art / Physics
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 LCVP
 
Thurs 6th Dec Assembly: 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50   Irish / Economics
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 English
 
Fri 7th Dec

  

Assembly: 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 Maths
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 French / German / Accounting

 6th Year

Date Subject
Tues 4th Dec Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 French/German
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 English
 
Wed 5th Dec Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 Maths
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 Art / Construction Studies / PhysChem
 
Thurs 6th Dec Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 Business
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 Geography / Biology / Accounting
 
Fri 7th Dec Assembly 8:35 in Exam Room with Supervising Team
8:50 – 10:50 LCVP
10:50 – 11:10 Break to be supervised by supervising exam team
11:10 – 1:10 Irish / Economics

 

 

 

THE SCHOOL DAY

8.15am- 8.30am: BREAKFAST CLUB
8.35am – 8.40am: MORNING ASSEMBLY
8.50am – 11.20am CLASS
11.20am – 11.35am: MORNING BREAK
11.35am – 1.35pm: CLASS
1.35pm – 2.15pm: LUNCH BREAK*
2.10pm – 3.30pm: CLASS
EARLY FINISH AT 12.55PM ON A WEDNESDAY
HOMEWORK CLUB 3.35PM – 4.45PM (MON, TUES, WED, THURS)
EVENING STUDY FOR EXAM CLASSES (MON, TUES, WED, THURS) 3.35pm-5.30pm
Evening Study on Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm

*As a privilege, due to their age and senior status within the school,
sixth year pupils only will be permitted to leave the school during the
lunch-break. In order to avail of this privilege, these pupils must provide written consent from their parents/guardian at the beginning of the
school year.

Entrance to the school is restricted after 8:45 AM. Pupils will need to sign in if they are late.

4 Days: Mo Tu Th Fri Early Finish Wed Repeats
8:35 – 8:40 = Assembly 8:35 – 8:40 = Assembly 8:35 – 8:40 = Assembly
8:40 – 9:20 = 40 min 8:40 – 9:20 = 40 min 8:40 – 9:20 = 40 min
9:20 – 10:00 = 40 min 9:20 – 10:00 = 40 min 9:20 – 10:00 = 40 min
10:00 – 10:40 = 40 min 10:00 – 10:40 = 40 min 10:00 – 10:40 = 40 min
10:40 – 11:20 = 40 min 10:40 – 11:20 =40 min 10:45 – 11:00 = 15 min
BREAK
11:20 – 11:35 = 15 min
BREAK
11:20 – 11:35 = 15 min
BREAK
11:00 – 11:35 = 35  min
11:35 – 12:15 = 40 min 11:35 – 12:15 = 40 min 11:35 – 12:15 = 40 min
12:15 – 12:55 = 40 min 12:15 – 12:55 = 40 min 12:15 – 12:55 = 40 min
12:55 – 1:35 = 40 min 12:55 – 1:35 = 40 min
LUNCH BREAK
1:35 – 2:15 = 35 min
LUNCH BREAK
1:35 – 2:10 = 35 min
2:15 – 2:55 = 40 min 2:10 – 2:50 = 40 min
2:50 – 3:35 = 40 min 2:50 – 3:30 = 40 min

 


 

OCS STAFF SCHOOL CALENDAR 2018-19

 

TERM 1:

MONDAY AUGUST 27TH 2018 – FRIDAY DECEMBER 21ST 2018 (INCLUSIVE)

16 SCHOOL WEEKS (80 School Days)

MONTH DAYS DETAILS
AUG 5 DAYS
  • Wed. Aug. 15th Leaving Cert. & LCA Results.
  • School Re-opens for Staff & Students on Mon. August 27th.
  • Mon. Aug. 27th 9am-12.30pm & 1pm-3pm (CPH): All Staff Welcome & Briefing, Edmund Rice Trust Meeting, Planning & Meetings. Assembly for 1st Year pupils only from 9.30am to 11am.
  • Tues. Aug 28th 9am-12.30pm & 1pm-3pm (CPH): All Staff Planning & Meetings. Assemblies for 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 6th Year pupils from 9am to 11am. 1st Years in PE 9am-11am.

·       Full School Opening Wed. Aug. 29th: School Day for All Classes from 8.35am – 12.55pm.

SEPT 20

DAYS

  • Repeats Induction Meeting Mon. Sept. 3rd @ 3pm.
  • Homework Club begins on Mon. Sept. 3rd
  • Evening Study for 3rd & 6th years begins Mon. Sept. 10th and every Mon, Tues & Thurs 3.45pm-5.30pm & Wednesdays @ 1.30pm – 3.30pm.
  • Repeats Classes start Mon. 10th Sept. @ 8.35am.
  • Repeats start evening study on Mon. Sept. 10th and every Mon, Tues & Thurs 3.45pm-5.30pm & Wednesdays @ 1.30pm – 3.30pm.
  • Junior Cert. Results out Wed. Sept. 12th.
  • Higher Options 6th Years Friday Sept. 14th 2018.
  • Annual Sports Day Wed. Sept. 19th (weather permitting).
  • Study Skills Seminar for Repeats Wed. 19th.
  • Student Council elections & convention.
  • Start dates for various JC & LC & LCA projects.
OCT 20

DAYS

·       Mon. Oct. 15th PTM 3rd & 6th Years 4.15pm-6.45pm.

  • October Exams 22nd – 26th Oct.
  • Mid-term break Mon. Oct. 29th – Fri. 2nd  November (inclusive)
NOV 20 DAYS ·       Re-open Mon. Nov 5th.

·       Repeat Leaving Cert. Home Econ. Coursework to finish: Dates to be announced.

·       Start date for Leaving Cert Construction Studies project component.

·       Applications for JC Reasonable Accommodations.

·       Tues. Nov. 13th PTM 1st & 2nd & 5th Years 4.15pm-6.45pm.

 

DEC 15 DAYS ·       In-School JCT Training All Staff Mon. Dec. 3rd

·       English CBA 2: 3rd – 7th Dec. (Third Years)

·       Business CBA 2: 10th — 14th Dec. (Third Years)

  • Thurs. Dec. 6th PTM Repeat Year 4.15pm-6.45pm.
  • LCA 1 & 2 Work Experience Mon. Dec. 3rd – 14th (inclusive).
  • School Christmas exams: Dec. Tues.  4th – Fri. 7th.
  • Fri. Dec. 21st is the last day of school term.
  • Christmas Holidays Mon. 24th Dec. 2018 – Sun. Jan. 6th 2019 inclusive.
  • School re-opens Monday Jan. 7th 2019.

 

TERM 2:

MONDAY JANUARY 7TH 2019 – FRIDAY APRIL 12TH 2019 (INCLUSIVE)

12 SCHOOL WEEKS & 3 DAYS (63 School Days)

 

MONTH DAYS DETAILS
JAN 19

DAYS

  • Re-open Mon. Jan 7th 2019.
  • Science CBA 2: 28th Jan. to Feb. 1st
  • LCA 1 & 2 Task Assessment dates TBA.
  • Fire drill TBA.
  • Catholic Schools Week 2019 TBA.

·

FEB 15

DAYS

·       Feb. 1st CAO Applications date.

·       Launch of ‘One Book One Community’.

·       JC & LC Mock Exams Feb. 6th – Feb. 15th.

·       Repeat Mocks 13th – 22nd Feb.

·       Mid-term break Feb. 18th – 22nd (inclusive).

·       Link Modules Video/Recorded Interview for 6th Years Wed. Feb. 27th.

·       State Oral Exams dates to be announced.

MARCH & APRIL 19

DAYS & 10 DAYS

·       Leaving Cert. Oral exams in Irish, French, German, Russian and Spanish, dates TBA.

·       Leaving Cert. History Research Study nearing finish, dates TBA.

·       Leaving Cert. Geog. Report Booklet nearing finish, dates TBA.

·       LCVP/Link Modules portfolio nearing finish

·       Junior Cert CSPE booklets nearing finish, dates TBA.

·       Leaving Cert Constr. Stud. Project nearing finish, dates TBA.

·       Mini Mid-Term: No school on Fri. March 15th.

·       St. Patrick’s Day School Closed on Monday March 18th.

·       Tues. March 19th PTM 3 rd, 6th Years & Repeats

4.15pm-6.45pm.

·       Fifth Year LCVP Work Experience 25th -29th March.

·       Business CBA 1: By April 12th & Science CBA 1 & Art CBA 1: All By April 12th.

·       All JC & LC Project Work nearing completion.

·       International Week: Mon. Apr. 8th – Fri. Apr. 12th.

·       Fri. April 12th is the last day of school term.

·       Easter Holidays: Mon. April 15th – Friday April 26th (inclusive).

·       School re-opens on Mon. April 29th.

 

 

 

TERM 3:

MONDAY APRIL 29TH 2019 – FRIDAY MAY 31st 2019 (INCLUSIVE)

4 SCHOOL WEEKS & 4 DAYS (24 Days)

 

APR 2 DAYS ·       School re-opens on Mon. April 29th.

·       Leaving Cert. oral exams in Irish, French, German, Russian, Spanish TBA.

·       Leaving Cert. History research study to finish, TBA.

·       Leaving Cert. Geog. report booklet to finish, TBA.

·       LCVP/Link Modules portfolio finish TBA.

·       CSPE booklets to finish, dates TBA.

·       Leaving Cert Constr. Stud. Project to finish, dates TBA.

·       LCA Personal Reflection tasks to be completed.

·       All JC & LC project work to be completed.

 

MAY 22

DAYS

·       Wed. 1st May LCVP/Link Modules State exam for 6th Years/Repeats.

·       Sunday 5th May: Feast Day Blessed Edmund Rice.

·       Wed. May 8th 1916 Commemoration Day.

·       Paddy Ambrose Cup U-16 soccer game TBA.

·       French/German CBA 1: By May 17th.

·       English CBA 1: By May 20th.

·       LCA sessions 2 & 4 Assessments dates TBA.

·       LCA 1 Work Experience dates to be announced.

·       Junior Cert Art Exams: dates TBA.

·       Leaving Cert Art Exams: dates TBA.

·       Leaving Cert Constuc. Practical exam: dates TBA.

·       LCA Reflection tasks due.

·       Tues. 21st May: Sixth Year Graduation @7.30pm.

·       Annual Sports Awards Ceremony TBA.

  • School Summer Exams Tues. May 28th – Fri. May 31st.
  • All Results/Comments etc on VS Ware by Mon. June 10th.
  • School finishing on Friday May 31st which is the last day of the school term.
  • State JC & LC & LCA written exams begin on Wednesday June 5th 2019.
  • Leaving Cert. Constr. Stud. Project Assessment: dates TBA.
  • Leaving & Junior Cert. Art Project Assessment: dates TBA.
  • LCA Tasks & Interviews TBA.

 

STATE EXAMS BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 5th 2019.