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Career Guidance Advice for Students and Parents - January 2024

Career Guidance Advice for Students and Parents – January 2024

Key Dates February– Close of date for normal applications is Thursday 1st Feb with a fee of €45.00. (The discounted fee of €30.00 was available up until 20th January). – Ensure to tick box for DARE/HEAR application if one intends to apply for such admissions schemes. – DARE/HEAR can offer places to eligible students on […]

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Leaving Cert Results and CAO Offers 2023

Leaving Cert Results and CAO Offers 2023

Congratulations to all students on their Leaving Cert results and as they receive their CAO offers. If one is unhappy with one’s results, apply to view scripts, which can be done from 5.00pm on Tues 29th Aug. This facility closes on Wed 30th Aug at 8.00pm.  Written exam scripts can be viewed in the school

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Guidelines For State Exams 2023

Suggested Guidelines for State Exams 2023

Exam Timetable Dates Leaving Cert – 7th to 27th June Junior Cert – 7th to 19th June Deferred Leaving Cert – 29th June to 15th July (see further information re Deferred Leaving Cert exam at the end of these guidelines) Have a Positive but Realistic Approach Be positive about the information that has been studied. Students have put in a big

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Career Guidance Advice for Students and Parents - January 2023

Career Guidance Advice for Students and Parents – January 2023

Key Dates February– Close of date for normal applications is Wednesday 1st Feb with a fee of €45.00. (The discounted fee of €30.00 was available up until 20th January). – Ensure to tick box for DARE/HEAR application if one intends to apply for such admissions schemes. – DARE/HEAR can offer places to eligible students on

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Leaving Cert Results 2022

Leaving Cert Results 2022

Best of Luck to all students as they receive their 2022 Leaving Cert results. Make informed decisions by seeking help … National Parents Council Post Primary – www.npcpp.ie Helpline staffed by Guidance Counsellors available at 1800 265 165 from 2.00pm to 8.00pm 2nd – 14th September Fri 2nd Sept – Results published at 10.00am on student

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Guidelines For State Exams 2022

Guidelines For State Exams 2022

Leaving Cert 8th – 28th JuneJunior Cert 8th – 20th June First state exam for most of the current leaving cert students, as they did not do junior cert in 2020. And first junior cert exam since 2019. Have a positive/realistic approach Students have had to put in a big effort in preparing for the

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Advice for Students and Parents - Jan 2022

Advice for Students and Parents – January 2022

Key Dates January– Apply by Thursday 20th Jan to avail of discounted application fee of €30.00. February– Close of date for normal application is Tuesday 1st Feb with a fee of €45.00. – Ensure to tick box for DARE/HEAR application if one intends to apply for such admissions schemes. – DARE/HEAR can offer places to

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Leaving Cert Results 2021

Leaving Cert Results 2021

Firstly, best wishes to all students on obtaining their Leaving Certificate results. Results are available on-line at www.examinations.ie through the Self-Service Portal from 10.a.m on 3rd September, using your exam number and self-service Portal Password. Students may prefer to contact their schools if they wish. In addition, the National Parents Council Post Primary (NPCPP) Helpline, which is

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Suggested Guidelines for Leaving Cert Exam 2021

Suggested Guidelines for Leaving Cert Exam 2021

Have a positive and realistic approach. Be positive about the information that has been studied. Students have put in a big effort in preparing for the exams over the past two years, particularly because of covid-19. Research shows that 25% to 35% of students under perform in exams because they do not react in a

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Advice for Students and Parents – January 2021

Advice for Students and Parents – January 2021

Research courses thoroughly. Do an interest assessment to ensure one knows what one’s interests are … is it science, engineering, business, creative, social, languages, outdoor courses/careers, etc. Be familiar with the different higher education course levels. Level 8 honours degrees Level 7 ordinary degrees Level 6 certificate programmes Know the entry requirements. Obtain precise details

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