Dear Parents and Students,

 

Please see the link below for last night's presentation.

 

We will be in touch with you about the Tanagh trip in August. 

Just a reminder for those of you who wish to participate in the Book Rental Scheme to make payments by June 20th please.

Please return any outstanding subject choice forms this week,

 

Have a lovely summer

 

document Presentation Information Incoming Parents and Students June 2022 (24.32 MB)

Dear Parents, 

A reminder to apply for bus transport for the coming academic year. 

Please click on the links below:

 

 

 

  • The closing date for applications is Friday 29th April 2022 – whilst this has passed we continue to accept applications for September 2022

 

  • Existing school transport applications will automatically roll over into the new school year

 

  • Payments or medical cards are not required at this stage, only required in July 2022

 Dear Students and Parents,

We would like to wish all our Leaving and Junior Cert students good luck in their exams which start on Wednesday. 

Students have been briefed on all the arrangements for the exams and we'd like to remind students of the following:

  • Please arrive at school at approximarely 8:45 on the first day of the exams on Wednesday 8 June. This is essential to give yourself time to find your exam centres, seats and get organised and settled.
  • Please ensure you have all the necessary equipment for each exam - this includes pens, pencils, colouring pencils, a calculator, ruler, eraser, sharpener and maths set, etc. - you are not allowed bring in a pencil case - a clear ziplock bag will be acceptable
  • Students must wear their full school
  • All phones, Apple watches, Smart watches, etc must remain in a sealed container OUTSIDE the exam
  • Please be prepared and familiarise yourself with the exam paper layouts, timing,
  • It is advised that all students remain in the exam centre until the exam is Please attempt as many questions as possible. You have spent three years working towards your exams!
  • Once you have finished your exam please leave the school and campus quietly so as not to disrupt examinations
  • Make sure that you know your timetable - see below.
  • The canteen is not in opperation during the exams so please bring lunch with you. 
  • Students may study in school in between exams if they wish to do so
  • Students have been given all this information already so they should be well prepared.

Finally, you are all very much in our thoughts at this time and we wish you the very best of luck. Now is your time to shine!

pdf Leaving Cert 2022 Exam Timetable (158 KB)

pdf Leaving Cert Applied 2022 Exam Timetable (155 KB)

pdf Junior Cert Exam 2022 Timetable (111 KB)

2022 04 Wells of Life Photo

Pictured are Lou Metzger and Aidan Jordan ( Wells of Life) presenting Principal Fergal Boyle and the senior prefects.

Lou Metzger ( Chairman) and Aidan Jordan (Operations Manager) of the charity Wells of Life Ireland visited Coláiste Dun an Rí Kingscourt recently and presented Principal Fergal Boyle with a photobook. This contains photos of the well in Uganda that was funded jointly between Coláiste Dun an Rí and Wells of Life in 2019. The school based fundraising was undertaken by Miss Sinead Leahy's CSPE class in 2020.

The Covid pandemic and related restrictions greatly delayed this presentation. To raise funds students undertook a ‘Cycleathon’ in the school foyer and also hosted a bake sale for students in the school in February 2020. These activities raised almost €1000.

The main beneficiaries of the fundraising event are the roughly 1000 people in the village community in the Mityana district west of the capital Kampala who now have clean safe drinking water.

Wells of life has been in existence for 11 years and to date has been responsible for the provision of clean water to 820,000 people in rural Uganda. Principal Fergal Boyle commented " The concept of the Wells of Life work is remarkable and the impact of the provision of clean water for these communities is lifesaving. A concerted effort by our students has had huge impacts on the lives of the people in Mityana and that’s very humbling for us. It’s our hope that we can continue our contribution to this cause." 

Lou Metzger chairman of Wells of Life Irl stated “it was a pleasure working with these wonderful young people, who understood and cared for those so far away from Ireland”

Aidan Jordan who is the operations manager of the charity thanked Mr Boyle and Miss Leahy for their support to date and expressed the hope that the link between the school and the charity could be ongoing. 

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