School Calendar 2019-2020

Term 1     Friday 23rd August – Friday 20th December 2019
Friday 23rd August  9.00 – 12 noon           First Years only
Monday 26th August  9.00 – 1.15 pm           First Years, Third Years and Sixth Years.
Tuesday 27th August  9.00 – 3.50 pm           All Students (Except Transition Years)
Tuesday 3rd September  9.00 – 3.50 pm           Transition Year Students
School Closed:     Monday 30th September 2019
Half Term: Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2019
Christmas Holidays:  Monday 23rd December 2019 – Friday 3rd January 2020
Term 2   Monday 6th January – Friday 3rd April 2020
Half Term:     Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February 2020
St Patrick’s Weekend       Monday 16th March and Tuesday 17th March 2020
Easter Holidays:  Monday 6th April – Friday 17th April 2020
Term 3     Monday 20th April – Friday 29th May 2020
Bank Holiday:  Monday 4th May 2020

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School News & Events


Anti Bullying Policy

The aim of this policy is to formally record the role we all have at Ardscoil Phádraig in promoting RESPECT for all individuals, in providing all individuals with the right to seek redress through either a formal or an informal process.  Central to this policy is our ethos of RESPECT for one another within the school environs.
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Code of Behaviour

The ethos of our school places and expects good/appropriate and respectful behaviour as the norm.  Ardscoil Phádraig will always acknowledge and reciprocate this standard of behaviour among and throughout the entire school body.
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Wellbeing Policy

Ardscoil Phádraig is committed to providing a healthy learning environment and improving the quality of educational living for all students. The wellbeing strategy aims to support the school’s mission and core values of freedom of thought and expression, freedom from discrimination and the recognition that the school’s students are its greatest asset.

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Homework Policy

We expect that students would treat homework as an important part of school performance that demands time and attention each day.
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Mobile Phone Policy

There is considerable and growing evidence that mobile phone usage in school is impacting negatively on learning and may constitute a threat to personal safety and individual privacy.
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Pastoral Care Policy

School Pastoral Care is a systemic approach to holistic education, which seeks to value and develop the young person at every level.
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School Uniform Policy

It is the students and parents / guardians responsibility to ensure that full uniform be worn at all times and for all school related activities.
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Smoke Free Policy

Ardscoil Phadraig, Granard operates a smoke-free policy as and from the 29th March 2004.
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Substance Abuse Policy

Details to be added soon.
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ICT Acceptable Use Policy

The aim of this Acceptable Use Policy is to ensure that pupils will benefit from learning opportunities offered by the school’s Internet resources in a safe and effective manner. Internet use and access is considered a school resource and privilege.
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Code of Behaviour

All members of the school community should show respect towards each other.  The code of behaviour of Ardscoil Phádraig reflects the fact that all have a responsibility to uphold this very important principle.
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Health and Safety

Includes medial care, student health and fire evacuation procedures.
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