Local Star Shines Bright: Cashel Community SchoolCelebrates Artis’ All-Ireland Scholarship Triumph

Cashel Community School is bursting with pride after former student Artis Skietnieks was honoured at the prestigious All-Ireland Scholarship Awards ceremony held at the University of Limerick on Saturday, March 30th. Artis was among a select group of outstanding students from across the islandrecognized for their exceptional academic achievements in the 2023 Leaving Certificate exams. […]

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Young Social Innovators

Every year in March, Young Social Innovators takes to the road to hear thousands of young people speak out on the issues they care about during the YSI Speak Out Tour. At these exciting and high energy events hosted in locations nationwide, YSI teams come together in their regions to present their social innovation projects, […]

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Celebrate Us Week in Cashel Community School

Last week CCS was alive with colour as the school marked Celebrate Us Week. The week started with students sharing their native language and customs with the school community over the intercom, later in the week students in Room 20 collaborated together and invited staff to a lovely coffee morning, staff received spot prizes with […]

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UCD Entrance Scholar

On behalf of the entire staff and student body at Cashel Community School, we wish to extend our warmest congratulations on the outstanding achievement of Artis Skietnieks being named a UCD Entrance Scholar at an award ceremony on Tuesday, 27th February! Receiving this prestigious scholarship is a testament to his exceptional academic talent, dedication, and […]

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Sam Doyle, Ailbe Tobin, Conor Hayes, and Holly Finn on their fantastic achievement in yesterday’s interschools team show jumping competition in Thurles! Securing the 3rd place is a testament to their skill, teamwork, and dedication. Well done to the entire show jumping team for their impressive performance. Wishing them continued success in their […]

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CCS Students Shine in BT Young Scientists Exhibition with Ground-Breaking Project!

In a remarkable achievement, Maeve Carroll, Tori Kirwan, and Lillian Quinn, three students from Cashel Community School, have garnered international acclaim for their ground-breaking project on a natural accelerator for leaf decomposition on a lawn. Their innovative solution not only tackles the common issue of lawn maintenance but also offers a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative […]

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TY Christmas Dinner

TY students recently enjoyed a Christmas meal in the Orchid Garden. The students were raising funds for Samaritans, the chosen charity that the Young Social Innovator  team is working with this year. Over €150 was raised which will be donated to the local Tipperary /Limerick branch. Well done to all involved.

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CCS Students Launch Elephant in the Room Campaign

This year the Young Social Innovator students and The Amber Team students in CCS are working with a nationwide mental health campaign called The Elephant in The Room. The concept is based on the idiom The Elephant in The Room and challenges people to break the stigma that can still exist around mental health. The […]

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Think Languages – Language Week in Cashel Community School

Language Week at Cashel Community School is an eagerly anticipated annual event that celebrates the rich tapestry of cultures and languages within our school community. This vibrant week provides a platform for students and staff alike to explore the beauty of linguistic diversity and the significance of understanding different cultures, languages, and traditions. Throughout Language […]

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Quercus Entrance Scholarship – Congratulations Grace!

UCC Entrance Scholarship was awarded to Grace Moloney (Quercus Entrance Scholarship) – College of Science, Engineering and Food Science for the 2023/24 academic year based on Leaving Certificate or equivalent results:   The Quercus Entrance Scholarships is awarded to First Year undergraduate students, who are admitted via CAO onto a full-time Level 8 primary degree programme offered by […]

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HSE Warns Against E-Cigarettes & Vaping

Understanding the dangers associated with e-cigarettes and vaping is crucial for maintaining public health. The rise in popularity of these products has prompted concerns due to their potential risks and adverse health effects. It is essential for individuals to be well-informed about these dangers to make educated decisions regarding their health and well-being. The Health […]

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Senior Cycle Subject Choices

Discover invaluable insights on selecting subjects for the senior cycle through Griddle’s comprehensive guidelines. 5th Years of 2024 25

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Dignity at Work Policy & Procedure

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Dyslexia Fact Sheets and Resources

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Additional Educational Needs (draft)

Please click on the links below for fact sheets and advice regarding your child’s additional educational need.

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The Little Mermaid – Musical 2023

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JCPA Privacy Notice

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Recruitment

1.Advertisement: DEPUTY PRINCIPAL Cashel Community School, Dualla Road, Cashel, Co Tipperary Category XVII The Board of Management of Cashel Community School invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Deputy Principal to take effect from 1st September 2023. The school is a Community School.  The school is a coeducational school with an enrolment […]

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Leaving Cert Candidate Self-Service Portal 2024

Please click here to access this year’s candidate portal. A Before You Start Guide will be made available by the SEC shortly. Please be aware that you will not be able to access the portal after you have registered your subjects and levels. If you think you made a mistake with your subject/level selection, please […]

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Online Payment System (MITEnrol)

Cashel Community School Online Payments The school uses an online payment method which makes it easier to pay for trips, visits and anything else requiring payment. You can access it at any time, track how much you have paid, see how much is outstanding and make payments directly to us using your debit or credit […]

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School Apps

MIT Enrol Compass Gmail  

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Compass

Downloading Compass and signing into your account Firstly, to download the Compass app – Go to your devices app store and search for, ‘Compass SchoolManager’.Once you find this app, simply click Install or Download to start downloading this app to your device. Once this app has finished downloading and installing, open the app to login. […]

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Adult Education at Cashel Community School

Course details will be announced in September 2022. Please direct all queries to Mr. Michael Cusack at eveningc@cashelcommunityschool.ie.

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Standard Application Form

Please download both parts of this application form below.

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Welcome to Cashel Community School

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App News

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Mission Statement

In valuing the rich traditions on which the school is founded, Cashel Community School caters for diversity, embraces change, promotes mutual respect and partnership through a broad range of learning opportunities which nurture the development of responsible young adults.

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Hygiene and Safety Reminders

Cashel Community School is committed to promoting awareness of individual responsibility. Click on the images below to see our full-size posters which can be found around our school.

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COVID 19 School Reopening Guidelines

Please find below the relevant literature and videos concerning the reopening of our school in Autumn.

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

  Please click here to see our Refund and Cancellation Policy

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Special Education Needs (SEN) Policy

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Single News

Dear Parent / Guardian, please find attached the latest information regarding the reopening of Irish post-primary schools here.

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SRWC – Struggle with Reading Writing Comprehension

Junior Level Plan for SRWC SRWC 1st Year sample plan SRWC 2nd Year sample plan English Skills Builder    

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Resource: Mild Learning Difficulties

Mild General Learning Disabilities Students with Mild General Learning Difficulties (MGLD) have significantly below-average general intellectual functioning (Griffin & Shevlin 2011; NCSE 2014; Westwood 2015). This is reflected in a slow rate of maturation, reduced learning capacity and inadequate social adjustment. MGLD may also manifest itself in delayed conceptual development, difficulties in expressing ideas and […]

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Junior Cycle: Key Dates for CBAs 2018/19

KEY DATES FOR CBAs 2018-19 NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY ASSIGNMENT 1= 2nd YEARS   ASSIGNMENT 2= 3rd YEARS   Please note the date stated is the latest possible date for CBAs to be completed             BUSINESS STUDIES (Ass 2)Presentation: November 12th-December 7th     ENGLISH (Ass 2) Collection of Student’s Texts: November 30th […]

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Data Protection Policy

  Please click here for our Data Protection policy

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Resource

Mild General Learning Disabilities Students with Mild General Learning Difficulties (MGLD) have significantly below-average general intellectual functioning (Griffin & Shevlin 2011; NCSE 2014; Westwood 2015). This is reflected in a slow rate of maturation, reduced learning capacity and inadequate social adjustment. MGLD may also manifest itself in delayed conceptual development, difficulties in expressing ideas and […]

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Learning Support

LEARNING SUPPORT Cashel Community School welcomes pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN).  All pupils with Special Educational Needs are provided with the full range of subject and programme choices. Pupils with SEN are fully integrated into the life of the school.  Learning Support provision is organised through in-class support by means of team-teaching, small class […]

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EAL

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Meeting the needs of pupils learning English as an Additional Language (EAL) Introduction Arising from the decisions made in Budget 2009 new arrangements are being put in place for the allocation of EAL support posts to schools. These new arrangements replace the current allocation arrangements that are set out […]

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Dyslexia/Dysgraphia

Click here for Dyslexia Fact Sheet   Click here for Dysgraphia Fact Sheet   Click here Dyslexia Fact sheet for Parents   Parents: How to help with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia at home please click here     Study tips for Students with Dyslexia: Dyslexia may mean that you learn in a different way.  While dyslexia […]

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Booklists 2020/21

Click on the class group buttons below to see the School book list for 2020/21: Junior Cycle: 1st Year 2020/21 2nd Year 2020/21 3rd Year 2020/21 Transition Year: TY 2020/21 Senior Cycle: 5th Year 2020/21 6th Year 2020/21

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Staff Forms

  Post of Responsibilities Appeal Form – PDF Format Post of Responsibilities Appeal Form – Word Format

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Privacy Policy

This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. General statement Cashel Community School fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about […]

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CCS Victorious in Dick Wood Cup Final

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Parents Junior Cycle Information

Click on the image for further information: CBA DATES 2018/19     JCTY Implementation Time Table        

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U16 boys soccer through to South West semi-final

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CCS student elected president of ISSU

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Pastoral Care Resources

Mr. Tony Nolan School Chaplain

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Managing Chronic Health Conditions

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ICT Internet Acceptable Usage Policy

     Cashel Community School Internet Acceptable Use Policy This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is to ensure that the community (staff, pupils and parents) of Cashel Community School 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 […]

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Senior Hurling Final vs Mitchelstown

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Additional Educational Needs

Dyslexia/Dysgraphia Learning Support Resource: Mild Learning Difficulties SRWC EBD EAL

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Correspondence

Click here to access multi-lingual resources and materials for your child’s safe return to school. MindMaps TY DETAILs

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Newsletters

September 2017 Newsletter October 2017 Newsletter November-December 2017 Newsletter February Newsletter 2018 March Newsletter 2018 September Newsletter 2018 October Newsletter 2018 November Newsletter 2018 December Newsletter 2018 September Newsletter 2021 October Newsletter 2021 November Newsletter 2021

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Spirituality

Those we love don’t go away, They Walk beside us everyday, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear. With our Remembrance Tree in our scared space this November we remember our loved ones who have passed away. We pray for all those who have died during this pandemic and we […]

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Wellness Week In CCS November 2017

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Ladies Gaelic Football

  Ladies Football Ladies Football started in Cashel Community School in 2012 and since then huge strides have been made. The numbers participating in the sport are outstanding which is fantastic to see. Training takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays after school. The school competes in Munster competition at both Junior and Senior level. The […]

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School Musical 2017 – Beauty and the Beast

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Substance Use

Cashel Community School  Substance Abuse Policy Scope: This policy applies to Cashel Community School which is a health promoting school and is committed to addressing the needs of the whole school in relation to drugs. We believe that students, teachers, parents and the Board of Management need to work together and that co-operation is essential […]

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School Attendance

Cashel Community School  Attendance Policy 2016/17 School organisations and ethos can make a huge difference to student attendance. In particular, students respond to positive interaction with teachers and to higher teacher expectations. It must be noted that Teacher –Student relations are crucial to a students’ sense of belonging and attendance. If students do not feel […]

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Healthy Eating Week September 2017

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Rugby

Rugby continues to grow in popularity here in Cashel Community School.  We are involved in 1st year 7 a side  and U15 and U17 11 a side blitzes run by Munster Rugby every year with finals taking place in Thomond Park at the end of the year. We are in the U16 King cup/Giles shield […]

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Soccer

        Boys Under 15s soccer. This team consists of students from 2nd year and 3rd year that are under 15 year of age. They compete in the Munster Schools Minor Cup against teams from other similarly sized schools from around Munster.

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Hurling

  Hurling plays a huge role in Cashel and our Senior Hurling team is no different. The senior team competes in the Corn Thomis Mhic Cholim. This is a provincial competition for Munster schools. This year our senior team has beaten Mitchelstown CBS and St Joseph’s secondary school Tulla to progress to a quarter final […]

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Camogie

                        Camogie is a popular sport for girls in CCS.  Our teams consist of 1st and 2nd Years, Junior and Senior. Senior Camogie The Senior girls play in both Tipperary Blitz competitions and Munster Schools Camogie. We have had great representation from the school […]

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Circuit Training

Our school gym was refurbished over the summer of 2017 and is now available for staff and students to use (under staff supervision).  A variety of cardio machines and free weights  have been installed.

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Autism Support Services (ASD Admissions Policy)

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Healthy Eating

Cashel Community School: Healthy Eating Policy Policy Statement Young people need to be aware of the importance of good nutrition in order to optimise their growth, health and developmental potential through their teenage years and beyond. This Healthy Eating Policy operates in the context of the school’s commitment to quality education and supporting each student […]

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TY Admissions

TRANSITION YEAR PROGRAMME ADMISSION POLICY POLICY STATEMENT   Cashel Community School offers Transition Year as an optional one-year programme designed to bridge the gap between the Junior and Senior Cycles. The school strives to achieve the stated   mission of T.Y., published by the Department of Education and Skills, which is ‘to promote the personal, social educational and […]

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Homework

We in Cashel Community School believe students are more successful in school when parents take an active interest in their homework , it shows students that what they do is important. “Active involvement of parents during their student’s homework provides an ideal context for developing them as first educators of their students.” (News Education, October […]

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Charitable Activities

Niall Melon Township Trust Cashel Community School first participated in the “Niall Mellon Blitz” in 2007. Since then over €150,000 has been raised for this worthy cause. Twenty-Two students have gone to South Africa to build houses for locals in desperate need of accommodation. When the students return they give a presentation to all classes […]

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Department of Education and Skills

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Career Guidance

Cashel Community School seeks to ensure that each student in this community has access to appropriate personal, social and vocational guidance within the available resources and in harmony with the school’s mission statement. The school has two Guidance Counsellors who provide the Guidance and Counselling service to the school community. The Guidance Counsellor as part […]

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Senior Cycle

Senior Cycle Options Senior Cycle Options booklet Established Leaving Certificate Subjects available: Core Subjects:  English Gaeilge Maths Optional Subjects: French German Biology Physics Chemistry Agricultural Science Business Economics Accountancy History Geography Home economics Music Art Construction Studies Engineering Design Communication Graphics Non-examination: Religious Education Physical Education S.P.H.E Computer Studies Career Guidance

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Transition Year

Click here to view this year’s subject choice booklet. TY is an extra year at Senior Cycle which allows the students to mature as a person, develop a wide range of skills and experience the adult world of work. It is a year of opportunity for the students to become a more self confident and […]

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Junior Cycle Subjects

Junior Cycle Subjects: Core Subjects: English Gaeilge Maths History Geography Science C.S.P.E Optional Subjects: Business Studies Home Economic Music Art Woodwork Metalwork Technical Graphics French German Non-examination: Religious Education Physical Education S.P.H.E Computer Studies

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Pastoral Care

                          All members of Management and Staff exercise a caring role towards the students. Each class group is assigned a Class Tutor. This teacher regularly monitors the progress and welfare of each student. To assist with this there is a time-tabled Pastoral Care monthly. Each Year Head sees to the overall progress […]

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Adult Education

For more information, please contact Mr Michael Cusack at the following address:  eveningc@cashelcommunityschool.ie Adult Education Programme Spring 2024  Please click on the images below for course descriptions/outlines.

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Facilities

Since the amalgamation in 1995, Cashel Community School provides a modern, well equipped environment for our students to work, play and develop in. We have a long history of sporting, musical and academic achievement and we are delighted to have the facilities to sustain this. Facilities available in the school include Art / Craft Rooms […]

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Students’ Council

The student Council has been functioning in Cashel Community School since 1997. The Council provides a forum for students to express their opinions and enables them to play a partnership role with the staff, Parents’ Association and Board of Management.   This ensures that the students play a positive role in our school’s decision making […]

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Parents’ Association

Parents’ Association Cashel Community School has a dynamic Parents Association since 1994. It encourages all parents to participate and support the activities of the school, and acts as very valuable liaison with the school management. Its many activities include: Book Rental Scheme Organise Debs with Student Council Guest speakers invited  to meetings speaking on drugs, […]

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History of CCS

The Founding of Cashel Community School Cashel Community School opened its doors to students for the first time on Monday, 5th September 1994. This was the culmination of a ten-year campaign seeking the best possible school facilities for the young people of Cashel and its hinterland. In 1984 a Community School, involving the amalgamation of […]

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Message from Deputy Principal

Community schools combine the academic style education of the traditional Secondary School and the practically orientated programme of the Vocational School. In Cashel Community School we are enormously proud of our academic and extra-curricular programmes. We foster the individuality of each student within a very caring school community. Our pastoral care programme provides a strong […]

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Message from Principal

We value each student as an individual and as part of a community. We seek to develop all aspects of their personhood and are committed to providing students with an educational experience that will develop every aspect of their being to their fullest potential through a student-centric, values-based education. Students of Cashel Community School can […]

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Tours

Lake Garda, Italy 2017 saw the tour visit the fabulous destination of Lake Garda in Italy. The students got to experience ‘la dolce vita’ first hand visiting Milan and Venice. The San Siro stadium, the home of both Inter and AC Milan was a fantastic experience. A day spent in the Gardaland theme park got […]

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Academic Life

Junior Cycle        Transition Year    Senior Cycle  Career Guidance Exam Timetable Book Lists 2020-21 Literacy Numeracy Department of Education and Skills Parents Junior Cycle Information

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