Events Calendar

Avondale Community College
School Calendar 2018/2019 - Month by Month

August 2018

Friday 24th First Year Activity Day (9:30-2:00)
Monday 27th Induction Day for First Years
Tuesday 28th First, Third and Sixth Years return
Wednesday 29th All Students return

                                                  September 2018

Monday 10th – Friday 14th Roald Dahl Week
Monday 10th School Summit for TY Students
Wednesday 12th Higher Options for LC Students
Wednesday 19th Junior Cert Results
Tuesday 25th BT Young Scientist Entries Deadline                                                  
Monday 24th DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) 11:10 Class
Monday 24th – Friday 28th Fire Safety Week
Monday 24th Information Evening for Current First Year Parents – 7pm
Dates to be confirmed Leaving Certificate individual Career Guidance appointments       
Review meetings with Leaving Certificate students
RACE Meeting                                  
Assessment for Learning: Third and Sixth Year

October 2018

Monday 15th – Friday 19th Maths Week.
Thursday 18th Careers Information Session for Leaving Cert Parents - 7pm
Monday 15th – Friday 19th Friendship Week
Monday 22nd – Friday 26th TY Work Experience Phase 1
Tuesday 23rd DEAR during 11:10 class
Wed 24th – Thursday 25th Interactive Open Days for incoming First Years
Thursday 25th Open/Enrolment Night 7.00 – 9.00pm
Dates to be confirmed College and Beyond STEM event for Fifth Year girls.
Information Evening for Parents for RACE
Assessment for Learning: Third and Sixth Year

November 2018

Monday 5th – Friday 9th Reading Week (1st,2nd,4th and 5th Years)
Tuesday 6th CAO Information Evening for Parents 7pm
Wednesday 7th Second Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Monday 12th Sixth Year Pre-Mock Exams Commence
Monday 12th - Friday 18th Science Week
Wednesday 21st DEAR during 11:10 class
Monday 26th – 30th La Semaine Francaise
Thursday 22nd First Sixth Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Monday 26th – Friday 30th College Awareness Week
Dates to be confirmed Remembrance Ceremony
Leaving Certificate Higher Level Gaeilge Drama ‘An Triail’
DCU Open Day for 5th Years
30th Nov English: Classroom Based Assessment: Third Year
12th Nov- 7th Dec Business: Classroom Based Assessment: Third Year

December 2018

Week of 3rd English Assessment Task completion date: Third Year
Wednesday 5th Third Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Week of 10th Business Assessment Task completion date: Third Year
Thursday 13th DEAR during 11:10 am class
Monday17th – Friday 21st First, Second, Third and Fifth Year House Exams
Dates to be confirmed Art Trip to Newgrange
Review Meetings with Leaving Cert students
Sixth Year L.C.V.P. Recorded Interviews
Education Welfare Board Returns (Attendance)
Junior Certificate Profile of Achievement Award Ceremony
Christmas Concert
7th Dec- 25th Jan Science: Classroom Based Assessment: Third Year

January 2019

Wed 9th-12th January BT Young Scientist
Thursday 10th / Friday 11th Trip to Young Scientist
Thursday 17th Fifth Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Monday 14th  Transition Year Information Evening at 7pm
Friday 25th DEAR during 11:10 class
Friday 25th Cambridge Aptitude Tests for Senior Cycle.
Monday 28th Mock Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams
Dates to be confirmed Sixth Year L.C.V.P. Portfolio Day
7th Jan- 12th April Art: Classroom Based Assessment:  Second Year

February 2019

Saturday 2nd Assessment Morning for Incoming First Years 2019
Week of 1st Science Assessment Task completion date: Third Year
Wednesday 13th First Year and TY Parent Teacher Meeting
Monday 11th – Friday 15th TY Work Experience Phase 2
Thursday 28th Second Sixth Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Monday 25th DEAR during 11:10 class
Dates to be confirmed Payment for JC and LC due (€110 approx.) 
LCVP Enterprise Trip
UCD Shadowing Day for Fifth Years
Scifest in Avondale Community College
Review meetings with Leaving Certificate students

March 2019

Friday 1st Sponsored Walk
Monday 4th – Friday 8th World Book Week
Monday 11th – Friday 15th Seachtain na Gaeilge
Monday 11th

Subject Choice Parents Evening for TY and 3rd-5th Year

Feedback Evening re Aptitude Tests for Parents and Students

Tuesday 12th Subject choice afternoon for 3rd-5th Year and TY students
Wed 13th – Friday 15th TY Trip to Killary
Tuesday 19th Submission of Subject Choice Forms
Tuesday 19th DEAR during 11:10 class
Dates to be confirmed Oral /Practical Exams for Junior and Leaving Certificate students.
Submission of Junior Cert Levels to Department.                                         
4th March – 12th April Business and Science: Classroom Based Assessment: Second Year

April 2019
Wednesday 10th DEAR during 11:10 class
Wednesday 25th National Poetry Day
Tuesday 30th Information Evening for Incoming First Year Parents
Dates to be confirmed Scifest IT Carlow
Practical and Coursework Deadlines for Certificate Exams
University Campus Tour for TY students
29th April – 17th May French: Classroom Based Assessment: Second Year
29th April – 20th May English: Classroom Based Assessment: Second Year

May 2019

Thursday 9th DEAR during 11:10 class
Monday 13th – Thursday 16th 

Evening of Excellence Awards 7:30pm

Award presentations in school

Thursday 23rd Leaving Certificate Graduation
Thursday 23rd  Transition Year Celebration
Friday 24th First Year Multi-Activity Trip To Baltinglass E.R.C
Dates to be confirmed Primary/ Secondary Transfer Meetings with Feeder Primary Schools
Education Welfare Board Returns (Attendance)

June 2019
Wednesday 5th – Friday 21st State Examinations
Summer holidays Fifth Year LCVP Work Experience

                                                   This calendar nay be subject to change.