Calendar for the School Year 2017-2018
· Back to school: 9am Thursday 31st August 2017 (full day for all pupils. New junior infants 9am-12pm for first 7 school days).
· October midterm break term 1: school closed Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November inclusive. Reopens Monday 6th November.
· Christmas holidays: School closes at 12pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 which will be last day of term 1. School reopens for term 2 on Monday 8th January 2018. Full school day for all.
· February midterm break term 2: school closed Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February 2018. Reopens Monday 19th February 2018.
· St. Patrick’s Day Public Holiday: School closed Monday 19th March 2018.
· Easter holidays: school closes at 12pm on Friday 23rd March 2018 for last day of term 2. School reopens for term 3 on Monday 9th April 2018. Full school day for all.
· May midterm break term 3: School closed Monday 7th May – Friday 11th May inclusive. School reopens on Monday 14th May for all pupils. Full school day for all.
· June closure: School closed Monday 4th June 2018.
· Last day of the school year: School closes at 12pm for all pupils on Friday 29th June. This will be the last day of term 3.
* Junior & Senior Infant Day: 9am – 1.40pm. 1st – 6th Class Day: 9am – 2.40pm
* Dates for Sacraments of First Penance, Holy Communion and Confirmation, once provided to the school by St.Canice’s Parish, will be provided to parents promptly.
* To facilitate staff training and planning, the school will close early to pupils on one shortened day each term – ie. 3 additional shortened days not listed above, over the full school year. The dates for these shortened days will be communicated to parents as early as possible each term – with a minimum of 1 month’s advance notification provided.
* The school calendar, set by the Kilcoskan NS Board of Management, operates in line with Department of Education requirements: Circular 0009/2017 www.education.ie
Kilcoskan National School, Kilcoskan, The Ward, Co. Dublin. Ph: 01 8351508