Coláiste Pobail Setanta

Newsletter No.141 Monday 09-05-22


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Newsletter No.141 Monday 09-05-22

Semester 3 Week 8

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6th Year News.

Qualifax or Careersportal to select the events you wish to attend.

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CareersPortal is Ireland's leading Careers Guidance website. It is a one-stop-shop for people of all ages who need information and guidance regarding their next career decision.

Career Events - QualifaX
Qualifax - National Learners' Database of course and career information. The site has a listing of all courses in Ireland.

State Examinations Timetables

Please visit our school website for details on the state examinations timetables.


Summer Music Recital

The music department would like to invite you all, students, parents and staff to our summer music recital happening on Thursday May 12th at 7pm. A variety of our talented music students will be performing some songs and we would love to see you there. Refreshments will be served and entrance is free. It will be held in the canteen.

Career Guidance News.

CAO Change of Mind facility is open now until 1st of July. Students can log in and amend their course choices for free.

SUSI Grant

Application Open Date 28th April 2022- Thursday 7th July Closing Date for new applications.

Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) SUSI

Tuesday 10th May

Dunboyne College of Further Education Parents Information Evening @ 7pm

Wednesday 11th May

Blackrock College of Further Education enrolment day Ballsbridge College of Further Education

Army Reserve Army Reserve are recruiting, visit our careers page on for more information and to apply.

Naval Service The Naval Service are recruiting for Naval Service Direct Entry Chefs. Visit our careers page on for more information.

Basketball News


We are so proud of our 2nd Year basketball team that made it to the All Ireland Final last Tuesday in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. Well done and hard luck to the team and their coaches, Ms. Ryan and Ms. Byrne

CAO News

  1. Statement of Application

    From this Friday (6 May), CAO will begin emailing all applicants who applied to CAO by 1 February this year. (Applicants who applied using the late application facility will receive an email later in the month). This email is referred to as the Statement of Application Record email.

    The email instructs applicants to log in to their CAO account to confirm that all of their personal details, examination information, exemptions (if any) and course choices are recorded correctly on their accounts. (For a copy of the email, go to the Schools Message Board in the Guidance/Schools section of

    If there are errors or omissions, applicants are given the opportunity to rectify this information (for no charge) via their online CAO Account. Examination updates made before the end of May will be updated to applicant accounts in early June.

    Please note that emails will issue over a number of weeks, starting with Leaving Certificate applicants, followed by QQI FET applicants, GCE applicants, mature applicants and other school leaving applicants.

    For more information, go to

    2. Change of Mind

    The CAO Change of Mind facility opened on Thursday, 5 May. Applicants may add, remove or change the order of their courses as many times as they like up to the 1 July at 5pm (restrictions apply, see page 3 of the CAO Handbook). To date, over 6,600 applicants have yet to add course choices to their application.

    Applicants are also urged to read the ‘Changes to the 2022 Handbook’ document (available from for information on new courses, cancelled courses, title changes and miscellaneous changes.

    3. CAO Offers Schedule

    Unfortunately, we are not yet in a position to finalise the CAO Offers and Acceptances schedule for 2022. As soon as we receive an update from the State Examinations Commission on the expected release date for the Leaving Certificate examination results, we will consult with the HEIs and finalise the offer schedule. This schedule will be circulated to IGC, NCGE, NISCA and NAPD as soon as it is available. All applicants will be notified and the dates will be published at

    4. DARE HEAR Application Outcomes and Review and Appeal dates

    DARE HEAR application outcomes will be available online on Tuesday, 28 June from 2pm. All applicants will receive email notification about the outcome of their DARE/HEAR application. Applicants can log into their CAO account and select the DARE/ HEAR Application Outcome to view the outcome of their DARE HEAR application.

    Ineligible applicants who have grounds for making a Review and Appeal application must complete the online Review and Appeals application form by 4 July 2022 at 5pm. Review and Appeal applications must be made online through the CAO ’My Application’ facility. Where applicable, applicants must provide documentation (objective documentary evidence) by 5pm on 6 July 2022 to CAO, Tower House Eglinton, Street, Galway.

Semester 3 Exams.

Our semester 3 exams will commence on May 30th for all years except 3rd and 6th who will be taking part in block revision for their state exams. The timetable for block revision and the Semester 3 Exams will be available from the college website soon.

Staff Meeting

Thursday 12/5/2022 will see classes finish at 2:00 and student will be permitted to go home to facilitate a scheduled staff meeting.

Summer Awards Ceremonies and Graduations.

Our Summer Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday 26/5/2022 in the school when we celebrate the achievements of our students this year. This is a whole school event for all students.

Our Transition Graduation will take place on the evening of Thursday 26/5/2022 when we celebrate the achievements of out TY students. More details of this will be shared with our TY students and their parents in the coming days.

Our 6th Year Graduation ceremony will take place on Friday 27/5/2022 commencing at 12:00 sharp in the Sports Hall. Invites will be sent to students in the coming days where each student can only bring 2 guests because of capacity issues. This is a school uniform event for our graduation students.

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Grants Uniform Pop Up Shop 2-7pm
Aug 23
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