Coláiste Pobail Setanta

Incoming First Years 2022 - Information for Parents/Guardians

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Incoming First Years 2022 - Information for Parents/Guardians

Welcome to all students, parents & guardians of the incoming class of 2022. Below is some important information about preparing for your child's journey in Colaiste Pobail Setanta. In order to get set up for second level, you will need to be able to access the following:

  • DDLETB/Wriggle Parent Webinar Series 2022
  • Wriggle store for purchasing your device
  • Locations to purchase textbooks/ebooks
  • Uniform Store Information
  • iClass App
  • School Website
  • College payments system

Before you begin

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DDLETB/Wriggle Parent Webinar Series 2022

DDLETB in collaboration with Wriggle will be providing informational webinars regarding the 1 to 1 schools programme and information on Digital Learning in DDLETB schools. The first of these webinars is taking place on Tuesday 26th April at 7pm & will be repeated on Wednesday 27th April at 7pm. The link to join the webinar is here:

Parents Webinar 1 - 26th April 7pm

Parents Webinar 1 (Repeat Session) - 27th April 7pm

No prior sign up is required, you only need to click the link to join. This series of webinars is optional but are highly recommended in order for parents/guardians to get a better understanding of the Digital Learning programmes on offer in all DDLETB schools & Colaiste Pobail Setanta. The webinar will be recorded and can be viewed afterwards, the recording will be posted to this page in due course.

School Device – Wriggle

The Wriggle store will open on Tuesday 12th April and will close on Tuesday 14th of June.

A late fee of €50 will apply to devices purchased after this date. Wriggle cannot guarantee that devices purchased after the closing date of June 14th will be delivered before school begins in August. It is advised that parents/guardians make the purchase of their device as soon as possible to avoid delays and/or disappointment.

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Included in the college bundle;

  • Lenovo 300W 128GB, 3 year warranty and pen included - €549
  • Extreme L-shell hardcover device protector – €50
  • Wriggle Services and Support for 3 years €120. 3-year Device Management license included. See your full list of Wriggle support services here.
  • Educational apps (chosen by school) preloaded to your device
  • FREE access to 100s of short training videos in safely using technology for learning for parents and students on Wriggle Connect Family+. Get more information here
  • Insurance offering available at time of purchase or alternatively at wriggle.ie/insurance (insurance is optional but highly recommended).

To access the Wriggle Store for Colaiste Pobail Setanta, please click here & enter the following store code: 26553191

  • This must be inputted as shown on the image below.

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For further guidance on ordering your device please see the below video guide from Wriggle;

Humm by Flexifi monthly financing option

Wriggle also provide a Flexifi financing option through their parter Humm where parents/guardians can arrange a monthly payment plan for their child's device instead of an upfront full payment. More information about this service can be found here

Purchasing Textbooks/Ebooks

Parents are not obliged to purchase textbooks at the time of purchasing the school device. Parents can purchase textbooks online via Book Haven or through any school book store. Physical textbooks will come with an ebook code inside the front cover which students can use to add the ebook to their devices.

Learn more about physical books & installing ebooks here

College booklists can be found here and will be updated for the 22-23 academic year after the Easter break.

To avoid disappointment, parents are asked not to purchase any textbooks for options subjects until the options have been released by the college at the end of May.

School Uniform

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Full school uniforms are available from Grants Uniforms. Click here to access the Colaiste Pobail Setanta uniform page and view further information on our college uniform.

  • College crested jacket only. No other jackets should be worn in the college.
  • Students must wear black shoes & non-marking trainers for PE

A full and comprehensive guide to the college uniform can be found within the Uniform Policy Statement

Communication between School & Home

  • School Journal – please check your childs journal each night
  • VS Ware – Parents issued with Username & Passwords to view Semester Reports, Timetables, Behaviour notes & Attendance, students issued with their own details to view Timetables.
  • School Website – cpsetanta.ie
  • iClass App – download from your app store & enter the code CPS2009 (full instructions here)
  • Weekly Newsletters – available on the iClass App
  • Contacting the school – email the office at admin@cpsetanta.ie or call (01) 6402403

College Calendar.

All the information you need about events that are taking place in the College are available from our online calendar located on our website, https://cpsetanta.ie/Calendar.

Enrol/MIT Payments System

All other school fees are paid online through the MIT system. No payments are made to or taken by office staff in the college. MIT provide our school with it's own unique payment site found by clicking here or on the main homepage of the school website. Parents can create their own account username & password. Please keep these details in a safe place as they will be required for the duration of your child's time in the college.

May 26
2022
Summer Awards Ceremony / TY Graduation Ceremony (Evening)
May 27
2022
SCHOOL FINISED AT 11.20AM FOR ALL STUDENTS
May 27
2022
6th year Graduation Ceremony 12:00
May 30
2022
Semester 3 Week 11 Week Block Revision 3rd and 6th years
Phibblestown, Clonee, Dublin 15.
 01 640 2403
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