September 18, 2018
exemptions and accommodations

RACE: Reasonable Accommodations in State Exams

In the Leaving Cert & Junior Cycle exams, most of the special access or other arrangements available arise from the state’s duty to provide reasonable accommodations […]
September 12, 2018
New Junior Cert grades

Junior Cert and Junior Cycle Grading System Explained

As the Junior Cert gradually transitions into the Junior Cycle, a dual marking system exists. Here is an explanation of both:
September 11, 2018
resource teacher

Having a Meeting regarding Resource Hours is Important

Having a meeting regarding the provision of additional resource hours for your child can often bring mixed emotions amongst parents. For some, there is relief that […]
August 22, 2018
learn to write

Get a (Writing) Grip!

“Two hands on the hurley!” You hear trainers up and down the county roar this at underage matches and training sessions.  As every hurler on the […]
August 8, 2018
study area

Study Sweet Spot – 4 Tips on How to Create it.

Having a study sweet spot area in place before the children go back to secondary school or college is important. Creating a dedicated spot in your […]
July 25, 2018
CAO 2018

Leaving Cert and CAO Timeline 2018

I hate to bring us all back down to earth with a bang, but the 2018 Leaving Cert & CAO timeline is revving up again.  Summer […]