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First Year Subject Sampling

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First years have commenced their sampling of options today, Monday 13th Sept. They were issued with new timetables and this process will continue for the duration of subject rotations. 

 

Sampling involves giving students a taster module of Junior Cycle subjects available in the school to help them make informed choices when making their subject choices later. Subject sampling may also expose students to new subjects that they have not experienced before. All students will sample ALL subjects over the month.  There will be repetition of certain subjects because there are subjects on two different Option Lines/Blocks. 

 

 At the end of the sampling period Students & Parents will then pick their subjects/options for the next three years. Where possible Mr Tynan , the school Guidance Teacher,  will try to give everyone advice on picking the right subjects. Parents will receive a report highlighting individual strengths & weaknessess based on CAT4 testing. More information on this will follow. 

LC Results 2021

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Congratulations to our Class of 2021....

Dear Class of 2021, LC results will be available online only on Friday 3rd September from 10am. Candidates will be able to view their results & print a statement of their results. We are so proud of your hard work, dedication, commitment, courage and resilience.

 

LC Candidate Helpline

A helpline for candidates in relation to accessing their examination results is available at 1800 111 135 or 1800 111 136 from 9 am to 5 pm from 3 September to 13 September. Outside of these hours queries may be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Check out this useful guide! Here to help, Guidance and Counselling at Coláiste Abbáin :  careersportal.ie/parents/lc_res

Way2Pay & Student Contribution 2021/22

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 Dear Parents,

Our aim is to become a cashless school over time and to this end we use Way2Pay, Ireland's fastest growing Parental Payment System. While Way2Pay is designed to help schools manage, receipt, track and audit school money, it also provides a comprehensive system for parents. Parents can enjoy the ease of paying by text, and/or an online dashboard with lots of information, receipt, history etc. 

The Student Contribution is an "all in one payment" of €150 for all Junior Cycle Students and 6th Yr students. The TY Student Contribution is €250 and the 5th Year & LCA 1 contribution is €110 reflecting changes to the book rental scheme. The Student Contribution includes book rental, personal insurance, locker rental , school journal, printing/admin charges and web text costs. Access to these resources will be given following full payment. I would ask you to make this “all in one payment” online at www.way2pay.ie by 1st October 2021. If there are financial difficulties, please contact the Principal to discuss an alternative payment plan.

The all in one payment can be paid in installments online, it does not have to be a once off upfront payment.

Way2Pay offers support directly to parents so if you are having any difficulty using any of the options above please get in touch directly with their help desk.

More information:

Parents Information Sheet

 FAQ Section

The Way2Pay Parents Dashboard >>>> More help ....

 

To pay online parents have two options:

     1. PAY BY TEXT MESSAGE

You will receive a Text Message from the School “Please pay for...” Click on the link on your phone

  • Enter last 4 digits of your mobile phone number
  • Select a bill, agree to T&C and click “Pay Now”. Then enter your Credit Card details to pay

Note: Click on Plus Icon ( + ) to add payment amount. Paying by text: you will be asked a security question before seeing your bills.

 

  1. PAY ONLINE ON WWW.WAY2PAY.ORG

You can go to Way2Pay online and enter your user name and password details to access your dashboard

  • Log on to www.way2pay.org
  • Click – Login
  • Enter Mobile phone number for your Username & Password

 This will allow you to Login at any time and view all activities and bills from your child’s school.     

 In your Way2Pay dashboard you can see all activities for all your childrens including payment history and up-coming bills. You can store your card details, pay by instalments, up-load credit and make financial plans. 

 

IF YOU FORGET YOUR PASSWORD

Simply go to Way2Pay.org, enter your phone number and click to receive a new link to pay any outstanding bills.

Note: Click on Plus Icon ( + ) to add payment amount. Paying by text: you will be asked a security question before seeing your bills.

 

Kind regards,

Mr J.Nolan 

Principal 

Incoming First Year 2021/22 Subject Choice

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To assist Curriculum Planning for Incoming First Year Students (2021/22), the school Timetable is formulated using preliminary information based on Subject Choices derived from the Subject Options Preference Forms. To indicate your childs preliminary Subject Option Preferences, please click link here.  The closing date for the survey is Friday 26th March.

There are 2 supporting documents providing more information:

 

 

All First Year Students will undertake subject Sampling next September & October. Following on from Sampling students will be requested to indicate their Final Choices in relation to Subject Options.  An Information Evening will be arranged in October to provide more information. 

For further queries, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Tynan our School Guidance teacher:    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SEC Accredited Grades / Leaving Cert 2021 Information

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The most current information on all matters relating to Leaving Certificate examinations and the Accredited Grades process will be available on an ongoing basis on www.gov.ie/LeavingCertificate.

 

 

The Candidate portal will open at 12 Noon on Wednesday 10 March and close at 6 pm on Tuesday 16 March. 

The Leaving Certificate Candidate Self Service Portal (CSSP) can be accessed at www.examinations.ie or www.gov.ie/LeavingCertificate. Click on ‘Leaving Certificate Candidate Self Service Portal (CSSP) 2021’. 

When they have made their choices for each subject and BEFORE they hit the Submit button, they should carefully review their selections to ensure they are  correct.  When they see the Warning do not ignore it; check the page again.  They will not be able to go back to alter their choices on the portal at this time.

 

More Information:

 

26 March SEC email re Orals

26 March CAP email

24 March  Further Adjustments to Written Exams

22 March Guide to Accredited Grades for Leaving Certificate 2021 for Out-of-School Subjects and School Learners

15 March SEC email 15/03/21

Short Information for Students & Parents

***Guide for Students*** 

Circular S07/21

LCVP Update & Changes

Geography Update &  Changes

Music Update & Changes

 

February

Guide to State Examinations and Accredited Grades

 

Dec 2020

Assessment-Changes

SEC information

Circular 64/20

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