CPA opens for classes for all years Mon 7th Nov with new times 09:00-15:55. There is proposed ASTI strike action on Tues. Nov. 8th. This coupled with other factors leads to CPA unable to ensure the health and safety of all students on this day. CPA will not be open to receive students on Tues Nov 8th. Classes resume on Wed 9th Nov.

The 1st+2nd year PARENT TEACHER MEETING will be held Wed. 9th Nov. 4-6p.m.

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Parents’ Association Monthly Meeting – November

The Parents’ Group will meet in Coláiste Pobail Acla on Monday 7th Nov. at 7p.m. All parents are welcome  to attend.

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Supervisors in Post Primary Schools (Temporary) – Applications

Please see link below with regard to temporary positions as Supervisors as detailed on Department of Education and Skills website. There is a possibility that such positions may arise in Coláiste Pobail Acla in the future.…/Supervisors-in-Post-Primary-Schoo…

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Student Council Elections

Friday 30th September

Student Nominations are in and the school is abuzz with talk of the upcoming student elections.  The junior students are to particularly commended for their enthusiastic and very active campaigns.

Elections will take place on Friday 30th September to elect a 12 member council – 2 representatives per year. This group will then meet regularly, collate themes and topics that are important to the study body, liaise with senior management and work on common identified goals.

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5th Year Parents Study Skills Info Session

Wed. 5th October at 6p.m.

The CPA Career Guidance Teacher will deliver an information session for parents of 5th year students offering how best to support students beginning their leaving certificate programme.

This information session will take place on Wed. 5th October at 6p.m.

The Career Guidance Teacher will offer hints/tips/advice about how best to support students in the areas of preparing a study area, schedule of work and time management skills, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and general well-being while managing  the challenges of curricular subjects.

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School Holiday


School Closure

There will be no school on Monday 10 October 

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Gift a Book!

'Too Good to be True' Group pic may 2016At the Gift-a-Book event in the school library yesterday, students from Ms O’Connor and Ms Conroy’s classes received a copy of “Too Good to be True” by Anne Cleeves to mark World Book Night, which is held each year on April 23rd, the anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The books were gifted to those displaying great interest and improvement in their reading standards. A big thank you to former teacher/librarian Ms O’Brien for presenting the students with their copies. Well done to all our recipients!

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5th Year English class in London!

5th Years at the GlobeThe Higher Level 5th Year English class have just returned from a trip to Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London for a performance of Hamlet. This forms part of their Single Text for the Leaving Cert course and provided a unique insight into the play

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Catch up on all the events of last week on our Facebook page, Colaiste Pobail Acla Abroad. A fantastic week had by all. Well done to all involved!

Our Transition Year students at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin last week

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