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MISSION STATEMENT St. Colman's College was founded in 1856 as the Cloyne Diocesan College. Our aims are: To nurture the full academic and personal development of all in the school community. To enhance the self-esteem of each person in an environment of mutual respect. To attempt, as a Catholic school, to apply the caring values of the Gospel to all aspects of our school life. To foster good relationships within the school, with parents and with the local community.
Principal:                            Mrs.Veronica O'Donoghue Deputy Principal:                Mr. Garvan Queeney Chaplain:                             Fr. Eamonn Barry Sixth Year Yearhead:          Ms. Michele Bourke Fifth Year Yearhead:           Mr. John Tobin Third Year Yearhead:          Ms. Nuala O'Sullivan Second Year Yearhead:       Ms. Catherine Buckley First Year Yearhead:           Mr. Patrick Donnelly Transition Year Co-Ord:    Mr. Pat Cashman. Special Subjects Co-ord :   Mr. Pat Cashman Learning Support:               Ms. Claire McCarthy Guidance Counsellor:         Ms. Patricia Kiely
SCHOOL TIMETABLE: 8:50 - 10:50   3 Class Periods 10:50 -11:05   Morning Break 11:05-12:50   3 Class Periods  12:50-1:35     Lunch Break 1:35 - 3.35     3 Class Periods -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- School Uniform  Grey trousers, grey pullover with College crest, grey shirt, College tie and black shoes. The College jacket is also available for purchase in the College and is the only outer garment permitted to be worn inside classrooms. The College jacket can be purchased for approximately €50. The uniform may be purchased from the following outlets: Shaws, Patrick Street, Fermoy. Hickeys, Patrick Street, Fermoy.  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- School Books St Colman’s College is offering a First Year Book Scheme to assist parents with back to school expenses as follows: Each 1st year student can avail of book scheme. 1st Year books 2017-18 cost in total €380 -St Colman’s pays €200 per student towards the cost, so each 1st Year student pays €180 in two instalments- €90 in early summer 2016 and €90 in Sept 2016. All your son’s books will be covered and ready for collection in the College on his first day of term - August 30th. Book lists for all years will be published on school website and posted to prospective pupils during the summer prior to recommencement of school. Pupils will be instructed to keep their books and other valuables in their designated classroom lockers and to take good care of their property. Books may be purchased from;   Spillanes The Bookshop, Pearse Square, Fermoy, Hylands Bookshop, Mitchelstown. Liam Ruiseal, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork. Easons, Patrick Street, Cork.  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Piano Lessons. Piano lessons, for which a fee is charged, are available and given in the school Music Rooms by Mr. Aidan Duggan. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- School Transport St Colman’s College is well covered by school bus routes in North Cork/ West Waterford. Bus Eireann operate a school transport service on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. All pupils who are eligible for public school transport will receive an application form before the start of the school year. Further details HERE. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- School Journal  All pupils are required to have a school journal. A Code of Behaviour is printed on the inside of the front and back covers of the journal. A collaborative approach affords pupils the best opportunity to get the most out of life at school and the journal is a useful means of communication between parents and teachers. Parents are requested to check the journal regularly, to ensure that the homework for each subject is written in and that notes from teachers are countersigned. Journals are available from Class Tutors on the first day of term at a cost of €10 each. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Guidance and Counselling The Guidance Counsellor, Ms Patricia Kiely, provides advice and counselling on subject choices, career development, College development, College options, C.V.s, C.A.O./U.C.A.S. and career application forms, as well as personal counselling. He is available for consultation by appointment. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Learning Support Service  A Learning Support Service is provided for pupils with learning difficulties. Further information from Ms. Claire McCarthy (025)31080 / 31622 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- School Chaplain  Fr. Eamonn Barry, the College Chaplain, provides pastoral support for pupils. He meets them individually and in class groups on a regular basis. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Study Evening Study is supervised by College Teachers. Monday-Thursday:      3:55-5:20   &   5:30-7:00 Friday:                      3:55-4:55   &    5:00 - 6.00  Term 1 :  September to Christmas Term 2:    January  to Summer Further Information from Mr. Pat Cashman (025) 31930 / 31622 Supervised study is available on Saturday Mornings from 9.30am - 12.30pm (9.30am - 3.00pm after Christmas). It is also provided during Holiday periods for exam students where possible. It is recommended that First Year pupils do one and a half hours study each evening. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Class Tutor and Year Head Each class has a Class Tutor who deals with the day-to-day problems and concerns of pupils. Each year has a Year Head whose task is to record pupil attendance, to monitor the progress of each pupil and to liaise with parents. Mr. Patrick Donnelly is the Year Head for First Years.
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