Important Letter from the HSE regarding Vaping

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please read this letter from the HSE regarding Vaping. _______________________________________________________________________ Vaping is an emerging risk to the health of children and young people. The purpose of this communication from the HSE is to better inform and support parents and guardians to protect children and young people from the harms of vaping. […]

Supporting parents to become aware of their own needs and look after their own well being

Barnardos, in conjunction with the ETB Schools National Parent’s Association are running a seminar entitled “Supporting parents to become aware of their own needs and look after their own well being ” and it will be available for your school on Tuesday 30th May at 7:30pm. The aim of this webinar is to support parents to recognise their own self care needs as they navigate their way […]

First Year Students Paired Reading Update

Our first year students have been busy all year working on their skills. They have participated in a paired reading programme with the schools Transition Year class. Reading is a life long skill that is crucial to success and also can be a great source of relaxation. The students enjoyed a pizza party having received […]

Girls Friendship Day with Colaiste Pobal Acla

Our first and second year girls welcomed the girls from Colaiste Pobal Acla today for a friendship day. We played basketball in mixed teams in a spirit of friendship and harmony. Everyone got a chance to play and some students discovered that they have a talent for basketball! We look forward to meeting up with […]

E.T.B. N.P.A. Barnardos Seminar

The National Parent’s Association continue their series of parental seminars. Please find attached the Webinar registration link and description for our next Webinar,   “Supporting teenagers to make informed decisions about drug & alcohol use and limit negative consequences” which is being held on Tuesday 25th April at 7:30pm. You can register for this talk by clicking on the link […]

School Transport Application Process for 2023 -2024 School Year

The Bus Eireann portal is now open for new applicants who wish to avail of school transport services for the school year of 2023-2024. You can find out about the application process and fees by clicking on the link below… https://www.gov.ie/en/service/07a71-school-transport/?referrer=http://www.gov.ie/schooltransport/

Mayo County Council Gaeltacht Scholarship – Important Information For 2nd and 3rd Years

Dear Parents and Guardians, Mayo County Council is offering a Gaeltacht scholarship for Easter 2023. The full scholarship will cover the cost of attending Colaiste Acla from the 2nd to the 8th of April. Second and Third year students are eligible to apply. Applications can be made online at the link below. http://Mayo.ie/Irish-Office/Gaeltacht-scholarships  

St Patrick’s College – Open Night. Thursday 9th February

St Patrick’s College will hold it’s annual open night for prospective students and their parents and guardians on Thursday 9th February between 5.30 pm and 8.30 pm. Meet our friendly staff Take a guided tour of our modern, spacious school. Learn about the subjects that your child will have the opportunity to study in secondary […]

St Patrick’s College, Annual Admissions Notice 2023 -2024

St Patrick’s College, Lacken Cross has published its annual admissions notice for 2023 – 2024. The admissions notice can be found by clicking on the ‘Our School’ drop down menu at the top of this page and scrolling to the tab ‘Admissions Notice’ at the bottom of the drop down menu. If you have any […]

Online Barnardos Seminar for Parents

Dear Parents and Guardians, Barnardos and the E.T.B. National Parent’s Council are running a seminar entitled  “Supporting Teenagers to have positive experiences online while taking responsibility for their “online footprint”. This seminar will be available online on Tuesday 31st at 7.30 pm for all parents and guardians. Registration is simple, just click on the link […]