16 June 2020|General News, Parents', Students

IMPORTANT: The following dates are provisional only and are subject to change in line with HSE guidelines and public health advice as it becomes available:

The academic year 2020-2021 will begin for students on Thursday August 27th for Sixth Year Students. Third Years will return on Friday 28th August at 8:50am while First Year Induction will begin at 11am on Friday 28th August. We look forward to welcoming our incoming First Year class for their induction morning. This will take place between 11am and 1pm and the incoming First Years should attend in full uniform. There is no need however for the First Year students to bring school books for their induction morning. The remainder of students (Second Years, Transition Years and Fifth Years) will return to class on Monday 31st August ay 8:50am.


The following are the times/dates of return for each year group:

Thursday August 27th at 8:50am: Sixth Years Return

Friday August 28th at 8:50am: Third Years Return

Friday August 28th at 11am: First Year Induction Morning (11am – 1pm)

Monday August 31st at 8:50am: Second Years, Transition Years and Fifth Year Students Return



First Year students do not need to bring books for their induction morning on Friday 28th August at 11am. First Year students will receive information about their timetable for the academic year 2020-2021 at induction.

Full timetables for each year group will be sent via the school messaging service.


Calendar for 2020-2021

Please click on the link for a list of Key Dates 2020-2021 for the next academic year.



The following are the Book Lists for First, Second, Fifth and Transition Years for the academic year 2020-2021. Third and Sixth Year Book Lists remain the same. There is a limited book grant available from the Department of Education & Skills for assistance with the purchase of school books. If you have any queries in this regard please contact the School Office.

For the First Year Book List please click Book List for 1st Years 2020-2021

For the Second Year Book List please click Book List for 2nd Years 2020-2021

For the Transition Year Book List please click Book List for Transition Year 2020-2021

For the Fifth Year Book List please click Book List for 5th Years 2020-2021



  • Black V-necked pullover with white band inset on V.
  • College Crest on pullover
  • Mid grey pants, Hopsack material
  • Light grey shirt
  • College tie
  • College Jacket
  • Appropriate footwear (Runners are not allowed except for P.E. & games)
  • Clear soled non marking runners for P.E. class

Students are reminded that their name should be clearly marked on all items of uniform.

The school uniform is available at: Paul’s, High Street, Kilkenny and Duggan’s Menswear, High Street, Kilkenny (except for the jacket)

Click on this link for a Message from Paul’s, Kilkenny.