Circular 0047/2021 Guidelines for the use of Reduced School Days in Schools

16 September 2021

Department Circulars - 309kb PDF

The purpose of this circular is to inform school management authorities that Guidelines on the use of Reduced School Days have been developed to provide clarity to school authorities and parents/guardians around the use of reduced school days in schools. This is to ensure that Reduced School Days are only used in a manner that is limited, appropriate and absolutely necessary, in line with the Department of Education’s guidelines.

The Use of Reduced School days

16 September 2021

External Documents - 913kb PDF

Guidelines for schools on recording and notification of the use of Reduced School days

Updated FAQs for School Principals or Designated Contact Person - September 2021

15 September 2021

External Documents - 789kb PDF

This leaflet was developed for school principals or designated contact person by the HSE in collaboration with the Department of Education.

Covid Learning and Support Scheme (CLASS) Guidance for Post Primary Schools

8 September 2021

External Documents - 732kb PDF

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ASTIR September 2021

2 September 2021

ASTIR - 6164kb PDF

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Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) - 2021/22

27 August 2021

External Documents - 909kb PDF

This advice note sets out the curriculum and assessment arrangements for the LCA Year 1 and Year 2 students for the academic year 2021/22.

Transition Year 2021/2022 - Summary Note August 2021

27 August 2021

Department Circulars - 194kb PDF

This summary advice note (August 2021) sets out practical advice for school leaders and teachers of TY 2021/22.