KILKENNY COLLEGE

 Weekly Calendar - Vol. 5 Issue 3                                                    Monday 16th September – Friday 20th September

   

DATE

EVENT

 

All-Ireland Ploughing Championship

Please note that Tuesday 17th September is the day that we hope all students who plan to travel with their Parents/Guardians will use, so as to avoid any absences during the rest of this week.

Music

Music lessons and music leave out can be booked through the college website, follow extra curricular/music.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if needed.  Signed leave out forms will be available in Ms. Harding's room.

School choir times: 

Senior choir:       Monday 6-7pm, 

Junior choir:       Tuesday 4-5pm,

Chamber Choir: Tuesday 6-7pm,

Pop choir:            Friday 3.45-4.30pm. All in the large music room.

Orchestra:           Thursdays 6.15-7.30pm, in the large music room.

Jazzband:             Tuesdays at lunchtime.

Grupa Ceoil:        Mondays at lunchtime.

Monday 16th

Tuesday 17th Friday 20th Sept.

2020 Open Days

Open Days for entry into 1st Form 2020 will be held on:

Monday 16th September (Boarder Boys)

Tuesday 17th September (Boarder Girls)

Friday 20th September (Day Pupils)

The deadline for submission of Intention to Enrol Forms was 1st September 2019.

Tuesday 17th September

Ploughing Championship

Agricultural Science students from Form 4th, 5th and 6th. Depart 8am. (ETA 5.30pm)

(not Thursday 19th as stated in last week’s Newsletter)

Wednesday 18th Sept.

Rugby

SCT v CBC Cork at home on floodlit (B) pitch. 2.30 pm KO

2nds v CBC Cork at home on Hollow E pitch. 2.30 pm KO

TY v St. Gerard’s College at home on Top G pitch. 2.30 pm KO

JCT B v Clongowes College away at Clane. 2.30 pm KO. (ETA 6.30 pm)

U15 A v C.U.S. School Dublin away. 2.30 pm KO (ETA 6.30 pm)

I15 B v C.U.S. School Dublin away. 2.30 pm KO (ETA 6.30 pm)

1st Years v Cistercian College Roscrea. 10 a side Blitz away at Roscrea. 2.30 pm KO (ETA 6 pm)

Girls Hockey

Senior 1st selection v Senior 2 at home on pitch C. (Friendly). 4.30 pm PB.

Senior 2 v Senior selection at home on pitch C (Friendly). 4.30 pm PB.

Senior 3 v Ursuline School, Thurles at home on pitch C. (Friendly). 1.15 pm PB.

Inter A v Ursuline School, Thurles at home on pitch D. (Friendly). 2.15 pm PB.

Junior A selection v Minor A at home on pitch D. (Friendly) 4.30 pm PB.

Junior B 1 v Mount Mercy School, Cork away at Cork Harlequin’s Club.(Friendly) 2pm PB. (ETA 7.30 pm)

Junior Sharks v Newtown School away. (Friendly) 12.30 pm PB (ETA 5 pm).

Minor A v Junior A selection at home on pitch D. (Friendly) 4.30 pm PB

Minor B1 v Mount Mercy School, Cork away at Cork Harlequin’s Club. (Friendly) 3pm PB. (ETA 7.30 pm)

Minor Tigers v Newtown School, Waterford away. (Friendly) 1.45 pm PB. (ETA 5 pm).

All Form 1 Girls v Loreto School Kilkenny Blitz on pitches C and D (Friendly). 12 pm PB.

 

Boys Hockey

Senior 1st v St. Andrew’s A at home on pitch C.  (League). 3.30 pm PB.

Junior A Training.

Minor A v St. Andrew’s A at home on pitch C. (League) 2.30 pm PB.

1st Year v St. Andrew’s A at home on pitch D. (League). 3.30 pm PB.

Irish

Gaelbhratach 2 Workshop in Ormonde Hotel 10.00 am – 12.00 pm. Gaelchoiste will attend.

Thursday 19th September

Careers

Form 6 Higher Options Event at the R.D.S. Dublin. Departing at 8.40 am from Swift Car park.  (ETA 3.35 pm)

First Years

Form 1 field trip to Wexford. Departing at 8.50 am from gravel car park at Celbridge House. (ETA 5.00 pm)

Friday 20th September

Girls Hockey

U16s and U18s Interpros at Garryduff, Cork.

Sunday 22nd Sept

So Hockey Sports Gear Company will visit Kilkenny College on Sept 22nd should anyone wish to purchase kit.  They will be available from 11:30 hrs-13:00 hrs and again from 19:30 hrs-21:00 hrs for Boarder and Day Students.

   
 

 

Advanced Notice

 

Monday 23rd September

Golf

Leinster Schools Matchplay Qualifier at The Heath Golf Club. (ETA 5 pm)

Geography

Ms. Woodroofe’s Leaving Certificate Geography Class field trip Dunmore Caves.

Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th September

4th Form

TY Trip to Italy

Friday 27th September

Girls Hockey

Senior Girls Hockey Tournament in Limerick.

Monday 30th September

School Closed. ‘Tarmac’ Day.

Boarders return from 7.30 pm

Thursday 3rd October

Irish

An Triail Irish drama on Leaving Cert Higher Level Course in Visual Carlow (note date changed)

Geography

All of Form 3 Geography Field Trip.

Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th October

Art

Form 6 Leaving Certificate Art class trip to France

 

 

School Regulations

Day Pupils

If your son/daughter:

(i)                 will be absent

(ii)               will be late

(iii)             will be leaving the school early any day

could you please contact the school, preferably by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 056-7761544.

Day Pupils

Signing Out

In circumstances where you wish to sign your child out before end of school day please be advised this must be done by 9.30 am by either:

·       Phone Call: 056 - 7761544

·       Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·       Note in School Journal.                            

Text messages are not acceptable.    Please give the reason why your child is leaving early.

Day Pupil Lockers

Only day pupils that have signed up for Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) have been allocated a Sports Locker.  ECA forms are available from the Administration Office, once form is completed a Sports Locker will be allocated to that student.

Friday

Afternoon

On Fridays after school, students have three options after 3:40pm.

Prep, home or ECA with a teacher.  Waiting for lifts up to 3:50pm is acceptable.

Our Library

Opening Hours for Students: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4 pm – 5.15 pm

Lunchtime 1.45 pm – 2.15 pm. Monday to Friday. Teatime 5.45 pm – 6.15 pm Tuesday and Thursday.

Students may only borrow books by using their Smart Card to do so. No Card – No Book.

Mobile phones are not permitted in the Library.

Special

Dietary

Requirements

Students with Special Dietary Requirements

We are updating our list of students who have special dietary requirements or food intolerances.

If you feel your name ought to be included on this list and currently is not, you are requested to check with Nurse. Alternatively, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

School Photos

The annual school photographs are available from https://my.stickyfolios.com/pw4qbtcrmyhq

Disclaimer

Parents/Guardians who leave their children on the Campus prior to 8.25 am are notified that there is no supervision provided at that time.

Cyclists

All cyclists are highly advised to wear a helmet, reflective gear and to have working lights on their bicycle.

Students Cars

Parents/Guardians are reminded that students are never permitted to drive cars on the Campus.

Students

On-Line

Deliveries

Please note that Kilkenny College accepts no responsibility for personal purchases made on-line and delivered to the school.

ID Cards

If you are having difficulty with log-in or topping up cards please contact Panoptic IT Solutions at 056 4491488 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information about Kilkenny College please visit our website www.kilkennycollege.ie

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Tel. 056 7761544                                      

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Simon Thompson

Principal

Kilkenny College