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Events coming up at LCC


Start-Up Dates August 2023

Parents/Guardians, please see the following start-up dates for the 2023/2024 academic year:


Start-up Dates and Times for Students

Friday 25th August 2023

0930–1230 Induction Day for 1st years only


Monday 28th August 2023  

0930-1230 1st Year student induction

1000-1200 6th Year student induction


Tuesday 29th August 2023 

0945-1145 3rd Year student induction 

1045-1245 5th Year student induction 


Wednesday 30st August 2023                     

0945–1145 2nd Year student induction  

1045-1245 Transition Year student induction


Thursday 31st September 2023                 

0850-1306   Full School Timetable. Students finish at lunchtime. 


ETB NPA & Barnardos webinar

Parents, you can now sign up for the next ETB NPA & Barnardos webinar about drug and alcohol use. It will take place on Tuesday 2nd of May at 7:30pm. Link to register: https://avc-ie.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qkpqG9I4SByuSP2im-wxUQ#/registration



Spring Newsletter 2023

Reading Week 2023 Poster Competition Winners


Junior Cycle

Overall winner:

Ellen Birnie (Class Valentia)

Other winners:

Ariana Harea (Class Enright)

Sofia McCabe (Class Doyle)

Adrienn Gombkoto (Class Yeats)

Thananya Prabhu (Class Binchy)

Layla Woods (Class Yeats)

Senior Cycle

Overall winner:

Naoise Murphy (Class Hone)

Other winners:

Lucy Jones (Class Hone)

Kezia Opoku (Class Hone)



Parents Association Easter Raffle 2023

Lucan Community College Parent’s Association are running an online raffle to raise money for the school. We would appreciate your support. Lots of great prizes to be won!

You can get more information and buy tickets for this raffle HERE 

 Easter Raffle 2023 Terms and Conditions

Webinar for Parents of Exam Students

Dublin West Education Centre is offering a webinar for parents entitled ‘Supporting Your Adolescent Through Exam Stress’ which will take place on Monday 17th April at 6pm. This presentation will explore how thinking and behaviour patterns have an impact on stress levels and results during exam time. Parents and teachers will be introduced to Cognitive Behavioural techniques which reduce stress, increase motivation and improve information retention. Supporting students as they navigate study, exams and the emotions involved will be the focus of this presentation.

This webinar with Nicola Culloty is a collaboration between Dublin West Education Centre, Blackrock Education Centre, Drumcondra Education Centre and Kildare Education Centre and is suitable for Post Primary school leaders, teachers, SNAs, SETs and parents. 

You can register for the webinar here.



One Good School Webinar

There will be a One Good School webinar for Parents on the topic of ‘Friendships’ on Tuesday 14th March at 7.30pm. This one-hour webinar will be facilitated by Emma Prunty and Amy McRory from Jigsaw. You can sign up to the webinar using this link. Lucan Community College are proud to be involved in the Jigsaw ‘One Good School’ programme which supports young people’s mental health and provides training on ways to cope and the skills to be there for young people.

One Good School Friendship Webinar

Second Year Walking Tour of Lucan

Ms Redmond organised a fantastic walking tour of Lucan with Class Valentia this week to help with their Junior Cycle History CBA: The Past in My Place. Students visited St John’s Bridge, St Finian’s Church Esker, Esker Graveyard, The former Lucan Vocational School and The Weir.
Thanks Ms Redmond for a great outing!

State Examination Fees Waived for 2023

State Examination Fees Waived for 2023

The Government’s announcement on 21 February 2023, of a wide range of once-off measures to assist with increased cost of living pressures, includes the waiving of the 2023 Examination Entry Fees. Students sitting the examinations this year will not have to pay Examination Entry fees, which in 2019 were €116 and €109 for the Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle examinations respectively.
Examinations Appeal Fees will be charged in 2023 at a rate of €40 per subject at Leaving Certificate (established); €14.50 per subject at LCA; and €32 per subject at Junior Cycle. This fee is refunded in the event of a successful appeal.
This information and further details are available in SEC Circular S 13/2023

Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) at Junior Cycle

FAO Parents of Junior Cycle Students

The Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) programme will be taught to Junior Cycle students starting from 28th February 2023 at Lucan Community College. The lessons will be taught as part of the Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) Programme and will take place during six SPHE lessons over six consecutive weeks.

The aims of the Relationships and Sexuality Education Programme are as follows:

To help young people understand and develop friendships and relationships

  • To promote an understanding of sexuality
  • To promote a positive attitude towards one’s sexuality and in one’s relationships with others
  • To promote knowledge of and respect for reproduction
  • To enable young people to develop attitudes and values towards their sexuality in a moral, spiritual and social framework.

Our school recognises that you have the primary responsibility for the personal development of your child, and we would like to support you in this role.

If you have any queries in relation to the Junior Cycle RSE Programme please contact the school through admin@lucancc.ie. Otherwise, we will assume that you understand the aims of the Programme, and you are satisfied for your son/daughter to partake in the programme.

Please find official letter here: Letter for 3rd Year Parents RSE

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Reading Week Poster Competition for 2023. The standard of talent and creativity was outstanding. Well done to everyone who entered a poster. The overall winners are Ellen Birnie (Junior) and Naoise Murphy (Senior). Congratulations!

Our Second Years are thoroughly enjoying their trip to Barcelona! Thanks to Ms McKelvey and the team of teachers who have travelled with over 140 second year students to give them this fantastic opportunity. @ddletb @LccAssoc

Ryan Lally from Grá Pizza ran a great workshop today on pizza making as part of a wellbeing promotion, and also talked about setting up your own business and all about buying good Irish ingredients. Staff and students were delighted with the pizzas! #wellbeing #buyIrish @ddletb

Thank you to our Parents' Association for the fabulous Easter treats which were kindly received by the teachers of Lucan Community College. We are grateful to have a fantastic Parents' Association who do phenomenal work behind the scenes for our school community. @LccAssoc

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