Calendar 2019 – 2020

August

Tuesday 27th August 1st years from 9:00 to 1:00.

Wednesday 28th August 3rd, 6th and LCA 2 Return

Thursday 29th August Remaining students return.

September

Wednesday 11th September Junior Certificate results (provisional)

Thursday 19th September Staff meeting No Homework club or evening study

October

Tuesday 22th October Parent / Teacher meeting 6th years and LCA 2. Classes finish at 3:45. P/T Meeting from 4:15 to 6:45 No Homework club or evening study

Friday 25th October Start of Mid-term break.

November

Monday 4th November Return after midterm

Monday 11th November 5th and LCA 1 Parent / Teacher meeting. Classes finish at 3:45. P/T Meeting from 4:15 to 6:45 No Homework club or evening study

Friday 15th November JCT in-service for all staff School Closed Monday

18th November TY 1 Work Experience

Wednesday 20th November Staff meeting No Homework club or evening study

Monday 25th November TY 2 Work Experience

Tuesday 26th November 2nd year & TY 1 Parent / Teacher meeting Classes finish at 3:45. P/T Meeting from 4:15 to 6:45. No Homework club or evening study

Friday 29th November DATS tests for 3rd years

December

Monday 9th December 3rd year Parent / Teacher meeting No Homework club or evening study

Tuesday 17th December Start of house examinations Including LCA 5

Friday 20th December Christmas holidays

January 

Monday 6th January Return after Christmas holidays

Tuesday 21st January 1st year & TY 2 Parent / Teacher meeting No Homework club or evening study

Saturday 25th January Assessment for incoming first years

Thursday 30th January Staff meeting No Homework club or evening study

February

Wednesday 5th February Start of pre-leaving examinations

Tuesday 11th February Start of LCA pre examinations

Friday 14th February Mid-term break

Monday 24th February Return after mid-term break

Tuesday 25th February JCT Cluster day School Closed

Friday 28th February Transition Year change over.

March

Monday 2nd March TY 1 Work Experience

Monday 9th March TY 2 Work Experience

Tuesday 17th March Bank holiday school closed

Monday 23rd March 6th and LCA 2 Parent / Teacher meeting No Homework club or evening study

April

Friday 3rd April Easter Holidays

Monday 20th April Return after Easter holiday

Thursday 30th April Staff Meeting 3:25 to 4:25 No Homework club or evening study

May

Monday 4th May Bank holiday school closed

Wednesday 6th May Meeting of parents of incoming 1st years

Wednesday 13th May Staff meeting 3:25 to 4:25 No Homework club or evening study

Monday 25th May LCA 5 Summer exams

Tuesday 26th May 1st, 2nd and 5th Exams

Friday 29th May Summer holidays

June

Wednesday 3th June Start of state examinations

The management reserve the right to alter the calendar at any time. Please check this website for amendments to the calendar.

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Junior Certificate Wood Projects 2019

Below are the projects submitted by this years woodwork classes for the State Examinations.

Students had to pick one of the following design briefs and submit a project they felt answered the brief.

Coursework 2019 – Design and Realisation Design Briefs

Ordinary Level

1. Design and make a compact artefact to store three small handheld gardening items. Your artefact should be portable and reflect a nature theme. The maximum dimension of your artefact must not exceed 350mm.

2. Animated movies have entertained audiences for many years. Design and make a decorative artefact to celebrate your favourite animated movie. Your artefact should exhibit skilful handcraft in wood. Your artefact should be compact and suitable for display on a desk or shelf.

3. Design and make an attractive wall-mounted artefact on which to hang four coats. Your artefact should incorporate curves and should showcase your handcraft skills. It should reflect a theme of your choice. The maximum dimension of your artefact must not exceed 400mm.

Design Briefs – Higher Level

1. Wood is an ideal medium from which to handcraft beautiful items of unique design and function. Design and make a distinctive artefact for the neat storage of newspapers, magazines or other printed material. Your artefact should include an innovative secondary function and should showcase a range of your handcraft skills. The maximum dimension of your artefact must not exceed 450mm.

2. Young people share global concerns about the health and sustainability of our oceans and seas. Design and make an elegant artefact that evokes the beauty and diversity of our oceanic habitats. Your design should reflect the importance of protecting and preserving our fragile oceans. A variety of carefully chosen hardwoods, complemented by a range of handcraft skills, should enhance your design. The maximum dimension of your artefact must not exceed 350mm.

3. Cherished items are often simple, cleverly conceived, well crafted and beautiful in appearance. Design and make a slimline unit to hold a variety of small personal items in a young person’s room. Your artefact should be designed to be wall or corner mounted and should incorporate distinct spaces to facilitate neat organisation. Handcrafted joints should be a distinctive feature of your artefact. The maximum dimension of your artefact must not exceed 450mm.

Awards Day 2019

Congratulation to all the students and staff on another very successful year in the school. The success of the students in both academia and on the sports ground were recently acknowledged in the annual awards days. Here is a selection of photos from the day. To see the full set please visit the schools Facebook page.

Cd Launch

Hazelwood College music department has been busier than usual this year. Not only did the annual musical take place recently but over the winter months the students were in school during holidays and weekends producing the 3rd CD of talent from the school.

“Inspirations” is a triple album showcasing the wide variety of musical talent from both past and present students of the school.

The CD will be launched on Friday 17th May 2019 with a variety show by past student Darren Roche from the critically acclaimed Irish band “Moxie” before he departs on a summer tour of Uk, USA and Ireland