Open Day & Night

The annual open night for prospective incoming students will take place on the evening of Thursday 13th October from 7 – 9p.m.

Principals Address will commence at 7.15p.m.
All are welcome

On display on the night will be samples of student work from across the year groups, classroom displays and exhibitions, and a competition for incoming students.

In conjunction with the open night will be an open day on Wednesday 12th October from 9.30a.m. – 12.30p.m. 5th and/or 6th class students from local schools will be brought to the school to experience the school in action. Senior students will guide students through the school and its facilities. Students in fifth or sixth class from primary schools not attending on the day are welcome to visit also with their Parent/Guardian.

Available on the open night will include information on the programmes and subject we offer

  • Junior Certificate
  • Transition Year programme
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
  • Leaving Certificate Applied

Comment from recent school inspections

Responses received from parents and students reflected a high level of satisfaction with the quality of teaching and learning in the school. – Inspection Team 2015

Details of State Examination Achievements

Leaving Certificate Results

Points Hazelwood Nationally
Over 600 1.6% 0.3%
Over 500 18% 9.7%
Over 400 53% 34.6%
Over 300 76% 60%

Average Leaving Certificate Points Nationally = 320
Hazelwood College Leaving Certificate = 385

For more details and information see our feature in this weeks Weekly Observer and advert in this weeks Vale Star

Achieving Our Full Potential

Cappanalea 2016 – Photos and Video

Over 100 First years and their Transition Year mentors recently spent 3 days and 2 nights in Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre in Co. Kerry. As well as getting to know their new colleagues for their coming years in Hazelwood College, students experienced Hillwalking, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Orienteering and Team Building.


Here’s a highlights video of some of the fun from the trip.

Here are a selection of photos from the trip, the full set of almost 250 photos are available to view on the school Facebook page.