Upcoming Events:

School Year 2017/2018

Tuesday 29th August 2017

Training of Peer Mentor       10:00am – 1:00pm

Staff Planning/Meetings       9:30am – 4:00pm

Wednesday, 30th August 2017

1st Year Students and Peer Mentors                 9:30am to 1:00pm

Parents/Guardians of 1st Years                          9:30am to 10:15am

Staff meet Parents                                                 9:30 am to 10:15am

Staff Planning                                                         10:15am to 4:00pm

Thursday 31st August 2017

School Year 2016/2017 Holidays

October Midterm Break: Close on Friday, 27th October 2017. Reopen on Monday, 6th November 2017.

Christmas Holidays: Close on Friday, 22nd December 2017. Reopen on Monday, 8th January 2018.

February Midterm Break: Close on Friday, 9h February 2018. Reopen on Monday, 19th February 2018.

St. Patrick’s Day Holiday: Closed on Monday 19th March 2018.

Easter Holidays: Close on Friday, 23rd March 2018. Reopen on Monday, 9th April 2018.

May Bank Holiday: Closed on Monday 7th May 2018.

Summer Holidays: Closing on Friday, 1st June 2018.

State Exams: Wednesday 6th June 2018

 

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College News & Events

Activities

Students at LCC are involved in a variety of extra-curricular activities throughout the school year.

 

BT Bootcamp 2015

BT Bootcamp 2015

Concern Debates

 

Comenius Belgium

 

School campaigns have included:

Health promotion, Adopt-a-Grandparent, Concern Fast, Youth for Justice, Green Schools, Student Mentoring, Study Skills, and St. Vincent DePaul fund raising are amoung a few from the last few years.

Sport

Gaelic Football – U14, U16, U18, Soccer, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball, Hurling, Kayaking. In Gaelic football we participate in both local and Leinster competitions, with the opportunity for the best footballers to be part of the county panel. Longford County Vocational Schools won the all-Ireland in 2003 and the Leinster final in 2004. In 2012 we won the O Byrne cup and are currently have boys and girls teams competing in both football and soccer.

Educational Tours

There are various trips to destinations in Ireland for art, theater, geography & cultural events throughout the school year. A Continental tour is organised every two years. Previous tours included: various cities & regions of Germany, Barcelona, Paris,Poland, Amsterdam & the Netherlands and London.

Between 2010-2012 school years students also had a chance to travel to European destinations such as Belgium and France with the COMENIUS project.

Art tours have included a 2nd-year trip to Rome as well as a Leaving Cert weekend to Paris to visit the museums & have an intensive preparation weekend for exams (Art & French).  Next trip scheduled for March 2016.  These are all invaluable learning experiences.

Our senior students also attend Career Exhibitions and visit Third Level Institutions regularly. Every student has the option to go to the ‘ BT Young Scientist Exhibition’ in the RDS as well as a number of other educational day trips.

School Shows & Fun Events

Talent Show 2014                 “Battle of the Bands”  every year since 2007

Christmas Fundraiser for the Philippines 2013    Showtime 2008    Circus Workshop and Halloween Parade 2007

Showtime 2005    Christmas Concert 2003    Show Time 2002   Cinderella Panto 2000

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2008 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012



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