'Ours is not to reap the harvest, Ours is just to sow the seed'
Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey

Incoming 1st Year Students

Information Night for Incoming 1st Year Students and Parents/Guardians

Thursday, 10th March 2022

18:30 - 20:00

(via Zoom)

Uniform Information

The Mount Sackville Uniform is specially designed and produced to the school’s specifications. Irish Manufacturers are used in this process.

The school uniform for Junior Cycle consist of:

  • blue Mount Sackville crested jumper
  • blue gingham blouse
  • red tie
  • blue Mount Sackville Skirt
  • navy Mount Sackville jacket

The PE uniform consists of

  • red Mount Sackville hoodie
  • red Mount Sackville polo shirt
  • navy Mount Sackville tracksuit bottoms

The school tracksuit may only be worn in PE class or sport extra-curricular activities and may not be combined with non-uniform items. Students may not combine elements of the sports uniform with the school uniform.

Leddy Uniforms will be inviting our 1st year students for their uniform fitting at the end of April or beginning of May.

Mount Sackville Uniform Information - Leddy Uniforms

Curriculum

The curriculum is arranged in such a way as to provide for an area of choice, while at the same time ensuring a balanced course of instruction. It is structured to cater for students of varying abilities and with defined limits.

Core Subjects

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

GAEILGE

ENGLISH

MATHEMATICS

SCIENCE

HISTORY

GEOGRAPHY

CIVIC, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL EDUCATION

SOCIAL, PERSONAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

DIGITAL LITERACY

DRAMA

CHOIR

Subjects Options for 1st year

Students must study three of the following, with a minimum of one language. When inputting choices on VSware, please choose a fourth option in case first choices cannot be accommodated.

ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN

BUSINESS STUDIES

HOME ECONOMICS

MUSIC

FRENCH

ITALIAN

SPANISH

GERMAN

1st year Subject Options

To enter subject choices it is necessary to log onto Mount Sackville VSware site and use the username and password which shall be sent to you by text.

The deadline for submitting the subject choices is 31st March 2022.

How to set up account on VSware?

Subject Choice instructions for VSware

All students are required to study Irish. Exemptions are only granted in exceptional cases.

Religious Education is a core subject in Mount Sackville. All students are required to participate or observe in this class.

For more information on the subjects, please visit CareersPortal.ie

School Fee Payment

Fees are reviewed annually in May, and parents/guardians are notified of any adjustments at that time.

Our preferred method of communication is by email, invoices, statements, and ad hoc communications will be sent to parents/guardians by email.

An invoice for school fees is issued in June and fees can be paid in full at that time or in either 2 instalments (June and November) or 10 equal monthly instalments (June to March inclusive).

PLEASE NOTE – from June 2021 it is mandatory that school fees are paid by Direct Debit.

To this end we will be sending a DD mandate to all parents/guardians for completion, you can advise on fee payment regularity on this form. The form will be sent by email.

Additional charges (e.g., TY Fee, Music Fee) will be added to your account throughout the school year. These charges will be added to your monthly direct debit when they fall due.

Invoices are issued in June and statements are issued at the end of each term. Receipts are issued on request only.

EasyPayments

Mount Sackville has an Easy Payments programme in operation for all non-fee payments. The payment for incidentals can be made online using your credit/debit card. In order to make payments via Easy Payments, please click on the EPP icon on the top right hand side of school website. Your Easy Payments account will not be available until the beginning of June in your commencement year. Please see the link here on how to activate your account.

Wriggle

Wriggle provides the digital learning solutions for the school.

Wriggle Online Store will open in 5th April 2022 and will close on 7th June 2022.

School Store Code: 57458072

Parents iPad Information Page

Parent Pack from Wriggle

Wriggle iPad 1:1 Parents Night video

Wriggle iPad 1:1 School Parents Night

iClass

The school uses iClass as the official channel of communication with parents/guardians.

Please ensure to register before 31st March2022.

iclass Mobile App Instructions for Parents

Dean of Admission

For any additional queries with regards to admission and the transition from primary to secondary school, please contact our Dean of Admissions, Mr Ger Murphy at gmurphy@mountsackville.ie

May
24 2022
TY Graduation
May
25 2022
Staff CPD
May
26 2022
TY Exams
Jun
06 2022
June Bank Holiday
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Contact
Mount Sackville Secondary School,
Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny,
Chapelizod,
Dublin 20,
D20 WP68

01 821 3317
01 821 4061


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