6th Year Self-Service Portal & CAO Information
This year all Leaving Cert students must register with the State Examinations Commission to allow them to request viewing of scripts and appeals in August. We have distributed a guide and a PIN number to 6th Year students. The SEC strongly recommends that the registration process is completed as soon as possible. If the student does not register they will NOT be able to access view or appeal scripts. (Please see image below) Also an important reminder to Leaving Certificate students that the change of mind facility on the CAO form closes on the 1st July at 5.15pm.
Naas CBS Admissions Policy 2020/2021
Please see attached two PDFs outlining our Admissions Policy (please see changes in line with current legislation) and a list of feeder schools relevant to students starting from September 2020. https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1009_20190611151858.pdf https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1583_20190611151904.pdf
Summer Reports 2019
Summer Reports for 2019 are now available to view. These reports can be accessed through the VSWare tab on the school app (see image below). We recommend that reports are viewed using the 'Print' option under the 'Actions' tab as it is much clearer to view. The instructions are fully detailed in the attached PDF. This document is also available on our school website under the Parents tab, Transition Year Reports will be available to view from tomorrow Friday 14th June. For further information on the new reporting format for Junior Cycle please go to the JCT tab on our school website www.naascbs.ie -> Junior Cycle Reporting. Wishing everyone a 'sunny' and enjoyable summer. https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7976_20190613102216.pdf
Mount Kilimanjaro Ascent
Congratulations to staff member Stephen Coy who successfully reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Monday morning. Stephen started his climb on Wednesday 5th June. He spent five days climbing and acclimatising. He started the summit ascent at midnight Sunday 9th and reached the top at 7.00am Monday morning Tanzanian time, 5.00am Irish time. It was minus eight degrees at the top, a height of 5895 metres. Well done again to Stephen on this remarkable achievement.
Leaving Cert Candidate Information Booklet
The State Exams Commission sent a Candidate Information Booklet today. This booklet contains useful information on viewing of scripts and making an appeal. Leaving Cert students please call to Ms Meade's office to collect your booklet,.
Day 1 of State Exams in Naas CBS
Many thanks to Aishling Conway from 'Kildare Now' for her photographs of both our Junior and Leaving Certificate students beginning State Exams on Wednesday. Please see 'View Gallery' button below to see more photos Wishing our students continued luck and success over the next two weeks.
Good Luck in the State Exams
The very best of luck to both our Junior and Leaving Certificate students beginning State Exams tomorrow. Go n-éirí an t-ádh libh go léir
Supervision during Exams
Please be aware that we do not have the usual teacher supervision during State Exams. In the interest of health and safety we advise that students go home between morning and afternoon exams (if possible). This is usually from about 11.00am to 2.00pm for Junior Cycle students. Your co-operation is greatly appreciated.
Locks not returned
Thanks for the co-operation in returning most of the school locks.. If you have not yet returned your lock please do so to avoid a fine. Many Thanks
New Deputy Principal
Dear Parents/Guardians, I am delighted to inform you that Rory Purcell will be taking on the role of Deputy Principal from next Aug/Sept. We wish Rory every success in his new post. Kind regards, Ben Travers
5th Year Subject Options - 2019-20
Incoming 5th Years - You may assume that you have got the subject choice that you requested and you may go ahead and purchase the necessary books.
Junior and Leaving Cert Exams
Study will be provided tomorrow, Friday 31st May, for 6th Years only. Information for State Exams: Please arrive in plenty of time before the exam is due to start. Ensure that you have all the materials that you need for each exam e.g. calculators, rulers, pens, pencils, maths sets....... You have been allocated a room (see last exam notification). This will be your room for every exam. If you have any other queries please ask - we are here to help. Best of luck to everyone in their exams.
Updated 2nd Year Book List 2019
Please see attached PDF for a full list of the textbooks and materials required for incoming 2nd Years for August 2019. Please note the 2nd Year book for Geography remains the same as the book used in 1st Year (Cyclone - Complete Junior Cycle Geography Cyclone - Complete Junior Cycle Geography Skills Book both by Stacy Kenny & Andrew Horan) https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1295_20190530162752.pdf
The end of year Presentation of TY Certs and Awards will go ahead as per school calendar at 3.30 this afternoon. Students should wear school uniform. Parents are very welcome.
Booklist - Incoming 3rd Years 2019
A reminder for incoming 3rd Year students 2019 that the SPHE book required is 'My Life 3' by Stephanie Mangan, Folens. It is essential that every 3rd Year student in September has a copy of this textbook. Many thanks.
5th Year Book Lists 2019
Please see attached PDF for a full list of the textbooks and materials required for incoming 5th Years for August 2019. https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1686_20190529103732.pdf
1st Year Book List 2019
Please see attached PDF for a full list of the textbooks and materials required for incoming 1st Years for August 2019. Further information will be forwarded by post soon https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6378_20190529102608.pdf
Junior and Leaving Cert rooms
Please see attached PDF outlining your room for the State Exams. Find the range that your exam number falls in and see the allocated room for that range of numbers. These numbers and rooms will also be displayed in the Assembly Area. https://af9b90f3f28b20e79a8c-b811c69588bad063512eb87d4fe17a81.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/5630_20190529152749.pdf
Top Oil Player of the week Awards
Congratulations to Jack Cleary (6th Year), Kevin Quinn (5th Year) with Daire Wright (Wicklow) receiving Top Oil Player of the week awards in Top Oil headquarters, Kildare Town. Well done lads
Naas CBS Yearbook 2019
A limited number of copies of the yearbook will be on sale in the assembly area tomorrow at lunchtime from 12.30 - 1.30pm. The cost of the yearbook is €10. It has class photos and articles from every year group and is a great way to remember all the school achievements this year.
Final Reminder - Triathlon Cards
Final reminder to all students who did not yet return their Triathlon sponsorship cards - please return your cards (including blank cards) to the school office by Thursday so that your name can be ticked off the list. It is very important that all these cards are accounted for.
Recycle - School ties
6th Year Students - We would be grateful if you would give your old school tie to the school. We will use these for students who do not have ties or who may struggle to get a full uniform during the year. Please drop the tie to the office anytime. Your support is very much appreciated
TY Work Experience dates 2019-20
This message is intended for next year's TY students to help plan for work experience during the allocated time. The work experience dates for next year's TY group: the weeks beginning Monday 11th November and Monday 18th November (a two week period) and also the weeks beginning Monday 10th February and Monday 24th February (mid- term is between these two weeks)
School Uniform during Exams
Reminder to all students that full uniform is essential during exam week (excluding 6th Year study) Remember also to bring all necessary exam materials with you so that you are prepared and can concentrate on your exams. Wishing everyone the very best of luck.
5th Year Fundraiser for Barretstown
Well done to the 5th Years who raised €700 for Barretstown in their recent sports day. Further congratulations to the following students who were the winning team on the day and presented the cheque to Donna Barrett from the Barretstown organisation. From left to right: Conor Whelan, Tom O'Sullivan, Mr. Purcell (Year Head), Jake Sheehan, Donna Barrett, Billy Egan, Kevin Quinn, Paul Harney and Kieran Flynn
Leaving Cert Self Service Portal
This year all Leaving Cert students must register with the State Examinations Commission to allow then to request viewing of scripts and appeals in August. We have distributed a guide and a PIN number to all of those students who were in school today. The SEC strongly recommends that the registration process is completed as soon as possible. If the student does not register they will NOT be able to access view or appeal scripts. Would students who have not yet collected their PIN number and guide please call in to do so.
1st Year Football Win
Leinster League Division 1 Title for our 1st Year Football Team! The 1st Years beat St. Pat's, Navan by the narrowest of margins in what was an epic battle at Abbotstown GAA yesterday. Congratulations and well done lads.
Online Marking- State Exams
Please see below information about Online Marking from the State Exams Commission. ‘We have received a number of requests for clarification as to what Online Marking means for candidates. Our basic message remains the same, which is, there is very little change for candidates as a result of their examinations being marked online. We are taking this opportunity to provide some further clarification specifically for the attention of candidates and their parents/guardians. This is available https://www.examinations.ie/?l=en&mc=ex&sc=omd PIN letters for our new Candidate Self-Service Portal are available in the school.’ Please collect these PIN letters and related information from the school