Parents Survey

Review of Relationship and Sexuality Education in Primary and Post-Primary Schools

*Closing Date February 15th 2019

Dear Principals,
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment  is conducting a review of Relationship and Sexuality Education in Primary and Post-Primary Schools.

It is seeking the views of teachers and parents on this topic and has prepared an online survey  for parents , post-primary students and teachers. Could you ask your teachers and parents to complete the surveys below, to ensure that this review is as

comprehensive  as possible.
In addition to the surveys, NCCA are requesting submissions from any interested parties, whether individuals or organisations  and a template submission form is included below for any parents or teachers who would like to contribute their views/experiences in relation to Relationship and Sexuality Education in Primary and Post- Primary Schools. If your school or any individuals would like to make a submission, please download the submission template and submit it to The form is available under the documents section.
NCCA have made a research paper on Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in Primary and Post-Primary Schools available for participants.
The paper can be downloaded here:

Please note that the closing date for surveys and submissions has been extended to Friday 15th February 2019

It is important for parents and teachers and schools to be aware that this review is ongoing and that they can take part in the surveys, make submissions and have their opinions taken into account in this review.

Kind Regards

Seamus Mulconry
General Secretary

Dúnadh Scoile don Scoilbhliain 2018 / 2019

School Closures 2018/19

  • School opens                   – Wed 29thAugust 2018.
  • Primary Language In-service – 28thSeptember 2018


  • Briseadh na Samhna          –School closes Fri 26thOct 2018

– School re-opens Mon 5thNov 2018

  • Saoire na Nollag          – School closes Fri 21stDec 2018

                                                       – School re-opens Mon 7thJan 2019


  • Mid-term Break          – School closes Fri. 15thFeb 2019

School re-opens Mon. 25thFeb 2019


  • Lá ‘le Pádraig             – Monday 18thMarch 2019
  • Saoire na Cásca          – School closes Fri 12thApril 2019

School re-opens Monday 29thApril 2019

  • Saoire Poiblí                   –Closed on Mon 6thMay 2019

-Closed on Mon 3rd June 2019

  • Saoire an tSamhraidh          -School closesWed 26thJune 2019

N.B. (Please keep this “School Closures” list safely, as a reference throughout the year.      Also available on our school blog at

A cake which was kindly gifted to the staff by a parent to get the school year off to a sweet start!