Dear Parents,

Staff Development Day

A reminder to parents that as part of our GCC Strategic Planning process, the school will be holding a Staff Development Day on Thursday 16 March 2023. This will necessitate the closure of the school for the full day to students.

1st Year Pupil-Parent-Teacher [PPT] Meeting

Our 1st Year PPT meeting takes place next Monday 13 March from 4.15pm to 6.45pm. The procedure regarding the PPT meeting will be explained to 1st Year students in school. Parents are reminded that classes for all students will finish on Monday at 3.35pm to facilitate the meeting. Please click on the following link for details of teacher locations and centres for registration.

1st Year Pupil/Parent/Teacher Meeting – Glanmire Community College (

GCC Activities of the Week 

Please click on the following link to view the planned activities for the week beginning Monday 13th  March 2023

Activities for the week  beginning March 13th  2023

GCC Review of the Week 

Please click on the link below to see a review of the week Monday 6 to Friday 10 March. Items reported on include; Culture Day in GCC, Feis Maitiú wins for GCC, Boys U17 Soccer, LGFA Workshop, Senior Girls Soccer, Camogie honours for GCC girls, U16 ½ Boys Football V’s Castleisland (Munster Quarter Final) and U14 Boy’s Football.

Review of the week 6-10 March

School Transport Applications 

Please click on the following link to view important information from the Department of Education.

School Transport Application Process

2022 Cork ETB Awards

The annual Cork ETB Leaving Cert Awards event acknowledges the academic achievements of students in Cork ETB schools. Pictured at the recent Cork ETB Awards event with principal Ronan McCarthy were some of our award winners.

Front Row [from left to right]: Jules Kelleher, Ronan McCarthy, Emmet O Sullivan

Back Row [from left to right]: Katie Alsford, Lucy Dolan, James Crowley, Aisling O Connell, Aidan Roche, Daisy Horan, Aaron McGuirk

Please click on the following link to view the booklet which shares the achievements of all of our award winners from GCC.

GCC Leaving Cert Awards 2022 Booklet – Website

School Policies

A reminder to parents that we have 3 policies for ratification/review in advance of our Board of Management meeting on Monday 20 March 2023.

  • Review of GCC Internet Acceptable Use Policy
  • Review of GCC Substance Misuse Policy
  • Review of GCC Environmental Sustainability Policy

As always, the mechanism for providing feedback is via our dedicated email. Please feedback with any comments by Friday 17 March 2023. Please click on the links below to access the policies:

March 23 Review of Internet-Acceptable-Use-Policy

March 23 Review of Substance-Misuse-Policy

March 23 Review of GCC-Environmental-Policy

Calendar Events 
Date   Event   Time  
Monday 13 March GCC PPT Meeting for 1st Year students 4.15pm – 6.45pm

[All students finish at 3.35pm]

Thursday 16 March GCC Staff Development Day School closed to students
Friday 17 March St Patrick’s Day School Closed
Monday 20 March GCC Board of Management meeting @4.30pm
Wednesday 22 March GCC AP1-SMT meeting @4.00pm
Monday 27 March GCC Parents Council meeting @7.30pm
Monday 3 April Easter holidays 2 weeks

We hope you have a nice weekend.

GCC Senior Management

Ronan McCarthy (Principal), Gertie Cahill (Deputy Principal), Seamus Kennefick (Deputy Principal), Sean McGrath (Deputy Principal)