Dear Parents,

GCC Summer Exams 2023 

Please click on the following links to view the final timetable for our 2023 Summer House Exams. The timetables were also shared with students yesterday on google classroom.

1st Year Summer Exam Timetable 2023

2nd Year Summer Exam Timetable 2023

5th Year Summer Exam Timetable 2023

LCA 1 Summer 2023

TY Trip to Amsterdam

We would like to welcome home our TY students and staff [Tour 2] who returned from Amsterdam last night. We would once again like to thank all our teachers who accompany our students on these trips and ensure that our students can avail of these type of wonderful opportunities.

TY Parents are reminded that with both school tours completed, it is intended to limit the number of TY activities and events to the scheduled times on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons so that students can engage in consistent programmes of work in preparation for 5th Year.

GCC Activities of the Week 

Please click on the following link to view the planned activities for the week beginning Monday 1 May 2023:

Activities of the Week Mon 2 May – Fri 5 May

GCC Weekly Review

Please click on the link below to read our review of the week 17 – 21 April.  Items include:

  • TY Tour 1 to Amsterdam
  • École Massillon students visit GCC
  • GCC students invited to Stryker
  • GCC Tennis Team lose out narrowly in Dungarvan
  • Yoga in the Multipurpose room
  • 2nd year student Conor Mohally goes on tour

Please click on the link below to read the review

Review of the Week 17 – 21 April

GCC Past Pupils band “IRIS”  – New Single 

Congratulations to IRIS who are releasing a double single this Friday 29 April  titled “Double”.  The band members (Zoe Callanan, Lucy Dolan, Lucey Moriarty, Laoise O’Brien & Aisling O’Connell) all graduated from GCC in 2022 and drummer Iain Healy graduated from GCC in 2021. They are well on their way to music greatness.

Here is the link which goes live this Friday, to epic “Double”

Reminder – GCC Strategic Planning Parents/Guardians Survey 

A gentle reminder to parents to please complete the Strategic Planning survey below.

GCC is committed to providing a high-quality educational experience for all its students and seeking excellence in all aspects of school life. Proper forward planning is essential to give GCC the best opportunity for sustained and continued success. GCC is in the process of developing our school improvement plan for the period September 2023 to December 2026. This plan will provide clear direction for the students, staff and management, as to the agreed priorities for the school over the coming years. As part of the plan we are seeking the input and participation of parents and guardians. Please click on the link below to complete the short survey:

GCC Calendar Events 
Date   Event   Time  
Monday 1 May 2023 Bank Holiday School Closed
Wednesday 3 May 2023 GCC Staff Meeting 4.00pm  – 5.50 pm
Thursday 11 May 2023 GCC Diograis Awards Night 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Monday 15 May 2023 GCC Parents Council Meeting @7.30pm
Monday 15 May 2023 GCC Board of Management Meeting @4.30pm
Tuesday 16 May 2023 GCC Leaving Cert Graduation 7.00pm – 9.00pm

We hope you have a nice long weekend.

GCC Senior Management

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