School Calendar 2017-2018

Schedule of Return

Monday 28th August 2017

First Year Induction

12-25 finish

Staff Meeting 1-30pm-4pm
Tuesday 29th  August 2017

First and Fourth Years

12-25 finish

Staff Development 1-30-4pm
Wednesday 30th August 2017 School open for all students

Parent/Teacher Meetings

Tuesday 5th  December


4-15pm- 6-45pm
Wednesday 13th December 2017 4-15pm- 6-45pm
Thursday 11th January 2018 4-15pm- 6-45pm
Thursday 1st February 2018 4-15pm- 6-45pm
Tuesday 27th February 2018 4-15pm- 6-45pm

Parent Information Evenings

Tuesday 10th October 2017



First Year Parent Info Meeting
Thursday 9th November 2017



Sixth Year Parent Info Meeting
Thursday 8th March 2018

7.30 pm-9.30pm


Third Year Parents- Subject choice
Tuesday 16th January 2018

7.00pm-10-00 pm


Sixth Class Parent/Student Info Meeting & Enrolment

Staff Meetings

Monday 28th  August 2017 1-30pm- 4.00pm
Thursday 9th November 2017 4-15pm-6-15pm
Thursday 10th May 2018 4-15pm-6-15pm
Note these may change to In-Service /Subject Department Meetings/ School Dev Plan as needs arise.

Subject Department Meetings

Tuesday 29th  August 2017 1-30pm – 4-00 pm
Monday 2nd  October 2017 4-15pm-6-15pm
Thursday 17th May 2018                 4-15pm-6-15pm

Staff Development Meetings

Tuesday 29th  August 2017 1-30pm- 4.00pm

Thursday 30th November 2017



Tuesday 20th  March 2018




Leaving Cert Mass/Presentation  

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 8.00pm-10.00pm


Monday 30th October –  Friday 3rd  November 2017 (incl.)

Halloween Mid-Term


Friday  22nd December –  Friday 5th  January 2018

Friday is the final day of term/School reopens on Monday 8th Jan

Christmas Holidays


Monday 12th February –  Friday 16 th  February 2018 (incl.)

Mid-Term Break


Friday 16th March 2018 & Monday March 19th 2018

St Patrick’s Weekend


 Monday 26th  March 2018 – Friday Friday 6th April 2018 (incl.)

Easter Holidays


 May Bank Holiday Monday May 7th  2018

Bank Holiday Weekend (school closed)


Friday June 1st  2018 Closes for Summer Holidays


Wednesday 6th June 2018

State Exams commence


(These dates may change depending on changing circumstances)

St Mel’s College Exams Schedule 2017/18


  • 3rd/6th Years- Exams start Wednesday November 22nd 2017
  • 1st/2nd/5th Years- Exams start Tuesday December 5th 2017

 Mock Leaving/Junior Cert Exams

  • Exams start on Tuesday& Wednesday 30th/31st January  2018

Summer Exams 2018

  • 5th Year exams start on Monday May 28th 2018
  • 1st/2nd Year Exams start on Wednesday May 30th 2018

(These dates may change depending on changing circumstances)