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Text Messaging

From Wedesday, 1st September 2021, Carrick-on-Shannon Community School will no longer use text messaging as a means of communicating with parents/ guardians except in the case of an emergency.

All information and event updates will be provided via our website ( and our school app (SZapp).

We encourage all parents/guardians and students to download our app from the App Store or Google play. Further details can be found via the link below:

SZApp Guide

As all parents/guardians now have access to our attendance software, VSWare, attendance can be checked easily at any time from anywhere.

Board of Management Elections

Following the period allowed for nominations for the position of Parents'/Guardians' representative on the Board of Management of Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, we are delighted to inform you that three parents/ guardians have received nominations.

As there are only two such positions on the Board, an election will now be held to fill these positions.

You will find a link to the electronic ballot via the link-button below. The closing date for this election is 3pm on Friday, 25th June 2021.

Best of luck to all involved!

Book Rental Scheme

Please click on the link below to find out more about our Book Rental Scheme which is available to all students.

Board of Management Parents' Nomination

If you know someone who might be interested in serving on the Board of Management of Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, please click here to complete a quick form nominating them for the position of board member. 

The Board of Management meets every five to six weeks and meetings last about two hours. The Board provides oversight in the areas of finance, child protection, code of behaviour etc. 

If there are more than two nominees to the board, an election will be held among the parents/guardians of the school to determine the outcome.

For further information, please click here.

Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools


Did you know that Carrick-on-Shannon Community School is a member of the Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools?

To find out more, see

LC & LCA Timetables 2021

The examination timetables for the Leaving Certificate and the Leaving Certificate Applied are now available through our website and app.

Simply click on the relevant page to see your timetable.

LCVP and Non-Curricular Languages

A reminder that the LCVP Exam will take place in the school tomorrow, 8th May 2021 from 10am for students who have registered to sit this exam. Students will be directed to their centre on arrival to the school.

Students who are studying a non-curricular language outside of school will sit a profieciency test in this language from 2pm tomorrow afternoon.

Masks must be worn at all times on school grounds and during the examination.

SEC Candidate Self-Service Portal

The SEC Candidate Self-Portal will remain available to 6th Year students until 6pm on Saturday, 1st May 2021.

All Leaving Certificate Students, including LCA 2 students, must confirm their choices for their Leaving Certificate Exams 2021 on the portal prior to it's closing.

There will be no option for students to change their registered options once the Candidate Self-Service Portal closes.

To access the portal, please click on the link below:

SUSI Grant Scheme - 6th Year Notice

SUSI Grant is now open for applications for the academic year 2021/22. 

All students who are eligible are encouraged to apply early. To see if you are eligible, click here.

Students must register online and can complete their application in stages.  Students progressing to PLC Level 5 or Higher Education Level 6, 7 and 8 can apply.

Comhairle na nÓg Student Survey

Comhaire na nÓg Leitrim have requested that the following survey be circulated to our students.

The survey is for all students aged between 12 and 18 years old.

The survey takes no more than a few minutes to complete and seeks opinions on the provision of a recreational area for young people in Carrick-on-Shannon.

To complete the survey, please click on the link below: