Balbriggan CC 1st Year Information

1st Year Start 

Monday 31st August. 

1st years are in for 2 hours on Monday for a short welcome to the school, and introduction with emphasis on friendship, wellbeing, and safety. 

The start times for class groups in 1st year will be staggered for the opening week. 

There are three start and finish times for Monday 31st. 




You will receive a text message on Friday 28th August to inform you of the start time for your son / daughter. 

  • All students must enter the school at the Chapel Gate end of the campus.
  • The Mainstreet gate will be closed for Monday 31st. 
  • No parents are to drive into the school grounds to drop off or to collect. 
  • Students should arrive 5 minutes before their allotted time. 
  • They will be met at the gate by a member of staff and brought to their base classroom. 
  • No books will be needed for the 1st day. Pen and paper will be required. 
  • Full uniform is required. 
  • A mask will also be required. A reusable mask will be provided by the school on the morning. But it is expected students will have their own masks also. 
  • All students will be informed of start times and requirements for Tuesday. 
  • Students will then be escorted to the gate when their two hours are over. 

Tuesday 1st September 

1st years are in for 2 hours on Tuesday for an Induction for school procedures and protocols. 

The start times for class groups in 1st year will be staggered again for Tuesday. Your son / daughter will be told on Monday what time they are to start on Tuesday. 




The School Journal will be required for Tuesday’s induction. Pen and paper will also be required. 

Students will receive their TIMETABLE on Tuesday. They will be informed of what books they will need for Friday’s classes. 

1st years will not be in school on: 

Wednesday 2nd September 

Thursday 3rd September 

Friday 4th September 

Year Groups will have staggered times for a full return on Friday

1st years will start school at 9.05 on Friday morning. 

Students will attend four 1 hour classes. 

Monday 7th September 

1st Years will have a staggered start time for this week also. 

The school day will start at 9.05 for 1st year students.