The Carndonagh Community School Calendar will adhere to the DES school closures below, but will also carry details of all events, activities and school closures particular to CCS. Parents, teachers and pupils should note that the DES has approved school closures to enable planning for the introduction of Junior Cycle courses. These dates will be posted on the Annual School Calendar which is available on the school website.

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DES Standardisation of the School Year Calendar 2017/18

October 2017 mid-term break
All schools will close from Friday 27th October 2017 to Monday 6th November 2017.

Christmas 2017
All schools will close on Friday 22nd December 2017, which will be the final day of the school term.
All schools will re-open on Monday 8th January 2018.

February 2018 mid-term break
Post-primary schools will close from Friday 9th February 2018 to Monday 19th February 2018 unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures.
Where contingency arrangements are required the Board of Management may reduce the length of the February mid-term break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 14th February 2018.

St. Patrick’s Day
Saturday 17th March 2018 / Monday 19th March 2018

Easter 2018
All schools will close on Friday 23rd March 2018, which will be the final day of the school term, unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Where contingency arrangements are required the Management may reduce the length of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 28th March 2018All schools will re-open on Monday 9th April 2018

School closed Friday 4th May 2018 unless required for Contingency arrangements.

May Day
Monday 7th May 2018

Last day of Term
Friday 1st June 2018