cbclogo                                                                                                                                                                                               Celebrating 200 years 1816 - 2016 

School Day

Structure of school Day

There are ten periods each day, Monday to Friday.

School Hours

The following is the daily timetable for students.   It is the same as 2009/2010.

Timetable for the school day

Monday to Thursday

09.00 a.m. – 35mins

09.35 a.m. – 35mins

10.10 a.m. – 35mins

10.45 a.m. – 35mins

11.20 a.m. to 11.35 a.m. – Morning Break

11.35 a.m. – 35mins

12.10 p.m. – 35mins

12.45 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. – Lunch Break

01.30 p.m. – 35mins (Friday 30 minutes)

02.05 p.m. – 30mins

02.35 p.m. – 35mins – (Friday 30 minutes)

03.10 p.m. – 30mins

School Concludes at 3.40 p.m. (Concludes at 3.30 pm. on Fridays).

Friday – The same as above except the after lunch classes are all 30 minutes and school concludes at 3.30 p.m.


Mid-morning: 11.20am to 11.35am

Lunch: 12.45pm to 1.30pm

Pupils are not allowed to leave the school premises during school hours.    Sixth Year pupils may go to the local shops during the lunch break.


Communication with Parents

The school endeavours to keep parents fully informed of their children’s application and progress. Written reports are supplied at Christmas and Summer. Parents are welcome to visit the school by appointment to meet their son’s Subject Teachers, Class Teacher, Year Head, Deputy Principal or Principal. Parent-Teacher meetings are also arranged.

Supervised Study

Evening study is offered from Monday to Friday during term times. Study commences after school for two hours. A moderate fee per term is charged.

School Uniform


The school uniform is both stylish and hard-wearing. It consists of :

  • Trousers (Navy)
  • V-Necked Pullover (Caribbean Blue)
  • Shirt (Yellow)
  • Shoes (Black or brown – not boots, runners or tennis shoes)

The school stresses the desirability of purchasing items of uniform of Irish manufacturer and where possible we follow our own advice.