Incoming 1st Year Students 2021/22

Information for parents and guardians

We are looking forward to welcoming our incoming first year students to Coláiste Éinde for the first time on Monday 30th August. Following our Parents’ Information Evening held online on Tues 15th June, please find below key information. You can watch the Parents’ Information Evening using Microsoft Teams by following the link sent by text.

  • The start date for 1st year students is Monday 30th August
  • School starts at 8:50 each morning
  • School finished at 3:45 (except on Wednesdays and Fridays when the finish time is 3:05)
  • You will receive login details for our new school communications system (Compass) shortly
  • Using Compass you can sign up to the Book Rental programme which covers all textbooks for 1st – 3rd year
    • Please note this does not cover workbooks, which must be purchased
    • Last date for sign up is 30th of June.
    • Further information will be provided once you have received login details for Compass
  • The first year booklist can be accessed here
  • Uniforms are available from The Schoolwear Centre and Anthony Ryans
    • PE Dress Code: Loose-fitting navy tracksuit bottoms, loose-fitting tracksuit top, rubber soled runners 
  • Payments for first year students (future payment requests will be made using Compass):
    • Administration Charge (€200 – paid on acceptance of place, if you have not already paid the administration charge please contact the school office)
    • Book Rental €100 (if you wish to join the programme)
    • Voluntary Contribution €150


Facilities & Activites

  • Language Laboratory
  • I.T. Department
  • Science Laboratory
  • Career Guidance
  • Art Room
  • Drama Hall
  • Study Facilities
  • Learning Support Room
  • Sports Pitches
  • Basketball Court
  • Pastoral Care
  • School Chapel


    Coláiste Éinde
    Threadneedle Road
    Salthill
    Galway
    H91X798

    (091)521-407