Ratoath College

Ratoath College

Mol an Óige agus Tiocfaidh Sí


LCA Updates

Dear parent(s)/guardian(s), 

We hope this letter finds you safe and well. We are writing to notify you about a number of important updates for rang O’Reilly. The second block of work experience runs this week from Monday January 22nd to Friday January 26th. The final work experience block is from Monday April 22nd -Friday April 26th. As you are aware, students receive credits for their attendance and participation in work experience. Should any student need any further guidance with their April placement they should speak to Ms. Savage before February midterm. 

Well done to rang O’Reilly on their hard work and engagement with mock exams, it was a busy week for all students and hopefully the feedback from these exams will provide helpful guidance and feedback for the exams in June. 

Task interviews for session 3 begin with the Practical Achievement task interview on Tuesday January 30th. Students should ensure that booklets for their interview are signed and returned to Ms. O’Toole on Monday January 29th. The Contemporary Issues task interview will take place on Thursday February 2nd. Running orders for both tasks are posted on the rang O’Reilly Teams page. 

The practical performance exam in Office Administration and Customer Care will take place between May 20th -24th 2024.

Students will have an oral examination in German and English & Communications during the week of May 13th -17th 2023.

Students must complete and submit their Personal Reflection Task by Friday April 26th .

The timetable for the Leaving Cert Applied exams in June is now available on examinations.ie. A link to this timetable is provided below. 


English and Communication- Wednesday June 5th 

Social Education- Wednesday June 5th 

German -Thursday June 6th 

Mathematical Applications -Friday June 7th 

Graphics & Construction-Tuesday June 11th 

Office Admin Tuesday June 11th 

Students must all be available for interview in relation to their Graphics & Construction project on Tuesday June 6th and between the 10th and 14th  of June.

Yours sincerely, 

Aisling Savage, Programme Coordinator, Andrew Mooney, Moltoir,  John McCarthy, Deputy Principal