The Education Secretariat supports Catholic schools, parents and parishes in the Archdiocese of Dublin.

Current Issues

Catholic Schools Week 2015

Catholic Schools Week (CSW) will take place from 25 January to 1 February 2015. The theme for CSW 2015 is Catholic Schools: A Call to Serve. Resources are now available to download. Hard copies were sent to schools in early January.

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Data Protection for Schools Website

A data protection website for schools has been developed by the primary and post-primary management bodies with the assistance of the Department of Education and Skills.

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Statistics Form 2014 - 2015

Primary schools are required to complete the Statistics Form for the school year 2014 -2015.

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Finance - Statement of Receipts and Payments

The Statement of Receipts and Payments from 1 September 2013 - 31 August 2014 inclusive is set out as an Excel Spreadsheet. The form together with the accompanying guidelines should be sent to your accountant.

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Substance Abuse - Programmes for Confirmation classes

The Irish Bishops' Drugs Initiative has prepared a number of programmes as part of its pastoral response to substance abuse. These programmes are offered to parishes and schools around the time of Confirmation.

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