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  • Academic Awards

    Leaving Certificate 2023

  • Academic Excellence

    Junior Cycle 2023

  • Prefects

    Supporting our school community.

  • #Think Languages Event


  • Meitheal Leaders

    Vibrant school community.

  • Blood Brothers

    Our musical was a huge success.

  • Junior and Senior Leinster Champions 2022


  • Senior Girl's Football


  • Active Learning


  • Senior Boy's Football


Our Mission Statement

Presentation College is, by choice, a truly co-educational school. We aim to prepare all of our pupils, girls and boys alike for the challenges, responsibilities and experience of adult life. All members of the school community - pupils, parents, teachers and other staff - are held in very high regard and their dignity, worth and individuality is respected. We strive to build a sense of community based on Christian values. The school’s Code of Conduct acknowledges this and aims to promote a culture of respect throughout the school. It recognises that good discipline enables good teaching and allows good learning to take place.

Latest News

State Examinations - Good Luck!

05/06/2024 07:32 | Presentation College

Prefect Team 2024-2025

Wishing our outgoing Senior Prefect Team all the very best in their upcoming Leaving Certificate examinations. Thanks for your service to the school. Introducing our incoming Prefect Team 2024-2025. 

Head Boy:  Dylan Byrne, Head Girl:  Niamh Nolan.

Deputy Head Prefects: Clodagh Hendy, Hollie Holden and Julia Leite....Click on heading for the full list.

28/05/2024 18:41 | Presentation College

Meitheal Team 2024-2025

Thanks to our Meitheal Team of 2023-2024. We wish them the very best of luck in the Leaving Certificate. Introducing our incoming Meitheal Team. 


28/05/2024 18:37 | Presentation College

Hope Foundation

Scoil Mhuire gan Smá recently organised a pyjama day to support the fundraising efforts of former pupilsl - Clodagh Murphy, Layla Whelan and Patricia Iovan. It was in aid of the Hope Foundation to support our Presentation College students travelling to India in October. The students raised €800. We are very grateful for this kind and generous donation.
27/05/2024 14:29 | Presentation College

Senior and Junior Awards

Our Senior Awards Ceremony took place in school on Thursday. Congratulations to Sarah Delaney - Senior Student of the Year. Our Junior Awards took place on Friday. Congratulations to Holly Hughes - Junior Student of the Year. To see all award recipients, just click on the heading. Photos of all award recipients can be viewed in our Photo Gallery.

24/05/2024 14:28 | Presentation College

State Examinations 2024

In January the SEC issued a short video outlining the change to the front cover of examination answer books and examination stationery for 2024 and other important information in relation to how candidates should complete these.

The video can be found under the heading “Information for Candidates” at  Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the video.

Leaving Certificate 2024 Timetable

Junior Cycle 2024 Timetable



Fifth Year School Book Scheme

There is a Book Purchase Assistance Scheme for Fifth Years 2024-2025. Please click on the link for the application form. 

Book Purchase Assistance Scheme - Fifth Year Students 2024-2025.pdf



School Book Scheme

There is a new Government schoolbook scheme for the 2024/25 school year. For information on the scheme, click on this link: Free schoolbooks for Junior Cycle students.  



New Deputy Principal

Welcome to Ms. McCarthy who joined the Senior Management Team as Deputy Principal of Presentation College on February 26th. We wish her every success in her new role.



Information for the parents of incoming First Years 2024-2025

These documents are for the attention of the parents of incoming First Years 2024-2025.



Assessment Exam Letter First Year 2024.pdf


Subject Choice for Incoming First Years_2024.pdf



Annual Admission Notice for 2024-2025

This is the link to our Annual Admission Notice 2024-2025: Annual Admission Notice for 2024-2025 Please note that the school will accept applications from October 2nd 2023 and will cease accepting applications on October 23rd 2023. Please read the notice for further information.

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Additional Accommodation Approval

The Board of Management is very pleased to welcome the approval by the Department of Education and Skills of substantial additional accommodation for our school, based on a long term projected enrolment of one thousand students. 


This approval by the Department of Education and Skills is testament to the progression and development of the school over recent years and is a strong indicator of the reputation and status of the school moving forward. The provision of the additional accommodation will ease the annual oversubscription for places in our school and will enhance the top-class facilities already available to students.


The additional accommodation includes thirteen general classrooms, Staffroom, Multimedia Room, Music Room, DCG Room, Construction Studies Room, Technology Room, Textiles Room, two Science Laboratories, Pastoral Offices and associated circulation areas, student locker spaces and toilets.


Our school community looks forward, with excitement and anticipation, to the further development of Presentation College.


Presentation College Carlow

Presentation College, Carlow

The school is a co-educational Catholic voluntary secondary school which caters for pupils of all religions and backgrounds. We aim to provide our pupils with an education that equips them for life and living in the modern world. We aim to challenge students to share with us the Christian vision of life. We have drawn up a Mission Statement that describes the kind of school we wish to be. We hope that every member of the school community will attempt to live by it and we intend that all of our decisions are informed by it and our school development plans based on it.

Upcoming Events

Staff Day

Thursday 22 August 2024

Open Night

Tuesday 24 September 2024

School Closed/ Holidays

Monday 30 September 2024

School Closed/ Holidays

Monday 28 October 2024

Think Languages Week

Monday 18 November 2024

School Closed/ Holidays

Monday 23 December 2024

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