Greystones Community College

Supporting your child at GCC

Parent(s) & Guardian(s) often ask the question 'How do we support our child in secondary school'? There are many things parent(s) and guardian(s) can do such as keeping communication channels open, taking an interest in school life and maintaining high expectations for their children.

Click here for some information on supporting your child at secondary school

There are some guidelines and support documents available to download here which you may find useful:

Learning & Study:


1st Year study guidelines and advice

The transition from primary to secondary school

Learning & Memory Techniques

Graphic Organisers for Teaching & Learning

Other Areas:

Online Safety - A parents guide

Alcohol & Drugs - A parents guide

Below are some guides from Jigsaw (young peoples health in mind) that may be of interest to parent(s) and guardian(s):

Mental Health services for under 18s

Developing family routines

Supporting your teenager with doing homework

Screen time and young people

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Social Media, self esteem and young people

Aug 23
Welcome Morning 1st Year Students Only 09:30 - 12pm
Aug 23
Induction for Transfer Students 11am - 12pm
Aug 26
School re-opens for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Years only 08:25am
Aug 27
Classes as normal - All Students
Mill Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, A63 A3K2.
Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board
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