Category Archives: Latest News

Race Night 30th March 2017

The Parents’ Council of Holy Family Community School intends running a Race Night to raise funds for student and school facilities.  We are hoping to buy filtered-water drinking machines and canteen furniture for our students; mobile staging and a new PA System for assemblies/events.  We are appealing to parents and friends of the school to takeREAD MORE

Tree Week 2017 Tree Planting Ceremony in HFCS

       Holy Family Community School, Applegreen Rathcoole and South Dublin County Council joined forces to promote Tree Week 2017.  A beautiful Golden Delicious apple tree (Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’) was sown by staff from the local Applegreen Rathcoole and staff and students from Holy Family Community School.  The school wishes to thank South Dublin County Council,READ MORE

Deputy Principal Post

The Board of Management of Holy Family Community School invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Deputy Principal to take effect from 1st September, 2017. The school is a co-educational Community School with an enrolment of 894 students.  School category XVI. To qualify for appointment candidates must have Recognised post-primary teaching qualification.READ MORE

The Make A Difference Jelly Bean Lenten Challenge

On Ash Wednesday, get and set aside an empty Jam jar. Each day you can earn a jellybean of any colour for each Act of Kindness,  each little kind deed that you do – but you can’t eat them until Easter. Each colour can represent a different thing; see below for an example! Your MissionREAD MORE

1st year parable competition

Pupil Parable Competition This is a competition where students are asked to compose their own parable or create an artistic representation of a parable, inspired by one of ten photographs, and which include one/some of the following characteristics of the Kingdom of God; How sinners and outcasts (outsiders) are to be treated in the Kingdom;READ MORE

HFCS School Musical – “The Diner”

  Holy Family Community School presents “The Diner” – a jukebox musical set in New Jersey in the 1950s, at 7.30 pm on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th January, 2017 in the Moat Theatre, Naas at 7.30 pm. The storyline follows a long-standing rivalry between two competing diner owners who decide to settle old scores throughREAD MORE

Dyslexia Information

Please click the link below for information for parents of students with dyslexia. Dyslexia information

Holy Family Community School – Art Exhibition

Holy Family Community School held an exhibition of student art work in Celbridge Library from 17th to 23rd November, 2016.  The exhibition was launched by Kelsey O’Brien, fashion designer who had some of her incredible designs on display for all to see.  There was a good attendance at the opening night and on subsequent afternoons andREAD MORE

25th Celebration - Presidents Visit