atest press release from Simon Harris TD, issued on Wednesday, March 31st 2021…
Wicklow Fine Gael Minister Simon Harris TD has welcomed the progress in the providing additional secondary school places in Greystones and Kilcoole for autumn 2021.
Minister Harris said: “I welcome the news the Department of Education’s Building Unit has agreed to provide accommodation for an additional an extra first year class in Greystones Community College, Colaiste Croabh Abhainn and Temple Carrig. All these school boards are willing to expand their autumn 2021 enrolment subject to the Department of Education providing the necessary guarantees in respect of extensions and additional accommodation.”
GCC is offering places for their extra class already
CCA and TC will only offer the extra places for their approved extra classes when the Department of Ed gives them concrete guarantees in respect of their extra accommodation
From this afternoon’s meeting the Department say they are granting the schools request
If the three extra classes are not enough, GCC can offer places for an additional (4th class)