First Day in Davis College

Guide for First Year Students and Parents

First Day for Incoming First Year Students

Covid Regulations

Please do not attend school if

  1. You are displaying Covid symptoms
      • Shortness of breath
      • a dry cough
      • Temperature
      • Breathing difficulties
      • Loss of taste or smell
      • Other uncommon symptoms of Covid such as sore throat, headache or diarrhoea
  2. You have been deemed a close contact and advised to restrict movements or self isolate
  3. You have been abroad and the relevant quarantine time/restrictions have not been completed

Link to Advice leaflet for parents: Parental Advice.pdf

Link to Department Video for parents:

Covid Advice in languages other than English

Information regarding Bus transport and Covid

Activities on Days 1 and 2

  1. You will be text your class name before the first day and on arrival you will be directed to your room
  2. You will meet with your Class Tutor who will look after you for the year
  3. You will meet with your classmates and get to know them a little
  4. Receive a timetable
  5. Tour of the school
  6. Have some classes
  7. Receive your locker - either on Thursday or Friday
  8. Receive your school books - either on Thursday or Friday

What you need to bring

  1. Be in full school uniform
  2. A facemask - in line with public health and safety guidelines everyone in the building is required to wear a mask unless they have a certified medical condition.
  3. A pen
  4. A lunch - at 10.20 you will be given a free lunch but there is also a 12.30 break

How is the day broken up?

  1. Start at 9.00am
  2. Small Lunch at 10.20 - this lunch is free each day consists of a variety of sandwiches/panini
  3. Lunch time 12.30 - Lunch costs €3
  4. Finish at 3.10

General reminders

  1. Please use Sexton's Boreen entrance only
  2. Buses run as normal

Sep 24
School Closure - Staff inservice
Sep 27
School Closure
Oct 04
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting 4.15-6.30
Oct 04
Mid Term Assessments
Summerhill, Mallow, Co.Cork.
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