Welcome to Hartstown Community School

Hartstown / Huntstown Community School is a co-educational, multi-denominational Community School founded in 1992 to cater for the educational needs of Hartstown & Huntstown 2nd level pupils. There is also a thriving Adult Education Programme which caters for the wider community.

The school has a population of over 1000 pupils, a staff of approx. 100 teachers and special needs assistants, 3 secretaries and caretaking staff. It is located on a pleasant site within a beautiful modern building, surrounded by playing pitches, tennis courts and basketball courts and landscaped grounds.

The school aims to provide the best possible education for to all the young people entrusted to our care. Working together, the Board, parents, staff and students, aim to uphold high standards we will strive to continuously improve the quality of education in Hartstown Community School so that students may achieve their full potential.

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Upcoming Events 

  • September 21, 2015School closed and re-opening tomorrow.
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Latest News from the HCS Blog

1908, 2015

Programme for Opening Week 2015


Programme for Opening Week 2015



Wednesday August 26th:  School Re-opens for all staff


9.00 a.m.                     New Staff meeting in the Library

9.15 a.m.                     Principal & Deputy Principals to meet with all […]

806, 2015


Booklists for all year groups are now available under “Useful Information” above.

“Book Haven” will be in the school selling books on Tuesday 7th July (11am – 2pm) and Tuesday 18th […]

806, 2015

Accepting Enrolments for 2016/2017

Enrolments for the school year 2016/2017 will be accepted from Monday 8th June 2015 through the summer.  Office hours 9.00am to 3.00pm.  The enrolment period closes Wednesday 14th October 2015.

2705, 2015

Information about St Peregrines GAA Club

Please see the flyer below for information on joining St Peregrine’s GAA Club.

1604, 2015

Daffodil Day

Many thanks to everyone who supported Daffodil day.   The school raised €450 for Cancer Research – Emma O’Regan

1004, 2015

Induction Meeting for Parents of Incoming First Years 2015

There will be an important meeting for parents of incoming first year pupils in the school at 8.00pm on Thursday 16th April.  All prospective pupils must be represented at the […]

1004, 2015

French Exchange Students from Bordeaux 2015

We are delighted to welcome our French exchange students from Bordeaux.  The students and their teachers arrived in Dublin on Saturday 11th April and will be with us until Sunday […]

1103, 2015

Romanian Ambassador to Visit Hartstown Community School.

We were delighted to welcome the Romanian Ambassador.    Her Excellency Mrs. Manuela Breazu came to the school on Wednesday 11th March.