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 

  • October 31, 2016Mid Term Break 31 Oct to 4th Nov inclusive
  • November 14, 2016LCA1 work experience 14th-25th November
  • November 15, 2016Subject Planning 3.30-4.40
  • November 24, 20166th Year Parent-Teacher Meeting 3.45-6.15
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Latest News from the HCS Blog

Leaving Certificate Classes in Russian, Polish, Romanian, Lithuanian and Croatian.

Leaving Certificate classes in Russian, Polish, Romanian, Lithuanian and Croatian will begin on Wednesday 28th September from 3.30pm – 5pm.  Students from other schools are welcome.  Please contact Hartstown Community School office.


Programme for Opening Week 2016

 Wednesday August 24th:  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 assistant principals.

10.00 a.m.                   All […]

School Uniform

School Uniforms Direct will be in the school on Monday 15th August from 11-12 and Monday 22nd August 22nd from 11-12.Uniforms can also be bought from Savvy Schools at Centre Point Shopping Centre, Blanchardstown. A limited […]

Sports & Social Contribution

The school runs a very extensive extra-curricular programme. To fund the programme, parents are asked to contribute €60 per child.  Please note that students whose contribution has not been paid may not take part in […]

Leaving Certificate Results

The results will be available from 9.00 am on Wednesday 17th August 2016. Wishing you all GOOD LUCK!!!

Enrolment 17/18

Enrolments for 1st year students for the school year 2017/18 will be accepted from Monday 13th of June through the summer.  Office hours are 9.00am to 3.00pm.  The enrolment period will close on Wednesday 12th […]

New Timetable

Please take note of our new school timetable which can be viewed here.

Important: Please note the earlier lunch times. Lunchtime is now 11.40 to 12.40.

Politics and Society – New Leaving Certificate Subject

We are delighted to announce that the school has been selected as one of the pilot schools for the new Leaving Certificate subject, Politics and Society.   We will offer the subject as an option […]

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HCS student scores 11 A’s in Junior Cert

Congratulations to all our 2015 Junior Cert students (and their teachers) on their great results.  We acknowledge in particular the outstanding achievement of Vanessa Mordi (pictured with Mr. Bean) who received 11 A’s.


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 August (10.30am – 2.30pm)

All school […]