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 

  • May 30, 2016TY End of Year Night
  • June 3, 2016Start of Summer Holidays
  • June 8, 2016Start of State Examinations
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Latest News from the HCS Blog

Sports Day Friday 20th May

Reminder that the Student Council has decided on a theme for Sports Day.

It will be called FLASHBACK FRIDAY.  Costume suggestions include decades such as 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, famous films or iconic musicians.  Everyone is […]

French Exchange

We extend a warm welcome to our French exchange students and teachers from Bordeaux who will spend this week with us.  They will follow a very full and interesting programme.

Open Evening

The staff, students and board of management invite you to attend our Open Evening on Thursday March 10th from 4.30 to 7.30 p.m.

You will have the opportunity to see our facilities and to speak with […]

Relationship and Sexuality Education

Just a reminder to Parents/Guardians that the relationship and sexuality Education Programme will commence for Junior/Senior students in February/March.

Materials used can be viewed on www.sphe.ie and in sudents’ SPHE workbooks.

At senior level the Trust Programme […]

Christmas Jumper Day

We are delighted to announce that €1,150 was raised for refugees and the money was sent to the Red Cross

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 […]

Senior Cycle Options Meeting

Meeting for parents of 3rd year students regarding senior cycle options.

There will be a meeting for parents of 3rd year students regarding their options for senior cycle.  There are three possible courses open to students: […]

LCA 1 Work Experience

LCA 1 Peres will begin work experience on Monday 29th February until Friday 11th March.

6th Year Awards

The annual 6th Year Awards Ceremony, run in conjunction with Maynooth University, takes place at 9.00 a.m. on Friday 18th December.   John McGinnity, the Assistant Registrar at Maynooth University will attend.

LCA 1 Work Experience

LCA 1 Work Experience starts Monday 9th November.