Update Oct 27th: DES Press ReleaseUpdate Oct 27th: DES Press Release

Dear Parents, As mentioned previously the structural Assessment for AETNS is taking place this weekend. We are expecting to hear reports from this assessment before returning to school next week. I would like to bring your attention to the Press Release published on the Department’s website late yesterday evening  https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2018-press-releases/PR18-10-26.html “This Press Release provides an update […]

Update:DES Press Release & ClarificationUpdate:DES Press Release & Clarification

Dear Parents, Please find the most recent correspondence from the DES below: DES Press Release https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2018-press-releases/PR18-10-24.html 2. Department Clarification:  “There has been media reporting  suggesting that there was an 80% risk of the external wall at Ardgillan Community College collapsing in the event of high wind. I would like to clarify the position on behalf […]

Q&A: Issued by the Department of Education and Skills (DES)Q&A: Issued by the Department of Education and Skills (DES)

Q&A What is the background on structural issues found in schools? Significant structural issues were identified at Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan during an assessment undertaken by a structural engineer at the school on 19 October. The issues relate to Phase 1 of the school building, which was built in 2009 by Western Building Systems […]