Guidance Counsellors

Crescent has three Guidance Counsellors sharing the provision of Career Guidance and Counselling in the school.

Guidance Counsellors 2016/17:

Ms Ita Danaher

Mr Dermot Cowhey

Mr Peter Moloney

To make an appointment with a Guidance Counsellor please telephone the school office – 061 229655 – and choose the appropriate option.


6th Year

CAO Guide for Parents CCC 2016-2017

Careersbox Career Films on the Web

6th Yearend-of-year advice

Entrance Exam Prep Army, Navy, Cadets, Esb

Registering for Interest Inventories

Special Maths Exam

Special Maths Exam CIT

UCAS Powerpoint 2012

UCAS Talk for CAO applicants

Preparation Courses Nursing, Army, Navy, Medicine etc Career Services

Worried About Exams and Career Choices?

5th Year

Please download link for 2017/18 5th Year Option Subjects Form 5th Year Subject Option Form 2017/18 Deadline to have the form completed and returned is Wednesday, 15th March 2017 at 11AM.

Transition Year

Transition Year Work Experience Objectives

Documents needing completion to fulfill TY work experience requirements for 2016/2017.
You will need these documentsts to assist you in obtaining work-experience before the end of August 2016

Student Information:

C.V. template: C V Template
Structuring your C.V: Structuring Your CV
Interview questions: Interview Questions
Skills that Employers Want: skills-that-employers-want

Employer Information:

Letter to work experience provider 2016: Letter to Work Experience Provider 2016
Employers Report on Work Experience (1) To be returned to the Guidance Office at the beginning of September: employers-report-on-work-experience-final
Work Experience Agreement Form To be returned to Guidance office at the beginning of September: Work Experience Agreement Form
State Claims Agency Work Placement Indemnity (full): state-claims-agency-work-place-indemnity-full
State claims Agency Work Placement Indemnity (Summary): state-claims-agency-work-place-indemnity-summary

Parents Information:

Letter to Parents re work experience: letter-to-parents-re-work-experience
TY Copy of Work Experience Grid 2016 To be returned to Guidance office at the beginning of September: work-experience-grid
Code of Conduct To be returned to Guidance office at the beginning of September: Code of Conduct
Parent-Guardian Consent Form: Parent-Guardian Consent Form

Guidelines For Work-Experience

Health and Safety in the workplace: Health and Safety in the Workplace
Code of Conduct: Code of Conduct
Student Induction Checklist: Student Induction Checklist

National Vetting Bureau:
Please complete the two forms below and return to Michele in the office to process.
Invitation Form NVB1
NVB -Parent-Guardian Consent Form

Work Experience Days by Class

The following classes will be on work experience on MONDAYS: OGILVIE CLASS; HOPKINS CLASS

The following students will be on work experience on TUESDAYS: MEYER CLASS

The following students will be on work experience on THURSDAYS: FIELDE CLASS

The following students are on work experience on FRIDAY: ARRUPE CLASS

DE CHARDIN Class will be divided for Work Experience and students will be out on different days.


Subject Choice Information for Parents: Subject Choice Information for Parents
Leaving Cert Subject Options Summary: Leaving Cert Subject Options
Excellent site relating to work-experience(careersportal): Careers Portal
Relevant Subjects and Career Sectors:


DAT’s letter to Parents: DAT’s Letter to Parents

3rd Year

Leaving Cert Subject choice Powerpoint: Leaving Cert Subject Choice Powerpoint
Guide to Subject Choices for Transition Years and some Third Years: Leaving Cert Subject Choices
Third Year Study Skills: Study Skills for Third Years
Exam Techniques: Exam Techniques for Third Years
Worried about Exams:

1st Year

First Year Option Subjects Information Brief
First Year Subject Choices Options Sheet

Useful Web Links

Guidance Department Links