Guidance Counsellors

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

Guidance Counsellors 2019/20:

Ms Ita Danaher

Ms. Caroline Coughlan

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 2018/19

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

Student Placement Vetting Information:
Please complete the two forms below and return to Michele in office to process
Vetting NVB1 Form & Consent Form
Proof of Identity

Transition Year

Transition Year Work Experience Objectives

Documents needing completion to fulfill TY work experience requirements for 2019/20.
You will need these documents to assist you in obtaining work-experience before the end of August 2019

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


Please click on link Transition Year Work Experience Pack – September to December 2019 OR TY Work Experience Pack – January to May 2020
to download all information required for parents, employers, and students. ALSO REQUIRED IF COMMENCING WORK EXPERIENCE IN A PRIMARY SCHOOL – Furnish the relevant Primary School with completed Statutory Declaration Form: Statutory Declaration Oct 2017
>Transition Year Vetting
Vetting NVB1 Form & Consent Form
Proof of Identity

Work Experience Days by Class: Fridays


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