Our Book Rental Scheme

St. Fiachra’s S.N.S have been operating a DES Book Rental Scheme since 2014/2015.This has proved very successful an will continue to be a feature in the school. All class texts are on the Book Rental Scheme (with the exception of

New entrants to St. Fiachra’s S.N.S have an initial outlay of €35. This outlay comprises of a €25 annual rental fee and a €10 deposit. The €10 deposit is returnable upon graduation from the school.

The aim of the scheme is to keep costs to a minimum during the back to school period when financial demands are a burden on families.

Scheme Details

Find out more about the scheme here.
    • list-info-icon The books supplied under the scheme will remain the property of the school and will be subject to inspection
      by a member of the teaching staff.
    • list-info-icon Membership of the scheme is at the discretion of the Board of Management and of the school Principal. Any pupil found to be abusing, defacing or disposing of the rented books will be dismissed from the scheme and will be required to supply their own textbooks for the remainder of their time in the school.
    • list-info-icon Books supplied under the scheme may be new or second hand.
    • list-info-icon For parents who are usually in receipt of ‘The Book Grant’, the Department of Education and Skills has assured the school that the scheme will operate as normal and is not to be confused with our Book Rental Scheme.
    • list-info-icon If a pupil is deemed eligible, the money from The Book Grant will be set against the cost of the rental charge and the security deposit.
    • list-info-icon The purchase of workbooks, disposable materials and stationery will remain outside the scope of this scheme.