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St. Vincent's Book Rental

Organising new books for your son can be quite stressful and expensive. In order to ease this stress we operate a book rental scheme here in St. Vincent's. Participation in this scheme is voluntary, however it is highly recommended as it includes savings of between 40% and 50% on buying the books. Below you will find all the information you require in order that your son starts off his year with all of his equipment and books

So what do I do next??


Decide whether you want to buy the books yourself or rent them from the school bookshop.

Booklists can be found below.

Option 1

I want to buy my own books.

What do I do now?

Click below.

Option 2

I want to rent the books! 

Click below and select the year your son will be going into!

Lockers/Book Rental

Books will be supplied to students directly on their first day back. No need to collect them from the school.

Book lists for the 2023/2024 Academic year can be found here. 


So you have decided to buy your own books!

buying own books

If you decide to purchase you own books you can download the relevant booklists by clicking here. You may then visit any local book seller to purchase your books. You may also purchase the books directly from the school. We will place your order with our own supplier and you can collect the books in late August. These would be brand new and unused. 

You have decided to rent your books from the school bookshop!

Rental Information

Please complete the book rental application form below. Once this is completed we will arrange for all books to be supplied to your son. Payment can be made during the summer at any time through our online payments system (also linked below) if the student does Woodwork or Art please make sure you click the correct payment option to include the Woodwork Fee. 

It is important to note that stationary is not included in the book rental scheme, with the exception of the Art materials for Art students. 

New payment system for St. Vincent's: 

Way2Pay is a swift & convenient cashless payment solution, enabling parents to pay school bills by SMS - instantly pay online with just a few simple clicks. They provide a secure and easy-to-use system for parents, saving time and eliminating children carrying cash to school.

There will be two easy ways to pay either use the link that will be text to your phone or login via the button below. 


Locker Guidelines 

This year ALL junior students will have access to an assigned locker with padlock. Senior students will have an option of renting a locker also, but there are limited numbers. 

As the school year begins students will gain access to their locker with there individual code. (Only students that have paid for book rental will have access to their locker & books). This will be done gradually beginning Monday 28th August. All students will have access to their books by the end of that week. 

Below is an instructional video on how to use our new padlock system. 

Guidelines for Lockers:

  • Students must ensure their own lock is on their locker at all times.

  • All lockers must be locked after using them. 

  • Access to lockers is as follows:

Morning time 8:40

Lunch time 13:40

End of the day. 

  • Students are not permitted to go to their lockers between classes. 

  • Lockers must be kept neat and tidy. 

  • Anyone messing with lockers/damaging lockers will be fined and locked out of their locker. 

  • If students lose their lock there is a replacement fee of €15.

On receiving their books students will be given time to label all their books. Students must not swap books throughout the year or leave them in classrooms, books must be kept secured in their lockers when not being used. If any books go missing or are damaged due to improper use they may loose their deposit moving forward. 

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