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On Tuesday 16th January 2018, 3rd and 6th year students participated in Exam Self-Care Workshops. Students were introduced to mindfulness practice as a tool for coping with the increased levels of stress, anxiety and pressure that may experienced during the mock exam period. They were invited to take part in practical exercises to equip them with the skills that are needed to practice self-care...
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Before Christmas, Mr Mc Namara ran a “Design a Home” competition for his Technical Graphics classes. There was a lot of great work presented by our budding architects. However, chief architect and main prize winner was Nicole Masterson, First Year. Well done to all. Pictured is Nicole being presented with a Tablet from Mr Mc Namara.
2 weeks 11 hours
The month of January can often be a very stressful time of year for students with settling back into the school routine and preparing for mock exams. Therefore, the Ember Team will be hosting a series of events in school throughout the month of January to help students reduce stress levels and learn how to take their of their physical, mental & emotional wellbeing. These events will include...
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The school community gathered together for a Christmas Carol Service in Woodlock Hall on Friday 22nd December 2017. Students were invited to reflect on the story of Christ's birth and how it challenges us all to give the very best of ourselves, especially to those most in need over the holidays. A short video on a young boy's very touching act of charity was played during the service. Transition...
1 month 1 week
The Transition Years spent their Friday morning showing off their ICT and Engineering skills to the Minister of Education, Richard Bruton. This took place in the Lego Innovation Studio in DCU. He was greatly impressed with the skills and enthusiasm on show. Thanks to the Transition Years for doing so well and to Mr McNamara for leading the team. The Minister used the occasion to launch the "...
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The Ember Team have been busy organising this year's SVP Food Appeal. They spoke to every class group about how they can help people in need in their local community by donating non-perishable festive food items to help families and individuals enjoy an extra-special Christmas meal. Posters were displayed around the school promoting the Appeal. The Ember team collected food items that were placed...
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On Monday 11th December 2017, Transition Year students took part in a Christmas Carol Service with the residents of Nazareth House. The story of Jesus’s birth was brought vividly to life through the readings and reflections that were shared by our students. A beautiful sacred space was prepared with the scene of the Nativity at the centre. Celebrants were encouraged to bring peace and joy to the...
1 month 2 weeks
Following recent elections, the Student Council has welcomed several new representatives. Student Council 2017-18 1st Year- Lucian and Patrick 2nd Year- Sarah, Sean and Josh 3rd Year- True Mya, Rory and Scott 4th Year- Robert and Stephen 5th Year- Cheryl and Tyrone 6th Year- Issac and Octavian
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Congratulations to class 3P who ran a very successful campaign to raise money and awareness for Inner City Helping Homeless. Mr Darbey’s CSPE class raised €210 and also acquired a very generous donation of winter woolies from Penney’s. (From charity website http://www.innercityhelpinghomeless.ie/) Inner City Helping Homeless was formed in November 2013 to combat the ever growing homeless crisis...
1 month 3 weeks
During the month of November, we take time to remember loved ones who have passed on. Students came together to decorate the branches of a tree in memory of our dearly departed family members and friends. Butterflies in different shades and colours decorate the branches of this tree. It has been said that 'the butterfly is nature's way of reminding us that there is hope in grief. When the...

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