Rosmini is delighted to be involved in the DCU UniTY programme. UniTY is a skills based programme specifically aimed at Transition Year students. It has been designed to increase student engagement in education and raise motivation and career aspirations and broaden students' world view. The curriculum is made up of Multimedia & Social Innovation, Smart Skills, Employability & Leadership and Student Empowerment. Other classes benefit through Maths quizzes, "Junior Discover" pathways to third level, DCU "Summer Scholars" programme, rugby and soccer blitzes. Further information from https://www.dcu.ie/access/secondary-schools.shtml
3V spent last Thursday, 6th December, filling a Luas tram with shoeboxes! No, we haven't all gone bonkers in Rosmini! The was in aid of Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) and is part of the Junior Cert. CSPE project. Members of the public were asked to donate shoeboxes filled with essential goods – such as warm clothes and toiletries - for adults and children who are homeless, in emergency accommodation such family hubs or direct provision, or in need of assistance this festive season.
As part of their Computer Studies class, 3C have made a video for world Autism Day. They did a lot of research in the area of Autism and they also learned how to make an animated video. You can view the video at https://www.powtoon.com/embed/g0co4hYFf0d
The class take great pride in their efforts. World Autism Day is celebrated on April 2nd. Thanks to Monique and Mr Mc Namara for their help.
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 in the weeks ahead. Students were led on a Calming Anxiety Guided Meditation to help them release any tension that they may be feeling ahead of the their exams.
Alan Lyne and Enya Harrison from Maynooth University Israel Society met with students from Rosmini Community School on Wednesday 8th November 2017. 1st and 3rd year students were invited to explore the different religions and communities that exist in Israel. They learned about traditional kosher foods that are consumed at the dinner table by Israelis. Alan and Enya taught a few words of greeting in Hebrew, the official language of Israel. Students were informed of different genres of music that are popular in this middle eastern country.
Congratulations to all our Junior Certificate students who received their results yesterday. The happy, smiling faces tell the story of their success (or is that just because they were allowed home a little earlier than usual!). Either way, start working NOW for Leaving Certificate, guys and girls. Start early, lessen the stress!
Ms O'Gorman's third years attended a creative writing workshop in Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar, 14th November, 2013. This event was part of the Dublin Book Festival.
The Children’s and Schools’ Programme featured 18 events (all free entry) and covered everything from storytelling and treasure hunts, to cartoon and book binding workshops.
The Dublin Book Festival is a partnership between DBF and Dublin City Public Libraries and its Dublin UNESCO City of Literature office.