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Amazing Brains Study Workshop

All First Years participated in a study skills workshops on Wednesday 6 November 2019 in the school library. Students were taught how their ‘amazing brains’ work. They practised techniques and developed skills to enhance their learning in all subjects. Teachers present helped students link the material to their subject. Thanks to the Parents Council who supported the workshop.

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Please click here to read our latest Newsletter. Lots of things have been happening  since we returned to school. The photos and articles represent just a sample of the many activities students have been involved in.

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Appreciating Difference

Ms Byrne's First Year SPHE students while studying the topic of 'Appreciating Difference'  took part in a 'show and tell' class where all students actively participated using props from home .... Among the many talents showcased included one student who provided baked cupcakes for her entire class to demonstrate her love of baking.  Aoife is a Business and Home Economics student ...

‘Get Going, Get Rowing’

Oct 14 2019
Some of our Transitiion Years were involved in the second day of the ‘Get going, get rowing’ coaching session in St. Laurence O’Tooles club house on Monday October 14. TY students from schools around Carlow are being upskilled and trained as indoor rowing coaches so that they can bring what they have learned back to their schools to coach First Year students. This is being done in conjunction with ...

Carlow SHINE Hero

Oct 13 2019

Congratulations to Emma  from First Year who was nominated Carlow’s SHINE Hero. The competition which was organised by Beat and the Shona Foundation involved looking for inspirational girls from around the county. Emma has donated sixteen inches of her hair on TWO occasions to Rapunzel Foundation. This foundation specialises in making wigs for girls who have lost their hair due to illness....

Barrow Boat Trip by Josh Brealy and Ms Flanagan

Oct 13 2019
Our Green Schools Committee continue their quest for a water flag this year. The year started out well for members of the committee who decided to go on a trip on the Barrow to explore the beautiful river. The committee split into two groups, with two teachers and about eight students in each group. They met the guide and boat driver, Cliff, and were kitted out with life jackets. The group got into the boat one by one and tried not to rock the boat too much!....

Meitheal Team organise fun activities for First Years

Well done to our fantastic Meitheal Team who organised some fun activities on Friday for our First Years. They finished off the day with some impressive moves during Wii Dance!! They have been working really hard, ensuring all our First Year students are settling into Secondary School life that little bit easier and supporting them all the way.