1st Years mark World Mental Health Day

To mark World Mental Health Day our first year SPHE students facilitated by their teacher Ms. Dalton studied the importance of mental health this week. They learned about mindfulness and did a colouring exercise to understand how mindfulness is applied. 

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Cairdeas Mentoring

Thanks to our Cairdeas mentors who gave up their time again to meet up with our first years to help them settle in and form friendships in their new school. Lots of fun was had by all. Big thanks to Ms, Leahy, Cairdeas co-ordinator and to Ms. Maher and Angie who helped out today.

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TY students revel in the magic of Mahon Falls

Our TY students enjoyed a walking trip to Coumshingaun Lake and Mahon Falls on Monday 5th October where they got to experience the great outdoors and the magical scenery on show in the Comeragh Mountains. Big thanks to Ms. Naddy and Mr. Walsh for organising the trip for students. 

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Senior Art Students visit Butler Gallery

Our Senior Art students took a trip into Kilkenny to visit Butler Gallery, a vibrant contemporary art gallery, in the historic Evans home. Students got to enjoy artwork by Irish artists including works by Tony O’Malley (1913-2003) who an Irish artist born in Callan, County Kilkenny. They also saw the photography exhibition entitled The Bloods […]

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Transition Years Self Defense programme

Our TY class took part in a self defense programme with Personal Safety director Alex Walsh. This programme helps  students develop personal safety and awareness. They are learning to recognise and evaluate a range of situations and assess their own position within those situations. Students are taught methods and skills to be more aware and […]

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6th year Mentors help 1st years settle in

Our 6th year Cairdeas mentors met with the first years last week to play games and get to know each other better. Each 6th year mentor is assigned a group of first years to make it easier for them to settle into secondary school and help them with the transition from Primary. Big thank you […]

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TY Students rise to the challenge at Ballyhass Lake

Yesterday our Transition year students travelled to Ballyhass Lake, Mallow for an action packed day of outdoor activities. At Ballyhass lake students are encouraged to: To work together and bond on such activities as Kayaking, Low Ropes, Jacob’s ladder, Team Challenges & Raft Building. To support and encourage each other on the Zipline, Abseiling & […]

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Geography Field Trip

Our 6th year students went on a field trip to Kilfarrasy beach in Waterford to investigate the impact of coastal erosion. This is a compulsory section of the Geography Leaving Cert Course – worth 20% of the overall mark. The 6th Year students will be busy over the next few weeks writing up their field work […]

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