Geographical Investigation: The 6th Year Geography Class along with their teacher Ms. McKenna carried out their Geographical Investigation on the Geomorphic Processes in the coastal environment of Howth, Co. Dublin on Friday the 14th of September. Their Investigation carries 20% of the marks for Leaving Cert Geography.
Higher Options: Sixth Years along with Ms. Durkan attended the Irish Times Higher Options Conference in the RDS on Thursday 13th September. It’s a forum on Third Level choices for Students. It gives a valuable insight into Third Level Courses in Ireland and abroad ranging from Art Colleges to Agricultural Colleges. While there students could go to the relevant college stands and ask any questions they had and take away booklets etc.
Enterprise Awards: Ms McDonagh's 1st Year Business students attended the "Student Enterprise Awards" in Trim Castle Hotel. A number of our Business students made excellent presentations to a large audience and were commended for doing this by the organisers.
Macbeth: Ms Shine and Mr O'Connell's Higher Level 6th Year English classes went to see a performance of 'Macbeth' in the Mill theatre in Dundrum on Friday the 19th of November. The play is currently on the Leaving Cert English Syllabus and a good day was had by all.
Lagan Cement: Ms McDonagh's 5th year LCVP group went on a site visit to Lagan Cement Tuesday 13th November. It's part of the LCVP portfolio to do a report on a business in the community
Tara Mines: One of Ms. Purcell’s 5th Year Geography Classes visited Tara Mines outside Navan on Friday the 16th of November for their study of "Human Interaction with the Rock Cycle" Physical Question. They were given a guided tour of the site and students enjoyed an informative trip on the operations of Tara Mines and mining in Ireland. Hopefully the tour will help them if the Question is asked in their Leaving Cert.
Irish Aid Centre: Ms Shine's 3C CSPE class visited the Irish Aid Centre. The Students learned about development in the world and took part in an interactive workshop about life in a village in Malawi. The Irish Aid Centre has an Aid Programme that helps to reduce poverty and hunger particularly in Sub Saharan Africa. An interesting and enjoyable day was had by all.