- Human Rights Week
- 6th Year Geography trip
- Parent evenings
Human Rights Week
CSPE and RE Departments in conjunction with Wellbeing organised a Human Rights Week this week (to coincide with the UN Human Rights Council session.)
Aim : Raise awareness of the inherent dignity, and the equal and inalienable rights of each person.
- Whole School announcement each morning on the intercom
- Posters displayed in the school
- Class activities: Students had classed on the basis of the dignity of the human person and studied the UN Declaration of Human Rights in CSPE and Religion classes.
LC’s and TYs virtually met Admiral Barrera: “Integral Action: how the Colombian government mended its relationship with the Colombian people.
3rd years met with past-pupil Miriam Johnson – A recent graduate of UCD International Commerce spoke about her work with people suffering from drug addiction in Columbia.
5th years met with Michael McGann, from the Department of Sociology and Social Sciences Institute at Maynooth University
We are running a campaign for the month of October to support refugees from Afghanistan. Today there was be a special Mass to pray for Afghanistan.
As part of the 3rd year classes CSPE Action projects. There was a bake sale and Child Labour Exhibition in the Music room on Thursday and a pyjama day and movie afternoon (for some classes) today focussing on raising money for a shelter for homeless children in Kenya.
6th Year Geography trip
This week we met virtually with 2nd and 3rd year parents. The meetings were to inform parents of 2nd and 3rd year Junior Cycle academic activities for this academic year covering assessments, marking systems, and what the various terminology means.