Archives: March 2017

Play School and Pre School enrolling now!

We have started enrolling for our Play and Pre school rooms for September 2017. We have limited places available. Please contact Marge on (086) 029 7929 for more information or to make an appointment to see our facilities. We take children from 2 1/2 to school age. Having your child attend Play / Pre school is a wonderful opportunity to enhance their overall development . CHILDREN AGED THREE are entitled to a FREE PLACE subject to availability under the ECCE scheme . Our rates for children who are not yet entitled to a free place are very competitive.

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Working Together

Today was a fantastic day for our senior classes. Not only did our sixth class have a history walk, both 6th and 5th classes had the most interesting learning experience in the beautiful surrounds of the Ship Room of the Monastery! Both classes have been studying the life of an inspirational young Pakistani girl named Malala Yousafzai, a young girl shot by the Taliban for championing the right to equality and education for all. In conjunction with this learning, Ms McGailey arranged for both classes to get a lecture from Pakistani native, our own Brother Kevin from the Edmund Rice Centre. He delivered a most interesting presentation on his homeland which had the boys engrossed. He then introduced us to two modern day heroes from Afghanistan, Homayoon and Quadratullah. These two men are former workers with our own NGO, Concern and they spent much time trying to bring education to the children of their homeland, sometimes in the face of the most extraordinary dangers. They lost many colleagues and friends and their work and heroism really struck a chord with the boys. Thank you to Brother Kevin and his colleagues for a most enriching learning experience! It is something that I am sure will have had a most positive impact on the boys.

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