Online Barnardos Seminar for Parents

Dear Parents and Guardians, Barnardos and the E.T.B. National Parent’s Council are running a seminar entitled  “Supporting Teenagers to have positive experiences online while taking responsibility for their “online footprint”. This seminar will be available online on Tuesday 31st at 7.30 pm for all parents and guardians. Registration is simple, just click on the link […]

School Canteen Update January 2023

St Patrick’s College has received a grant from the Department of Social Protection to provide food to our students for the rest of the school year. The following menu will be in place until February Mid-Term break. Chicken Roll Portion of Sausage Rolls Pizza Slice Rice and Curry Sauce Portion of Chicken Wings Baked Potato […]

Important Message from the HSE for Parents

Significant increase in viral infections We have seen a very significant increase in the usual winter viral infections. This includes an increase in flu, RSV and now Covid-19. This is because we are all mixing together more. We would like to thank you for supporting the dissemination of these important messages and thank the whole […]

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Important Information from the HSE

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please read the following letter from the H.S.E. There has been a large increase in general viral infections among children and young people this winter. There have also been recent concerns about a rare bacterial infection. This infection is iGAS (an invasive Group A Streptococcal infection). It is and also known […]

Healthy Eating Survey – Wednesday 30th November

The school is developing a ‘Healthy Eating Policy’ and would like to know your opinion on this matter. Please help us by answering the questions below. Just click on the link. You can use your phone or a laptop to answer the questions. https://forms.office.com/r/8WdubuzLhf  

The importance of sleep for our teenagers

Dear Parents, A recording of the webinar The Importance of Sleep for our Teenagers  by Emmet Major and Lucy Wolfe can be found at the link below. The importance of sleep for our teenagers 2022 The Planet Youth website also has several very useful links for parents which can be found by clicking on the […]

Parents Seminar – Supporting Teenagers

Dear Parents and Guardians, The ETB schools N.P.A., in association with Barnardos is running a seminar for parents entitled ‘Supporting Teenagers as they develop their identity during adolescence’. The seminar will be held online (zoom) on Tuesday 8th at 7:30 pm. You can register for this seminar by clicking on the link below. https://avc-ie.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nLKTS29HQ0mEQNyrFmoFqg

Student Numeracy Survey

Good morning everyone, Please complete the following numeracy survey in first class on Thursday 27th. The link is below: https://forms.office.com/r/ERZd4ezAWa Thanks in advance.

Guidance for Children on their Data Protection Rights

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has produced three short guides for children on data protection and their rights under the GDPR. These guides are aimed mainly at children aged 13 and over, as this is the age at which children can begin signing up for many forms of social media on their own. The protection […]

Planet Youth Guidelines for Parents Booklet

For the past number of years, St Patrick’s College has worked with an organisation called Planet Youth. Planet Youth researches and offers help with health and life outcomes and has an excellent website which offers advice for students and parents. This website also shows the results of research carried out in schools in Mayo, Galway […]