1st April 2020 Newsletter.
The theme of this week’s newsletter is ‘Resilience and Optimism’.
I hope that you and your families are all keeping safe and well. In the week that has passed since the last newsletter, the Taoiseach and the government have asked us all to stay at home, further extending the restrictions to movement…… Click here on for competitions, videos and more
I hope that you and your families are all keeping safe and well. In the week that has passed since the last newsletter, the Minister for Education, Joe McHugh TD, has announced that the Orals and some of the practical examinations in the State Examinations have been cancelled. I prepared a Factsheet on this announcement for the school’s social media channels on Twitter @stkevinsdublin and on Instagram @st.kevins_college. It is included at the end of this newsletter. Importantly, the Minister stated clearly that there are no plans to cancel the June exams at present.
Schools are now officially closed until Sunday 19th April.
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Wednesday 18th March 2020
Welcome to your first Guidance Newsletter! This will be sent weekly for the duration of the current school closures. This newsletter is made up of ideas and suggestions which you can use to support your learning and wellbeing and that of others during this time… Read the full newsletter here
St Kevin’s College Guidance Department assists and encourages students to work towards achieving their potential by making informed choices about their lives in all respects – personal, social, educational and vocational. It also provides sensitive care and support to students when faced with life’s challenges and endeavours to empower them to accomplish their goals.
The Guidance Department offers students both one-to-one counselling and careers advice. We operate an open door policy throughout the academic year. Students can ask for an appointment with the Guidance Counsellor at any stage throughout the school day.
Parents/Guardians are also encouraged to contact the Guidance Counsellor to discuss any matters or concerns relating to their child or to arrange an appointment. They are also encouraged to meet with the Guidance Counsellor at information evenings.
Guidance Counsellor: Ms. Laura O’Flanagan
Telephone (Main school number) (01) 8371423
Careers/Further and Third Level Education
Mental Health and Wellbeing
List of websites and descriptions of the services they provide