Open Evening 2013 - Ringaskiddy Lower Harbour NS

Ringaskiddy Lower Harbour N.S.
"Mol an óige, agus tiocfaidh sí"
Ringaskiddy Lower Harbour N. S.,
Co. Cork.
November 2013
Fáilte Romhat
Welcome to our school
Welcome to our Open Evening
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Brief History
•Strong links to Local Community
•Proud Tradition of Education
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Our School
•Catholic School
•Dioceses of Cork and Ross
•Board of Management
•Active Parents Association
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Why Choose
Ringaskiddy Lower Harbour N.S.?
•Rural setting
•Small Classes
can implement initiatives in small group settings
eg. Literacy Lift Off, Reading Recovery
& Peer Tutoring
•Small classes allow for a complete
Child Centered Approach
Literacy Lift-Off
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Information and Communication
Technology (ICT)
•Interactive White Board in all classrooms
•10 iPads; 15 Netbooks
•Desktop computer in all classrooms
•In process of applying for Digital Schools
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Strong Links to the Community
•An Taisce Coast-Care Beach Clean-Up Days
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Strong Links to the Community
•Community Clean–Up and Tree Planting
•Community Garda
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Strong Links to the Community
•Community Walks & Local History
•Junior Achievement Programmes in
collaboration with local Industries (eg.
Glaxo Smith Kline, Pfizer, Novartis).
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Strong Links to the Community
Port of Cork Competition
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Community Links – Christmas Concert
•60 Years & Still Going Strong!
•Unites community, school and family
•Builds Confidence
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Green Flag
•Green Flags awarded for
Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle
Travel & Transport
•Currently working towards flag for Biodiversity
•School Garden
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Green Flag Action Days
WOW Days
COW Days
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Healthy School
•HSE Healthy School Award
Children are encouraged to participate in
•Hurling, Camogie
•Swimming (autumn term)
•Gymnastics (summer term)
•Lunch-time Basketball League
•Table tennis
•Tag Rugby
•GAA Skills
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Sam Maguire visits Ringaskiddy Lower Harbour N.S.
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School Trips
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Awards & Achievements
•Green Flag (4)
•Healthy School
•Discover Science
In process of applying for
•Active School Award
•Digital School Award
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•Stretch & Grow (Junior & Senior Infants)
•Tag Rugby
•Marine College
•School Assembly
Marine College
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Playtime; Halloween; Making Pancakes; Stretch & Grow
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Why Choose Ringaskiddy Lower Harbour N.S.
Rural setting
Small classes
Child centered approach
Use of ICT
Strong links to the community
Christmas Concert
Active School
Green Flag School
Healthy School
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Principal: John Herlihy
021 4378238
This PowerPoint Presentation is available
to view on our website.
November 2013

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