St. Kilian's Community School, Ballywaltrim, Bray

College Awareness Week 2017

Thu, Nov 30th, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,

Next week (4-8 December 2017) is our College Awareness Week.  The main focus of this week is to get our senior students thinking seriously about colleges/careers and different opportunities  after they leave school.

We have a broad range of speakers during the week, including representatives from colleges, access programmes and professionals working in many diverse areas, who have kindly agreed to come to the school to talk to our pupils.

I would be delighted if any parents/guardians who happen to be free would come and enjoy some of our talks.

All our talks will take place in the library.

Please see attached the timetable of events for the week.

Any events which have been added,  or any events  where there has been a time change appear in red.

Please check in with your son/daughter during the week to see if any additional events have been added.

 

Marie Fitzpatrick

Guidance Counsellor.

 

St Kilian’s Community School 

College Awareness Week (4-8 December 2017)

 

Time

 

Monday

 

Tuesday

 

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday

8.50-9.00

 

Registration

 

Registration

 

Registration

 

Registration

 

Registration

 

 

P1. 8.50-9.30

Emer Woodfull,

Barrister, Law Society of Ireland.

 

 

Manufa Kuzuzunya

DIT ACCESS PROGRAMME

 

 

 

 

P2. 9.30-10.10

Ann Cassin,

Nationwide, working in radio and TV.

 

Ann Mc Loughlin, ESB apprenticeships.

 

 

 

P3. 10.10-10.50

 

Dr. Therese Moylan,

Institute of Art, Design & Technology,

Dún Laoghaire.

 

Dr Siobhain Daly.

DIT Science

Anne Costelloe

Head of Education, Mountjoy prison.

(Working in a prison)

 

Trinity Access Programme ,

Sarah Grimshaw

Niall Armstrong,

Civil Engineer (Dublin City Council.

Break

10.50-11.05

 

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11.05-11.45

 

Fiona Casey,

NUI Maynooth

Sarah O Sullivan,

UCD Social Science

 

Colin Keogh, Mechanical/Energy Engineer

 

11.45-12.25

Aine,

UCD/HEAR/DARE

 

 

 

 

 

12.25-13.04

Ashleigh Mulhall,

I. T. Carlow

Katie Byrne,  BA. Early Childhood Education,

(Working in Special Needs)

 

 

 

Lunch

13.04-13.40

 

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13.40-13.50

 

Registration

 

 

Registration

 

 

Registration

 

 

Registration

 

 

13.50-14.30

Aidan Heynes.

Dell

Working in Computers.

Accounting Technician Ireland, working and studying at the same time.

 

Joe O Sullivan, Dublin Institute of Technology.

 

 

14.30-15.10

 

Oran O Toole, Paramedic

 

Lucy Tierney,

Blackrock College of Further Ed.

 

 

15.10-15.50

Darren Kelly,

 Working as a Garda

As above

 

 

Prof D.Mc Loughlin, Professor of Psychiatry

TCD/ St. Patricks Hospital.

(Medicine)

Please note: All changes/additions to the timetable are in RED


More news:

Soundwaves 2018

17 Oct

Soundwaves, the school's annual music festival, take place this week, from Monday to Friday, October 15th to 19th.


Parents' Association AGM

12 Oct

The Parents' Association AGM will be held on Tuesday evening, October 16th, at 7.00pm at the school.
All parents and guardians are very welcome


Open Night 2018

30 Sep

St Kilian's will hold its Open Night on Thursday, October 11th, starting at 6.45pm.
All are welcome, particularly local primary school pupils and their families.
Please see the attached flyer for full details.


Walton Club, TCD

29 Sep

Congratulations to 2nd Year students, Daniel Waldron, Pawel Ivanow, Jamie Ward and Szymon Kowalczyk who have won scholarships to Trinity College's Walton Club, a Saturday programme for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (the STEM subjects).
They join Adam Doyle and Davis Jaudzems (3rd Year), who won scholarships last year and are still involved in the programme.


St. Kilian's C.S. Newsletter

27 Sep

St. Kilian's has launched a newsletter, which will be published and distributed to families at regular intervals throughout the school year.
See the attached first edition.


Junior Certificate and LCA Results 2018

12 Sep

Congratulations to those students who received such great Junior Certificate and LCA results today! Well done to the students themselves, and to their families, their teachers and all other school personnel who helped them over the line.
A special 'Well Done!' to the 6LCA class, eleven of whom, remarkably, received a Distinction grade for last year's work.


Lourdes Pilgrimage 2018

8 Sep

Best wishes to Kerri Keane, Megan Murphy, Luke Windsor, Mayking Chong and Aoife Murphy who, accompanied by their 6th Year Head Teacher, Mr Fitzpatrick, are in Lourdes this week as helpers on the Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage.


Welcome Back!

31 Aug

A very warm 'Welcome Back' to all students and staff from what, we hope, was a very enjoyable summer break. A special welcome to our First Year students and to those students transferring from other local schools and from abroad. We hope that you will be very happy at St Kilian's.
Many thanks to all of the staff of the school, to the Parents' Association and to their student helpers who have worked so hard over the summer months.
Best wishes to everyone for an enjoyable and successful new school year!


Leaving Cert and LCA 2018

16 Aug

Congratulations to our Leaving Cert and LCA students, and to their teachers and families, on the fine results received this week.
Best wishes to everyone in the months and years ahead.


Music Generation Rock Camp 2018

11 Jul

Another great week of Music at St. Kilian's!
Well done to everyone involved with the annual Rock Camp, which ran from June 25th to 29th this year.
This year, the emphasis was on song writing and the talent on show at the wrap-up concert was incredible!
Roll on 2019!