March News

Hello everyone and Happy Easter!

March highlights included the Sligo Engineering Fair held at ATU Campus on Sunday, March 3rd. One of our very creative student engineers was onsite to display and demonstrate his ballista and catapult, which he designed and built at school with the help of staff member Troy.

Planning Permission […]

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Education for a changing world; Self-Directed and Democratic.

Education for a changing world. 

A complete education can no longer be limited to the accumulation of knowledge and the development of some rudimentary academic skills. Children growing up today will need much more. 21st century students must not only be critical thinkers, self-motivated learners, competent problem-solvers, and life-long learners. They also must have well developed qualities of empathy, respect, cooperation, and collaboration.  

Children today need an education system […]

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February Newsletter

Gio, te Gio

What we’ve been doing.

Hello everyone and Happy Springtime!

The month of February began of course with Imbolc and Brigid’s Day, and the celebration of the arrival of spring. Weaving St. Brigid’s crosses quickly expanded into a number of new shapes as we played with the rushes and devised new patterns.

Pancake Day marked another important celebration in Irish culture. While “Carnival” is celebrated in other parts of the world with masks, costumes, […]

By |2024-03-24T12:37:15+00:00March 24th, 2024|News, Newsletters|0 Comments

January 2024 Newsletter

Hello everyone!

It’s great to be back at school and to start this new year. Some of us missed school so much we began counting the number of sleeps before going back to school on the day after Christmas.

We welcomed two new students this January and sadly said goodbye to one of our veteran students who left us this year to follow her dreams. We wish her every success in her endeavours. We have a new student intern joining us for this term. […]

By |2024-03-08T13:26:07+00:00January 27th, 2024|News, Newsletters|0 Comments

December 2023 News

Hello everyone!

These short few weeks of December have been packed with fun and seasonal excitement.

Christmas Market
We held an expanded Christmas market early in the month. Student stallholders sold a variety of handmade art & crafts, home baked goodies, pre-loved toys and books, handmade jewellery and trinkets, beauty products, and fashion items. The cream filled meringues topped with chocolate sauce were very successful, selling out in 15 minutes. :) Staff and parents […]

By |2024-03-08T13:26:26+00:00December 21st, 2023|News, Newsletters|0 Comments
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