WSE Report 2017 – 2018

Inspectors from the Department of Education and Skills carried out a Whole School Evaluation in St Kieran’s College on the week beginning Monday 18th September 2017.

The Board of Management welcomes this very positive report following the recent WSE MLL. Our mission states that academically, spiritually, physically and emotionally our students are encouraged to strive for all that is possible in the relentless pursuit of perfecting their individual gifts and talents. It was heartening to see that the inspectorate saw that this “mission is lived out in practice”.

In particular, we welcome recognition of the fact that “the board and senior management promote excellence in teaching and learning”, that we “promote a culture of learning” in St Kieran’s, that “very well-organised student support structures are in place “and that as a result, our “students were very focused and able to work purposefully”.

Finally an appreciation of the manner in which “in all lessons, there was a good atmosphere for learning, students were motivated to learn and showed high levels of respect towards their teachers and each other” is very affirming of the dedication and commitment of our students, staff, management and parents who all work so closely together to create this positive school environment.

The full report is published on the Department of Education website or alternatively, it can be downloaded by clicking on the following link.

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Key Dates

March
Monday 1st
School reopens for Leaving Cert Students
Friday 5th
St Kieran’s Day Mass
Wednesday 17th
School Closed (St Patrick’s Day)
Friday 26th (1.00 pm)
Easter Holidays begin
April
Monday 12th (8.50 am)
School Reopens after Easter Holidays
Thursday 22nd (7.00 pm)
3rd Year Parents Information Evening for TY
May
Monday 3rd
School Closed (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 4th
School Closed (Free Day)
Friday 28th
Last day of school for all students
June
Wednesday 9th
Leaving Cert Examinations Begin

Please note: It may be necessary to reschedule some of the above times and dates. Please check the school website throughout the year for confirmation of the most up to date information.

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