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28Nov 2020

Planet Youth Ireland Leisurecard scheme Update

In case you missed the important webinar recently about Planet Youth, the Icelandic Leisurecard scheme, and the huge impact the scheme has had on a whole generation’s health and wellbeing in Iceland it is available online to view; on YouTube at https://youtu.be/1-0FbhAB4z8 also at https://planetyouth.ie/fristund-is-webinar/. We are very hopeful that this scheme will be coming to the West of …

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16Nov 2020

Planet Youth Ireland Webinar

This short webinar is about the remarkable Fristund Leisurecard scheme in use in Iceland.  Every child from 6 -18 years old receives an annual €400 voucher to put towards supervised hobbies or sports, all administered through a centralised website.  This scheme has been a key component in the success of the Planet Youth primary prevention …

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11Nov 2020

Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety for Parents/Guardians

Reminder: We have organised a Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety online presentation for Parents/guardians this Thursday, the 12th November at 7pm. In today’s technology-rich environment most of us feel woefully inadequate when it comes to knowing what our teenagers are really experiencing when they use the internet.  This is normal and to be expected.  However, …

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18Oct 2020

NUIG Talk for 6th Yr students

On Monday 14th September, Ms. Caroline Duggan NUIG’s School Liasion Officer gave two informative talks to our 6A and 6B classes inline with Covid-19 guidelines. She presented information to students on the wide range of undergraduate courses that will be available to them in Sept 2021 including the re-introduction of a degree in Agricultural Science. She …

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30Aug 2020

New School Year 2020-2021

Following a few extremely busy weeks here in Dunmore Community School, we are looking forward to welcoming our students, both our existing and our new first years, back after a prolonged absence. As explained in the recent letter emailed to you all, we have put in place lots of procedures and protocols to ensure as …

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21Jul 2020

LC 2020 and LCA 2021 Portal

The Department of Education has been in contact with the Leaving Cert Class of 2020 and the LCA class of 2021 in relation to the reopening of the Calculated Grades Portal in the past few days. The portal reopened yesterday, Monday 20th July and will close at 4pm Monday 27th July. Students are requested to …

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09Jun 2020

What Planet are you on? – Climate Change Challenge

Following the success of our Binja’s in the recent SEAI One Good Idea competition, some of you may be interested in taking part in the getting involved with the following RTE programme? What Planet Are You On? is back on RTÉ One later this year.  The makers of Operation Transformation, The Restaurant and Super Garden, are looking for …

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07Jun 2020

School Work during Lockdown – Samples of work

It has been a very busy time in all our homes since the school closed on March 12th and online teaching and learning commenced. Both staff and students quickly adapted to this new way of working and some fantastic work was produced. Here is a small sample of work submitted for Home Ec, Visual Art, …

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