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Ethical Education

An education which helps learners to develop critical awareness and understanding of moral decision-making, and a heightened awareness of social. Ethical and moral issues and standards. Ethical Education nurtures respect for a person’s right to hold and practice religious and other beliefs. It involves an exploration of the infinite variety and richness of humankind, and the creation of intercultural spaces where values can be articulated and critically examined. Ethical Education focuses on questions of equality, justice, sustainability and active citizenship. It helps learners to develop spiritually and to think critically, and empowers them to make a difference.  

European Day of Languages

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Friends For Life

The ‘FRIENDS for Life’ programme is school-based anxiety prevention and resilience building programmes developed by Dr. Paula Barrett in Australia.. The World Health Organisation cites ‘FRIENDS for Life’ as the only evidence-based programme effective at all levels of intervention for anxiety in children (WHO 2004). The programme helps students to develop effective strategies to deal with worry, stress and change and teaches the skills required to reduce anxiety and promote resilience. It is beneficial for all students, irrespective of their anxiety level. 

The programme can be run by teachers as a whole class programme, or as a small group intervention. FRIENDS is an acronym for the skills taught throughout the programme:

  • Feelings.
  • Remember to Relax. Have quiet time.
  • I can do it! I can try (Inner helpful thoughts)
  • Explore Solutions and Coping Step Plans.
  • Now reward yourself! You’ve done your best!
  • Don’t forget to practice.
  • Smile! Stay calm, Stay Strong and talk to your support networks!

Extra Curricular Activities, Clubs and Societies - Semester 3, 2020

Extra Curricular Activities Clubs and Societies Semester 3 20192020

Gaelic Football

Gaelic football and Ladies football is getting off the ground in the school this year with training sessions done every Wednesday in the school. Celbridge Community School is thriving to achieve a strong GAA culture within the school. Students have taken part in blitzes and challenge games and an under 14 team will be entered into competitions in the coming year. These training sessions are open to all students who wish to play and improve their skills. 

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