St. Brendan's Community School

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

Wellbeing Calendar 2019/2020

Date

Year Group

Activity

Link to Wellbeing Indicators

Coordinating Teacher

23rd Aug 2019

5th Year

Meitheal Leaders Training – Two Day Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

26th Aug 2019

1st Year

Organisation & Introduction to Guidance

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack/Ms McConnell

27th Aug 2019

6th Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Martina O’Carroll/Pat Gilbert

28th Aug 2019

3rd Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Brian Kennedy

29th Aug 2019

5th Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Frances Dowling

30th Aug 2019

2nd Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

John Maher

2nd Sept 2019

TY

Guidance – Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Sept 2019

1st Year & 5th Year

1st Year - lunch time club for the month of September facilitated by the 5th Year Meitheal Leaders

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

9th & 12th Sept 2019

TY

Bonding Trip to Birr Outdoor Education Centre

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

17th & 18th Sept 2019

1st Year & 5th Year

1st Year Bonding Day to Birr Outdoor Education Centre with 5th Year Meitheal Leaders

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

18th Sept 2019

5th & 6th Year

Trip to Higher Options Dublin

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Patricia White/Tara Cusack

19th Sept

TY

Ar Talamh - Climate Change Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Patricia White

20th Sept 2019

LCA 1 & 2

Facilitation - Hospice Coffee Morning

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

24th Sept 2019

TY

16km Hike in the Slieve Blooms

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Michelle Ryan/Danielle Ryan

25th Sept 2019

LCA 1 & 2

Team Bonding Day – Bay Sports

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

1st Oct 2019

1st – 6th Year

Parent Tutor Day

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Whole Staff

2nd Oct 2019

1st Year & 5th Year

Table Quiz for 1st Year students facilitated by 5th Year Meitheal Leaders

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

3rd Oct 2019

1st Year & 5th Year

1st Year Students watch ‘Ireland v Russia’ Rubgy World Cup 2019 facilitated by 5th Year Meitheal Leaders

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

3rd Oct 2019

3rd, TY, 5th & 6th Year

Agricultural Science students - trip to Gurteen Agricultural College

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Frances Dowling

8th Oct 2019

1st Year Parents

1st Year Subject Choice Parents Evening facilitated by ‘Triple P Parenting’.

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

9th Oct 2019

6th Year

In house Retreat

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Nikola O’ Connor

9th & 10th Oct 2019

LCA 1 & 2

Personal Safety Training Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

9th & 10th Oct 2019

TY

Personal Safety Training Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Patricia White

10th Oct 2019

TY

World Mental Health Day

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

11th – 14th Oct 2019

3rd Year

School Tour to Paris

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Fiona Mahon

14 – 18th Oct 2019

1st - 6th Year

Math Week – maths challenges, quizes, competitions, numerous moments

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Maths Department

16th Oct 2019

2nd Years

Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Claire Duffy

15th Oct 2019

1st - 6th Years

Climate Action Week - Green Schools Workshops

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Marian Whelan

15th Oct 2019

LCA 1

Trip to Clonmacnoise

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

15th Oct 2019

TY

Trip to RTE for Climate Change Event

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Patricia White

14th – 25th Oct 2019

LCA 2

Work Experience Week

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

16th Oct 2019

1st – 6th Year

One Good School Survey –Jigsaw Programme which supports teh mental health and wellbeing of young people

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

17th Oct 2019

6th Year

Trip to Limerick Colleges

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Patricia White/Tara Cusack

17th & 18th Oct 2019

TY

Bronze Gaisce Adventure Awards

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Marian Whelan

21st Oct 2019

6th Year

Trip to watch ‘An Triail’ play

Connected

Respected

Aware

Roinn na Gaeilge

22nd Oct 2019

TY and 5th Year

RSA Road Safety and Garda Open Day Workshops

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Patricia White

24th Oct 2019

1st – 6th Year

Academic Mass

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Music and Religion Departments

5th Nov 2019

LCA 1 & 2

Film and Video Workshop

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

11th – 15th Nov 2019

Whole School

All students and staff are encouraged to wear bright coloured jumpers to celebrate ‘Stand Up Week/LGBT Week’

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

Beverley Lavin

12th Nov 2019

TY and LCA

Viewing of a movie to celebrate ‘Stand Up Week/LGBT Week’

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

Beverley Lavin

Nov 2019

TY, 5th, 6th Year

Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Talk facilitated by Mydas/Cuan Mhuire

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Nov 2019

LCA 1 & 2

Trip to Newgrange

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

Nov 2019

TY

School Show set painting and prop making

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Brona McDermott

Nov 2019

6th Year

Trip to the National Art Gallery

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Brona McDermott

4th – 8th Nov 2019

1st – 3rd Year

Anti Bullying Week

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Sabrina Carroll

6th Nov 2019

TY

Forensic Science Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Patricia White

11th – 15th Nov

1st – 6th Year

Science Week

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Science Department

20th – 22nd Nov

2nd, TY & 5th Year

School Show

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Enda O’ Connor

25th – 29th Nov 2019

TY, 5th & 6th Year

College Awareness Week/LGBT Awareness Week

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White/Tara Cusack

Dec 2019

LCA 2

Christmas Window Painting – Birr Credit Union

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

Dec 2019

LCA 1 & 2

Pamper Day - Birr Community Nursing Unit

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

Dec 2019

LCA 2

Preparation of Christmas Dinner for LCA Teachers

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

2nd – 13th Dec 2019

LCA 1

Work Experience

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

5th Dec

Incoming 1st Years

Open Night - Tour of school / quiz / bonding exercises

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Whole staff

12th Dec 2019

1st – 6th Year

Christmas Market Stalls (pop up enterprises set up by 1st, 2nd, TY, 5th year students)

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Business Department

13th Dec 2019

TY

Midlands Simon Community Collection

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

21st Dec 2019

1st – 6th Year

Annual Talent Show

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

21st Dec 2019

1st – 6th Year

School Awards Cermony

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Beverley Lavin

Jan 2020

TY

Junk Kouture – Costume making from recyclable materials

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Brona McDermott

13th - 15th Jan 2020

TY

Retreat

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

20th - 31st Jan 2020

TY

Work Experience

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Feb 2020

TY, LCA, Special Ed Class

Annual Art Exhibition – Birr Threatre

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Brona McDermott

Feb 2020

TY

NAPD Creative Engagement – Guest artists visit school to work with TY Students

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Brona McDermott

Mar 2020

LCA 1 & 2

Hair and Beauty Exhibition – RDS Dublin

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

Mar 2020

LCA 1 & 2

Skill Live Show – Work Apprenticeship Exhibition

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

2nd - 3rd Mar 2020

LCA 2

Work Experience

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

9th – 13th March 2020

1st – 6th Year

Seachtain na Gaeilge –Various whole school events

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Roinn na Gaeilge

26th Mar 2020

6th Year

Trip to Hamlet Play

Connected

Respected

Aware

Brian Kennedy

27th Mar 2020

LCA 1 & 2

Facilitation of Daffodil Day – Offaly Hospice Fundraiser

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

April 2020

Whole school

Literacy Week

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Beverley Lavin

May 2020

1st – 5th Year

Sports Days for Junior and TY Students facilitated by 5th Year leaders

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Michelle Ryan

May 2020

2nd Year

Trip to Lough Boora Discovery and Wildlife Park

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Michael Lyons

15th May 2020

1st – 6th Year

School Funfair Day

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

John Kennedy

19th May 2020

5th Year

Retreat

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Nikola O’Connor

Apr 06
2020
Easter Holidays
May 07
2020
1st Year Vaccinations
May 25
2020
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