St. Brendan's Community School

Wellbeing Calendar

St. Brendan’s Community School, Birr Wellbeing Calendar 2020/2021

Date

Year Group

Activity

Link to Wellbeing Indicators

Coordinating Teacher

23rd Aug 2020

5th Year

Meitheal Leaders Online Training - One Day Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

31st Aug 2020

1st Year

Organisation & Introduction to Guidance

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Martina O’Carroll

Pat Gilbert

Patricia White

Tara Cusack

1st Sept

2020

6th Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Frances Dowling

Isabelle McGroary

2nd Sept 2020

3rd Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

John Maher

3rd Sept

2020

2nd Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Sharon McConnell

Marian Whelan

4th Sept 2020

5th Year

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Brian Kennedy

4th Sept 2020

TY

Welcome Back

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Enda O’Connor

9th Sept 2020

TY

TY Collage Portfolio Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Patricia White

14th Sept

1st Year

Transiting from Primary to Post Primary Workshops

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

16th Sept

TY

TY Picnic

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Active

Patricia White

Sept 2020 –

May 2021

TY

TY Positive Mental Health Committee

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Tara Cusack

Jane McCarthy

Sept 2020 - May 2021

1st – 6th Year

Wellbeing Wednesday’s - 5 minute wellbeing lesson plans delivered by the whole staff.

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Active

Sabrina Carroll

17th Sept 2020

TY

Ceramics Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Brona McDermott

23rd Sept 2020

TY

Sports Leader Workshops

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Active

Michelle Ryan

Patricia White

25th Sept 2020

TY

Orienteering in Birr Castle

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Active

Michelle Ryan

Brian Coughlan

25th Sept 2020

2nd Year, 6th Year & LCA1

Facilitation of the Offaly Hospice Coffee Morning

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

30th Sept 2020

TY

Trip to Lough Boora

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Sept – Nov

2020

3rd Year

Study Skills Presentations

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

Sept – Nov

2020

1st Year & 5th Year

Kept Fit Club, Penalty Shoot Out, Homework Club facilitated by the Meitheal Leaders

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Active

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

5th Oct 2020

1st Year

Subject Choice Presentations

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Tara Cusack

6th Oct 2020

1st – 6th Year

Parent Tutor Day

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Whole Staff

7th & 9th Oct 2020

TY

Offline Film Festival at Birr Theatre

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Patricia White

8th Oct 2020

TY & 5th Year

Presentation from Offaly Arts Office Regarding Student Arts Voice Forum

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Art Department

8th Oct 2020

TY

Young Social Innovators Team bonding Trip to Dooly’s Hotel

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Fiona Corcoran

Oct - Nov 2020

TY

Tin Pot Podcasting/Radio Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Patricia White

Oct - Nov 2020

TY

Yoga

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Active

Patricia White

Oct - Nov 2020

TY

Dance Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Active

Patricia White

Oct - Nov 2020

TY

Choose Safety Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

8th Oct 2020

2nd Year

Anxiety Workshop

Responsible

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

8th Oct 2020

1st Year Parents

1st Year Subject Choice Parents Evening

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

12th - 23rd Oct 2020

LCA 2

Work Experience

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

14th Oct 2020

TY

Trip to Birr Castle for Painting Exhibition.

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Brona Claffey

14th Oct 2020

LCA 1

Trip to Lough Boora

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Active

Yvonne Claffey

16th – 20th 2020

1st – 6th Year

Various activities to celebrate Stand Up Week/LGBT Awareness Week’.

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

19th - 23rd Oct 2020

1st Year

Anti Bullying Week

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Sabrina Carroll

19th - 23rd Oct 2020

1st - 6th Year

Maths Week – maths challenges, quizzes, competitions, numeracy moments

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Resilient

Aware

Maths Department

Oct 2020

6th Year

6th Year Geography Field Trip to Slieve Blooms

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Michael Lyons

Caroline Sheils

Oct 2020

1st Year & 5th Year

1st Year Walk to Birr Castle facilitated by the Meitheal Leaders

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Isabelle McGroary

Tara Cusack

Oct 2020

TY

Slieve Bloom Hike in aid of the Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Michelle Ryan

Brian Coughlan

Jane McCarthy

Oct 2020

1st and 2nd Year

MS Readathon

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

English Department

Oct 2020

LCA1

Trip to Clonmacnoise

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

Oct - Nov 2020

1st – 6th Year

Wall Ball Competition facilitated by the TY GAA Future Leaders

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Michael Lyons

Oct - Nov 2020

TY

Design & Paint Wall Ball Hurling Targets

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Michelle Ryan

John McIntyre

Nov – May 2020

1st - 6th Year

School Book Club

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Eabha DigaN Sullivan

Alana Barnes

(5th Year Students)

Nov 2020

2nd Years & TY

Mental Health Ireland Art and Photography Competition

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Brona McDermott

5th Nov 2020

1st Year & TY

Young Social Innovator - Afternoon Tea to Raise Awareness for Resilience Against Bullying

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Fiona Corcoran

13th Nov 2020 & 23rd April 2021

TY

Birr Heritage Walk

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia O’Meara

Nov 2020

6th Year

Online viewing of An Triail

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Marian Whelan

Matthew Quirke

Breda Murray

18th Nov 2020

TY

Walk of Birr Town Trail

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Active

Patricia White

23rd - 28th Nov 2020

TY

College Awareness Week

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Patricia White

Nov 2020

1st - 6th Year

Internet Safety Day

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Tara Cusack

30th Nov - 1st Dec 2020

TY

Personal Safety Ireland Workshops

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

Dec 2020

LCA 2

Christmas Window Painting – Birr Credit Union

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Yvonne Claffey

Dec 2020

TY & 6th Year

Trip to Birr Castle for Painting Exhibition

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Brona McDermott

Dec 2020

2nd & 3rd Year

Anti Bullying Week

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Resilient

Sabrina Carroll

Dec 2020

LCA1

Work Experience

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Active

Resilient

Yvonne Claffey

Dec 2020

Incoming 1st Years

Virtual Open Night

Connected

Aware

Whole Staff

13th - 14th Jan 2021

TY

Applied Maths Workshop

Responsible

Connected

Aware

Clara Battle

18th - 30th Jan 2021

TY

Work Experience

Responsible

Connected

Respected

Aware

Resilient

Active

Patricia White

10th Feb

2021

TY

TY Retreat

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Patricia White

22nd - 26th Feb 2021

TY

Creative Engagement Workshops delivered by Aidan Byrne and Oisin Robbins from Offaly Arts Council

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Art Department

March 2021

TY

Mind Your Selfie Day

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

2nd March 2021

TY

Forensic Fun Workshop

Active

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Patricia White

15th - 19th March 2021

1st – 6th Year

Seachtain na Gaeilge - Various whole school events

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Respected

Active

Roinn na Gaeilge

22nd - 23rd March 2021

TY

Personal Safety Advanced Workshops

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Active

Patricia White

10th - 12th May 2021

TY

Trip to Delphi Adventure Centre

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Aware

Active

Patricia White

19th May 2021

TY

TY Celebration of Achievements

Responsible

Connected

Resilient

Respected

Aware

Patricia White

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