Extra Curricular

European Computer Drivers Licence

ECDL is a test of practical skills and competencies in IT Skills including Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Database Presentation, Managing Files and Concepts of Information Technology.  The cost of completing ECDL outside school is €300, however the course is being offered within our extra curricular activities for TY at a cost of €125.

Further information can be found on www.ecdl.org

First Aid

A full First Aid course is available at a cost of €110 and will be held one evening a week for the duration of the course. Depending on demand up to three courses are run throughout the year.

Gaisce – The President’s Award

Registration is to be completed by student on www.gaisce.org as soon as possible. This will cost €15 for the Bronze Award.

  • Presentation by Mr. Foley – Gaisce co-ordinator, on TY Induction Day

  • Adventure Walk To be advised

About The Award

The Award was launched in International Youth Year 1985. The challenges of the Award programme are designed to encourage initiative, self-discipline, leadership and caring skills in young people between the ages of 15 and 25.

Whats it all about?

Gaisce-the President’s Award works on the basis of a personnel challenge set by you with the support of a President’s Award leader (PAL). You won’t be competing with other participants, as each challenge is completely individual, so the only person you’ll compete with is yourself.

Dragon’s Den

A Dragon’s Den will be held in March 2020.

This has proved to be a very enjoyable and sucessful competition during previous years with many innovative and practical small business being introduced