Parents and Students will find some helpful links on this page:
Sisters of St. Paul:
Maureen Griffin - Forensic Psychologist - https://www.mgmstraining.ie/
Common Sense Media - https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
For Wellness Links see our Wellness Resources page:
Following is a list of help contacts and lines for teens and families
Al-Anon Al-Ateen (Families and children of alcoholics)
Tel: 01 873 26 99
Aware (depression support)
Tel: 01 661 7211
Belongto (LGBT Support)
BodyWhys (eating disorders)
Tel: 1890 200 444
CARI (children at risk in Ireland)
Tel: 1890 92 45 67
Tel: 1890 666 666
Crisis Pregnancy Agency
Tel: 01 814 62 92
CURA (Pregnancy counselling service)
Tel: 1850 622 626
Tel: 1800 459 459
Emergency to Gardai or Fire brigade
Gardai Confidential Line
Tel: 1800 666 111
Tel: 01 67 67 960
PACT (Crisis Pregnancy and Counselling)
Tel: 1850 67 33 33
Pieta House (self-harm and suicide ideation)
Tel: 061 484444
Reachout (online youth mental health service)
Rape Crisis Midwest
Tel: 1800 311 511
Samaritans (24 hour helpline)
Tel: 1850 60 90 90
Spunout (youth information website)
Teenline (teen helpline)
Tel: 1800 83 36 34
Teen Between (support for teenagers of separated families)
Tel: 1890 380 380
Tel: 01 49 61 002
Your Mental Health (HSE)
Our School Improvment Plan
Summary of main strengths as identified in last SSE in (specify date):
Summary of main areas requiring improvement as identified in last SSE:
Required actions (Related to Teaching and Learning that will help to achieve the targets):
Timeframe for action:
Academic year 2016 – 2017.
Success criteria/measurable outcomes:
Uniform and Appearance
Pupils are required to wear the complete official school uniform while in school, coming to and from school and representing the school.
Pupils are required to wear P.E uniform for Physical Education classes. P.E. uniform consists of navy tracksuit pants and polo shirt or football jerseys and shorts.
|Pale blue blouse||Pale blue shirt|
|Navy A-line skirt (knee-length) with navy tights or Navy Trousers||Navy Trousers|
|Navy v-neck jumper with school crest||Navy v-neck jumper with school crest|
|Navy/Black tights||Navy socks|
|Low-heeled plain black shoes||Plain black shoes|
|Plain navy jacket||Plain navy jacket|
|Tracksuit||Tracksuit or shorts and jersey|
|PE Runners with white soles||PE Runners with white soles|
In cold weather girls may wear navy tights. Navy only polo-neck jumper may be worn inside blouse/shirt by girls/boys.
Uniform available from Mrs. Aileen Ryan, Main Street, Ballylanders. (062) 46647
School starts daily at 8.55am and finishes at 3.30pm.
|Mid- Morning||10.55am - 11.05am|
|Lunch||1.00pm - 1.40pm|
Students are not allowed to leave the school premises during school hours.
After School Study
After school study takes place daily from September to June from 3.45pm until 6pm and is available to all students. Priority is given to exam classes.
Application forms and cost details are available from the school office on request.
School Development Planning - Ratified Policies, June 2013
Policies at Draft stage
Policies under review
School policies are available to parents on request.