Coláiste Pobail Setanta

Newsletter No.123 Monday 29-11-21

26-November-21

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Newsletter No.123 Monday 29-11-21

Semester 2 Week 1

Student Council info

The Student Council are aiming to roll out International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) throughout the college. The Cost of the Student Cards will be €12 for 1 Calendar year of the student cards ex: January 2022-January 2023. The Student Cards will be recognised Internationally, can be used online, can be used in several different Irish Stores like Dominos, Nike, New Look to name but a few. Students will need to fill out application forms if they are interested. We are also asking that students fill out a survey that all tutors received a link to on Tuesday 23rd November from Ms. Buckley. This is to get a general number of how many people want a card.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=9cjWPhZMrUSe7WD4UYNKhIjh8krojepCqn7CJPsVV4pUM1BTVzVRUktBNkVZSUJRVkc5UVRHMFlCVy4u

Remote Learning Practice

With the rise in covid-19 cases nationally and the upcoming restrictions due to be announced by the government Colaiste Pobail Setanta is taking a preparative step to ensure that teaching and learning can continue if there is a school lock down in the future. We need to ensure that students and teachers can access lessons and class materials remotely in the event of the school building being closed. Therefore, on the week beginning Monday 6/12/2021 we will send classes home in the afternoon, after lunch, to continue their lessons online using Teams. Below is the schedule for our online classes from Monday to Wednesday 6th to 8th December.

On the following days, these classes will learn and attend class from home after lunch.

Mon afternoon- 2nd Year & 6th Year

Tuesday afternoon- TY, LCA, 5th Year

Wednesday afternoon – 1st Year & 3rd Year & Croí

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UCD Scholarship News

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Semester 1 Exam Results

The results of the Semester 1 Exams must be uploaded to VS Ware along with formative feedback before Thursday 16/12/2021 12:00pm so that Year Heads will have time to review the reports before they are made available to parents on Monday 20/12/2021.

College Awareness Week

Hi All,

College Awareness Week at CP Setanta takes place next week and we have the following activities/events organised. We hope that you and the students will enjoy the week and get involved in any way that you can. If you do get involved, please take pictures, and upload them to the school twitter or email them on to us. We really hope you enjoy the week and thank you all so much in advance for your support with #CAW@CPS2021.

Please note that due to Covid some of the talks for 6th Years are happening via Teams. Students will need to have their earphones in to listen in to the talks during class. Only students who have signed up for the talks should be logging in for them and it will be up to them to catch up on any classwork missed during this time. The time/day for each talk is listed on the table below so if you have 6th Yrs at any of these times please allow them to log in for the talk. Thank you for your co-operation with this. Dunboyne College of Further Education and the Apprenticeship talk are being held in the school. Class lists will be emailed next week.

Day/Date

Event/Activity

Time

Everyday

The Guidance Gallery – students and teachers are invited to visit ‘The Guidance Gallery’ on the red floor throughout the week.

CAW Bingo – teachers please see the Bingo sheet attached to this email – if you would like to, please upload this into your classes OneNote for them to complete throughout the week. Students can forward their completed Bingo sheet to guidance@cpsetanta.ie no later than Thursday 2nd Dec. to be in with a chance of winning a prize.

CAW Kahoot – teachers please click this link Kahoot! to a Kahoot on what some celebrities studied in college – you may want to do this with some of your classes during CAW 2021. Let us know how you get on 😊

Teacher Slides – please click this link to the teacher slides College Awareness Week Staff Slides 2020 Proper Final 1.pptx (sharepoint.com) Feel free to share your slide with your classes throughout the week. Students love to hear about how you got to where you are today.

CAW Various Activities – teachers please click this link CAW templates (collegeaware.ie) for a sheet of suggested activities for College Awareness Week. If you do, try any of them out please let us know how you get on.

There is also a document attached to the email that has various activities you can do in class.

All Week

Monday 29th Nov

Trinity College Dublin Talk for 6th Yrs

9:30am

Tuesday 30th Dec

Dunboyne College of Further Education

10.20am

In the school

Wednesday 1st Dec

Maynooth University

10:30am

Thursday 2nd Dec

DCU

TUD Apprenticeship In school

9:30am

12:22pm

Friday 3rd Dec

UCD

TUD

8:30am

11:30am

Lunchtime Arrangements for Students.

All students are to go to their own homes for lunch during the school day and to no other location. Students who cannot go to their homes for lunch are to remain in the school and eat a packed lunch. At no time are students allowed to go to other students’ homes, local shops or amenities during lunch time. For clarification, please see page 2 of the student journal.

Don’t forget to enjoy the…….

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