Coláiste Dún an Rí's Wellbeing Committee and Student Council attended the Student Leaders Congress 2019 in the 3Arena, to promote positive mental health and cycle against suicude. #itsoknottofeelok

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All second year students enjoyed watching The Bullying Prevention Play last Thursday, 14th March, as part of the new Junior Cycle Wellbeing Specification, which is a whole school initiative encompassing SPHE, CSPE, PE and Guidance. The production entailed a Drama, presentation and workshop over the course of 2 hours. The play aimed to

  • Challenge attitudes about bullying
  • Share current research knowledge on what bullying is and its effects
  • Invite students to create strategies to prevent bullying in their school

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Congratulations to all the students who took part last Wednesday in the county final of the Student Enterprise Programme.  It was Win! Win! Win! for Coláiste Dún an Rí in the Slieve Russell Hotel.   Of the displayed 7 projects, 5 took home trophies. Well done to Sherkings Insulation on winning the Innovation Prize in the Junior Category and “The 3 Cupcakes” for taking third place in the Junior Category. 

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In the Intermediate Category, third place went to “CEM Cases”, second place for Alex’s “Funky Socks” and first place to “River Soaps” who now go on to the National Finals in Croke Park to represent themselves and the school.  We wish Ava, Kate, Ashling and Caleb all the best in the finals in May.

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The Student Enterprise Programme, an initiative run by the Network of Local Enterprise Offices, is Ireland’s largest and most successful student enterprise programme with over 23,000 second level students taking part each year.

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Students from 1st year to 6th year get to set up and run their own business and find out what it’s really like to be an entrepreneur by taking part in this 8 month long enterprise education learning programme.

The Programme runs from September to May and students get to do everything a real life entrepreneur would do, from coming up with the business idea, to marketing, sales and preparing a business plan.

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