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Issue 1

SCIFEST 2020

We are delighted that our Science Department are facilitating Scifest 2020 in Coláiste Abbáin with 1st Year students in May. 

How SciFest Benefits Students

SciFest:

  • it is locally based and there is no entry fee, making it highly accessible and inclusive

  • encourages students to develop an interest in science through an inquiry-based approach and hands-on activities

  • helps students to grow in confidence and develop their communication skills by exhibiting their work in a small, local, student-friendly environment

  • encourages students of all abilities and backgrounds to participate, lowering barriers and bringing the talents of diverse populations into the innovation pipeline

  • encourages and supports the greater participation of girls in STEM education

  • provides students with an opportunity to engage in activities that link science, maths, engineering and technology to their everyday lives and to society

  • provides students with an opportunity to visit their local third-level college, view the facilities and learn about the courses available, encouraging them to continue their STEM education into third-level

  • supports the inquiry-based, problem-solving approach promoted by the science and maths curriculum in second-level schools, thus improving students’ opportunities to achieve academic success

 

scifest

School Closure - 4 Feb 2020

As previously communicated in Letters to Families and by SMS,  the School will remain closed on Tuesday 4th February 2020.

Normal classes resume on Wednesday 5th February.

ADHD Parent Training Course

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- Information Session 4th February, 7-8.30pm at Coolcotts Family Centre, Townparks, Wexford 

- Parent Training Course for Secondary School Children, starts Thurs. 23rd January and runs for 6 weeks, at 10.30am at Mental Health Association, Wexford - could be very beneficial to parents of children with ADHD in the school 

Please log on to www.ADHDIreland.ie for more information or to book at place at the free information session or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Address: Adamstown, Co. Wexford
Phone: 053 924 0564
Fax: 053 924 0836
Email: info@colaisteabbain.ie

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