St. Kevin’s Community College
VISIT FROM TOMI REICHENTAL
Holocaust Survivor History students are looking forward to a visit from Tomi Reichental a survivor of the holocaust who has written of his experiences as a child as he and his family were rounded up from their homeland in Slovakia and detained in Belsen concentration camp Tomi is one of a very small number of holocaust survivors in Ireland.
The TY class were rewarded for a very busy term’s work with a visit to Dundrum on Ice on Thursday December 11th.Students have had an action packed term with a huge variety of activities from outdoors pursuits to fashion design. Work experience ,visiting speakers and visits out formed a vital part of the terms events.
Third year students from the class of 2014 had a chance to celebrate their achievements at a graduation ceremony held in the College on Thurs day 11th December .This highly successful programme is a Junior Certificate, with a significant focus on literacy and numeracy in line with Education policy.
CSPE ACTION PROJECTS
Third year students had the chance to see their learning about politics and democracy in action recently with a visit to Dáil Éireann Students were met by local TD Mr Billy Timmins and had a chance to see our TD’s at work. Students were accompanied by Ms O’Donovan and Ms Nugent.
A group of 6th year students travelled to the Waterford open day on the 9th December . This College is a popular option for many students from St Kevin’s. There were comprehensive displays, campus tours and ample opportunity for students to explore all that this Institute has to offer.