Green School Protest
Our green Schools had a very exciting week this week. We attended a protest outside Leinster House in Dublin with over 400 other children from different schools. We were protesting the inaction of our government to tackle the very important issue of Climate change. We got the bus from Ashbourne and walked there. We shouted slogans like “We want change” and “What do we want? Climate Action! When do we want it? NOW!”. We even made it on the news!
After the protest we had our lunch in St. Stephens Green before getting the bus back. We would like to thank our teachers Emily, Robert and Carole Pinto for coming with us !
We had a fantastic day!
Supporting parents and guardians to support their children’s mental health and wellbeing
Free training session for parents and guardians
Delivered by: Bonita Dennison – Professional Mental Health and Parenting Trainer
Tuesday 5th December 2017 from 7pm-8.30/9pm
Ashbourne Educate Together – PE hall
Positive mental health and wellbeing enables young people to lead fulfilling lives. It is recognised that the family is the primary source of nurturing and support for children and plays a central role in the promotion of their positive mental health
A new training programme by NPC in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health services supports parents and guardians to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in their children. This programme also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day to day stresses of life as they occur.
Parents and guardians who attend this session will:
- Explore the factors that influence mental health and wellbeing in their child.
- Learn how to build and nurture resilience within their own child.
- Be given tips on how best to support their child’s positive mental health and wellbeing.
Our annual book fair is happening in the hall this week and will be open to parents every afternoon from 12.30-2.30. This is a great opportunity to raise much needed funds for our school. Children will be visiting the fair with their class during the week to look at the books available.