Woodbrook College

Our 3rd Green Flag
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Our 3rd Green Flag
WATER WATER EVERYWHERE….. This year the Green Committee were focused on the theme of Water again in the hope of securing the third Green Flag for Woodbrook College. The year got off to a great start with three of our Third Year students being appointed Water Ambassadors by An Taisce. Eduard, Adam and Daniel attended a national training day in Dublin where they met other ambassadors and shared ideas on how they could raise awareness around Water Conservation and Sustainable use.
Junior Winners
PE Xpo 2018
Junior Winners
PE Xpo 2018
Congratulations to Toni-Marie Ceno, Sophie Kennedy, Fiona Nervez, Dylan Kavanagh and Niamh Carry McLeavey on winning the Components of Fitness Junior category at the this year’s PE Xpo. It was a milestone for the school as it is the first time the school have won a prize at the competition and excellent reward for the hard work the five 2nd year students put into their project. The PE Xpo event is in its fourth year, had nearly 200 projects entered and took place in Dublin City University (DCU). The project the students presented on was a Personal Exercise Plan to improve their Performance in Football. Each student specifically worked on speed, agility and power through a variety of training methods on a six week period so they could improve their football performance. The project showed that each student had dedication and resilience to stick with their training programme and collaboration to work as a group to create and present their findings to the judges at the PE Xpo. The skills that the students are developing will be invaluable as they go through school but also when they begin working. Special mention to Konrad Bzdrya, Eduard Grefaldeo, Joey Yu and Éibhín Flanagan in TY for putting in the hard work to present projects, unfortunately they didn’t win the categories in which they were competing but did themselves proud. Well done to all students and to Ms. Dwane for helping them with the statistical analysis aspect of their project.
Barcelona Tour
2018
Barcelona Tour
2018
A huge thank you to all the parents who made this year's trip possible for the boys. They were a joy to have along and really did themselves and you proud. They hiked the ancient Roman pathways from Tarragona to the Medieval corridors of Las Ramblas and beyond to gain an insight into Catalonian culture and development whilst having the best of fun bonding with their year group. An excellent trip for all involved.

Parents’ Council

Welcome to Woodbrook College Parents’ Council

 

Who are we?

The Woodbrook Parents' Council is a volunteer group made up of parents and guardians of students attending Woodbrook College. Our purpose is to:

  • Promote the active involvement of parents and guardians of students attending Woodbrook College in the day-to-day running of the school
  • Act as a voice for parents, guardians and students and advocate their interests on education and school related matters
  • Provide a forum for parents, guardians and students to raise questions, express opinions and exchange relevant information
  • Foster and enhance the school’s relationship with parents, guardians and students through regular social events
  • Assist in raising funds in support of the school
  • Offer input into school policies and support the school management and teaching staff

 

What we do:

The Parents’ Council meets monthly during the school year. Meetings are attended by the School Principal and typically involve exchange of information relating to school matters in addition to planning the various social events, fundraising activities and educational talks that we organise throughout the year.

 

We need your support!

Woodbrook Parents' Council invites all parents and guardians to become involved by joining the Council and/or by helping with some of the social events and fundraising activities we organise throughout the year.

This is your Parents’ Council, so any assistance you can offer, no matter how small, is most welcome and will be a valuable contribution to your son’s or daughter’s development at Woodbrook College.

If you would like to join us and/or help out with any of our events throughout the year, please email parentscouncil@woodbrookcollege.ie or alternatively please telephone the school at 01-2822317/01-2822100 to register your interest. We look forward to seeing you soon at one of our upcoming events!

 Upcoming Parents' Council Events
Event Description Date Where
6th Year Graduation Night Tuesday 22nd May Woodbrook College
Transition Year Presentation Night Wednesday 23rd May Woodbrook College
Annual Fundraising Raffle  Friday 25th May  Brady's Shankill

 

To join the Parents’ Council:

All parents and guardians of pupils at Woodbrook College are actively encouraged to join the Parents’ Council. You can join us by simply: completing the Woodbrook College Parents volunteer form, issued with the annual school registration pack, sending an email to parentscouncil@woodbrookcollege.ie with your contact details or by telephoning the school directly to register your interest at 01-2822317/01-2822100.

 

To contact the Parents’ Council:

All parents and guardians of pupils at Woodbrook College are invited to contact the Parents’ Council at any time, for example to: raise concerns or topics for discussion, suggest ideas for improvement and/or to get involved with our activities.

You can contact us directly via email at parentscouncil@woodbrookcollege.ie or via the school by telephoning 01-2822317/01-2822100.

Please note that the Parents’ Council cannot deal with queries or issues of an individual nature. Such matters should be dealt with through the normal channels offered by Woodbrook College; i.e. by contacting the Year Head of the pupil or through appointment with the Principal, as appropriate.

 

Useful links:

The following websites may be helpful as additional sources of information for parents and guardians. Please feel free to send on details of other resources you have found helpful, so we can add to our list.

http://www.npcpp.ie/ National Parents Council (Post Primary)
http://www.fcsspa.ie/ Federation of Catholic Secondary Schools Parent Associations
http://www.education.ie/ Department of Education and Skills
http://www.scoilnet.ie/post-primary Useful educational resource for teachers, parents and students
http://www.schooldays.ie/ Helpful educational resource for parents