Woodbrook College

          An Edmund Rice School

PEXpo 2020
PEXpo 2020
Well done to all the students that submitted and presented projects at PE Xpo 2020 in Dublin City University on March 3rd. All students equipped themselves excellently when presenting to the judges that assessed their projects. In particular, congratulations to Abhirami Santhoshkumar, Ruby Roche and Michelle Dolores who won the overall junior section (1st – 3rd year) with their project titled; ‘Mixed v single sex PE lessons. Does participation change?’
Fun Run 2019
Fun Run 2019
In spite of the wet weather, the 2019 Fun Run took place on Friday October 25th. For the first time in its existence the venue was changed from Shanganagh Park to the school campus due to the poor wet weather. The students involved in the organisation were excellent when asked to adapt to the contingency of staging the run on the schools grounds at short notice. Well done to all involved on reacting so well to the change of venue. Even though the weather was poor, student enthusiasm and participation was high. This was reflected by the €1250 fundraised from the €5 entry fee to take part. The funds raised were donated to the four different charity partners; Irish Aid, Vision Sports Ireland, Irish Wheelchair Association and Christmas Hamper appeal. Well done to all those bravely participated in spite of the poor weather and their generous donations. For the students that were keen to compete, there three races within the Fun Run; senior boys’, girls’ and junior boys’. Congratulations to Conor Murphy on winning the senior boys’ race, Eve O’Brien on winning the girls’ race and Nathan O’Shea on winning the junior boys’ race. The whole school community look forward to the 2020 edition of the Fun Run and wish for improved weather conditions so it can return to the Shanganagh Park venue.
Endeavour Awards
Endeavour Awards
The Endeavour Awards are awards given out to people who make a positive contribution to their community over the past 12 months. The awards recognize what people have achieved, or an area that they have excelled in. Bray & District Chamber of Commerce has been presenting these awards every year for almost 40 years, since 1981.

Update for Parents of Incoming 1st Years

Dear parent/guardian,
It is an uncertain time for all families and communities, currently, and unfortunately Woodbrook College is no different.
In communication previously, it was intended to hold the transition tests on the 30th of January but with the current restrictions, this will not be possible. We are now preposing a date of Saturday 6th March and if we are still in lockdown and it is not possible a later date of March 20th. Please rest assured that we will ensure that your son/daughter gets the same start in Woodbrook College as any other year.
We will be making some minor changes to the School Dress Code Policy and a copy of this policy will be sent to you towards the end of the current academic year, along with a few key policies that you will need to be aware of.
Could be ask that if you have not completed the request for additional information could you to make it a priority over the coming days as this information is vital to the planning that is required for next year.
The final element of this letter is to let you know the current Student Registration charge is €195 per year for the first three years. This can be paid by standing order, in installments or as one lump sum. We would also like to remind you that we have some support available to those who may be facing financial hardship at this time. Additional information can be obtained from info@woodbrookcollege.ie
We look forward to meeting you and your families in person and welcome you into the Woodbrook College community.
Henry Hurley

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