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Wellness Week

Jan-28-2020
Wellness Week is taking place this week from 28th January to the 31st January. An important new initiative this year G.U.A.W.N. (Get Up and Walk Now) encourages students to take daily exercise a ten-minute walk as it assists greatly in promoting positive mental health. During first break each day there will be challenges in the following areas limbo, skipping, plank and Hola Hoop. At lunchtime students will be exposed to a diverse range of activities and experiences such as badminton, volleyball, table tennis, penalty shoot-out, blood pressure testing, lung capacity testing, chess in the library and the basics of playing the Bodhran. Third- and Sixth-Year students will receive a talk from Eoin Morrissey (Leinster GAA) focusing on resilience, highlighting that life is full of ups and downs and it is important to have the coping skills and temperament to deal with issues as they arise. Teacher Harley Barnes will give a presentation to Fifth Year Home Economics students highlighting the importance of good nutrition along with a balanced diet. On Friday afternoon there will be Bingo Loco for Junior Cycle students. Thanks to the Wellness team of Ms. Paula Doyle, Ms. Jennifer King, Mr. Keith O’Hara, Ms. Martina Henderson and Ms. Natalie Doyle for organising the schedule of events for the students, and to Ms. Aileen Walsh who  ensured that the wellbeing of staff was well catered for by daily healthy offerings of fruit and other goodies. [Read more...]

Cross Country Athletics

Jan-23-2020
Running around a mucky field on a cold, dark, foggy January morning is not for everyone ! But that is exactly what thirteen brave students from EVC undertook as they represented our school with pride and enthusiasm at the Wexford Schools Cross Country Championships in Adamstown on Thursday, January 23rd. Our students comfortably held their own against tough opposition  - which included some athletes who compete at International level ! Special congratulations to Ruslana Rannaja (2 Hazel) who was our top placed finisher in her Junior Girls 1000m event, and to Bartek Jurkiewicz (1 Yew) who not only ran his own race, but practically everyone else's as well, such was his level of support for his teammates !  [Read more...]

Attendance Reward

Jan-23-2020
Before Christmas Enniscorthy Vocational College ran an attendance drive called the 33 days of Christmas. This was in conjuction with TUSLA's 'Every Day Counts' campaign and  Bunclody/Enniscorthy School Completion project. The students were rewarded for attending school for all 33 days from November until Christmas. On Tuesday last the students, all 78 successful students, headed off for a day in LeisureMax in the company of Mr Murphy, Ms Merriman, Ms Busher and SNA's Ms. Lawless and Ms. Wilson. [Read more...]

Student Leader Congress - Cycle Against Suicide

Jan-20-2020
Members of our Student Council, Digital Leaders and Meithal Leaders went to the Student leaders Congress 2020 in the City West Convention Centre, Dublin on Friday 17th January.  The congress was organised by Cycle Against Suicide and highlighted the need for all students to look after their mental health. It was a contact based education event, which has been proven to be effective in reducing mental health stigma. Contact based education involves listening to people talk about dealing with their own mental illness. It was a positive and  very uplifting mental health education day for the students, with high profile speakers and music acts Chasing Abbey and United Vibe in attendance.The trip was organised by Ms. Kennedy and Ms. Gallagher as an initiaitive for the school to retain their Amber Flag status. We all learned the message that "It's ok not to be ok and it's absolutely ok to ask for help"! [Read more...]

Safer Internet Day

Jan-18-2020
On the 15th January Lily Byrne and Daniel Power represented EVC at Safer Internet Day ambassadors training hosted by PDST and Webwise in Google. The students thoroughly enjoyed the day and are part of the Safer Internet Committee in the school and are busy now planning events for Safer Internet Day in EVC which takes place on February 11th. PDST and Webwise also held training for teachers which Ms. English attended. #connected#SID2020. [Read more...]

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Welcome to the website of Enniscorthy Vocational College

Principal’s Address

I extend a warm welcome to all who visit this website. As a parent, guardian or prospective student this site should give you some impression of the life in Enniscorthy Vocational College.

It is impossible to set out the whole range of activities that take place in the school but hopefully the sense of a happy, productive and caring community is tangible.

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