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Multicultural Day

Mar-6-2020
Enniscorthy Vocational College Multicultural Day was held on Friday 6th March. A hugely worthwhile, inclusive event, the Multicultural Day gave each and every student the opportunity to showcase their home nation and educate their fellow students. A total of twenty-three nationalities attend Enniscorthy Vocational College and the countries that were showcased at the Multicultural Day included Australia, Lithuania, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Brazil, Poland, The USA, and Syria to name just a few! Each country had a visual display of all that makes their individual cultures unique and interesting, including fun facts, history and local traditions. [Read more...]

Gaeltacht Scholarships

Mar-6-2020
Tá áthas an domhain orainn buaiteoirí na scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta a fhógairt! We are delighted to announce the winners of our annual Gaeltacht scholarship programme. This year we are sending 8 students from across our student body to Coláiste Sheosaimh, Carna in Conamara. The value of each scholarships is €1,000 per student! The students will spend three weeks during the summer in this beautiful part of Ireland where Irish is still the spoken language of the community. This is an amazing opportunity for our students and we here in the college are proud to be able to provide such an opportunity to our students! The focus in these courses is on learning Irish in a fun, natural way. The days are filled with activities; kayaking and water sports, drama, sports, dance, singing, céilís, trips to the Aran Islands or Galway City, and team building activities. It really is trip that will create a lifetime of memories and friendships for those lucky enough to have won a scholarship! Congratulations to all our successful students! Go n-éirí leo!  The scholarships are kindly jointly sponsored by Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board and Enniscorthy Vocational College. Thanks to Mr. Darren O'Ceallaigh for organising the wonderful opportunity for the eight students. [Read more...]

Michael Sweetman Educational Trip

Feb-27-2020
The week of the 24th Feb saw three Leaving Certificate Applied students at Enniscorthy Vocational College travel with over 20 other Irish students to the ‘Louise Weiss’ Chamber of the European Parliament to represent Ireland among students from all member states of the European Union. The purpose of the visit was to engage in debates and intra-policy discussions on 6 issues of common concern across the continent of Europe, namely, the Environment, International Security and Human Rights, Addiction and Young People, Migration, Youth Unemployment and the Future of Europe. The Enniscorthy students were also involved in presenting working papers to the Parliament itself and their visit to the EU institution concluded with their being presented with Euroscola certificates and the playing of the European anthem ‘Ode to Joy’. Over the course of their week-long visit the students toured Strasbourg and stayed in the picturesque town of Kiel in Germany. They returned by Aer Lingus flight from Frankfurt, Germany on the Friday morning. A special thanks to the Michael Sweetman Trust for their continued support, the Leaving Certificate Coordinator Conor Dempsey who organised the trip, and to the three students Aaron Larkin, Alehandro Fusteac and Ricardo Marcut who represented the school excellently. [Read more...]

Fifth Year Students Visit UCD

Feb-15-2020
A group of Fifth Year students were accompanied to UCD  by Ms. Niamh Cullen Ivory to gain a useful insight into daily life on campus. This was part of the All Student Experience which offers prospective students the opportunity to find out more about undergraduate study, to explore all the excellent facilities and to experience UCD student life first hand. The students from EVC spent the day in the company of a UCD student learning about their programme of interest. The students were given the opportunity to attend lectures, tutorials, visit the library, restaurants and the excellent sports facilities. The travelling party had a very enjoyable day having gained a useful insight into a possible progression patway for them following completion of their Leaving Certificate next year. [Read more...]

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...]

Completed application forms for First Year students academic year 2020/21 will be accepted from 16th October to 29th November 2019 inclusive. 

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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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