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Important information for 6th year students and parents 05/03/21

http://lucancc.ie/leaving-certificate-programmes-2021/

Please read and discuss over the weekend.

TY Work Focus Week 8th – 12th March 2021

TRANSITION YEAR -WORK FOCUS WEEK 8TH-12TH MARCH

This week will see TY students undertake a 30-hour on-line suite of modules related to the World of Work in lieu of the traditional work experience placement.

You will all be as busy as if you were attending a work-place & you need to schedule your days to make sure that you complete all the modules by the end of the week.

Credits for the completion of this aspect of the programme will be awarded at the end of the year. Full Certification for all modules is available and must be produced to receive the credits.

REMOTE EXTRA CURRICULAR PROGRAMME

Lucan CC will launch their online extra curricular programme on April 19th. There will be a great range of club/activities for all year groups to get involved in. Huge thanks to the teachers volunteering their time and Ms. Brooks for organising.

David Wright, 6th Year Lucan CC, interviewed by The Irish Times about the finalised plans for LC2021:

David Wright, 6th Year Lucan CC, interviewed by The Irish Times about the finalised plans for LC2021: a great article from a student perspective.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/i-can-finally-breathe-students-on-plans-for-leaving-cert-2021-1.4488833

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Transition Year News

Congratulations to the Transition Year students who applied for the Royal College of Surgeons online programme of events running this week, this is a fantastic opportunity for them and will give them a fascinating insight into all things medical.
The Transition Year Law students are about to embark on a schedule of modules drawn up by The Law Society of Ireland, Lucan Community College is delighted to be part of this initiative and students will receive certification of their involvement in this new departure.
On Thursday 25th the Transition Year students will all take part in a workshop provided by the Education officer from Reptile Haven, this should be a very interesting insight for the students.

SPIN AR SCOIL

6th Year Lucan CC student David Wright is one of four students in the country, who for 8 weeks will be working with the SPIN AR SCOIL radio show – the one-stop shop for Leaving Cert Students.
It is a unique opportunity for Leaving Cert students to get involved in a weekly live interactive subject special show.
  • Each Saturday they focus on one core Leaving Cert Subject with the help of a subject experts and special guests.
  • How best to achieve your grades from home?
  • Tips and tricks to acing the exam paper or accumulating the best-calculated grades.
  •  Special Guests: Subject experts, including teachers who create, examine and correct Leaving Cert papers for the Department of Education & Science, authors of Leaving Cert textbooks and specialist grinds teachers.
Links to Episode 1 and SPIN AR SCOIL on SPIN 1038:

https://www.goloudnow.com/podcasts/spin-ar-scoil-730#/

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Edukid fundraiser

Congratulations to Ruby and Lily Crocker-Dunne and family who are walking/cycling the distance to Palestine in 100 days to support a charity called Edukid. Edukid works to support students’ education in Cambodia, Palestine, and Uganda. 260 million children* worldwide cannot access school for various reasons such as poverty, gender, war, disability, insufficient teachers or government funding.
This is a link to the website if anyone would like to know more about the work Edukid do http://www.edukid.org.uk/ and here is the JustGiving page that they created if anyone would like to support their fundraising efforts: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/thecrockerdunnevirtualtrektopalestine

Attention all 6th Year students! 08/02/21

Lucan CC 6th Year students will be doing an online “Worry Buster” Workshop on Wednesday 10th February 2021 with Psychologist Evan Costigan.

Evan Costigan will help the students to work on a variety of much needed skills. His workshop is designed to help those who are stressed by upcoming exams, afraid they’ll run out of time, forget everything they’ve learned & anxious about what form the Leaving Cert will take.

The workshop runs from 11.55am – 1.15pm

Ms. Brady (Year Head) will be online also to support students .

Full attendance is expected & VSware will be updated accordingly.

The Zoom link will be posted via the Year Group Team Site on Wednesday morning. This link is for @lucancc.ie email address attendees only.

Ms. McManus, shares her expert advice for students…

https://dublingazette.com/opinion/oped-options-29403/

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