Greystones Community College

Weekly News Report 8th October 2021

Weekly News Report 8th October 2021

School Admissions

The enrolment window remains open until 22nd October for 6th Class students who wish to commence at Greystones Community College in September 2022. Parents and guardians seeking further information or who would like to submit an application, should visit the school website and queries can be sent to

Wellbeing at Greystones Community College

Education in Wellbeing is fully underway at Greystones Community College. The course covers four main strands and is specially designed by the teachers to enhance the wellbeing of their students. Included in the course is Nature’s Way - gardening, growth and wellbeing walks; Mindful Meals - healthy eating, nutrition, exercise and food preparation; Friends for Life - resilience, confidence and empathy-building paired with healthy coping skills such as yoga practice and meditation and finally; Life through the Lens - literacy and stories from people of minority backgrounds, with a focus on inclusion.

Greystones Community College Bunchloch Awards

A special presentation was made this week to four 1st Year students (Joshua Beck, Evan Darcy, Jane Pan and Ena Dowling) and to three 2nd Year students (Kevin Parle, Emma Lewis and Saoirse McGann). These students were awarded the Buncloch; a special prize which acknowledges their commitment to the foundation-stone ideals of the college - Pride, Excellent and Respect. Through their studies this month and their exemplary attitude to school life, these students have left no stone unturned in their own learning. Sincere congratulations to all of the deserving recipients.

Greystones Community College Hiking Club

This week, the Greystones Community College Hiking Club had its first outing in the local community, on a stunning autumnal day. The hike, led by Ms Rachel Byrne and Mr Enda Byrne, took the students through the Delgany Heritage Trail. Well done to all the hikers and their leaders. The College looks forward to seeing where their next adventure will take them.

European Week of Languages at Greystones Community College

With European Week of Languages now concluded, the much-anticipated announcement of the winners of the Poster Competition was made at Assemblies. Congratulations to 1st Year students Joshua Jacob (French) and Charlotte Burns (Spanish) and to 2nd Year students Marina Hernandez (Spanish) and Adam Kopec (French). Their posters creatively and colourfully brought to life cultural and language elements of both France and Spain. Well done also to all the participants of the competition, who left the judges with a difficult role of choosing just four winners!

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