PB4L Commendation Star Morning Tea

Last Thursday we had our first ever Positive Behaviour 4 Learning (PB4L) Commendation Star morning tea as a thank you to all the students who did a wonderful job of displaying our school expectations of Respect, Engagement and Resilience by earning 5 or more commendations […]

Respectful Relationships at Clonard College

Clonard College is a school that prides itself on the respect that we show for others.  We are supported by the Respectful Relationships initiative, which was established to drive nationwide change in the culture, behaviours and power imbalances that can lead to injustices again women […]

School Attendance Post Covid

Over the past couple of years, attending school has meant different things to different students. For some students, the impact of lockdowns, remote learning, and isolation from peers was extremely difficult and disruptive, while others thrived. In a recent webinar hosted on the Student Wellbeing Hub, Dr […]

Year 10 Life Changer Incursion

In Weeks 4 and 5 of this term, Year 10’s welcomed the Life Changer organisation into our wellbeing classes for some fun, positivity and strategy building.  Building upon the Year 10 wellbeing curriculum, the workshops included a focus on overcoming challenges and dealing with anxiety […]

Year 10 Wellbeing – Project Rockit

On Friday 26 August , as part of the Wellbeing curriculum, Year 10 students participated in a workshop presentation by Project Rockit called REWRITE – Smashing Judgment and Labels. It was a powerful opportunity for our Year 10 students to develop literacy and understand how […]

Year 8 Reflection Day

On Thursday 29 July, Year 8 students put down the traditional tools of learning to participate in their Reflection Day. With the theme of ‘Compassion for our Universe: our common home’ students enjoyed a range of experiences that looked at different aspects of the created […]

Overcoming School Refusal Wrap-Up

Clonard College hosted the Family engagement evening on Monday 26 July with Psychologist and author Joanne Garfi. Thank you to those families who attended the presentation, which included important data and background linking fear anxiety and avoidance to school refusal, as well as signs that […]

Attendance, Anxiety and School Refusal with Joanne Garfi

Clonard College invites all parents and carers to this Family engagement evening with Psychologist and author Joanne Garfi. Joanne has worked extensively across primary and secondary schools providing treatment, support and specialised training to whole school communities and has a special interest in the treatment […]

Year 12 Wellbeing

On Monday, the Year 12 students gathered in the Kildare Theatre for their wellbeing class, developing on their current wellbeing curriculum unit in regard to Respectful Relationships. Class Act presented their play – Show Some Respect Themes explored in the play include: developing respectful relationships; […]

Year 12 Wellbeing

In a recent Wellbeing class, some of our Year 12 students took part in a fun, problem solving and teamwork exercise involving giant Jenga! The students worked in a clockwise direction, taking turns to remove one of the super-sized blocks before answering the key question […]