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Puncture Repair Workshop

May 12 2022
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As part of our Green Schools campaign to increase cycling, workshops were organised for groups of students from First to Fifth Year. These were given by Chiara Hanrahan - Travel Officer with Green Schools. The PE Department were very much involved and were delighted to be able to facilitate this workshop for students. Click on heading for photos!

Cycling

Feb 04 2022
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Presentation College has introduced brand new bikes to our PE classes to allow all students to develop their cycling skills and confidence. Our objective is to use them as a non-competitive recreational activity for our students. The bikes will also be used as part of our TY programme to help students learn about bike maintenance.....

Transition Year Cycling

Our three Transition Year Cycling Ambassadors, Anna, Tara and Amy have organised a biking sessions for around fifteen Transition Year girls. This one took place on January 18th from 11.45 - 1.05 . The Ambassadors are organising these with the assistance of Ms Kavanagh as part of their #andshecycles Ambassador Programme. We are delighted to announce that the PE Department have purchased ten bicycles and helmets for students to use in school. We would like to thank the Green Schools Committee for promoting the introduction of cycling to the curriculum. We are currently working on the #Travel Theme.


An Update From The Green Schools Committee

This year, our Green Schools Committee is back up and running, working on the Travel Flag. Our committee first met in early November where we discussed our plan for the year. Our working committee is composed of mainly First, Second and Third Year students as well as our President and Vice-President (both Fifth Year students). We were also delighted to welcome teachers Ms. Dempsey, Mr. Fennell and Ms. Hanley to our committee....

Cycle Safety Programme

Nov 24 2021
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Twenty-four Fifth Year students completed the three week Cycle Right programme this week run by South East Cycle safety and supported by the Green Schools initiative. This is our second year working on the  Travel Theme as part of our Green Schools Programme. We have also been successful in becoming an #andshecycles Ambassador school for the second year. We encourage all our new cyclists to 'be a part of the solution, not of the pollution'. Congratulations to Amy, Anna and Tara - our new Cycle Ambassadors. 

 

Student Council Promote Litter Picking

Nov 23 2021
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Our Student Council recently decided to help out in our combat against litter here in Presentation College.  A competition was launched to see who could come up with the best idea and Kelly in Second Year won a One4All voucher for her idea to try and include as many students as possible in helping to keep our beautiful school grounds clean. On Monday, she was helped by Sammy.  A big thank you to their first helpers: First Years, Karina, Rory, Byron and Leo, who had a very big litter haul under a beautiful blue sky.  Student Council are also looking forward to the arrival of new litter bins to help in the fight against littering.  We hope students will realise how important it is to use the litter bins provided and to protect our environment.





 

Cycle Training

Nov 09 2021
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Twenty four Fifth Year students took part in and enjoyed the first day of the Cycle Right programme run by South East Cycling Safety and supported by the Green Schools initiative.


New Bike Shelter

Sep 24 2021
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We are delighted to have a wonderful new facility for staff, students and the many groups who use our school facilities outside of school hours. We would encourage people to avail of the facility and to consider cycling even once a week.

 

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