We are all very excited here in Scoil Pól as we annouce our first musical in nearly 30 years! We present to you Mamma Mia! Auditions are currently on going, with the show to go ahead March 30th/31st and April 1st 2017! More details to follow shortly..
Our School Improvment Plan 2016/2017
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Building extension at Scoil Pól
Scoil Pól are delighted to announce that the Department of Education have sanctioned the building of a new Wood and Construction Studies room. This will be a state of the art facility that will allow students of Scoil Pól to continue to develop their skills both in designing and making of projects at a well established excellent standard. For more information click here...
As Principal of Scoil Pol Seconday School I wish to welcome you to our website. I hope that while visiting our website you experience the sense of achievement and togetherness that exists within our school community.
Scoil Pol is located near the foothills of the Ballyhoura Mountains, approximately twenty five minutes from Charleville and Mitchelstown and less than ten minutes from Kilmallock.
We are a co-educational school with a proud heritage of academic excellence, an ethos of inclusion and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. This is anchored by our Pastoral Care System that fosters the development of all aspects of students' lives as we join them on their educational journey.
I hope you enjoy visiting our website. Should you have any further questions, or require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Mike O'Hara Principal
Cuirim fáilte mhór romhaibh chuig Scoil Pól.
As Deputy Principal of Scoil Pól, it is a privilege to highlight some of the features which make our school an excellent centre of teaching and learning, characterised by a sense of community and shared vision, and a positive and engaging school experience for the emerging adults in our care. As you can see from our website our school offers a wide range of subjects and programmes.
Our teachers demonstrate daily their commitment to the achievement of academic excellence, optimising the potential of every student, including those with special educational needs. Teamwork, leadership skills, flexibility and a healthy balanced life style are promoted through participation in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Partnership, responsibility, ownership and decision-making skills are promoted through active involvement in Student Council, Prefect System, Green Schools’ Initiative etc.
Bridget Ryan, Deputy Principal
Our first year history students recently had the opportunity to meet with archaeologist Dr. Stephen Mandal. During the talk students analysed ancient artefacts and learned about the work of an archaeologist. Many thanks to Stephen for his patience and knowledge.
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Our 5th and 6th year agricultural science students went on a trip recently to Pat O Brien's farm in New Inn Co. Tipperary. The purpose of the trip was to see commercial grade potato production as part of their leaving cert project research. The students were brought through the process of sowing, cultivation practices, harvesting and storage of several varieties of potatoes.This was a very enjoyable and educational trip and the sun shone down on us. Many thanks to Pat O Brien for his patience and knowledge.Read more ...
Our 6th year history class went on a history tour to Dublin on October 5th 2016, where they visited the Witness History Exhibition in the GPO and then went to the Dáil where they met local ministers Tom Neville, Niall Collins and Maurice Quinlivan.Read more ...
Week ending - 18/11/2016
Monday - Lenrac clothes collection – any bags of clothing, bed linen, shoes, handbags and such please drop to Tommy’s shed on Monday morning
Tuesday - UL are coming to 5th and 6th year Chemistry students to do "Spectroscopy in a Suitcase"
Wednesday - Camomile Match
TYs doing a magic show for 1st years
Thursday - Anthony Shaughnessy talk to all 5th and 6th yrs
Careers Information Evening for parents at 7.30pm in Library
TY & 5yr chemistry students going to a chemistry talk in LIT
6yr science quiz in LIT
Friday - Anthony Shaughnessy talk to all Junior students
TY's hosting School Disco tonight for 1st-3rd Years 9pm-11pm
What Scoil Pól Offers!
Scoil Pól provides the best of modern facilities:
Communication with Parents
Scoil Pól recognises that parents are the primary educators of their children and places great emphasis on regular communication with parents. We listen to parental concerns and work in close partnership with parents to ensure that students are cared for in a nurturing and supportive environment.
Small class sizes in Scoil Pól ensure individual attention and support excellence in teaching and learning.
"Students learn more and behave better when they receive high levels of understanding, caring and genuineness".
(Watkins and Thackery)