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Infra-red satellite image taken at 18:00 UTC, 14 January 2014. Credit: Met Éireann

On the advice of the Department of Education and Skills, Ennis Community College and Gaelcholáiste an Chláir will be closed all day Thursday, 15 January 2015, due to the extreme weather which has been forecast.

Parent-teacher meetings scheduled for Thursday have also been cancelled, and will be re-scheduled.

The schools will reopen on Friday January 16.

 

Students from the Leaving Certificate Applied class at Ennis Community College present a cheque for €203 to Mr David O’Connell who is raising funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in Dublin. The money was raised by a Bake Sale held by the students. Also included is Ms Vivienne Hogan, Vice-Principal at the College.

Students from the Leaving Certificate Applied class at Ennis Community College present a cheque for €203 to Mr David O’Connell who is raising funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in Dublin. The money was raised by a Bake Sale held by the students. Also included is Ms Vivienne Hogan, Vice-Principal at the College.

We are currently accepting applications for first year students for the 2015/2016 academic year. The closing date for completed application forms is Friday 23rd January 2015. A Waiting List may apply.

You may download the enrolment form here, along with a copy of the latest prospectus for the college.

College Prospectus 2015 Enrolment Form 2015

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Below is a selection of photographs from the Fashion Show held last week in aid of Ennis Community College and Gaelcholáiste an Chláir. Over 800 people attended Treacy’s West County Hotel on Wednesday 26 November for en evening of fashion and fun, music and entertainment. Thanks to all the shops who took part, the businesses who sponsored the raffle, the models and stylists, those who had stalls in our Christmas Fair, and the parents studetns and staff who volunteered as models, musicians, dancers and organisers.

 

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Shoppers in Ennis could have been forgiven recently for thinking that the statues had come to life and gone walking among them.

But it was only the students of Ennis Community College and Gaelcholáiste an Chláir, with an innovative art project designed to promote the upcoming Winter Fashion Show and Christmas Fair being held in aid of the schools.

First year parents Coffee morning.

 

A big thank you to all who joined us in the canteen for the coffee morning for first year parents last week.  It was great to see so many new faces.  There was a lively chat about the challenges that face families when their children start attending secondary school.  There were many questions about the new junior Cert programme, exam levels and even progression on to college.  It is a great opportunity for parents to get to know staff members in an informal way.  There will be another coffee morning after Christmas to check in with parents and to reflect on the journey so far.

As the family room nears completion we hope to make the coffee morning a regular thing for our parents at ECC. The Aim is to the use time to provide access to information about the school and education in general.

Staff and students at Ennis Community College and Gaelcholáiste an Chláir are as busy as elves in preparation for the Winter Fashion Show and Christmas Fair which will be held in Treacy’s West County Hotel on the 26th of November.

Ennis Community College Pathways Scholarship Programme

The first graduates of the Ennis Community College Pathways Programme were awarded a bursary for €500 during a recent ceremony at the school.

On Tuesday, Ennis Community College played host to an international delegation of European educators who were in Ennis for an international conference on school retention. Ennis Community College and Ennis Schools Completion Programme are involved in a Europe-wide project called STAYON, which stands for “STrategies And systems to reduce YOung people’s Non-completion of upper secondary vocational education”. STAYON is part of the Comenius Education programme of the EU.