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Suicide Prevention for Carlow

Please see below for the poster on a series of public meetings in Carlow.
The local website is also now live for updates on this work. Please also complete the short survey on survey monkey  to help include as many voices as possible in drafting the plan for the County.

Suicide Prevention for Carlow Poster



NDFA Meet the Buyer Schools PPP Bundle 5 March 1st 2016 Carlow

Enterprise Ireland, the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA) and the Department of Education and Skills in partnership with preferred tenderer inspiredspaces consortium, will hold a Meet the Buyer (MTB) event for the construction sector on March 1st focusing on Schools PPP Bundle 5.
More details are available on the Enterprise Ireland website.



KCETB Carlow Campus

The November 2015 press release for the KCETB Carlow Campus is available online



Winter Ready Notice

The Office of Emergency Planning (OEP), Department of Defense has made a leaflet available to provide information to schools and parents in the event of severe weather. 






Annual Report

The annual report for 2012-2013 is now available


Celebrating Carlow Vocational School

Class Reunions for the class of 1983 and 1977

Carlow Vocational School is celebrating no less than three birthdays in 2013.  Its predecessor began classes
for adults in 1853; the Vocational School was formally established ninety years ago in 1923, and moved to its
current location on the Kilkenny road in 1977.  With over 1000 students enrolled each year, the school continues
to grow from strength to strength, and is looking forward to a new era with the announcement of a new school
building for 2016.

To celebrate these anniversaries, Carlow Vocational School is hosting a Photographic Exhibition in Visual Carlow
charting the life and achievement of the school, its students and staff.  All are welcome to come celebrate and
share memories of the time at Carlow Vocational School, and in particular the Leaving Certificate Classes of
1983 (celebrating 30 years) and 1997 (the first year group of 1972) are invited to join us for a reunion.

Location: Visual Carlow      
Exhibition: from March 5th to 24th March
Exhibition opening and Class Reunion:14th March
Contact: Nuala Dalzell


Carlow Vocational School wins the All Ireland Senior C Girls Volleyball Final

Carlow Vocational School  has won the All Ireland Senior C Girls Volleyball final. On Thursday 8 December our senior girls  travelled to the UCD arena to play in the Volleyball final against Terenure Presentation. This was the first year for our school to enter the competition but the team showed their true talent with the help of their coaches Ms Mary Walsh and Ms Martina Redmond and won the all Ireland competition  with a score of 25-22 in the first set and a score of 25-15 in the second set.   The senior girls took the first set  but Terenure presentation fought back bravely in the second set but they were no match for the Carlow Vocational School girls.

The Captain of the team Stefania Sirignano collected the shield on behalf of her team mates but she also collected the award for Most Valuable Player for her outstanding performance on the day. The team comprised of Claudia Campestrini, Natalie Declara, Laura Giacobbi, Selina Milanovic, Monica Pedron, Eugenia Scanferla, Stefania Sirignano, Verena Vorhauser, Eleonara Zanetti, Samantha Zoschg  trained very hard all year and due to their hard work were awarded this well deserved All Ireland VolleyBall title. The staff at carlow vocational school want to congratulate the team and their coaches on a wonderful achievement.
Vollyball - Winning Team




News Article

The school encourages students to participate in environmental groups and is actively involved in the “Green Schools “ project.

Our students regularly participate in charitable work and fundraising , together with involvement in enterprise at the enterprise awards and enterprise trade fairs. Clubs such as the Homework Club, Music Club, Computer Club, Chess Club and Breakfast Club also take place within the school.