Nagle Rice Secondary School
Doneraile, Co. Cork
“Where Your Child Matters.”
Nagle Rice Secondary School, Doneraile, Co. Cork. Tel: (022) 24500 / Fax: (022) 24586
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Nagle Rice Secondary School –
“Where Your Child Matters.”
Our School “at a glance”…
As a parent, sixth class is a time of looking forward and choosing the best educational opportunity for your child’s future. Nagle Rice Secondary School, Doneraile is a mixed voluntary secondary school under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools’ Trust. The school maintains a strong Catholic ethos while welcoming students of different traditions. Nagle Rice continues the proud tradition of academic excellence and pastoral care established in Doneraile in 1818 by the Presentation Sisters and in 1869 by the Christian Brothers.
A Brief look at what Nagle Rice has to offer:
Each child is personally known to all staff members. Small class numbers mean more individual attention for each student. Participation in extra-
Broad and Balanced Curriculum: As a co-
Nagle Rice offers 15 exam subjects at Junior Cert level and 6 non-
Examination Subject offered at Junior Cycle: Irish, English, Maths, History, Geography, Science, Business, French, CSPE, Music, Technical Graphics, Material Technology Wood, Home Economics and Art. Non-
Examination Subjects offered at Leaving Cert: Irish, English, Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Agricultural Science, Applied Maths, Modern Language: French, Business, Accounting, DCG, Construction Studies, Music, History, Geography, Art, Home Economics. Non-
Transition Year: Optional Year, not compulsory. A wide range of subjects relevant to the Leaving Certificate (providing a taster in different subject areas). Career Guidance and Work Experience Programme (with 4 weeks work experience completed over the year). Modules such as Drama, Toastmasters, Karate, First Aid, Mini-
Nagle Rice Success Rate at State Exams: Nagle Rice students obtain excellent examination results: According to the Irish Times School League Tables’ Results for 2015, 82% of Nagle Rice students secured places in third level colleges. This places Nagle Rice among the top schools in the county, including fee-
Wide range of facilities available to students
Classrooms have up-
An active and committed Student Council. Amber Flag Committee. Orienteering (with regular successes at county, regional and national level). Choir. Traditional Irish Music. Diocesan Lourdes Helpers. GAA: Gaelic Football, Hurling (County Champions 2016 Under 19s), Ladies Football, Camogie. Basketball. Athletics. Golf. Table Tennis. Outdoor Pursuits. Rotary Award. Toastmasters. Debating. Drama. Third World Awareness. Community Work. First Aid. Students working with service users in COPE Foundation. Gaisce Awards. School Tours. Field Trips
Amber Flag: Nagle Rice has received its second Amber Flag, in recognition of its work in raising awareness of the importance of positive mental health.
Special Educational Needs
Nagle Rice caters for pupils of all abilities. In our school we are strongly committed to providing a service for our students with learning difficulties. The Special Educational Needs Department has a dedicated staff who operate as a highly effective team, in a dedicated Resource suite known as “Aoibhneas”, with the aim of working with individuals and small groups. Pupils are catered for on a withdrawal basis and in small classes. The aim of the SEN Department is to provide students with SEN with an integrated educational experience in a mainstream school.
Whole School Evaluation -
A Whole School Evaluation was conducted in Nagle Rice in September and the following comments provide a taste of what the team of inspectors had to say about our school:
Parents, staff and students endorse the work of the school. Senior Management displays a high quality of leadership and management. Broad and balanced curriculum. Students are supported and cared for. The commitment and actions of the staff have added significantly to the quality of the school and classroom environment for the students. An active and committed Student Council is in place. The Parents’ Association is strong and committed. Transition Year is well organised, varied and well-
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