Latest Laois News: Mountrath Community School 1st years settle in
Mountrath Community School 1st years take transition to secondary school in their stride
The photos attached are groups of socially distanced first year students with some of their Meitheal leaders .
Wednesday the 26th of August was the start of the second level journey for the first year students in Mountrath Community school.
It’s an anxious day for students and parents, embarking on a new educational journey and unique learning experience in Mountrath Community school.Mountrath Community school has a long established tradition of enabling this transition into second level by empowering young leaders( a group of 12 sixth years ) to help the new students, through friendship, encouragement, warmth and giving time to make the next stage of their educational journey special and memorable.
The school chaplain Mrs Anne Moore , whom coordinates and mentors this unique team of leaders, says that it’s about the young leaders assisting the first years to do their best, and caring for them. It’s a personal spiritual growth for the team nd first years, listening, sharing, caring and settling in.
”On such a big day , it was wonderful to see all the happy smiling faces today.” said Ms Anne Moore.
“We only hope for the best of luck to all.”