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Care to be Kind – Thursday!

Care to be Kind week aims to promote Friendship, Kindness, Positivity and Respect. Being kind to others not only makes that person feel good but also improves our own mood. Try to perform at least 1 Random Act of Kindness every day this week, and for the next 21 days. Giving to others and being […]

Care to be Kind – Wednesday!

1st Year students have been learning all about Promoting Positivity through the ‘Wired for Well Being’ programme A good skill to practice is at the end of each day pick ‘Three Good Things’ that happened to you today. List all the positive emotions they gave you. The human brain has an in-built Negativity Bias.The Negativity […]

Care to be Kind – Tuesday!

Today is National Safer Internet day. Here are the top tips to deal with bullying online (cyberbullying) * Don’t feel ashamed – The shame lies with the perpetrator. Often people who bully others do so to make themselves feel better because they are unhappy. Do not blame yourself, it is not your fault. * Don’t […]

Care to be Kind Week – Monday!

As today marks day 1 of ‘Care to be Kind’ week – let’s take the opportunity today to be a little bit kinder to ourselves and each other. Do you know who to turn to if you don’t feel yourself or you’re worried about someone else? Your One Good Adult. This is the adult who […]

State Examinations Online Marking and Stationery 2020

Dear Candidates, Parents and Guardians, Please click on the link below to read information from the SEC in relation to Examination Paper Design and Stationery Design 2020. Students should familiarise themselves with the subjects being marked online in June, in addition the design of the stationery for use in online marking.  Please click here for […]

Entry Fees for The 2020 Certificate Examinations

Dear Parents and Guardians, The State Exams Commission has asked us to bring the following to your attention:  Please click here.  

CPR4Schools 2020

Irish Heart Foundation CPR4Schools 2020 This year Donabate Community College will be participating in the Irish Heart Foundation CPR4Schools programme. The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness about cardiac arrest and increase bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). To raise awareness, CPR trained DCC staff will be providing CPR awareness, familiarisation, and training sessions to […]

Junk Kouture Teams Qualify for Regional Final!

Congratulations to the two DCC Junk Kouture teams ‘Transported’ and ‘The Plastic Valu’ who qualified for the regional finals of the Junk Kouture competition. ‘Transported’ team members = Daniel Fahy, Emer Bishop, Isabelle Place ‘The Plastic Valu’ Team members = Chloe Williams, Ciara Stell, Ena Rubbathan O’Reilly The other Junk Kouture teams can still get […]

Cyber Safety!

As ‘Care to Be Kind week’ and ‘Safer Internet Day’ are fast approaching, here are some tips on how to stay safe online and what to do to prevent and deal with cyber bullying, with thanks to DCU and the Anti Bullying Centre 7-Tips-on-staying-Cyber-Safe 8-Top-Ten-Tips-for-Parents-Cyberbullying  “Care to Be Kind” week is from Feb 10th to […]

Donabate Portrane Tennis Club

Calling all teens age 15-18yrs! Are you or your friends looking for a new interest? How about giving tennis a go? Keep active and have fun! This is a great opportunity to try tennis with your friends, at Donabate Portrane Tennis Courts. 6 week coaching term starts Saturday 1st February. Non members and members. Also […]