Filed Under (Uncategorized) by rwalsh6103 on 25-06-2012



Learning for Living


What is Learning for Living?

This program addresses the educational needs of adults whose skills range from minimal or no literacy skills to those who wish to improve their basic skills and also avail of the opportunity to work towards accreditation at FETAC (NCVA) Foundation level or Junior Certificate.

Who can take part in Learning for Living programmes?

Adults who:

  • have no reading, writing/numeracy skills
  • wish to improve reading, writing, numeracy and oral skills
  • need help with grammar and spelling
  • need help with numeracy
  • need to improve their skills to help children with homework
  • wish to learn basic computer skills
  • wish to learn or improve their English
  • get a qualification at FETAC Levels 1, 2 and 3 (Foundation level NCVA) and Junior Certificate

What courses are available in Learning for Living?

  • Intensive tuition offering English, Maths and Computers at FETAC Levels 1, 2 and 3.
  • Junior Certificate English and Maths
  • English and Communications at FETAC Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Maths at FETAC Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • English language classes
  • Family Learning courses for parents of:
  • Maths for parents of primary school children
  • Help your child with English and Irish grammar
  • Help your child with first year maths
  • Familiarise parents with Junior Certificate English
  • Familiarise parents with Junior Certificate Irish
  • Computers for parents

What will a Learning for Living course cost?

  • All courses offered under the Learning for Living programme are free

Will I be paid while attending a Learning for Living course?

  • The Learning for Living programme supports participants by providing assistance with childcare, eldercare, books and materials, as well as some assistance towards transport costs.  There is no  direct payment for attending.  Social Welfare provides support for participants on some of our more intensive programmes.

Please contact Joyce Burns – Adult Literacy Organiser, Inishowen  on  074 93 29774 for further information.

Or visit the website  www.donegalvec.ie


Filed Under (Uncategorized) by rwalsh6103 on 22-06-2012

FEIS DOMHNAIGH 2012 – is on this weekend


Good luck to all our pupils who have entered the Speech and Drama Competition!!

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by rwalsh6103 on 22-06-2012

The summer edition of the Drumfries Times is now available – The children have put in a lot of time and effort into this and have done an excellent job !! There are stories, poems, quizzes, photos  and lots more…


Extra copies are available for anyone who wants one and will be charged @1 Euro per copy – They can be picked up at the school.

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by rwalsh6103 on 22-06-2012


Its that time of year again!

Our 6th class are finishing today and we wish them all the very best in the future.


The rest of the pupils will finish on Tuesday 26th June @11am.


School re opens again for ALL  pupils on Friday 31st August @9.20am


Enjoy your summer holidays- Be safe !


 Slan agus Beannacht

(Goodbye and Bessings to you)



A huge  THANK YOU to North pole cycling club, Drumfries for raising 760Euro for our school, we really appreciate it and you can be sure it will be put to good use and every child will benefit from it .

Thank you !!


Filed Under (Uncategorized) by rwalsh6103 on 20-06-2012

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by rwalsh6103 on 20-06-2012