St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill. Open Evening Address Liam Nally - Principal
St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill. Mission Statement • St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill is a centre of learning where all students are enabled to develop their talents in a pleasant, natural environment under the guidance of a caring, dedicated, professional team. • While preparing towards academic excellence, our students are encouraged to develop Christian values and attitudes with due regard for other beliefs, a sense of their own worth and of the contribution they can make to the wider community.
St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill. Literacy Strategy Update As part of the whole school literacy strategy Summerhill have introduced a learning outcome and keyword journal. This provides a structured method for students to take note of, and revise, the Learning Outcomes and Keywords for each topic in any of their subjects. The students are encouraged to review the keywords several times over the course of their study. This journal is compulsory for all 2nd and 3rd years students. For the present 1st years this journal is incorporated into their digital schoolbag by means of a free application called Note Anytime which all 1st years have on their I-pads, this application has all the features of the journal plus many more.
St. Joseph’s College, Summerhill. Winning Scholar Kate Lemass receiving the 2013 Naughton Foundation Scholarship Award. Pictured are Dr. Martin Naughton, Kate Lemass with Minister of Education & Skills Ruari Quinn TD and Carmel Naughton. The school also received a prize of €1000 for the Science Laboratory.