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  • Transfer Programme
    in school on the night and available to talk to pupils and their parents and answer any questions January Parents of incoming First Years are invited to a meeting with the Principal Ms Suzanne Barrett and Home School Community Liaison Teacher Ms Vanessa Murphy This is an opportunity for parents guardians to address any queries and to discuss their child privately February Assessment morning where all pupils who have enrolled sit a short assessment in English Irish and Maths There is no need to worry or panic There are no trick questions Students are assessed to get an idea of their levels This helps teachers plan and prepare the First Year Curriculum Next STEP STEP stands for Second level Educational Transfer Programme Our school Home School Community Liaison teacher is involved in running an eight week programme run by the Home School Community Liaison teachers in New Ross and parent volunteers with the 6 th class pupils in the local primary schools The purpose of the programme is to prepare students for the transition from Primary to Second Level March April The Learning Support Resource teacher and the Home School Community Liaison teacher visit the schools of incoming first years They briefly meet the pupils and speak to the relevant staff at the school to get a little information on the pupils i e strengths needs test results etc May Information Evening for Incoming First Years and their Parents This is Induction for Parents Guardians The HSCL Home School Community Liaison Teacher GC Guidance Teacher and LS Learning Support Resource Teacher outline the role in the school around the support they offer to your son daughter and you the parent guardian An information book is distributed Information on the following is addressed The Cost involved i e School Uniform P

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  • Second Level
    Teacher Mentoring Programme Meitheal Special Ed Needs Student Support Team Homework Club and Evening Study Club Behaviour for Learning Teacher BFLT Transfer Programme Second Level Subject Information Junior Cycle Junior Certificate School Programme Leaving Certificate Leaving Certificate Applied SEC Application Forms First Year Enrolment Form Transfer Application Form PLC PLC Welcome Courses Community and Health Services Early Childhood Care and Education Early Childhood Care Education Level 6 Information Processing Horticulture

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  • Junior Cycle
    of the optional subjects They then choose five subjects to continue to study for their Junior Certificate The following list of subjects based on the syllabi offered by the Department of Education and Science form part of the Junior Cycle syllabus The following core subjects are available at Higher Ordinary ad Foundation Levels Irish English Mathematics The following subject options are available at Higher and Ordinary Levels Art Craft Design Business Studies French Geography History Home Economics Metalwork Science Technical Graphics Woodwork C S P E is taken at Common Level for Junior Certificate examination The following subjects also form the core of the Junior Cycle timetable Religious Education Computer Studies S P H E A subject choice information booklet is available to all students and parents guardians regarding choice at all levels and is available at the open night and the first year induction night All Junior cycle students have the support of the Junior Certificate School Programme by helping the students to experience success acknowledging the work that they do and thus boosting their confidence in their work by focussing on short term goals For further information see Junior Certificate School Programme Junior Certificate fact sheets NCCA has developed factsheets to give easy to read information about the different subjects currently available in junior cycle in both English and Irish While the fact sheets have been designed with sixth class pupils and first year students in mind they will also be useful for parents These fact sheets can be seen on www ncca ie Standardised testing in junior cycle The NCCA published research into the international practice of standardised testing in lower secondary education This research gathered data on international practice on testing for the 12 15 age group and will assist us in advising the Minister for

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  • Junior Certificate School Programme
    achievements in New Ross Vocational College All the students are entered for the Junior Certificate examination plus they get their profile that lists their skills and explains all the things that they are good at All students also get a reference from the school The Junior Certificate School Programme is not an alternative to the Junior Certificate It is a framework that is designed to help the school and the teachers develop an imaginative approach to the Junior Certificate course The programme gives every student the chance to do well The programme keeps the students interested by working on short term goals It is designed to bring out the best in your child throughout the Junior Cycle and in the Junior Certificate Examination The students build up their skills gradually Their success is rewarded at each stage through feedback from co ordinators postcards home and certificates of achievement Parental Involvement Parental involvement is encouraged and welcomed in New Ross Vocational College NRVC encourage parents to visit with emphasis on passing on good news We hold parent days to exhibit work done award certificates of achievement and generally celebrate with the students successes Parents are invited to become actively involved in their children s education by working with the school in encouraging good attendance punctuality and homework and by praising progress made Student Involvement Students get an opportunity to become more involved in their own learning discussing statements and meeting targets Through engagement with this learning process students begin to succeed and go on to build on this success Throughout their time on the Programme the JCSP team seeks out opportunities to reward and praise students and to give them useful feedback on their performance In addition the JCSP team tries to make positive contact with the students families When the

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  • Leaving Certificate
    Vocational College also caters for students who wish to repeat their Leaving Certificate examination in full or in individual subjects Some students avail of the opportunity to take a Leaving Certificate subject while also studying one of the Post Leaving Certificate courses on offer The Leaving Certificate involves study in seven examination subjects with the terminal examination in June in the second year of study Students have the option to study at higher and ordinary levels in all subjects In addition Irish and Mathematics can be taken at Foundation level All students study the compulsory subjects English Mathematics and Irish with option choices of four subjects from the list offered These subjects include Art Biology Business Studies Construction Studies Design and Communication Graphics Engineering French Geography History and Home Economics Students also study the non examination subjects Health Education Career Guidance Computers Fetac level 4 Physical Education and Religion Many third level options require a minimum of a pass in English Irish and Mathematics for entry to their courses while specific courses may require a pass or honour grade at Higher level Entry to any course at one of the NUI colleges require the minimum of a pass in French Each subject is assessed by an external examination paper at the end of the two year programme of study Some subjects are also assessed by additional assessment methods including oral and aural examinations practical examinations and assessment of practical coursework Students of Irish and French sit both an Irish French Oral examination in March April of year 2 while the terminal examination in June also includes an Aural component as well as the written component Students who study Art Craft and Design complete a project to be completed In April of year 2 sit practical examinations in May of year

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  • PLC Welcome
    Education programme to meet the challenges that the current economic climate has presented The college has always had solid links with local businesses and industries through our work experience programmes which provide valuable employment opportunities and experiences for our students By gaining the relevant qualifications studentshave been introduced to a range of employment opportunities in the areas of Information Technology Office Administration Childcare Community and Health and Horticulture With excellent facilities available including up to date computer rooms laboratories workshops horticulture tunnel and a green house many of our adult learners have achieved qualifications in FETAC and have used these qualifications to progress to third level education in Universities and Institutes of Technology Many of our students progress to employment in Work placements related to their courses Each year we review and modify our course structure to reflect the needs of our local population and the challenges of the current economic climate with new modules added when the demand presents itself and resources are available Our commitment to excellence in education has enabled us to deliver the highest standards of teaching and learning in a caring supportive and professional atmosphere We offer flexibility in all our programmes with full time and part time courses designed to cater for the needs of our student body I hope that you find your time here in New Ross Vocational College of Further Education enjoyable and productive and wish you all the best for your future career Suzanne Barrett Principal PLC Coordinators Welcome There are many pathways to a job and career success Increasingly and especially in the present economic climate up skilling and further education and training are required New Ross Vocational College of Further Education offers a variety of PLC courses with each course designed to enhance your employment prospects and facilitate

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  • Community and Health Services
    BFLT Transfer Programme Second Level Subject Information Junior Cycle Junior Certificate School Programme Leaving Certificate Leaving Certificate Applied SEC Application Forms First Year Enrolment Form Transfer Application Form PLC PLC Welcome Courses Community and Health Services Early Childhood Care and Education Early Childhood Care Education Level 6 Information Processing Horticulture Office Administration PLC Information Grant Guidance Information for Learners PLC Application Form PLC Calendar of Events ECA Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Outdoor Education Soccer Basketball Fishing News Gallery Community Health Services Course Code 5M4468 Qualification FETAC LEVEL 5 Duration 1 Year Full Time Part Time Option Minimum Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Cert Applied Successful completion of entrance test and or Interview Garda Vetting is a requirement Course Content Safety Health at work Communications Work Experience Social Studies Understanding Special needs Care of the older person Care support Subject to demand and tutor availability Occupational first Aid Manual and Patient lifting Fire Safety Work Experience Work experience is an integral part of the course One day per week normally a Wednesday Progression The full FETAC Level 5 Award facilitates entry to a range of third level colleges institutions nationwide please check with the college of your choice Career

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  • Early Childhood Care and Education
    SEC Application Forms First Year Enrolment Form Transfer Application Form PLC PLC Welcome Courses Community and Health Services Early Childhood Care and Education Early Childhood Care Education Level 6 Information Processing Horticulture Office Administration PLC Information Grant Guidance Information for Learners PLC Application Form PLC Calendar of Events ECA Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Outdoor Education Soccer Basketball Fishing News Gallery Early Childhood Care Education Course Code 5M2009 Qualification FETAC LEVEL 5 Duration 1 year Full Time 2 years Part Time Minimum Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or equivalent Mature Students VTOS Students Course Description This FETAC Level 5 course will equip students with recognised training which will help them to serve in a variety of challenging positions in the expanding Childcare field and allow them to progress to further studies should they so wish Course Content Early Childcare Education Practice Child Health and Well Being Child Development Early Childhood Education Play Creative Art for Early Childhood Communications Work Practice Work Experience Social Studies Care Provision and Practice Caring for the elderly to assist people in gaining employment Special needs assisting skills Note Course content may be subject to change First Aid Course and Manual Handling Course mandatory Cost of both courses 100 approx Minimum of 20 days work experience is required in a Childcare setting Garda Clearance Vetting is required Award Major Award FETAC Level 5 Early Childhood Care and Education Course Leaders Christina Meyler Michelle Walsh Note FETAC is currently going through a transition period Course content availability may vary to reflect these changes CAREER ROUTE Employment Pre schools Creches Nurseries Montessori schools Au pair work Working with children with Special Needs Progression to Third Level Examples of courses available to successful holders of this FETAC Award Higher Education Links Scheme UCC Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies

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