Scoil Mhuire Buncrana



TY Admin- 28th February 2022


This virtual work experience starts today. Students will be facilitated to do this in school if they wish. Please come to Ms McGonagles room as soon as you get on the roll. Can anyone who is accessing this at home email me so I can put you down on the roll as school business.

Looking into Law

Students who have signed up to this programme should continue to work on this online and make sure you are contributing to their questions and on the padlet. This will be the proof that you took part in the programme and help with your certification.


Enterprise students who won the Trade fair are now preparing for the regional finals of the NIFTE and student enterprise awards. Completed business plans etc must be with the awards by March 1st. Please see Ms McGonagle today to update.


The deadline for ysi video upload is 2nd March.

Some of you have started recording and should begin editing. Well done..some great ideas that need to be followed through.

Remember to include 4 c's. Care,change,cooperation and communication in your presentation. 2 min clip.

Important -Permission needed to involve ms Whelan,ms Carlin,ms mcElhinney and ms o Donnell's students in the videos

Gaisce & John Paul Awards

Please make sure you are fulfilling your required activities to be able to claim the credits and receive these awards. All students are completing the Gaisce award.


We received an email from Buncrana’s Children's Charity looking For TY volunteers to help out with some of their activities

Happy week 11th-14th April, it is mid easter break, but it should only be an hour or two and

The Lip Sync Battle 5th June OTB O flahertys. This is a night time event from 8-12 we need help with stewards and ticket sellers. They are also looking for volunteers for their charity shop. Please give Ms McGonagle your name if you are available to help.

Subject Choice

This is subject choice week for TY students. Ms McCafferty will meet with TY students on Thursday to discuss their subject options with them.

The Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary 2022

Steps Engineering Programme

Please take a look at these courses if anyone is interested in a career in engineering.

Fetac IT

All TY students should have completed their database exams at this stage. If you were absent for either the written or practical part of the exam please organise to complete with your IT teacher.


Please ensure any outstanding fees are paid to the office for trips etc

Future Financial Experts TY Programme.

We have registered for this programme. We are waiting on them to appoint a broker to deliver the subject to us.

Please find attached an overview of the programme created by Financial Broker.

There are 4 modules in total to be delivered to the TY class/es over a 4 week timeframe. This means one module will be 40 minutes long x 4 modules.

These 4 Modules are:

  • Module 1: Day-to-day Money Management.
  • Module 2: Saving and Investing.
  • Module 3: Understanding and Managing Debt.
  • Module 4: Positive Behaviours of Financial Experts

School Newspaper

Fantastic edition of our school newspaper last Friday. A massive well done to everyone involved. Here is the link. Take a look if you haven't done so already.

If you have any articles etc you would like to be included in the next edition please email them to

To Do now…..

Take out your diary and date it to the end of the year.

Now add the following activities to your diary

Feb 28th-Mar 4th RcSI MiniMed

Mar 1st - Subject Choice Day

Mar 3rd - Young Carers talk 11.30-12.40 Hall

  • Virtual tour of the Oireachtas Politics class 2.40pm

Mar 14th -Mar 15th Overnight trip for World Affairs, Debating and Politics students

Mar 16th,17th,18th - Holidays

Mar 22nd - Knock Trip for John Paul II students

Mar 24th -Mar 25th - Careers Trip Sligo & Galway overnight

Apr 4th - Tug OF War Inishowen schools competition

Apr 26th - Soar Workshop

May 26th - TY Graduation

Dates to be confirmed for

First Aid Sign Language

Make up demonstration

Digital Media Course


Skills day

Self defense

Soccer Coaching




Home Ec Trip

Please review your ski trip/belfast trip in your diary now.

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