Overview of Student Supports

Deputy Principal, Year Head & Tutor

Each year group has a designated Deputy Principal, Year Head & class tutor who is dedicated to the welfare of the students in their class/year group. Students get to meet with their tutor every day at tutor time.

Special Educational Needs Team / Learning Support

We have an extremely dedicated, qualified team of Special Education Teachers and Special Needs Assistants who work tirelessly to support the teaching and learning process for our students with special educational needs. The team work together with students, parents and teachers to ensure these students thrive and reach their potential during their time here at Coláiste Bríde, not just academically but personally and socially.

Guidance Team

Our guidance team endeavour to create a safe, caring and supportive environment for our students. They work alongside the Senior Leadership Team, Year Heads, Tutors, SEN Team and all teachers in the school. Their roles are vast and cover numerous areas, including personal and social counselling, educational counselling and vocational/career counselling. They help our students to make informed choices in the personal, social, educational, and vocational areas of their lives. They also offer one to one support to students who want to discuss personal or vocational issues in a confidential, non-judgemental setting. We engage with students from First to Sixth Years in a variety of ways,across a wide range of experiences which including the following:

  • Careers classes
  • Support with Subject Choice
  • Study Skills workshops
  • College Campus Visits
  • College Summer Schools
  • Careers Nights
  • Guest speakers (College, Careers and Mental Health)
  • College Awareness Week Activities
  • Mock Interviews
  • Psychometric Testing (For example: Aptitude and Careers
  • Interests)
  • Incoming First Years
  • Trinity Access (TA21) activities
  • Parent Information Nights
  • Mentoring Programmes
  • Internships
  • Partnership and referral to outside support agencies such as Jigsaw, CAMHS and Pieta House etc.
  • Mental Health support and Education

Students Supports

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