The student care/support team consists of the following members of staff

Principal – Mr Quinn
Deputy Principal – Ms Wallace
Guidance Counsellor – Ms Byrne
BFL teacher – Ms Purtill
HSCL – Ms Hickey
SCP – Ms Morgan
SPHE representative – Ms Martin
Learning Support representative – Ms Delaney

They meet once a week to provide support to students that may require extra intervention. It is compliant with Dept. guidelines for a student support team.

In school if you need to report something or need support please

a. tell your class tutor
b. tell your year head
c. tell a teacher you trust
d. tell a member of the student support team

If you are unable to tell someone you can
a. put a note in the white box outside the staffroom
b. email

However the box and email are only in use during the school day, during the school term. If you need support of an urgent nature (outside school hours) we urge you to:

  1. tell your parents
  2. ask your parents to bring you to your GP
  3. phone 999
  4. phone one of the following numbers………..

The Samaritans
Free phone: 116 123
Text: 087 260 9090

Aware (Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder & Anxiety)
Tel: 1800 80 48 48

National Suicide Helpline (Pieta House)
1800 247 247

Pieta House (Suicide & Self-harm)
Tel: 01 623 5606

Grow (Mental Health support and Recovery)
Tel: 1890 474 474

Bodywhys (Eating Disorders Associations of Ireland)
1890 200 444

Irish Advocacy Network (Peer advocacy in mental health)
Tel: 01 872 8684

IACP (Counselling & Psychotherapy)
Tel: 01 230 3536

Shine (Supporting people effected by mental ill health)

Teenline Ireland Helpline – Listen when no one else will
1800 833 634 (7pm-10pm)