Health and Social Care students raise funds for Charity

Pictured above is the Health and Social Care students presenting the cheque to Linda Alexander from Cystic Fibrosis Trust.  Also in the photo is teachers Mrs Marion McMahon and Mrs Tracy O’Hare.  Last year, Health and Social Care students at St Paul’s had a visit from Dave Evans, who spoke to them about having a child […]

Charity, Health and Social Care, News, Students

Year 14 H&SC students explore anxiety issues

Human development is affected by many factors which may be advantageous or detrimental. These factors may be biological or a result of person who uses services’ experiences and/or the influences of the environment in which individuals are raised. This is the so-called nature versus nurture debate. There are many different factors that influence our human […]

Health and Social Care, News, Students, Year 14

Nursing Home Visit for Year 13 HSC students

Year 13 Health & Social Care students from Ms Maguire’s class visited Avila Nursing Home recently as part of their module on Communication in Care Settings. The purpose of the visit was to allow the students to interact with an older client group and demonstrate the essential skills of communication required in health and social […]

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Blood Transfusion Drive at St Paul’s

 Joint winners of the ‘Name the Campaign’ competition, Sean Boylan and Eoin Hughes.  Also included in the photograph Lauren Rogers who was runner-up.  The students are pictured with Ryan Cinnamond, Vice-principal, Mr Jarlath Burns, Head of Year 13, Ms Christine Fearon and, Year 14 student, Emma Martin. Highly commended winners Cailíosa Ní Dhúill, Ciara Garvey, […]

Announcements, Blood Transfusion, Health and Social Care, News, Students

World Mental Day at St Paul’s

In recognition of World Mental Day, A2 Health & Social Care students have put together a wall display with research information they have gathered from their module on Mental Health Issues. In groups, they have worked together to devise presentations to their classes on a wide range of mental health issues. They have covered depression, […]

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HSC students visit St Paul’s Learning Support Centre

As part of communication coursework, Health & Social Care students from Ms Fearon’s class were required to demonstrate their communication skills in an educational setting for people with additional needs. Students eagerly paid a visit to the Learning Support Unit in St Paul’s and ran a ‘Board Games Class’ with Mrs Hillen’s group of students. […]

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HSC students visit Avila Nursing Home

On Wednesday 17th April, post 16 Health & Social Care students from Ms Fearon’s class visited Avila Nursing Home as part of their module on Communication in Care Settings. The purpose of the visit was to allow the students to interact with an older client group and demonstrate the essential skills of communication; to include […]

Health and Social Care, News, Students

Health Promotion in Action at St Pauls!

Pictured above are students from St Paul’s taking part in a health promotion campaign that was carried out by A Level Health and Social Care students. AS Level Health and Social Care students recently carried out small-scale health-promotion campaigns throughout the school, to promote good health.  This is part of a module within their studies, […]

Health and Social Care, News, Students

Health & Social Care Students visit Avila Nursing Home

Pictured above St Paul’s students along with a resident who they visited recently at Avila Nursing Home In order to demonstrate their communication skills, Health & Social Care students recently made two visits to Avila Nursing Home where they had the opportunity to interact with the older residents there. The students spent two afternoons with […]

Health and Social Care, News, Staff, Students, Trips

Health Promotion in Action at St Paul’s

AS Level Health and Social Care students recently carried out small-scale health-promotion campaigns throughout the school, to promote good health. This is part of a module within their studies, which is delivered by Ms Caroline McShane. A series of classes ranging from Years 8 to 11 were used as target groups for the A Level […]

Health and Social Care, News, Staff, Students

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