World Book Day Book Sale on Thursday, 7th March: Parents invited! We need books too!

World Book Day 2019 - Thursday, 7th March www.worldbookday.com
NEWS / 19 February 2019

World Book Day is on Thursday, 7th March. The day will kick off with a 'Bring a Book, Buy A Book' sale in the school hall from 9.30am to 11am, in aid of St. Michael's House. Parents/guardians and students are all invited to the book sale and you can buy 3 books for the price of €2!! The TYs will be running the book sale. 

There will be many other events throughout the World Book Day and these are currently being organised by the TY Library Prefects. There will be prizes too, including books donated by author Brian Conaghan, 2018 winner of the An Post Irish Book Award for best Teen/Young Adult with "The Weight of a Thousand Feathers". 

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The review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) took place between June 2018 and March 2019. It was successful in gathering the views of a wide range of stakeholders, demonstrating the level of interest in this aspect of education. We are now engaging in consultation to ensure the findings and related draft advice is reflective of the needs of students, schools and parents.

The NCCA would like you to consider the findings and the draft advice contained in the draft Report and to submit your views.

You can find the draft Report here.
You can find the summary of the draft Report here.

Please submit your views via the online survey here.
Or make a written submission using this template and emailing your response to RSEreview@ncca.ie.

The deadline for completing the survey or emailing a written submission is Friday 25th October 2019. After this phase of consultation is complete, a final report containing the advice for future directions will be completed and issued to the Minister for Education and Skills.

The NCCA wishes to thank the organisations, individuals and schools who have participated in the review to date.

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