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Board of Management


June 2014: The current Board of Management will be in place until December 2014. 

Carlow VS Board of Management 2014

Front Row: Maria Quinn, Staff Representative, Noreen Whelan, KCETB Representative,

Bríd Griffin, Chairperson, KCETB Representative, Markita Mulvey, Principal,

Bridget Sheehan, Parents Representative

Back Row: Nigel Quirke-Bolt, Deputy Principal, Mr Ahmed, Parents Representative

Keith Shirley, Staff Representative,Michelle Murphy, School Administrator

David Forde, Deputy Principal,Noel Barcoe, KCETB Representative

Fred Hunter, KCETB Representative.
Missing from photograph: Deirdre Pender, Business Representative
 

 
 


Open Night


The Carlow Vocational school open night is on Thursday 7 November 2013. All subjects will be represented but current students and their displays of work.
 

 
 


Annual Report


The annual report for 2012-2013 is now available
 

 
 


Celebrating Carlow Vocational School

Class Reunions for the class of 1983 and 1977

Carlow Vocational School is celebrating no less than three birthdays in 2013.  Its predecessor began classes
for adults in 1853; the Vocational School was formally established ninety years ago in 1923, and moved to its
current location on the Kilkenny road in 1977.  With over 1000 students enrolled each year, the school continues
to grow from strength to strength, and is looking forward to a new era with the announcement of a new school
building for 2016.


To celebrate these anniversaries, Carlow Vocational School is hosting a Photographic Exhibition in Visual Carlow
charting the life and achievement of the school, its students and staff.  All are welcome to come celebrate and
share memories of the time at Carlow Vocational School, and in particular the Leaving Certificate Classes of
1983 (celebrating 30 years) and 1997 (the first year group of 1972) are invited to join us for a reunion.

Location: Visual Carlow      
Exhibition: from March 5th to 24th March
Exhibition opening and Class Reunion:14th March
Contact: Nuala Dalzell
Email: ndalzell@carlowife.ie
  

 
     
 

Prospectus Now Available

Jan 2013
The new prospectus is now available. You can read it here.  

 
     
 

Carlow Vocational School wins the All Ireland Senior C Girls Volleyball Final

Carlow Vocational School  has won the All Ireland Senior C Girls Volleyball final. On Thursday 8 December our senior girls  travelled to the UCD arena to play in the Volleyball final against Terenure Presentation. This was the first year for our school to enter the competition but the team showed their true talent with the help of their coaches Ms Mary Walsh and Ms Martina Redmond and won the all Ireland competition  with a score of 25-22 in the first set and a score of 25-15 in the second set.   The senior girls took the first set  but Terenure presentation fought back bravely in the second set but they were no match for the Carlow Vocational School girls.

The Captain of the team Stefania Sirignano collected the shield on behalf of her team mates but she also collected the award for Most Valuable Player for her outstanding performance on the day. The team comprised of Claudia Campestrini, Natalie Declara, Laura Giacobbi, Selina Milanovic, Monica Pedron, Eugenia Scanferla, Stefania Sirignano, Verena Vorhauser, Eleonara Zanetti, Samantha Zoschg  trained very hard all year and due to their hard work were awarded this well deserved All Ireland VolleyBall title. The staff at carlow vocational school want to congratulate the team and their coaches on a wonderful achievement.
 
Vollyball - Winning Team

 

 
 

Admissions

Admissions for 1st years for September 2011 close from 26th August 2011.  After this date there is no guarantee of places being available.

Admissions for Senior Cycle (Transition Year & 5th Year) open January to May annually for September enrolment.

 
 

 

News Article

The school encourages students to participate in environmental groups and is actively involved in the “Green Schools “ project.

Our students regularly participate in charitable work and fundraising , together with involvement in enterprise at the enterprise awards and enterprise trade fairs. Clubs such as the Homework Club, Music Club, Computer Club, Chess Club and Breakfast Club also take place within the school.

 

 

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