|Available in these course locations:|
Kilkenny (host family)
Age 12-17 years
|Varied leisure programme on 6 days per week: activities, excursions, sports and trips:|
|Walking tour through the city|
|Excursions: one full-day trip per week to interesting sites, cities and Ireland's top attractions|
|Sports: Variety of different sports incl. tournaments: football, frisbee, basketball, table tennis etc.|
|Culture: Cultural visits: castles, cathedrals, museums etc.|
|Typically Irish: Dance & Folk show with live traditional music|
|Entertainment: Pool billiard, snooker, bowling, cinema etc.|
|Golf - 'Pitch and Putt' on the driving range and putting green|
|Pottery Design and Workshop|
|Optional trips for 6-week course: 'The Ultimate Irish Experience':|
|Glendalough and Avoca hand-weavers with guided tour through the factory||€ 55,- Euro|
|Irish coast in Tramore with a visit to the 'Dunbrody Famine Ship' in New Ross||€ 55,- Euro|
|Titanic Experience Cobh and Cork City Centre||€ 55,- Euro|
|Dublin City Centre (incl. guided walking tour)||€ 55,- Euro|
|Dundrum Shopping Centre - one of Europe's most modern shopping centres||€ 25,- Euro|
|English PLUS Sport:|
|Golf (5 training sessions with PGA coach)||€ 250,- Euro|
|Horse-riding (5 training sessions in Equestrian centre)||€ 250,- Euro|
|Tennis (5 training sessions with tennis coach)||€ 250,- Euro|
|Badminton (5 training sessions with badminton coach)||€ 250,- Euro|
|Multi-Sport (variety of different sports, min. 4 sessions per week)||free of charge|
In our school location in Dublin, we offer the highest standards in residential accommodation. Our on-campus residence provides the latest in "student village" style accommodation with onsite classrooms, dining hall, sports and recreational facilities.
The residential centre offers full-board accommodation. The school provides three meals each day in the on-campus college restaurant. All meals are provided on the campus and consist of: breakfast, hot lunch (alternatively: packed lunch on weekends and on full-day trips) and hot evening dinner. There are menu options each day: lunch and dinner comprise of two courses. A vegetarian option is available for every meal.
The residences provide apartment style accommodation: each apartment has a kitchen, living area, four single bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The rooms are equipped with a study area and all essential living accommodation facilities for example a cupboard and a bed. Wireless internet (password protected) is available on site.
Boys and girls are housed in different apartments.
The reception desk is staffed 24 hours a day and there will always be a teacher on duty in the residence.
All rooms and common areas are thoroughly cleaned once per week with a change of bed sheets and pillow cases. Bathroom facilities are cleaned every 2/3 days.
A hand towel is provided to each student on arrival to be changed weekly. A laundry service is available.
leading to: Junior Certificate
leading to: Leaving Certificate
Please note that no school offers the complete range of subject and the usual number of subjects offered per high school is approx. 16 subjects.
Sample Transition modules include: Debating, Public Speaking, Enterprise, Work Experience and a wide variety of additional modules which vary depending on the specific school.