Coláiste Abbáin is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board School
Waterford & Wexford ETB

Student Leadership

  1. We endeavour to include students in the day to day life of our school.
  2. We want to encourage students to develop and define their leadership potential in Coláiste Abbáin.
  3. Practical student participation is at the core of our student leadership programmes and activities.
  • Meitheal leaders
  • Student Council
  • Prefects
  • Head Boy/Head Girl
  • Mental health committee – Amber Flag
  • Phoenix Times newspaper team
  • School bank
  • Enterprise Students
  • Pope John Paul Award
  • Éacht Attainment Programme
  • Digital Leaders
  • Prospectus team
  • School Pantomime
  • Sports
  • Trad for Trócaire
  • Lourdes Trip

Advise for Parents/Guardians

  1. Find an area of interest.
  2. Encourage your child to get involved in that student leadership activity.
  3. Encourage your child to contribute positively to our school community.
  4. Help us to recognise, acknowledge and develop your child’s full potential

"Being involved in the school newspaper afforded me the opportunity of working as part of a team. Julie and I gave a presentation to our BOM which was a valuable learning experience. This gave us great confidence in public speaking. "

Kieva Hynes (6th Year 2018/19)

"Being a Meitheal leader taught me the importance of guiding young people enabling them to make a smooth transition from primary school. It provided me with the opportunity to develop good interpersonal skills which I will use throughout my life."

Katie Goldsmith (6th Year 2018/19)

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Adamstown, Co. Wexford Y21K039
053 924 0564
Waterford & Wexford Educational Training Board
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