Welcome from the Principal

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Manor House website which I hope you will find both interesting and informative.

Manor House is a Catholic Voluntary Secondary School for girls founded by the Poor Servants of the Mother of God (SMG). It is the ethos and educational philosophy of the SMG that informs the way we do things in our school. Manor House is now under the stewardship of the Le Chéile Schools Trust to whom the SMG have entrusted the legal, financial and inspirational role of trusteeship. No matter what area the SMG work in they aim to respect the dignity and uniqueness of every individual. The school reflects this aim by trying to create an environment that demonstrates a concern for the welfare and good of others. We do our best to provide all our students with an academic programme appropriate to their needs within a caring and supportive environment.

Manor House has a six-year cycle, which includes a compulsory Transition Year. It provides a broad range of traditional academic subjects to Leaving Certificate Higher Level and also offers a comprehensive programme of general education, an excellent pastoral care system in addition to a wide range of extra-curricular and sporting activities. I hope that you enjoy your ‘web’ visit to our school and that by the time you have finished browsing you will have a good idea of the many different facets of school life in Manor House.

Mary O'Neill, Principal

 

'Cycle Against Suicide' Ambassador Awards 2016

This is a photo of two of our students receiving the Cycle Against Suicide 'Ambassador School' award from Jim Breen (- founder of Cycle Against Suicide -) and Dr Niall Muldoon (- Ombudsman for Children). The award ceremony took place in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on 23 September 2016. Manor House is one of only 19 schools in Ireland to have received the 'three in a row'. The Ambassador School programme, established in 2013, aims to encourage schools to become actively involved in mental health promotion. The programme provides a framework, structure and incentive for schools to integrate mental health activities into their school planning and rewards schools (like Manor House) that go the extra mile. This year's theme is 'Share the Journey'.  We are very proud of the work our students do to spread the message that "it's ok not to feel ok and it's absolutely ok to ask for help". We look forward to the year ahead.

5th year trip to Stratford: September 2016
 
'Team Dee' Textile and Phone Collection: 3 October 2016

The Student Council is organising a second Textile and Phone Collection, during the week beginning 3 October 2016,  to raise funds for 'Team Dee'.  This is following on from the successful first collection organised in school in May 2016. Leave in your textiles, old phones, tablets and digital cameras at the Student Entrance at the following times:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (3, 4 and 6 October): 8am to 8.45am, 1pm to 1.30pm and 3.40pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday (5 October): 8am to 8.40am and 1.35pm to 2pm
  • Friday (7 October): 8am to 8.40am

We accept the following:

  • Men’s, ladies’ and children’s clothes 
  • Paired shoes tied together   
  • Handbags, ties, belts, hats and soft toys

Please put the following items in a separate bag:  

  • Mobile phones
  • Tablets
  • Digital cameras

We do NOT accept duvetsbeddinglinenpillows/cushionssoiled/wet clothingcorporate clothing or mutilated textile material        

We would appreciate your contribution to this fund raising event.

Election of Parent Nominees to the Board of Management: 3 October 2016

There will be a meeting on Monday 3 October at 7pm in the School Library to elect the parent nominees for the new Board of Management.

Parents' Association: AGM on 3 October 2016

The AGM of the Parents' Association takes place in the Lecture Theatre on Monday 3 October at 7.30pm. The Agenda for this meeting is as follows:  

  • Introduction by Chairperson
  • Minutes of last AGM (October 2015)
  • Principal’s Report
  • Election of Executive Committee, Parents’ Association
  • AOB
  • Presentation 
    • ‘Mindfulness and Self-compassion in a Nut Shell’ 
    • Speaker: Martina Gibbons, adjunct Assistant Professor TCD
Student Email Accounts

All students in Manor House have a student school email account.  The account is issued with a temporary password which can then be reset to a password the student will remember.  If you need to reset a password you can send a reset request which will be delivered to the Deputy Principal.  A new password will be set and it can be collected from the Deputy Principal's office the following day.  If you have any questions please contact Ms Dunwoody at this email address:  deputyprincipal@manorhouseschool.com 

All 1st years will be given an email account during September and parents will receive an information sheet explaining how to set it up.

Important Dates
  • 03 Oct: Parents' meetings
  • 18 Oct: 3rd year Parent-Teacher meeting
  • 08 Nov: 6th year Parent-Teacher meeting
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Weather Station

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26 September 2016
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Fire Drill

26 September 2016
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Past Pupils' Reunion

25 September 2016
There will be a reunion for the LC class of 1996 on Saturday 1 October. The venue is The Abbey Tavern, Howth.

Student Council Elections

24 September 2016
Student Council elections took place last week. Results will be posted here during the coming week. Thanks to Ms Doherty who organised this.

Stratford Trip

20 September 2016
A group of students from 5th year will attend a workshop and a performance of 'King Lear' in Stratford on Thursday 22 September.

Annual School Mass

19 September 2016
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Ploughing Championships

19 September 2016
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'Sail Against Suicide'

17 September 2016
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Junior Cert Results 2016

14 September 2016
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Amenities Fees 2016-17

12 September 2016
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