St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
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National Literacy Award!

St. Mary’s Secondary School has won the PDST ‘Wellread National Award’. This is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST).
28-November-18
National Literacy Award!

Top national award for St. Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

It is official! St. Mary’s Secondary School has won the PDST ‘Wellread National Award’. This is a national initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) to create a heightened awareness of the importance of a culture of reading in school communities for young people, as part of their personal and academic development.

Principal, Mr Robert O’Reilly, Literacy Coordinator, Angela Donoghue and senior students, Grace Ferguson and Lorna Salmon represented the wider school community at the awards ceremony in Dublin on Tuesday 27th November.

The Literacy Team initiatives undertaken included Book Clubs, Drop Everything and Read, a vibrant and busy Literacy Week, pop-up book shop, visiting writer, book tasting and the creation of a new school library.

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12-Jun-2019
A selection of photographs from our 2019 Recognition's Day.
29-May-2019
NUIG and Mayo County Council are hosting the free Ideas Academy summer course in Ballina Chamber of Commerce buildings from 4th-7th June for Senior Cycle students in the region.
10-May-2019
NOTICE: re changes to school timetable from September 2019
09-May-2019
Some of our Fifth year and LCA students participated in a gathering of 3000 young people in Knock today to mark the 6th anniversary of the death of Donal Walsh.
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St. Mary's Secondary School
Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
Ireland
F26 R928

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