St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina

Guidance Counselling

Guidance Counselling

Counselling is a key part of the guidance programme, offered on both an individual and group basis, in order to assist students to make choices about their lives and to provide support at times of personal crisis. The Guidance Counselling Department provide Personal, Social, Educational and Career Guidance Counselling.

Personal and Social Guidance Counselling aims to promote self-awareness, the ability to plan, interpersonal communication skills and decision making capabilities among students.

Educational Guidance Counselling assists the decision making process regarding the choice of course, subject and level within the school, as well as developing motivation, study skills and examination techniques.

Career Guidance Counselling facilitates the decision making process in relation to further education, training and employment opportunities. Career Guidance Counselling also explores job seeking skills, work and other life roles.

Guidance Counselling is delivered through a range of classroom activities, group work assignments and one to one counselling to all students, in both junior and senior cycle.

May 26
2022
Leaving Cert Graduation
May 30
2022
Term Assessments (1st, 2nd & 5th years)
Jun 03
2022
School Closes for Summer Holidays
Jun 08
2022
State Examinations commence
12-May-2022
U15 Soccer team through to Connacht Final
12-May-2022
U15 Soccer team through to Connacht Final
02-May-2022
We are delighted with the enthusiasm and the huge response to the forthcoming Farewell Celebration of St. Mary's Secondary Schools on Saturday May 21st 2022.
Convent Hill, Ballina, Co. Mayo, F26 R928
353 96 70333
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