Loreto Abbey Secondary School Dalkey

Student Leadership

Student Council
The Student Council is a democratically elected forum which allows the voices of students to be heard. The Council meets on a monthly basis and advises the school management on policy formation and issues of concern to the student.

The Council is organised according to a Constitution.

The members of the Student Council for 2023/24 are listed here

Sixth Year Prefects

Sixth Year students are encouraged to apply for particular responsibilities in the school and when appointed are given a job description. A summary of Sixth Year Prefects for 2023/2024 is available here.

Sports Captains

The Senior Sports Captains are listed here. The Third Year Sports Captains are listed here and the Second Year Sports Captains are listed here.

Justice and Peace/Group

Students from 5th Year are appointed to the Justice and Peace Group and have responsibility for creating an awareness among their peers of Justice and Peace issues.

Social Personal and Health Education Advisory Group

The SPHE advisory group is co-ordinated by a staff teacher (TBC). The group is comprised 5th and 6th Years and advises staff on the content of all programmes in the SPHE area. They are involved in peer teaching initiatives from time to time. The members of the SPHE Advisory group for 2023-2024 are Blánaid Breathnach, Heidi McLoughlin and Anna Doyle.

Anti-Bullying Ambassadors ( AMIGAS)

The role of AMIGAS involves advising staff on ways to promote right relationships, spotting those who might be experiencing bullying behaviour and accompanying them to support staff. The Anti-Bullying Ambassadors for 2023/24 TBC

Library Representatives

Our new Library Training Programme will teach the Library Representatives from each class the basics of Library Management. They will aid in the everyday life of the library, as well as having an active role in updating our stock to reflect the needs of the greater student body. As part of their role, they will work with the library team to create a vibrant and enticing atmosphere. Their greatest responsibility, however, will be sharing their love of reading with their classmates and promoting the library to the school community. The Library Representative for 2023/24 for6th Year is Eva McGinley

Ember Training

The Ember Programme is a faith leadership training programme for students at senior level in secondary schools and is offered by the Dublin Diocese. The students are trained to become faith leaders in their schools and they act as mentors for incoming students at Junior Level.

The Ember Team is inspired by the Christian message of love and service to others, their vision is to create a group of leaders within school who will be an example of faith in action, striving to make a difference in the lives of those around them. The team want to create opportunities for students in the school to deepen their own faith.

Right now it is more important than ever that we need to step up and support each other, “Individually we are but one drop but together we are an Ocean.”

The girls that make up the Ember team for 2023/2024 are Jennifer O’Dwer, Saoirse Murray, Hazel Harton, Nessa MacCarthy-Morrogh, Clodagh Henry McElroy, Beth Killeen, Leah Harney, Alice Marmelstein, Mia Walsh, Lucy Barnes, Faye Egan and Eva Holland.

The Solas Group works alongside the Ember Group and its members for 2023/2024 are Amelie Palud Lenehan, Ella Maguire, Eva Dunne, Fayth Byrne and India Carr Healy.

Aug 26
Orientation for 6th Years 2024
Aug 26
Orientation 2 for First Years 2024
Aug 26
Orientation for 5th Years
Aug 26
Orientation for 3rd Years
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