Kilkenny City Vocational School

Department Reports

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Whole school inspections

Subject Inspections

Our recent Inspection Reports (MLL 2017 and Guidance 2019) describe exemplary practices in teaching, learning and student support.

Key Findings (MLL 2017)

  • Management is highly effective in progressing positive changes in the school through a proactive partnership approach that enables student learning to occur within a holistic environment.
  • Teachers are exceptionally committed and work diligently to provide a high level of care and support for students.
  • The quality of teaching and learning in the school is very good.
  • Student behavior as observed during the evaluation was exemplary, students presented as courteous and engaged learners and were respectful to their teachers and each other. The social atmosphere was warm and friendly.
  • The culture in the school is one of self-evaluation, consultation, improvement collaboration, innovation and creativity in teaching, learning and student support.

A further report by the DES Inspectorate (Guidance) in 2019 highlighted the following:

Key Findings (Guidance 2019)

  • The quality of teaching and learning and assessment is of a very high standard with a commendable level of embedded literacy, numeracy and highly effective teaching and learning practices.
  • Overall provision and whole-school support is highly commendable.
  • Student support structures and systems are exemplary
  • Year Heads are effectively leading the academic monitoring system: students self-assess their academic progress and set targets at frequent intervals.
  • The culture in the school is one of improvement and innovation through self-evaluation and teamwork, and is highly commendable.
  • Guidance Provision and planning in the school is of such a high standard that there are no key recommendations.

These reports written by Department Inspections give an objective insight into policy and highly effective practice in KCVS which enables students to achieve their academic potential.

Sep 30
2020
Parent information Evening - 5th and 6th Years
Sep 30
2020
Parent teacher meeting 5th and 6th years
Oct 19
2020
1st, 2nd and 3rd Year Parent Information Meeting
Oct 19
2020
Parent teacher meeting 1st, 2nd and 3rd Year
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