Support and Advice: Target the Crisis

HSE Translated Resources

FAO students, parents and family members of the international KCVS community, the above link may be of some use to you as it is translated from English into many different languages and details departmental guidelines surrounding the Coronavirus crisis. Thanks to Mr Fogarty for supplying this document.

Please do not be afraid to ask for help in these difficult times, remember the words of Cicero the Ancient Roman statesman
“Non nobis solum nati sumus.

(Not for ourselves alone are we born.)”

Students, parents and guardians, we understand that during this crisis stress and anxiety can be all too much especially for our student body. Natural anxieties and worries regarding studying and upcoming examinations become tenfold due to our current situation globally. It is important to remember that as your school we are here to support you. Our priority is first and foremost your mental and physical wellbeing. You can contact us with any queries you may have and we will also be uploading various instructional videos on our school website to support you with taking care of your overall wellbeing. Our school support team is available to you at any stage with any issues you may have. The team email addresses are listed below.

School Guidance Counsellor Ms. O’Donovan –

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator Ms. McCormack –

Behaviour for Learning Teacher Ms. Kirwan –

Home School Community Liaison Ms. Cullen –

Parentline is a FREE phone line where Parents can phone to discuss all sorts of problems. There are no typical calls. Calls come from parents of new born babies, toddlers, pre-teens and teenagers – children of all ages. All ages offer different challenges. This phone line gives parents the opportunity to unburden themselves to a supportive and non-judgmental listening ear.  Please don’t be afraid to reach out and get support or even just have a listening ear during these extraordinary times.  Click on the link below for details.


Click on the link above to be redirected to the NCSE website for some really useful tips for parents and students. Ms Kirwan

Talking to Children and Young People


Coping with Study Worry

Ms McCormack

Please Look After Yourselves

Useful Websites

Above is a link to a guide for parents on dealing with your kids during the Corona Virus crisis. Simply click on the link to be redirected to the file on the NCSE website.

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