Wellbeing in CCS

Wellbeing Coordinator

The role of the Wellbeing Coordinator is to lead the school community in a collaborative process of change to improve specific areas of school life that impact on wellbeing.

To reflect on where we are as a school community in terms of the Wellbeing Promotion Indicators of Success [The Wellbeing Policy Statement & Framework for Practice]


Nurture Programme Coordinator

Rollout of the Nurture Classroom.

The coordinator liaises with the SEN Coordinator and Deputy Principal in relation to selection of students to participate in the programme, to the implementation of the Boxall Profiling system, to the development of lesson plans for teachers and the overall maintenance of the classroom(s) and the programme in general.


School Psychotherapist

As part of the ongoing commitment to supporting our students the school employs a psychotherapist who attends the school for one full day per week.

  • Students, who have been pre-assessed through referral, and are not in receipt of therapeutic input outside of school, can be referred in for weekly sessions.
  • This facility is in place to offer immediate support for students in need or distress


LCA & TY Coordinator

To take overall responsibility for the planning, co-ordination, implementation and monitoring of the Transition Year, Leaving Certificate Applied and Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme.

To manage and implement the Leaving Certificate Applied and Transition Year programmes and curricula while fostering inclusion and equality of opportunity for each student. To oversee the smooth running of the LCVP Programme.
The Programme Coordinator supports our students by monitoring attendance and punctuality, planning activities that support our curriculum, wellbeing and team building and by communicating with parents/ guardians and teachers regularly.


School Completion Programme

The SCP is for children and young people who need support to get the most from their education. The programme helps children and young people to:
• improve their attendance at school
• participate in class and school activities
• helps them to stay in school until Leaving Cert.

The Cabinteely SCP provides wide ranging supports including:
• Breakfast clubs
• Transfer Programmes
• Holiday Programmes
• One to One support
• Self-Esteem Programmes
• Group Work.


SEN Link Teachers

The SEN Link person is responsible for maintaining and updating information and Student Support Plans regarding students with additional needs for a particular year group. They liaise with subject teachers and SNAs in relation to provisions for students and effective strategies to use with that student.


Special Educational Needs Coordinator

The SEN Coordinator (SENCO) is responsible for the operation of the SEN Policy and coordination of provisions for students with additional needs. The SENCO develops effective ways of overcoming barriers to learning and make arrangements to meet students’ needs.