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Rathdown Launches ‘The Hob’

The Hob 1Congratulations to Ali Higgins (6th Year) who won our competition to name Rathdown’s newly refurbished dining area, ’THE HOB’

The bright and colourful new space includes brand new food counters, additional recycling stations and regularly updated nutritional information. As part of the upgrade, our catering department has also introduced improved menus and new lunchtime meal deals with an emphasis on healthy eating, variety and choice.

For further details, visit the nutrition section of our website here.

PTA AGM Guest Speaker

Special thanks to counsellor and psychotherapist Dr. Susan Byrne, guest speaker at last week’s PTA AGM, who provided an insightful discussion on the topic of adolescence. A copy of Dr. Byrne’s presentation is available to download in the PTA News section.

Guest Speaker Dr. Susan Byrne

Guest Speaker Dr. Susan Byrne

New Singing Teacher

Ms. Victoria Massey

Rathdown Music School is delighted to welcome Dublin born mezzo-soprano Victoria Massey as our new singing teacher.

Ms. Massey has a wealth of Irish and International experience, having performed as a soloist for Opera Theatre Company and Opera Ireland as well as working at the Royal Opera House in London.

She was also a member of the full-time opera chorus at Teatro La Fenice in Venice for five years, followed by numerous operatic roles throughout Europe. Closer to home, she has been a featured soloist with both the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

Ms. Massey has been a vocal lecturer at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and at Dundalk Institute of Technology. She has also taught Singing and directed Choirs at both primary and secondary levels in Dublin and Wicklow. For further details, please visit our Music School website.

Leaving Certificate Results 2014

Congratulations to the Class of 2014 on an outstanding performance in this year’s Leaving Certificate exams. The girls excelled across the board with an average point score of 461, maintaining Rathdown’s long tradition of academic achievement.

For further analysis of all results, please click here