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Guidance and Counselling

Presentation Secondary School

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Guidance and Counselling in Presentation Secondary School Wexford

Aims of Guidance programme

The aim of the Guidance Programme in the Presentation Secondary School is to promote and develop Guidance in our school.

There are 2 Guidance Counsellors in Presentation Wexford

Ms. Brid Kavanagh and Mr Damien Nugent


We place particular emphasis on:

·         Transition from Primary school and Induction to Second level

·         Transition from Junior cycle to Senior cycle

·         Leaving Certificate Vocation Programme

·         Transition from second level to Higher & Further Ed /Training.


We are involved in a range of activities which may be offered on an individual , group or class basis

  1. Personal and Social Guidance
  2. Educational Guidance
  3. Career Guidance


A wide variety of guidance and counselling activities are provided by the school. These include:


  • Counselling is offered as part of a developmental learning process or at moments of crisis.
  • Advise
  • mediation
  • Assessment
  • Educational Guidance-study skills, subject choice, time management skills
  • Career Guidance – career decision making skills ,job search skills.
  • Information
  • Classroom activities
  • Personal and Social developmental Programme
  • Referral-organises the provision of additional assistance from outside agencies following agreed procedures with parents and local agencies.



To Make an appointment


·         Appointments may be made directly by the students.

·         Referrals may also be made by teachers or parents.

·         They will be arranged on a first come basis unless the matter is urgent.

·         One appointment will be made for each 6thyr and TY/3rd yr (going into senior cycle) during the  course of the year.Students may make further appointments as required.


The Careers Library

 Students may with Guidance Counsellor’s permission, use the resources to research career information.  Students may not borrow books or remove from the Careers Library

Quick Links from CareersPortal.ieNaisc Ghasta ó

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