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Local women complete “S.T.E.P.S. To Excellence” programme

A group of local women recently completed the S.T.E.P.S. To Excellence programme at Monkstown Boxing Club. This evidence-based personal development programme looks at topics such as  well-being, self-belief, confidence- building, motivation and goal-setting. It is designed to help people take control of their lives and unlock their potential. 100% of participants reported they felt better …

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Hearsay training for P2 teachers in Rathcoole and Monkstown

P2 teachers from local schools recently attended training on the Hearsay speech, language and communication programme. The 12 week programme was developed by Belfast teacher Caroline Lennox and is aimed at supporting children who have been identified as reluctant speakers or needing help to develop good listening skills. Puppets are used with the children to …

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THRiVE Report 2021

THRiVE is a collaboration of parents, voluntary, community and statutory groups working together so that children and young people can thrive. This report is a summary of what THRiVE are hoping to achieve, the collective impact approach and some of the ways in which children and families are benefitting from the collaboration. The report was …

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WE CAN awards

During the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown the community of Rathcoole and Monkstown came together to support each other and help children and young people in the area to THRiVE in spite of challenging circumstances. Parent Champions recognised the contributions of individuals who went above and beyond at this time to support other people by awarding …

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WE CAN rocks

In Spring 2019 THRiVE Parent Champions launched a WE CAN rocks campaign in Rathcoole and Monkstown. The parents prepared dozens of rocks by painting them in the THRiVE colours. They were distributed to local parents and schools and children were invited to decorate them with a WE CAN message. The rocks were hidden in local …

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