'The Carlow Academy' is an after school second level educational based Academy of Excellence for study, grinds, revision courses, career guidance and educational talks where our main aim is to change lives through education and to drive academic success for our students in a happy & safe learning environment.
WE ARE HERE TO HELP STUDENTS FROM 1ST YEAR TO 6TH YEAR TO GET INTO A CONSISTENT STUDY ROUTINE BY BECOMING A MEMBER IN OUR VERY SPACIOUS AND SAFE PREMISES. WE HAVE 4 LARGE SEPARATED ZONES FOR STUDY.
PLEASE ENJOY NAVIGATING THROUGH OUR WEBSITE AND CHOOSING WHAT PACKAGES, COURSES, NOTES + MUCH MORE WILL SUIT YOUR NEEDS. WE ARE HERE TO HELP MAKE THIS YEAR LESS STRESSFUL AND MORE SUCCESSFUL FOR STUDENTS SO COME JOIN US AT THE CARLOW ACADEMY AND SEE WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT.Location: 134 Tullow Street, Carlow Town, R93 T291
Study centre opening hours each week:
Mondays to Thursdays: 4:15pm -8:30pm Study (includes a 15 minute break from 6:15pm-6:30pm)
Fridays: 2:00pm-6:15pm Study (includes a 15 minute break from 4:00pm-4:15pm)
Saturdays: 10:00am-2:15pm Study (includes a 15 minute break from 12:00pm-12:15pm)
Students are recommended to bring small healthy snacks in a lunch box and a bottle of water to help keep them focused throughout the study sessions.
There must be minimal disruption to all members in the study centre at all times.
Thanking you in advance for your cooperation.
IMPORTANT HEALTH & SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENTS
1. If you, your son(s) and/or daughter(s) have any symptoms that may be coronavirus related then all family members and contact people are strongly advised to stay at home and seek medical advice immediately before returning to ‘The Carlow Academy’.
2. If this happens, please inform us of the situation in the interest of the health and safety of all staff and students.
3. All members & their parents must fill out a Covid related signed ‘Declaration of Health Form’ before entering The Carlow Academy to once again help ensure that all staff and students are protected from the spread of the virus.
Invest in your child’s future
‘The Carlow Academy’ is here to offer students everything they need to succeed.
Parents/Guardians know that investing in education is an investment in their children’s future.
This is what we can offer you:
*Twenty-four hours of study per week over six days in a distraction free & safe environment
*Members who are signed up will be the first to receive any special offers and important announcements and as a result will be given first preference to sign up these courses in advance of going live on the website.
*Six study membership package deals + additional features for members only once logged in
*Weekly Grinds in many subject areas (depending on demand-let us know your requests) + access to additional course material through our Carlow Academy Edmodo classrooms online account where students can access this material from the comfort of their own home
*Easter revision courses as well as Study Sessions for all school holidays (Halloween, Christmas, February, Easter & State Exam Study Options)
*Qualified Teachers & Experienced Supervisors
*An educational based library of resources for students to use on site
*Sociable chill out area with bean bags as well as a canteen area for students to enjoy at break times and/or lunch times
*And Study Skills, Career Guidance, Additional Educational Needs & Educational based talks throughout the year (depending on demand)-let us know what talks interest you in via our ‘Contact Us’ page
Why Become A Member of The Carlow Academy?
What are the additional benefits for our ‘members’?
The following is a list of what ‘MEMBERS’ only will be able to see, access and avail of once logged into their online account:
**An Edmodo classroom code for grinds students to join online & automatically have access to much more course material to supplement what we are covering in our Weekly Grinds Sessions. This will include extra notes for further understanding, useful website links & videos, past mock papers & high quality sample answers + much more. Also this forum will allow students & Tutors to contact one another via the online Edmodo messaging service if there are any questions, if a student is absent or just to check in on progress being made
**Any important special offers or announcements will be advertised here first to give our members first preference to all programmes due to take place at the Academy
**Be able to see a comprehensive useful educational website links for members to access once logged in as well as being able to view all useful uploaded video clips which will apply to all subject areas
**There will be a S.A.S.K. (Students Actively Sharing Knowledge) discussion forum facility e.g. where students can upload notes, share resources as well as suggestions and ideas with one another, offer and receive support in many subject areas etc. Collaboration makes it easier.
**Lots more will be available such as advice on key study techniques, study templates + samples of best exam practice in many different subject areas are all included for members only.
*Please note: The ‘members only’ material is not to be shared with anyone who is not a registered Academy member. If it comes to the attention of the Academy that this trust has been broken; then that particular member will be removed from the login system with immediate effect and may even be removed from the Academy itself.
*So sign up today to one the 6 membership packages below as places are limited.
*You will not be disappointed by what we offer here at the Academy
*Please support our local business and help us to grow so that we can continue to provide an invaluable service to Carlow Town and it’s surroundings towns and counties
WELCOME TO 'THE CARLOW ACADEMY'
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to ‘The Carlow Academy’. We are based in the former ‘World of Wonder’ premises at 134 Tullow Street just above the Bookstation store. We spent the past few months completely renovating the building to a high standard so that it could become a safe and welcome place of after school study, grinds and much more for all the secondary school students of Carlow Town and the surrounding towns and counties. Our aim is to provide an inspiring educational experience that is innovative and responsive to your son/daughter’s needs and that is academically focused for all members of The Carlow Academy. Assistance is given to your son/daughter to help them achieve academically in a happy, safe and secure environment.
Education and the importance of learning and teaching experience in the life of the student is a key focus of the team of educators here at The Carlow Academy. We aim to provide a stimulating learning environment and we will endeavour to help your son/daughter to reach their full potential.
Our motto is one word, “T.E.A.M.”, meaning ‘Together Everyone Achieves More’. Teamwork is an essential part of everyday life and it is very important to us here at The Carlow Academy that all our members feel part of a team by helping and respecting one another.
I trust that reading our website will give you an insight into everything The Carlow Academy has to offer. We endeavour to address the educational needs of your son/daughter through meaningful and tangible experiences in our study centre, in our weekly grinds classes and in all our courses on offer here at The Carlow Academy.
I assure you that The Carlow Academy is worthy of your serious attention and consideration, and I welcome your interest in our exciting new business venture. Please contact us for any enquiries that you may have and we will endeavour to do our best to be of great assistance.
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to The Carlow Academy.
Is Mise le Meas,
Mr Niall Murphy
Director of Education and Studies at ‘The Carlow Academy’
‘The Carlow Academy is a second level educational based Academy of study, grinds, revision courses and educational talks where our main aim is to change lives through education and to drive academic success for our students. We believe in a better world through educating our future generation of students.
‘The Carlow Academy will provide an inspiring educational experience that is innovative, responsive to students needs and academically focused for all.
- Inclusive – we value diversity and inclusiveness in all that we do; we provide the support that our students will need to succeed
- Community – we are a local learning community that shares a common set of principles where individuality and freedom of thought and expression are valued; each of our students are encouraged to fulfil their ambition and realise their potential and people are encouraged to support our local business ☺
- Integrity – in our individual and collective roles, we take responsibility and are accountable for our actions; we demonstrate respect and mutual regard for each other
- Dynamic – we are responsive to the needs of our students, parents/guardians and staff in an ever-changing educational society; we act in an innovative and flexible manner
- Learner Centred – we place our students at the heart of everything we do; our combined energies are focused on their individual and collective, life-long needs
- Excellence – as an Academy of study, grinds and revision courses, we aspire to professional excellence in everything we do; we foster excellence in our learners through their learning experiences here at ‘The Carlow Academy’
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