Sligo School Completion Programme

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Address:
Summerhill College, College Road,, Sligo
General Details
Contact position: Coordinator
Service / Organisation: Sligo School Completion Programme
071 9154587 or 087 2048096
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

The purpose of the School Completion Programme is to increase the numbers of at risk children and young people staying in school up to the Leaving Certificate or equivalent.

Description:

The purpose of the School Completion Programme is to increase the numbers of at risk children and young people staying in school up to the Leaving Certificate or equivalent.                                                                      

The aim is to improve school attendance, participation and retention by supporting the development of social and emotional literacy; Strengthening transitions to post primary school making school more engaging for those at risk of disengaging; Providing academic or social -emotional coaching and mentoring when needed. The team works with a target group who are referred by school management and local agencies as outlined above.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - south, east and west

At schools specified by TUSLA

Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered

At schools specified by TUSLA

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through schools
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through other Tusla services (e.g. Education Welfare Service)
  • Through other statutory services
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • Under-18s need parental permission
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)

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