Kerry ETB
Castleisland Community College
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Religious Education

“My Religion is very simple. My Religion is kindness.” – (Dalai Lama)

Castleisland Commuity College is a public non- denominational secondary school and openly welcomes students of all religious traditions and none.

Religious Education is very much an integral part of the in- school Curriculum both at Junior and Senior Cycle however currently it is being offered as an examination subject. The school closely adheres to the non- exam syllabi and all R.E. classes promote awareness, understanding, belief, tolerance, empathy and respect for the values and beliefs of all.

JC Religion

SC Religion

· Communities of faith.

· World Religions.

· Understanding of Faith.

· Morality.

· Prayer.

· Mindfulness.

· Meditation.

· The Meaning of Life.

· Morality.

· Social Justice.

· Prayer.

· Religion and the Media.

· Philosophy.

· Relationships and Sexuality.

Aims of R.E. within our School Community.

  • To contribute to the social and pastoral development of our students within our school community.
  • To develop a caring community that nurtures respect for self and others.
  • To ensure the status of R.E. within the school community.
  • To foster links with the parish community.
  • To convey a respect and tolerance for all – faiths and people of no- faith.

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without”- (Buddha)

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Members of the Castleisland Community College Student Council who have been cited, with their guidance counsellor, Juanite Lovett, as being instrumental in the college gaining its fourth Ambassador School Award. Included are from
Tonbwee, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
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