Many of your most memorable and important learning experiences in Cnoc Mhuire will occur outside of the classroom. Playing with a team, representing your class on the student council, completing a fundraising project in aid of charity are all examples of learning outside of the classroom.
It is important to note that all these OAL must have involved the school in some way.
Example:Claire was a member of the school Gaelic Football team where she represented the school at competition level reaching the semifinals of the North Leinster Championship. This experience helped her develop her teamwork skills and how to set and achieve personal targets.
Note: It must be written in the third person- Start the first sentence with your first name.First state what you did, Then state what skills you learned in the process.
Further Examples:(Student’s name) took part in a school drama performance and learned to work with others,express himself/herself and build his/her communication skills.• (Student’s name) entered the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition anddeveloped his/her investigative, research and problem-solving skills.• (Student’s name) was a member of the Basketball team where he/she committed to teamtraining and competitions, and developed his/her tactical competencies and skills.• (Student’s name) worked effectively with others in a group action project to raiseawareness of the homeless crisis and to promote the work of Focus Ireland.• (Student’s name) was a member of the Student Council, where he/she worked with othersand communicated effectively in representing the voice of his/her class.