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YOUTHREACH
BALLINA

Youthreach Ballina is a caring environment, where the individual will be encouraged to develop to their full potential

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Welcome

Youthreach Ballina is a centre of education for early school leavers (15 -20yrs) who wish to re-enter the education system. We cater for 40 learners and are located in the town of Ballina with a catchment area encompassing all of North Mayo. Learners from 16 years upwards are eligible for a training allowance. We offer both the Leaving Cert Applied and Junior Certificate programmes.

Of Paramount importance is an emphasis on personal development and all learners are encouraged and supported fully during their time with us. Equally, Literacy and Numeracy are prioritised and along with 1:1 supports, we have a well-stocked library and we follow DEAR (drop everything and read) programme.

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WHAT WE OFFER

Subjects offered include:
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Metal Work test
Home Economics
Music
Maths
Modern Languages
Irish
Personal Development
Woodwork
Car Mechanics
IT
Arts & Crafts
English
Guidance Counselling
CSPE
SPHE
Sport

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Our Activities

The centre is actively involved in numerous activities throughout the year.

including football matches, overnight stays at the Outdoor Education Centre Achill, Musical concerts, trips abroad and numerous fundraising events supporting both local, national and international charities.

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