Welcome to The Den
The Den (Juniour & Senior Infants)
The Den Group is located in our afterschool room in Ballynanty and caters for children in Junior and Senior Infants.
Welcome to the Tree House
The Tree House (1st to 4th class)
The Club House is located in St Leila’s Hall in Ballynanty and caters for children from 1st to 4th Class.
Welcome to The Club
Dina Incredible Years Programme
The Junior Infants class in the Afterschool Service, takes part in the Dina programme each week throughout the academic year.
The programme employs strategies to promote children’s non-aggressive ways to solve common conflicts, appropriate classroom behaviours and positive social skills with other children and adults. The programme involves use of puppetry to deal with difficult situations.Research in Europe has shown that 8 out 10 children benefit from this programme. There is also an evaluation and tracking element to this programme.
- The concepts promoted are:
- Problem Solving
- Anger Management
- How to do your best in school
- Managing emotions
- Being a good friend/supporting each other