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Mount Sion CBS Secondary School in Waterford has become a SCHOOL OF SANCTUARY.

Congratulations

WATERFORD SECONDARY ​SCHOOL ​BECOMES ​THE FIRST ​SCHOOL ​OF SANCTUARY ​IN ​THE ​REPUBLIC ​OF ​IRELAND

Mount Sion CBS Secondary School in Waterford has become the first school in the Republic of Ireland to be awarded the status of SCHOOL OF SANCTUARY.

The school was assessed by a team of monitors from Places of Sanctuary Ireland and people​ ​active in refugee support work, refugees and asylum seekers, and was judged to be “outstanding” in terms of its commitment and activities for welcoming and including young people from a refugee or asylum-seeking background.