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Looking back: what we’ve just come through

Looking back: what we’ve just come through

2022 turned out to be a very successful year for Rockbrook International, despite the many challenges faced during the Covid pandemic, some of which are still being felt. Here we take a brief look back at what happened over that dramatic time.   It hit us like a...

Rockbrook International continues to operate despite Covid complications

Rockbrook International continues to operate despite Covid complications

Dear Past Pupils, We hope you are very well. It has been some time since we were last in touch. It was in May during the lockdown when we previously contacted you as part of our initiative to reach out to all our past pupils. Now it's November and I can thankfully say...

We’re Reaching Out to Our Past Pupils…

We’re Reaching Out to Our Past Pupils…

We guess that you, like us, are in "lockdown" mode, staying at home as much as possible in order to avoid spreading the virus. These are strange times we live in. We hope and pray that you and your family are coping well. For some time now we, in Rockbrook...

Pandemic Exodus in March

Pandemic Exodus in March

Our organisation is called Rockbrook International based in Dublin, Ireland. www.rockbrookinternational.com. Just to give you some background first. We are a private secondary school in Dublin with an international department that organises high school programmes for...

Students learning English in Ireland

Students learning English in Ireland

This week we received 24 students who come to study an academic year in Ireland, to Irish Catholic schools, and to live with Irish families. They are boys and girls from Mexico, Spain, Macao, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy and France. Many of our students come from schools...

2018/2019 School Year Calendar

2018/2019 School Year Calendar

Here you can find the calendar for the next academic year in Ireland. http://www.schooldays.ie/articles/school-calendar-2018-2019 If you have any questions you can write us by email to info@rockbrookinternational.com or call us at +353 1 4936692.

Some advices to improve your English

Some advices to improve your English

Here are some tips that can help you improve your English. Advices Record what you say: Think a topic and start talking. Record what you speak and then listen slowly to check your mistakes, improve your accent... Imitate the accent: This may seem fun, but it is...

Prepare your baggage to study an academic year or a school term

Prepare your baggage to study an academic year or a school term

If you come to Ireland to study English during a school term or an academic year, this list of things will help you prepare your baggage: Warm coat / jacket Raincoat School Uniform: Shoes (black), Grey trousers (boys) Shirts (boys) (white/blue/grey depending on...

Thinking about study abroad? Think about Ireland!

Thinking about study abroad? Think about Ireland!

Studying abroad is a unique experience, but it is important to know how to choose the best programme for your child to learn English, an academic year or a school term. There are many reasons to choose Ireland, but we are going to highlight four that stand out:...

Spanish students in Ireland

Spanish students in Ireland

This week we welcome 135 students (boys and girls) from different schools in Spain. They have come to study English a term in Ireland. It is a pleasure for us to have these students in Dublin. They will live with Irish families and study in Catholic schools in South...

Visit Dublin and Ireland

Visit Dublin and Ireland

Most of the Dublin attractions are located in the small city center, divided by the river Liffey. On the south bank of the river you can find the center of the city and the historic landmarks: Trinity College with famous library and the Book of Kells, The Dublin...

Introduction to the Cambridge English Scale

Introduction to the Cambridge English Scale

The Cambridge English Scale is a range of scores used to report results for Cambridge English exams from 2015. This video provides an overview of the scale, what it is, how it works and the benefits it brings to candidates, teachers, institutions and other users of...