Matthew Cannon gives a talk for School "Assembly" on Wednesday 27th May 2020.
Matthew recalls the highlight of his time in Glenstal Abbey School: the Kenya Project
Below is the YouTube link to Matthew's talk.
Glenstal Abbey School - Education on a human scale.
Passionate teaching with small class sizes (12-16 on average)
Set within a Norman Revivalist Castle juxtaposed with great modern facilities.
The castle looks over a 400 acre valley rich in wild flowers, lakes and forests.
The monks work closely with students, lay staff and parents - welcoming all faiths.
GAS has a strong boarding tradition with 75% full-time boarders.
A wide rang of creative and sporting activities. Over 70% of students play an instrument.
Set within a Norman Revivalist castle juxtaposed with great modern facilities.
Diverse and well-balanced Irish Curriculum. Excellent exam results & University destinations.
The word ‘Glenstal’ means ‘The Glen of the Stallion’, and is an English rendering of the Irish Gleann Stail. The glen itself is a very impressive geological feature, consisting of a mile-long valley, formed during the last ice-age, rich in many kinds of wild flowers.