Find Lesson Plans & Resources made by Teachers

Welcome to The Staff Room.

This is a space where secondary school teachers can engage in a community of practice, find and share resources and lesson plans, and chat with and ask questions of other teachers and the Trinity Access team. 


The site contains information about upcoming events, information booklets for teachers and other useful information for teacher in Trinity Access schools or anyone looking implement our three core practices; Pathways to College, Leadership in Learning & Mentoring.


Staffroom Chat: We'll be back after the midterm break!

We'd like to thank all those who joined us for a Staffroom Chat this term.


Our next Staffroom Chat will be on the 4th November when we will discuss College Awareness Week (CAW) with CAW coordinator, Daire Hennessey. Keep an eye out for our mailer to sign up!

School of Distinction 2021

Congratulations to all our Schools of Distinctions on your award! We look forward to celebrating your fantastic achievements and have been in touch regarding your prizes.​ We look forward to working with you all again next year.

New schools: contact sod@ta21.ie to register your interest for this academic year.


Connecting our Community of Practice 

During remote teaching and learning, we will be moving our community of practice activities such as staffroom chats and teacher mailers to weekly rather than fortnightly. 

Sign up for our mailer through the link below to be the first to hear what's happening. 

Use our QUICK-LINKS to find resources linked to our three core practices

Pathways to College

The Pathways to College core practice covers a range of activities designed to increase awareness of, as well as share specific information on, third-level options for students. 

Check out some resources here


The Mentoring core practice involves various types of programmes, designed to foster academic and personal growth among all students. It includes, college-focused mentoring, peer-to-peer mentoring, and career focused mentoring.

Check out some resources here

Leadership in Learning

The Leadership in Learning core practice involves teachers guiding students in ways that help develop students’ autonomy and self-direction, as well as skills such as collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking/problem-solving.

Check out some resources here