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Thomas Byrne TD (and FF education spokesperson) visited our Politics and Society students where he spoke about his life on the opposition benches and many of the current education issues in Ireland today. Many thanks to Thomas for giving up his time and coming to our school.

By |November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Politics

First World War Centenary

This week marks the 100th year anniversary of the end of World War 1.  We have compiled a list of our past pupils of Drogheda Grammar School who died in the First World War.

BATEMAN Arthur Cyril

30 October 1890; son of Godfrey Bateman, inspector of national schools, and Frances Emily Scanlan, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh; Morgan’s School; Drogheda […]

By |November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on First World War Centenary

Sports Updates

The Girls have had a great week in their team sports.  The Girl’s Senior Hockey Team gained victory against Castlepollard Community College 4-0 and the Girl’s Junior Hockey Team also won their match against Donabate Commumity College 3-1.  The Girl’s Junior Tag Rugby played a blitz in Navan RFC scoring lots of tries and losing only one game in the […]

By |October 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sports Updates

Students Visit Berlin 2018

Forty Four students left a wet and cold Ireland bound for Berlin. Despite the early start, students were in good spirits and eager to see the beautiful capital city of Germany. First stop was the Olympia Stadion, home to Hertha Berlin and host venue of the 1936 Olympic Games. DGS students enjoyed a tour of […]

By |October 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Students Visit Berlin 2018

Art Exhibition Workshop

The 6th year students attended a workshop in the Droichead Arts Centre with Artist & Sculptor Nuala Early.       Nuala delivered an excellent workshop about stone carving through sculpture reduction and explained her process in the making of the exhibition “Labour of Love”.  The 6th years then had an opportunity to put the skills they had […]

By |October 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Art Exhibition Workshop

Child Protection safeguarding statement and risk assessment

Drogheda Grammar School- Child Safeguarding Statement

Drogheda Grammar School is a post-primary school providing post-primary education to pupils from First Year to Leaving Certificate Year.

In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post […]

By |October 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Child Protection safeguarding statement and risk assessment

Open Evening

Open Evening proved to be a great success with the school packed on the night.  Applications are now closed for 2019 as places have been allocated and there is a long waiting list for cancellations.  We are accepting applications for later years and the application form and further information is available on our website.

By |September 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Open Evening

350 Years Old

Next year the school will be celebrating its 350th Anniversary.  Currently our students are working on a project to help in this celebration.  We intend to contact as many past pupils as possible and hopefully reconnect with them and share their stories.  If you would like to help please contact the school office or see […]

By |September 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 350 Years Old

Summer Building Works

The school was a hive of activity over the summer and our students returned to find a new science lab, new stage ready for a musical and the sports hall renovated with a new fitness area.

By |September 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Summer Building Works

Higher Options

All TY students began their careers and 3rd level programme for the year with a visit to the Higher options conference in the RDS.  With the Junior Cycle behind them we now turn their thoughts to preparation for the Leaving Cert, University and beyond.

By |September 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Higher Options