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Drogheda Grammar School Named Top School Again

Drogheda Grammar tops chart for 3rd level progression again.

The most recent statistics outlining the top feeder schools in the country for third level education has placed Drogheda Grammar school as the top school in the area with 96% of it students progressing to 3rd level education in 2016. These results and statistics were posted in […]

By |December 6th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Drogheda Grammar School Named Top School Again

CAO and Study Skills

There will be a study skills talk for 6th year parents on Wednesday 30th November at 6:30pm.

On Thursday 1st December there will be a study skills talk for 3rd and 6th year students by Claire Commins of studyfocus.ie

 

 

By |November 29th, 2016|News|Comments Off on CAO and Study Skills

Christmas Carol Service

This year’s celebration of Carols, music and faith will be held in the Presbyterian Church on the Colpe Road Drogheda on Thursday 15th December at 7:30pm. All are invited to join us for an evening of music, readings and some refreshments afterwards.

 

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Christmas Carol Service

Hockey

The Junior girls’ hockey team have stepped up in divisions this year and began their league campaign with a great 2-1 victory over Tullamore recently. The u14 boys also had a strong victory over Dundalk Grammar, winning 2-0.

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Hockey

Rugby

Both Junior and Senior rugby teams kicked off their league campaigns with strong victories over Ardee CS, the Juniors in particular impressing with a 51-3 victory. They followed this with another fine victory over Gormanston College. Sadly the Senior lost narrowly. However, they remain second in the league and it is all to play for […]

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Rugby

Literacy Group receives national recognition

 

The literacy group within the school were recently recognised for their outstanding work in this area with the school received a well-read award from the PDST and Department of Education. Out of over 200 school entries Drogheda Grammar was selected with 30 other school to receive their award. The group were commended for their work […]

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Literacy Group receives national recognition

Creative Writing

Our creative writing group is now being led by Nicola Cassidy, the well renowned writer and blogger. An author herself she has also developed the How I Write blogs which gives great insight into how many different authors go through the creative process. We are delighted to have her work with our students and look […]

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Creative Writing

Maths Week

The Grammar school celebrated Maths week recently with a huge variety of activities.

The annual Family Quiz was distributed to every family in the school, while 5th and 6th year students were involved in  PRISM (Problem Solving for Second Level Mathematicians) a competition run by NUIG.  Over the course of the week each maths class participated […]

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Maths Week

Anti-Bullying Week

Students in Drogheda Grammar School were reminded to “Be a buddy and not a bully” as the focus turned to the important issue of preventing bullying and ensuring everyone was aware of what bullying was and how to deal with it if it arose.

Cyberbullying in particular took the focus with all students in the school […]

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Anti-Bullying Week

Open Evening

Open Evening proved to be a great success with the school packed on the night. Applications are now closed for 2017 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 www.droghedagrammarschool.ie

 

By |November 16th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Open Evening