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Camera Club

The Camera Club held an exhibition of their work in the school foyer, demonstrating their considerable talents and an eye for a good photo.  It is planned to host a larger exhibition later in the year for the general public.

 

By |January 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Camera Club

Rugby

Sadly the Junior rugby team narrowly lost to Salesian Celbridge in the Duff Cup.  With a little more composure and game practice the result could have gone their way.  However, it is encouraging and will stand them in good stead as they play their league semi-final after Christmas.

 

The rugby department held a team bonding day […]

By |January 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Rugby

Basketball

The school basketball teams travelled to Belfast to attend a series of matches between American Colleges.  As well as the exhibition matches they got to see a Higher Education-International Study event, with American Universities as well as Irish, and take part in a Fan Zone, with games, entertainment, and competitions. 

By |January 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Basketball

Junior Certificate – Information for Parents

Please click on the link below to view the  information leaflet on the new Junior Cycle Programme.

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Please click on the links below to view a Powerpoint presentation on the new Junior Cycle.

Parents Presentation final Part 1

Parents Presentation final Part 2

By |December 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Junior Certificate – Information for Parents

Anti-Bullying Week

Our annual anti-bullying week once again highlighted the importance of equality, diversity and tolerance. This year’s slogan was “all different all equal”. The humour fit theatre company gave all years performances on both bullying and positive mental health. Meanwhile first years all attended a cyber safety session aimed at advising and helping them deal with […]

By |November 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Anti-Bullying Week

Maths Week

Despite Storm Ophelia there was a full list of activities and events for Maths week his year. With family quizzes, daily activities and a host of challenges, puzzles and teasers all students (and staff!) spent the week engaged as their numeracy skills came to the fore.

 

The overall winner of the family maths quiz was Niamh […]

By |November 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Maths Week

Visit from University of Nordyland, Denmark

A delegation from the education department of a Danish University recently visited the school and observed our teachers in action. On a research trip they came to learn about our education system and see the high quality teaching and learning that occurs every day in our school.

 

By |November 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Visit from University of Nordyland, Denmark

Dragon’s Den

The TY mini companies were put through a gruelling experience as they had to present their pitches to our in house Dragons recently. In an attempt to secure funding all groups had to present, pitch and promote their companies.

By |November 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Dragon’s Den

School Closure – JC Programme Training

The school will be closed on Friday November 24th to facilitate staff training as part of the roll out for the new Junior Cycle.
 For more information click on the attached link:  Junior cycle training day

By |November 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on School Closure – JC Programme Training

Open Evening

Open evening was a great success once again with over 250 families taking the opportunity to see the work we do here in the school. With guided tours, demonstrations and an opportunity to meet students and teachers it was an important step for many in choosing the right school. Applications are now closed for September […]

By |October 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Open Evening

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