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Coronavirus Covid-19 Advice

CORONAVIRUS ADVICE/GUIDELINES- 26th February 2020

 

The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools on Covid-19.

This has been provided by the Department of Health and HSE Health Protection Surveillance

Centre following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team. Detailed information is available through following the link below.

https://www.education.ie/en/The-Department/Announcements/information-for-schools-preschools-and-third-level-institutions-on-the-coronavirus.html

 

Public health doctors are available to liaise […]

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County Meath Apprenticeship Expo

The County Meath Apprenticeship Expo takes place on Tuesday 25th February in the Knightsbrook Hotel Trim (9:30am – 3:00pm)  

Connecting leading employers, education providers and national agencies with those interested in finding out more about apprenticeship, trainee and graduate opportunities.

Everything you need to know – Under One Roof!  The expo is open to TY, 5th & 6th Year  (individuals, students, parents, career advisers, groups).

This […]

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Science & Biology School Inspection Report

Please note below the link to the Science & Biology November 2019 School Inspection Report, this can also be found under the heading Teaching & Learning/Subject Inspection Reports on the school website.

Science and Biology November 2019 Subject Inspection Report

 

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All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

Before the Christmas break, students attended a workshop on Computational Linguistics in the Sacred Heart School, Drogheda. Lateral thinking, critical thinking, and problem-solving were to the fore as our students prepared for the AILO competition later this year.

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Breakfast Bonding

Our first-year students had the opportunity to connect with one another on Monday 13th January. Ably assisted by their 5th-year mentors, this breakfast morning offered students the chance to reinforce existing friendships as well as establish new ones. We are confident this will imbue students with a renewed sense of focus and community for the […]

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English Trip

Twenty-one of our Leaving Certificate Honours English students travelled to UCD on Tuesday 14th January to see a truly fantastic production of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ at the University’s Astra Hall. The innovative use of a circus motif presented students with a fresh perspective on the play’s events. We hope the experience will enhance their understanding in […]

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Sports Updates

Just before the Christmas break, our Senior boys rugby team were honoured to host a travelling South African team, The Titans. Freezing conditions did little to inhibit the quality of rugby played on the day. Congratulations to the Titans who ran out worthy winners with a scoreline of 35-17.

More recently, our Junior boys rugby team […]

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Book Launch

As part of our celebration of 350 years of education, a book on the history of the school was launched on 12th December. Co-authored by Principal Hugh Baker and local historian, John McCullen, the book includes stories and pictures documenting the school from its opening in 1669 to the present day. Anyone interested in purchasing […]

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Christmas Carol Service

Thursday 12th December marked a very special night for Drogheda Grammar School as we celebrated our annual Christmas Carol Service. With over 400 people in attendance at The Bevan Lamb Hall, the night comprised a memorable programme of music, (expertly led by music teacher Ms. Tamlyn Norris), carols and readings.

First to Sixth-year students showcased their […]

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Business Trade Fair

The Drogheda Grammar School Trade fair took place on Friday 13th. A perennial favourite of the school calendar, it offers business students a platform to put what they study in theory into practice. This years’ Trade Fair saw every student enterprise putting in a lot of hard-work to ensure they were successful on the day. […]

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