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Dáil Éireann Educational Tour

On Monday 12th November, Politics and Society students from Form 5 and 6 travelled to Dáil Éireann.  They met with Conor Reale, the education officer for the Oireachtas and were given a guided tour of the Dáil and the Seanad. They also spent time talking with Fergus O Dowd, about his role as a TD […]

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Sports Results

All recent sports results, fixtures and school news are available on our school twitter feed www.twitter.com/DroghedaGrammar . Please follow to hear about the recent victories for our rugby, hockey football and basketball teams, along with other news about the school.

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Anti-bullying week

The last week of term was our annual anti-bullying week. Our theme this year was respect and there was a broad range of activities challenging students to reflect on their understanding of respect and encouraging them to act in a decent and kindly manner to others. Many thanks to Ms Maguire who put together the […]

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Children’s Ombudsman

2nd year students were invited to attend a workshop in the Children’s Ombudsman Office .The purpose of the workshop was to give feedback on new GDPR literature aimed at young people today. A primary school, secondary and 3rd level college were involved. We were the secondary school representatives chosen for the country.

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Danish University visit

It was great to welcome student teachers from University College Nordjylland to the school and observe our teaching and learning. It was great to share experiences ,broaden our horizons and able to share best practice from our school with the Scandinavian teachers. In the next term we are hosting 3 trainee teachers who will shadow […]

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Math’s Week

Mathemusicality, the work of William Rowan Hamilton and Pachabel’s Canon were the themes of our assembly to begin this year’s maths week. Following on from our STEM conference it was great to highlight the importance on maths in everyday life. With daily puzzles, the legendary family maths quiz and a great display in the front […]

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John Hooper Order of Merit

Well done to Pearse Quinn, Liam Harmon and Ross Fitzgerald who were awarded an order of merit from the CSO for their statistical analysis and poster based on Social Media terms and conditions.

By |November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on John Hooper Order of Merit

Politics

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.

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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 […]

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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

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