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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

Entrance Scholar

Congratulations to David O’Loughlin, class of 2016 who was recently awarded and entrance scholarship from Maynooth University based on his excellent leaving Cert results.  Well done.

 

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‘John Hooper medal for Statistics Competition 2016’

Transition Year students together with their Maths teacher Ms H Shevlin represented Drogheda Grammar School in the John Hooper Medal for Statistics competition 2016. The hard-working students received an order of merit from the judges in the competition. The girls received this for entering a poster entitled ‘Sugar – the Sweet but Silent Killer’. Thousands of students in Ireland registered […]

By |November 1st, 2016|News|Comments Off on ‘John Hooper medal for Statistics Competition 2016’

PTA AGM 2016 DETAILS & NOMINEE FORM

Parent Teacher Association AGM takes place on Tuesday September 13th at 8pm.

See the links below for more information.

PTA AGM NOTICE 2016

PTA BOARD NOMINEE (MALE) FORM

 

Please return to the school by 3pm on Friday 9th Sept 2016.

 

By |September 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on PTA AGM 2016 DETAILS & NOMINEE FORM

NEW EVENING STUDY TIMES FOR 2016/2017

Evening Study will now be available from:

5:30pm – 8:30pm

Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday

at a cost of €6.00 per night or €20 per week

This is payable in advance, please contact the Bursar if interested in attending.

 

By |September 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on NEW EVENING STUDY TIMES FOR 2016/2017

Car Parking & Drop Off Arrangements

As there is an increased volume of traffic this year, we would like to make you aware of our car parking and drop off arrangements for all parents and students.

We have two car parks in the school available to parents.

Top car park – Mill Road Entrance
Bottom car park – Mornington/Marsh Road Entrance (beside sports hall)

 

For […]

By |September 1st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Car Parking & Drop Off Arrangements

Arrangements for Opening Week 2016

Monday August 29th  –  Form 1 – Form 5 – Form 6  only.

08:30am Prefects and Mentors meeting with Principal, Deputy Principal and Year Head

09:00am First Year students and Parents meet and greet.  Parents are asked to stay until 10:45 for induction talks.

12:00pm   End of School

Tuesday August 30th –  Form 2 – Form 3 – […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Arrangements for Opening Week 2016