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Students talk to Minister of State for European Affairs

On Friday our 5th & 6th Year Politics, Economics and Business students had the pleasure of meeting Helen McEntee – Minister of State for European Affairs, who took the time to talk to our students about her role as TD & Minister of State and they also discussed Brexit.

By |December 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Students talk to Minister of State for European Affairs

Junior Cycle Key dates for Classroom-Based Assessments 2018/2019

Student cohort 2016-2019 (3rd years)
Junior Cycle English, Science and Business Studies Classroom-Based Assessment 2 and Assessment Task
Window for completion of Business Studies Presentation and Science in Society Investigation – Monday 12th November 2018 – Friday 15th March 2019

Latest date for student completion of English Collection of the Student’s Texts – Friday 15th March 2019

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By |November 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Junior Cycle Key dates for Classroom-Based Assessments 2018/2019

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 […]

By |November 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dáil Éireann Educational Tour

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.

By |November 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sports Results

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 […]

By |November 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Anti-bullying week

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 […]

By |November 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Math’s Week

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.

By |November 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Politics

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