The literacy group within the school were recently recognised for their outstanding work in this area with the school received a well-read award from the PDST and Department of Education. Out of over 200 school entries Drogheda Grammar was selected with 30 other school to receive their award. The group were commended for their work in promoting literacy throughout the school, including their work on the literacy blog, developing the library, ensuring each student now has a book and is reading it, along with a number of other initiatives.