Upcoming Events:

School Year 2017/2018

Tuesday 29th August 2017

Training of Peer Mentor       10:00am – 1:00pm

Staff Planning/Meetings       9:30am – 4:00pm

Wednesday, 30th August 2017

1st Year Students and Peer Mentors                 9:30am to 1:00pm

Parents/Guardians of 1st Years                          9:30am to 10:15am

Staff meet Parents                                                 9:30 am to 10:15am

Staff Planning                                                         10:15am to 4:00pm

Thursday 31st August 2017

School Year 2016/2017 Holidays

October Midterm Break: Close on Friday, 27th October 2017. Reopen on Monday, 6th November 2017.

Christmas Holidays: Close on Friday, 22nd December 2017. Reopen on Monday, 8th January 2018.

February Midterm Break: Close on Friday, 9h February 2018. Reopen on Monday, 19th February 2018.

St. Patrick’s Day Holiday: Closed on Monday 19th March 2018.

Easter Holidays: Close on Friday, 23rd March 2018. Reopen on Monday, 9th April 2018.

May Bank Holiday: Closed on Monday 7th May 2018.

Summer Holidays: Closing on Friday, 1st June 2018.

State Exams: Wednesday 6th June 2018


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College News & Events

BT Young Scientist 2017 Success

The school has once again this year been successful in the BT Young Scientist Competition in Dublin. We had four projects entered in the competition with all the projects receiving high praise from the judges. The four projects entered in the competition were :

  • Understanding how the weather affects fishing by Adam Kingi (1st Year)
  • Driven by Gender? An investigation into subject choice in 1st Year by Orla Lyons (1st Year)
  • “We remember 95% of what we teach”. Peer tutoring in TY by Brian Lyons (Transition Year) – Result 2nd place in the Social and Behavioural Sciences category
  • Medical Cannabis: Is there a middle ground? by Sean Maguire and Patrick Kenny (Transition Year) – Result Highly Commended

Well done to all the students involved and to Mr. Lyons for his continuous hard work in mentoring the students.

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