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Leaving Certificate Results 2017

Congratulations to our candidates who received their Leaving…
August 17, 2017/by sccdublin

Culture Night, Friday 22nd September

The College will again be a venue for the great national event…
August 16, 2017/by sccdublin

New Website

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new and improved website. The new website, designed and built by Head of Biology, Mr. Humphrey Jones, aims to provide a more visual site for our viewers while also improving navigation and ease of use.
August 13, 2017/by sccdublin

Open Day, September 30th

We are holding our annual major Open Day this year on Saturday 30th September, from 10am to 1pm. All prospective pupils and their parents are welcome to attend without further invitation
August 13, 2017/by sccdublin

CanSat Team Win Silver in Bremen

Congratulations to the St. Columba's College CANSAT team who…
August 15, 2017/by sccdublin

Warden’s Final Thoughts This Year

The Warden writes:
How to be the best small mixed boarding school in Ireland the World.
Year one has flown by. I would be lying if I said I am not looking forward to a holiday but I am also already looking forward to next year. I have abs...
June 23, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Cansat Team in Bremen

After the end of term our national-winning CanSat team head to Bremen in Germany for the European Final organised by the European Space Agency, which takes place from June 28th to July 2nd.
Check out a ten-minute video of the team talking ...
June 18, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Summer Holiday Reading

There are two summer reading lists just out which visitors to the site may be interested in -
The Librarian, Ms Kent-Sutton, has compiled a list for pupils which can be downloaded here, or read online here.
The English Department is back ...
June 22, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Voices of Poetry

The evening of Sunday 28th May saw the annual Voices of Poetry magic in the Big Schoolroom. Expertly marshalled by Mr Swift, a mixture of pupils and staff read out short poems in English and many other languages.Primary pupil Carl Krenski k...
June 5, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Transition Year English Evening

On Tuesday last we held the 24th annual TY English Evening in the Big Schoolroom. The guest speaker this time was Professor Colin Graham, Head of the English Department at Maynooth University.Eight pieces from the recent Work Portf...
June 5, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

College Prefects 2017-2018

Congratulations to the following, who have been appointed College Prefects for 2017-18:
Kate Bewley, Sasha Cole, Sean Cooper, Marc-Philipp Eichhorn, Kosi Emmanuel-Anyim, Joseph Gernon, Nyla Jamieson, Alex Lawrence, Ivan Moffitt, Kitty Morr...
June 2, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

TY prize presentation evening

The final presentation evening of the TY year was held last night in the BSR. Mr McCarthy gave a review of the year and commended all on their positive attitude and considerable achievements. All told it was an extremely productive and enj...
June 2, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Sports Dinner and Awards

Due to the pouring rain on Saturday morning and afternoon the sports day was postponed to the following Wednesday. However the Sports Dinner was conducted that evening with Dan van Zyl as the guest of honour. A South-African rugby player ...
May 29, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Alex Panayotou

On Thursday 1st June in the Big Schoolroom, Old Columban Alex Panayotou will talk to all V, IV, II, I and Primary (those in exam Forms are welcome too).
A motivational speaker based in Spain and Greece, with an extraordinary story in extre...
May 27, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Confirmation 2017

[ General ]Yesterday 15 candidates were confirmed at the Ascension Day service in Chapel on a gloriously sunny day by the Archbishop of Dublin, Most Reverend Michael Jackson, assisted by the Chaplain, Reverend Daniel Owen. Pictured, the group after th...
May 26, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Warden’s Thoughts 13

[ General ]Educating the next generation is the most serious and weighty responsibility that anyone could possibly engage in. However, as in every profession or vocation, it is important not to take oneself too seriously. When you are working with you...
May 26, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Concert and Variety Show

We were promised entertainment, we were promised variety and we got both in abundance last night in the BSR. Nineteen ‘acts’ performed, ranging from dance to guitar, duets to choirs, piano solos to rock bands, all sho...
May 21, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

TY Modern Languages evening

The sixth annual Transition Year Evening for Modern Languages was held on Tuesday evening in the BSR. Twelve pupils gave presentations in French and Spanish on subjects including La moda española, Le terrorisme en France, Le pa...
May 17, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Victorious Cansat Team Prepare for Europe

The St. Columba's College CanSat Crew, ably led by Ms. Hennessy, recently won the national final and will represent Ireland in the European final in Bremen, Germany, next June. The team update us on their preparations for the European fina...
May 17, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

TY Walk

On Sunday morning a group of 11 TY pupils walked along the Bull Wall to the lighthouse. Our run of luck with the weather continued and we enjoyed wonderful views across Dublin Bay.
May 15, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Open Evening, Thursday 18 May

We are holding our regular summer term Open Evening on Thursday 18th May, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, and all are welcome: places may be booked by contacting the Admissions Officer, Amanda Morris via the contact form or by emailing adm...
May 15, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Transition Year Careers Morning

We were delighted to welcome back eleven Old Columbans today as speakers for this year's Transition Year Careers Morning. The speakers took part in some career "speed dating" rotating around small groups of pupils, speaking with them about ...
May 13, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Form Prizes 2016-17

FORM PRIZES 2016-17 (these are based on the results of College examinations so far this year).
Congratulations to:-

SIXTH FORM: Douglas Boyd Crotty, Ciara Gumsheimer, Juliane Hastedt, Courtney McKee, Rafael Mendes.
FIFTH FORM: Sasha C...
May 11, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Transition Year Academic Prize 2017

Congratulations to Catherine Butt, from Hollypark House, on winning the Transition Year Academic Prize last night. Catherine fought off stiff competition from four of her peers from Form IV, presenting her recent research on theories of pe...
May 9, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive
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