Latest News – Academic

The latest academic news from the College.

Phil Speaks

Harry Oke, Form V, reports on the latest debating team competition…
February 6, 2018/by sccdublin

Transition Year Pupils Attend ECO Conference

On Tuesday January 23rd eight Transition Year pupils attended…
January 29, 2018/by sccdublin

Geoscience Week

A number of our Transition Year pupils recently took part in…
January 29, 2018/by sccdublin

CanSat 2018

After the College's huge success in last year's pan-european…
December 13, 2017/by sccdublin

Development Office Launch

The launch of the College's Development Office and 175th Anniversary…
December 7, 2017/by sccdublin

Exhibition of Junior Certificate Art 2017

Abigail O Brien, Transition Year, reports on the upcoming Art…
December 8, 2017/by sccdublin

Science Week at St. Columba’s

This week at St. Columba's there are a range of events to mark…
November 13, 2017/by sccdublin

Senior Debating Team News

Form V pupil Harry Oke writes this update on Senior Debating…
October 24, 2017/by sccdublin

Junior Debating Team

Public speaking and debating are important part of the College's…
October 19, 2017/by sccdublin

Junior Certificate & JCSA Results 2017

Congratulations to all our pupils who received their Junior Certificate…
September 15, 2017/by sccdublin

Leaving Certificate Results 2017

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

CanSat Team Win Silver in Bremen

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

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

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

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

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

CanSat project


Many congratulations to Ms Hennessy and her team…
April 5, 2017/by sccdublin

Ciara Gumsheimer

[ General ]Many congratulations to Ciara Gumsheimer who has been offered a place to read Economics at Downing College, Cambridge. Ciara sat an entrance exam and attended two interviews, before being accepted for one of the most competitive courses at ...
January 26, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Debating final

[ General ]Ciara Murray reviews last Saturday's debating final.
Saturday nights riveting Senior House Debating final ended in victory for Gwynn’s Douglas Boyd-Crotty, Henry Carroll and Ivan Moffit. Hollypark is delighted to have made it to the ...
January 26, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

TY History

[ Academic ]On Monday, 5th December, Ms Duggan's Transition Year History students took part in a project where we learned about an emblematic battle of the 1916 Rising, the Battle of Mount Street Bridge (, partially through u...
December 14, 2016/by St. Columba's College News Archive

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards

Yesterday Tania Stokes from Third Form was presented with her third prize in the Junior section of the annual national Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. Her poem, Metaphorest, is below. Pictured, Tania and the other winners with the poet and ...
October 3, 2016/by St. Columba's College News Archive

European Day of Languages

Every year around this time in September the European Day of Languages is celebrated. It is an ideal occasion to raise the awareness of modern languages and the department has organised many different activities for all age groups. There ar...
September 26, 2016/by St. Columba's College News Archive
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