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The latest general news from the College.

A Busy Weekend at St. Columba’s

St. Columba's College, being a seven day boarding school, organises…
September 18, 2017/by sccdublin

Junior Certificate & JCSA Results 2017

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

London Drone Festival

Well done to the team from Dependable Productions in Yorkshire,…
September 14, 2017/by sccdublin

College Prospectus

A feature on the website of design company Red Dog gives a good…
September 13, 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

All-Ireland Senior Prefects’ Conference

Last Friday, September 8th 2017, saw the inaugural All-Ireland…
September 12, 2017/by sccdublin

Library Developments

The superb College Library opened on two sides of the Warden's…
September 6, 2017/by sccdublin

New Website

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new and improved…
August 13, 2017/by sccdublin

Start of Michaelmas Term 2017

Wednesday 6th September

2.00-2.30pm: new pupils and their…
August 28, 2017/by sccdublin

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

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

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

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 I Scientists Win Salters Festival of Chemistry in Trinity College

Following on from the success of our CanSat team last week, today four of our Form I pupils (Emma Hinde, Donald Thomson and twins Avi and Enda Johnson) took part in the Salters' Festival of Chemistry in Trinity College - taking home the top...
May 6, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

China Trip 2018

St. Columba's College are delighted to announce details of a new and exciting Cultural Trip to China in March / April in 2018. The proposed trip to China will provide a once in a lifetime opportunity for pupils to see many of ...
May 6, 2017/by St. Columba's College News Archive

New Prospectus


The first new prospectus for some years has just…
April 7, 2017/by sccdublin

Arts Week 2017

There is a tremendous variety of activities on show in our annual…
April 5, 2017/by sccdublin

Proverbs in Irish

Congratulations to our Head of Irish, Dr Garry Bannister, on…
April 5, 2017/by sccdublin
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