20 CCBS Leaving Cert students travelled to London at the weekend to see a production of ‘Macbeth’ in the world famous Globe Theatre, a fantastic experience for all as the performances were of the highest calibre and the play was injected with a good dose of humour which is often hard to appreciate in the classroom. In addition to the play on Saturday night, the group gained invaluable experience of how to (or not to) travel on the London Underground, enjoyed an entertaining and infor
TY students received training today in the use of MyTY.ie, the new online Transition Year portfolio which is being introduced across TY this year. Students can log in to their MyTY account from any computer with internet access, at school or at home, and work on their portfolio. The service includes an up-to-date calendar, different sections and folders for each subject, a microblog section where students write reports on various activities, and a media library to store all their photos or video
The Allingham Arts Festival is running the annual writing competition once again, with categories for primary schools, secondary schools and adults. In the secondary schools category, they are looking for stories with a maximum 1000 words and poems up to 100 words in length. Entries must be typed, and only two entries are allowed per person. If any student is interested in entering the competition, they should approach their English teacher. The deadline for submission is Friday October 11th. Mo
32 Leaving Cert Art students will travel to Newgrange in Co. Meath on Tuesday, September 17th, on an educational trip as part of their Art History course. They will visit the interpretive centre and the passage tomb itself. The bus will leave the school at 7.30 am and will return at 4.30 pm approximately.
There will be a short meeting today, Monday 16th of September, in Room 8 at 4.15 for parents and guardians of students who are travelling to London this weekend. Travel arrangements, the tour itinerary and other issues will be discussed. If any parent or guardian is unable to attend but have any issues they wish to discuss, they can phone the school and arrange to speak to Mr. Beattie.