Watch Our Teaching and Learning in Action

In May 2015 The Irish Schoolheads Association in partnership with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) filmed Patricia Gordon, Principal, and two of our teachers, Ms O' Reilly and Ms Donohoe and their classes (1st Years and 2nd Years) describing and demonstrating how they use Peer Assessment and Active Teaching Methodologies in the teaching of their subjects. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Classics/History French General School News Junior Cycle
Tags: 2014-2015 videos peer assessment Junior Cycle Classical Studies

June 19, 2017

Summer Reading for students and parents alike

With the start of the summer holidays, students should be actively encouraged by their parents/guardians to read for pleasure and parents/guardians should also read as an example to them. Go to your local public library, join your local public library summer reading programme or ask your friends what they'd recommend to read. In this blog a number of websites are listed where you can get lists of books to read. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Parents Association Library
Tags: reading Summer Reading literacy 2016-2017

June 7, 2017

Bloomsday in Rathgar - The birthplace of James Joyce

Friday, 16th June is Bloomsday. From 2pm - 7pm there will be lots of events around Rathgar Village which is the birthplace of James Joyce. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Library
Tags: 2016-2017 community james joyce bloomsday

May 30, 2017

Stratford Past Pupils Look Back: Mandy Stein

Mandy Stein, Education Co-ordinator, contributed her memories of Stratford for the 60th Anniversary book, '60 Years A Growing', which was launched in November 2014. read more →

Categories: Past Pupils
Tags: 2016-2017 past pupils 60 years a growing 60th anniversary

May 22, 2017

TYs complete two-day hike for An Gaisce Award

Ms. Finnegan, Ms. Walsh and the TY class completed a two-day hike for the An Gaisce Award on Thursday and Friday, 18th/19th May. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Geography Transition Year Sports
Tags: 2016-2017 An Gaisce Wicklow Way

May 19, 2017

Irish Independent features Stratford College in Parent-Student Charter article

The Irish Independent published a feature article on Wednesday, 17th May discussing the upcoming legislation for a parent and student charter in every school. Ms Gordon, staff and students were interviewed for the article. read more →

Categories: Stratford in the Media Parents Association Student Council
Tags: 2016-2017 parent student charter

May 18, 2017

Shavuot: Early Summer Festival

Mrs Walsh explains the significance of Shavuot, this two-day early-summer festival. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Jewish Studies
Tags: Shavuot Passover Mount Sinai Israelites Pentecost The Time of the Giving of the Torah

May 18, 2017

Football challenge: Stratford College v John Scottus School

Mr Priestley and his team of junior footballers played John Scottus School in a series of challenge games on Wednesday, 17th May. read more →

Categories: Sports
Tags: 2016-2017 football

May 18, 2017

New books for the Library

Lots of new books have been put on the shelves in the Library which should excite students! read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Wellbeing Library
Tags: 2016-2017 reading reading for pleasure

May 17, 2017

TY French students sit DELF exams at the Alliance Française

French teacher, Mr. Priestley, explains about the DELF exams and what the TY students were examined on in early May. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs French Transition Year
Tags: 2016-2017 delf

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