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December 7, 2017

Stratford College selected as one of the pilot schools for Leaving Certificate Computer Science

Stratford College has been selected to be one of the pilot schools to be part of the phased introduction of Computer Science as a subject in the Leaving Certificate. Being a pilot school means that Leaving Certificate Computer Science will be introduced to Stratford College 5th Year students starting September 2018. They will sit the Leaving Certificate Computer Science online exam in June 2020. Computer Science will be the first online Leaving Certificate exam. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Science/Maths General School News
Tags: 2017-2018 computer science

November 3, 2017

Arts Week 2017: Culture for Wellbeing Week

Monday, 6th November is the kick off for this year's Arts Week in Stratford College and the emphasis is on nurturing a culture of wellbeing. Highlights include visits from Donna Ray (Singer/Songwriter), Melissa Doran (Illustrator), Stephen James Smith (Slam Poet), Brian Conaghan (award-winning author) and Robert Downes (actor). read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Wellbeing General School News
Tags: 2017-2018 Arts Week

October 31, 2017

Stratford College Open Day -  Sunday 12th November 2017

Prospective second level students and parents interested in finding out more about Stratford College in Rathgar are invited to attend the school’s Open Day on Sunday, 12th November 2017 from 2 - 3.30pm. read more →

Categories: General School News
Tags: 2017-2018

October 31, 2017

Stratford raises third Green Flag for Water at Awards Ceremony

On Friday, 27th October, Ciara Norton from An Taisce was the Guest Speaker at the annual Stratford Awards Ceremony. The main highlight was the raising of the third Green Flag for Water after the Awards Ceremony was over. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Music General School News Past Pupils Green Schools
Tags: 2017-2018 Green Schools

October 25, 2017

Stratford College featured in Alfie Byrne memos on display in Easons

Trevor White's biography on Dublin's First Lord Mayor - Alfie Byrne - is currently on display in Easons. In some of the memos on display to promote the book called "Alfie", correspondence from Stratford College is on display. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Classics/History Jewish Studies General School News Stratford in the Media
Tags: 2017-2018 alfie byrne archives History

October 9, 2017

TY Stratford Music Sessions showcased at Féilte 2017

Mr Priestley's work with last year's TY students, in arranging a series of lunchtime music sessions with up and coming musicians, was showcased at Féilte 2017 on 7th October. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Wellbeing General School News Transition Year
Tags: 2017-2018 feilte stratford sessions

October 3, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion in schools

Read more of this speech by Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. read more →

Categories: General School News
Tags: 2017-2018 diversity inclusion

September 9, 2017

Are Students Happy? PISA 2015 Results: Students’ Well-Being (published April 2017)

On average across OECD countries, 15-year-old students are satisfied with the life they are living: they report a level of 7.3 on a scale of life satisfaction that ranges from 0 to 10. But around 12% of students, on average, are not satisfied with their life:they report 4 or less on the scale. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Wellbeing General School News Junior Cycle Parents Association Student Council

September 4, 2017

Politics and Society: a new Leaving Certificate subject starting September 2018

Politics and Society is a new Leaving Certificate subject and will be available to all schools from September 2018. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Classics/History Science/Maths General School News
Tags: 2017-2018 NCCA politics and society

September 4, 2017

Computer Science: new Leaving Certificate subject will be introduced in September 2018

The NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) published the draft specification for the new Leaving Certificate subject of Computer Science in June 2017. It is currently in the consultation phase which is due to end on 22nd September 2017. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Science/Maths General School News
Tags: 2017-2018 computer science NCCA leaving certificate

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