General School News Blog

July 30, 2015

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/CSPE/History French General School News Junior Cycle
Tags: 2014-2015 videos peer assessment Junior Cycle Classical Studies

July 13, 2015

Irish Independent features Stratford College in Peer Assessment article

Kim Bielenberg, journalist, published a feature in the Education section of the Irish Independent on Wednesday, 13th May about how students in Stratford College assess each other in their classes as part of the implementation of Stratford's Assessment for Learning Policy. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Classics/CSPE/History General School News Stratford in the Media
Tags: 2014-2015 assessment for learning peer assessment irish independent History

June 29, 2015

New media section added to website

New media section added to our website, including all the latest Photo Albums, Videos and Podcasts. read more →

Categories: General School News Stratford in the Media
Tags: videos Podcasts 2014-2015

June 9, 2015

Log on to Learn Introduction to Basic Computing Skills by TY Students commencing 11th September

Introduction to Basic Computing Skills for 6 weeks on Fridays 2-3.30pm read more →

Categories: General School News Transition Year

June 2, 2015

Green Schools awarded second Green Flag at ceremony in DCU

A number of senior students from the Green Schools committee attended a ceremony in The Helix in DCU on Tuesday, 19th May to receive the second Green Flag for Energy. A huge amount of work was done by all the Green Schools committee to achieve this well-deserved flag. read more →

Categories: General School News Green Schools
Tags: 2014-2015 Green Schools Green Flag energy

June 1, 2015

CoderDojo@Stratford on Sundays

Since Sunday, 19th April the Parents Association has organised a weekly CoderDojo@Stratford from 4pm - 5.30pm. Up to 20 pupils aged between 8-12 have been attending regularly, with students from Stratford College acting as mentors and lending their expertise, while the main programming expert is a parent from Stratford National School. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Science/Maths General School News
Tags: 2014-2015 Coderdojo programming scratch

May 20, 2015

The importance of having individual and team sports for young people

The strategy for sport in Stratford College, as developed by Ms. Finnegan, is based on a mixture of team and individual sports. Recent research from the ESRI has shown that giving students the opportunity to participate in individual sports gives them the best chance of incorporating physical activity through their lives, as well as improving the likelihood of students continuing in education upon leaving secondary school. read more →

Categories: General School News Guidance Sports
Tags: 2014-2015 sports esri drop-out individual sports team sports

May 15, 2015

Dublin City Council Biodiversity representative meets Junior students

Stratford College are taking part in a Biodiversity project as part of the Rathgar Village Improvement Plan supported by Dublin City Council. On Thursday, 14th May the Biodiversity representative from Dublin City Council met 1st and 2nd year students. 2nd Year student, Ana Jovanovic, reflects on this talk. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Science/Maths General School News
Tags: 2014-2015 dublin city council biodiversity rathgar village improvement plan

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