General School News Blog

February 23, 2015

School Self Evaluation (SSE)

SSE is a management tool which helps schools to focus on the effectiveness of their practices. Ms. Patricia Gordon, Principal explains the theme of the Stratford College SSE for the next few years and how the whole school community plays a part in it. read more →

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Tags: 2014-2015 school self evaluation pdst school improvement plan

February 13, 2015

Diamond Jubilee Visit to Áras an Uachtaráin

On Thursday, 12th February a selection of students and staff presented President Michael D. Higgins with a copy of '60 Years A Growing' to complete our Diamond Jubilee celebrations. read more →

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Tags: 2014-2015 diamond jubilee president michael d. higgins aras an uachtarain

February 11, 2015

February 2015 Newsletter now published

The latest Stratford College newsletter was published on Wednesday, 11th February. It focuses on Safe Internet Usage, Key Skills for 21st Century Learning and the benefits of Co-educational education in Ireland. read more →

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Tags: 2014-2015 newsletter

February 9, 2015

Safe Internet Use

Every February, Safer Internet Day is celebrated around the world. This year it is being celebrated on Tuesday, 10th February. The theme for the day is: "Let's create a better internet together". read more →

Categories: General School News Guidance Parents Association
Tags: 2014-2015 Safer Internet Day webwise ireland watch your space up2us

February 6, 2015

The Key Skill of Managing Information and Thinking

Starting in September 2014, Ms. O'Kelly, Librarian, is teaching the TY students a module called Information Literacy. This module is designed to teach students how to manage information and think while they are researching. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama General School News Junior Cycle Transition Year
Tags: 2014-2015 managing information information literacy key skills

February 3, 2015

The Key Skill of Staying Well

Patricia Gordon, Principal explains how Stratford College is implementing the policy based on the 'Well Being in Post-Primary Schools' guidelines, through the 'Friends for Life' programme. read more →

Categories: General School News Junior Cycle Guidance Parents Association Sports
Tags: 2014-2015 staying well friends for life Department of Education and Skills key skills

January 30, 2015

Key Skills for a 21st Century Learning Agenda

At the recent National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) Annual Conference, Professor Gordon Stobart of University College London spoke about the 21st Century Learning Agenda. read more →

Categories: General School News Junior Cycle
Tags: 2014-2015 21st century skills key skills

January 29, 2015

The Benefits of Co-Educational Education

Stratford College was ranked the highest co-educational fee paying school in the country over three years and 28th overall in the Sunday Times ‘Top 400 schools survey published on 31/8/14. read more →

Categories: General School News
Tags: 2013-2014

December 5, 2014

CoderDojo: Sundays@Stratford College. Parents Association looking for volunteers.

Stratford College is looking for volunteers to run CoderDojo classes on Sunday mornings. If you are aged between 10-15 and are interested in coding - come along! read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Science/Maths General School News Parents Association
Tags: 2014-2015 Coderdojo stratford Stratford College

December 1, 2014

Diamond Jubilee Art Display by current pupils and past pupils

During the Diamond Jubilee Concert on Sunday, 16th November, a display of Art created by Current and Past Pupils was on display in the hall. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Art Music General School News Past Pupils
Tags: 2014-2015 diamond jubilee art

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