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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

December 4, 2017

Stratford College TY CSPE students win European Parliament Euroscola competition

TY CSPE students were extremely excited on Friday, 1st December when they found out that they were the Dublin Winner of the European Parliament's Euroscola 2017 competition. One school from each of the three European constituencies in Ireland was chosen. The prize is a visit to Strasbourg in February! read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Wellbeing Transition Year
Tags: 2017-2018 CSPE european parliament

December 4, 2017

Stratford College Productions present “Matilda”

Rehearsals are in full swing at present with Mr. Downes, his cast and production team working very hard getting the production of Matilda ready for the stage. Dates for your diary: Wednesday, 20th December and Thursday, 21st December at 7.30pm in the School Hall. Tickets: €8 for adults and €6 for students/children. Doors open at 7pm read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama Music
Tags: 2017-2018 matilda drama musical

December 1, 2017

Build-A-Bank launch day is Monday, 4th December

Laura Kelly and Greg Brenner are just two of the TY Business students who are involved with the AIB Build-A-Bank competition. They will be hosting the end-of-term School Quiz on Friday, 22nd December and all proceeds will be in aid of Focus Ireland. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Business/LCVP Transition Year
Tags: 2017-2018 aib build a bank challenge

November 30, 2017

Mitzvah Week: Stratford College students collect food for Focus Ireland

For Mitzvah Week (20th - 24th November), a food collection of non-perishable goods was organised by the Student Council and Mrs. Walsh. Each year were given a box to fill and all of these boxes will be donated to Focus Ireland. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Jewish Studies Student Council
Tags: 2017-2018 Mitzvah Week Focus Ireland

November 28, 2017

STEM Education Policy Statement and Implementation Plan for Schools published in November 2017

The Department of Education and Skills published its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) Policy Statement and Implementation Plan for Schools on Monday, 27th November. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Science/Maths Career Guidance
Tags: 2017-2018 stem Department of Education and Skills

November 23, 2017

Afterschool Piano Lessons with the Mobile Music School

Afterschool Piano Lessons with the Mobile Music School: Composing and Experimenting with Music Our piano lessons have gotten off to a flying start this year! Returning for their 5th consecutive year of teaching music education programmes to students, the Mobile Music School are back this year to deliver after school piano lessons. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Music
Tags: 2017-2018 after school music lessons

November 13, 2017

2nd Year student competes in Junior Eurovision Eire 2017 competition on TG4

Congratulations to 2nd Year student, Olivia Foley, who not only competed in the semi-finals of TG4's Junior Eurovision Eire 2017 competition but she also composed the song herself! read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs Irish Music
Tags: 2017-2018 tg4 junior eurovision eire 2017

November 13, 2017

Arts Week 2017 - a summary review

1st Year English student, Seán Noonan, wrote a review of Arts Week 2017 for English homework. Arts Week was from 6th - 10th November. read more →

Categories: Subject Blogs English/Drama
Tags: 2017-2018 Arts Week

November 13, 2017

Bebras Challenge 2017: 2nd and 3rd Years participate in Computational Thinking challenge

This year marks the first year that Stratford College has entered students into the Bebras international computational thinking challenge. Administered by Maynooth University, each student completes 15 online interactive puzzles and computational challenges in 45 minutes. 3rd Year student Grace MacDonnell describes the quiz in more detail. read more →

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

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