Subject Blogs

Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Transition Year / 4 February 2018
Students vote and speak in the Chamber of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Students vote and speak in the Chamber of the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Congratulations to all the TY students and some of the 5th Years who along with Ms. Kenny and Ms. Gordon, voted on plenary and committee debates in the Chamber of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday, 1st February. The TYs had submitted a video in November which was deemed one of the Irish winners in the Euroscola competition.

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Stratford in the Media / 4 February 2018
5th Years hear Cillian Murphy talk at Youth Empathy Day in NUI Galway

5th Years hear Cillian Murphy talk at Youth Empathy Day in NUI Galway

Mr. Priestley and Mr. Fennell, with a large group of 5th years and some TYs, visited NUI Galway on Thursday, 1st February to participate in Youth Empathy Day, organised by the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. Actor and patron of the centre, Cillian Murphy attended and spoke with the students - including Stratford students.

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Subject Blogs, Science/Maths, Transition Year / 20 December 2017
TY students compete in SciFest@Schools with coding projects

TY students compete in SciFest@Schools with coding projects

On Tuesday, 19th December the TY students presented their coding projects for inspection to two external judges as part of the SciFest@Schools competition (Intermediate Technology category). In groups of 2 or 3, students had to present both their coding projects as well as explain the design process. Some of the winning groups will represent Stratford in the SciFest@College competition next May in IT Blanchardstown.

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Subject Blogs, Science/Maths, General School News / 7 December 2017
Stratford College selected as one of the pilot schools for Leaving Certificate Computer Science

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.

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