Transition Year

Subject Blogs, Art, English/Drama, Music, Science/Maths, General School News, Transition Year / 16 November 2018
Science Week 2018: from Art to Animals to Sensory Workshops

Science Week 2018: from Art to Animals to Sensory Workshops

Science Week 2018 (12th - 16th November) was celebrated in a myriad of different ways throughout the week. The TYs organised a week of workshops and events in the hall and the 2nd Years went to the National Gallery of Ireland to see the "Art in Mind - How Nature Inspires" Exhibition. Watch the Science Week @ Stratford College video on our YouTube channel.

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Subject Blogs, Art, Business/LCVP, Classics/History, English/Drama, French, Geography, Jewish Studies, Irish, Music, Science/Maths, Student Council, Green Schools, Transition Year, Library, Sports / 26 October 2018
Student achievements celebrated at Awards Ceremony

Student achievements celebrated at Awards Ceremony

Student Council hosted the Awards Ceremony on Friday, 26th October. The Awards Ceremony celebrates the achievements of excellence by Stratford students in the Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle, as well as leadership, sporting and extra-curricular activities during the school year 2017-2018.

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General School News, Transition Year / 27 September 2018
Transition Year Exploring the Student Experience Irish Second Level Students Union (ISSU)

Transition Year Exploring the Student Experience Irish Second Level Students Union (ISSU)

The question of whether TY is worthwhile has certainly been brought up as an issue, especially in the context of the new Junior Cycle Student Award and the reforms that it brings to our education system.

Many of the skills that the Junior Cycle Student Award aims to promote and develop are those that TY currently provides; the question is now how TY will need to change  to complement the Junior and Senior Cycles, and provide a unique learning experience for students. 

Read more here.

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General School News, Student Council, Green Schools, Transition Year / 26 September 2018
Stratford joins Senior Social Innovation Action Programme

Stratford joins Senior Social Innovation Action Programme

Students work in teams, explore social issues that concern them and develop and implement creative responses and solutions to social need. Learning is youth-led and value-based, infused with an understanding of human rights, ethics and how innovation contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Certification is given to young social innovators on completion of the programme. Click here for more details.

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