Subject Blogs

Our subject blogs give an insight into the wide range of activities that our students participate in as they explore their various subjects

Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News / 14 April 2019
Concern Cyclone Idai Emergency Appeal

Concern Cyclone Idai Emergency Appeal

In this dreadful crisis we are asking our school community to donate directly to Concern or to a charity of your choice. See here for Concern details.

Cyclone Idai has left a trail of destruction and a new wave of crisis emerges for more than 1.7 million people.

Food crisis looms

Heavy rain and floods have destroyed 95% of crops that provide food for families in Malawi and Mozambique. With only a two week window to distribute and replant seeds for a second harvest, we must act now to prevent a major food crisis.

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Parents Association, Past Pupils, Student Council / 13 April 2019
Senior Cycle Review: Stratford Student Voice

Senior Cycle Review: Stratford Student Voice

NCCA is undertaking a review of Senior Cycle education. The review offers an opportunity to generate a shared vision for senior cycle and a strong base from which to shape a curriculum that genuinely meets the needs of all learners for years to come.

5th and 6th Years including students from Croatia, Israel, Russia, Romania and America gave their views on the Irish senior cycle.They shared many of opinions expressed in national consultations. Keep up with developments here.

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Junior Cycle, Student Council, Transition Year / 9 April 2019
Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Global Competency: Preparing Our Youth for an Inclusive and Sustainable World

Can schools promote global competence?

Schools play a crucial role in helping young people to develop global competence by:

. providing opportunities to learn about global developments;

. teaching students how they can develop a fact-based and critical worldview of today;

. equipping students with the means to analyse a broad range of cultural practices and meanings;

. engaging students in experiences that facilitate intercultural relations;

. promoting the value of diversity


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