WorldWise Global Schools - Global Justice, Sustainability and Active Citizenship
Subject Blogs, Art, Wellbeing, General School News, Green Schools, Junior Cycle, Student Council / 13 May 2022

WorldWise Global Schools - Global Justice, Sustainability and Active Citizenship

Art, Global Justice, Community Activism are intertwined in murals that explored themes such as Climate Action. The main mural - 'Rising tides' is in an open-art museum/classroom/teaching and learning space: a busy space where students move about in. The goal is to capture attention and trigger action.

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Stratford College selected for BLAST Arts-in-Education Programme
Subject Blogs, Art, English/Drama, General School News, Transition Year / 9 November 2021

Stratford College selected for BLAST Arts-in-Education Programme

Stratford College has been selected as one of 400 schools to participate in the Department of Education's new innovative Arts-in-Education BLAST Residency Programme in 2021. Adrienne Geoghegan, a visual artist and illustrator, is going to work with the TY class in January and February 2022 to help them write and illustrate their own children's books.

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Chasing Joy ebook! Enjoy the student competition entries
Subject Blogs, Art, English/Drama, Music, Wellbeing, General School News, Student Council / 29 September 2021

Chasing Joy ebook! Enjoy the student competition entries

In January 2021, as Ireland bore the brunt of the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and remote schooling was required for a second time, a competition was announced where Stratford students were encouraged to express themselves 'Chasing Joy!'. Now you can watch the eBook of the creative works submitted by students.

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​Faces of Stratford College 2002
Subject Blogs, Art, General School News, Past Pupils / 20 June 2021

​Faces of Stratford College 2002

Part of a commission/artist in residence at Stratford College, Dublin, 2002. Where I painted a series of student portraits for the Colleges 50th Anniversary . Fresco fragment with gold-leaf. The work was inspired by Pompeii frescos of children’s portraits and Roman/Egyptian funeral mask frescos of mummies. The artwork was unveiled by President Mary McAleese in December 2002. Chris Banahan https://www.instagram.com/bana...

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Student Council 'Eye on Nature' competition: prizewinning photos announced
Subject Blogs, Art, Wellbeing, Green Schools, Student Council / 2 June 2021

Student Council 'Eye on Nature' competition: prizewinning photos announced

The Wellbeing committee have been working especially hard this term to devise challenges for each month we had a variety available for students to choose from including, sustainable cooking, couch to 5k and even yoga challenges. We also had competitions to spark the competitive side amongst each year groups which were the Chasing Joy competition at the start of 2021 and more recently our 'Eye on Nature' competition.

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