Awards & Achievements

Stratford College is proud to celebrate the participation, success and achievements of all our students

Award / 8 October 2018
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Stratford College teacher presents at Researchmeet of FÉILTE 2018

At the Researchmeet Ms O'Kelly, in collaboration with co-researchers from Trinity College Dublin, outlined their findings from their research through an exploratory case study of aspects of the Leaving Certificate Computer Science Draft Specification using the Bridge21 Learning Model, developed in Trinity College.

FÉILTE is the Teaching Council’s annual Festival of Education in Learning and Teaching Excellence which celebrates the wonderful work that teachers do every day in their classrooms and gives teachers the opportunity to collaborate and share this work with each other and with the wider public. 

Stratford College has been selected to present at FÉILTE in previous years:

2017 : Stratford Music Sessions

2016 : Junior Cycle French

2015 : 2nd Year Media Studies

See also the Science/Maths blog.

Award / 21 September 2018
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Stratford College one of 9 schools chosen to participate in DES School Excellence Fund - Step Up Project

The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D., today (Friday, 21st September 2018) announced the launch of the School Excellence Fund – Step Up Project.

Nine schools from across the country are participating in the initial pilot phase taking place over the coming school year.

The Step Up Project focuses on supporting schools to ‘step up’ in the delivery of the new Junior Cycle programme. Schools will work together and will be supported by the Inspectorate, who will help with planning and the JCT, who will provide additional teacher training. 

The School Excellence Fund approach, which focuses on encouraging local collaboration and innovation, is key to delivering on the governments overall ambition to making Ireland’s education and training service the best in Europe by 2026.

See here for more details.

Award / 16 May 2018
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Two Stratford College student writers featured in 2018 Irish Times Fighting Words supplement

The 2018 Irish Times Fighting Words supplement was published on Tuesday, 15th May 2018. Congratulations to Grace Robbins (1st Year) and to Nellie Warren (3rd Year) who were both selected for inclusion based on the quality of their writing.

See English/Drama blog for details.

Award / 3 May 2018
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TY students come 1st and 2nd in their respective categories at SciFest@College 2018 (IT Blanchardstown)

At the SciFest@College competition in IT Blanchardstown on 2nd May 2018 two group projects won prizes. TY students, Jack Cassin and Rory Glynn came 1st in the Intermediate section of the Technology category and fellow TY students, Laura Kelly, Alan Farrell and Kharisma Messam came 2nd in the Intermediate section of the Life Sciences category. 

See Science/Maths blog for details.

Award / 23 March 2018
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Stratford's Green Schools one of small number of schools invited to exhibit at the Green Schools Expo 2018

Stratford College Green Schools were honoured to be one of the few schools invited to exhibit at the Green Schools Expo in the RDS on Thursday, 22nd February 2018.

See the Green Schools blog for details of all their work to date.

Award / 5 February 2018
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TY students win Euroscola competition to visit European Parliament in Strasbourg

TY 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.  TY students and some 5th Year students visited the European Parliament on Friday, 1st February 2018 with Ms. Kenny and Ms. Gordon.

See Wellbeing (CSPE) blog for details.

Award / 8 December 2017
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Stratford College selected as a Phase 1 school for Leaving Certificate Computer Science

Stratford College has been selected to be one of the 40 Phase 1 schools to be part of the phased introduction of Computer Science as a subject in the Leaving Certificate. Being a Phase 1 school means that Leaving Certificate Computer Science will be introduced to Stratford College 5th Year students starting September 2018. These students will sit Computer Science in the Leaving Certificate State Examinations in June 2020.

See Science/Maths blog for more details.

Award / 29 November 2017
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Three 5th Year students receive their Bronze An Gaisce Awards

5th Year students, Sam, Charlie and Eoin, were awarded their Bronze An Gaisce Awards at the end of November 2017.

See also the Wellbeing blog.

Award / 14 November 2017
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2nd Year Stratford student reaches semi-finals of Junior Eurovision Eire 2017 with her own composition

Congratulations to 2nd Year student Olivia Foley who reached the semi-finals of TG4's Junior Eurovision Eire competition with a song she composed herself. The competition was filmed and broadcast in November 2017.

See Irish blog for details.

Award / 1 November 2017
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Awards Ceremony 2017

The Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, 27th October 2017. Congratulations to all students, past and current, who received awards on the day. 

See 2017-2018 Web Gallery for more photos