Monthly Archives: April 2017

LCVP Examination on Wednesday

6th Year students taking the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) will do their exam in this subject on Wednesday, May 3rd from 10am to 12.30pm. Students are reminded to be in school in good time as this examination involves an audio-visual component which starts at 10am sharp. Further details are available from Mr. Cronin or…
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CCS to Receive Amber Flag

We are delighted to announce that Carrigaline Community School has been awarded an Amber Flag in recognition of the school's promotion of positive mental health. The flag will be presented at a ceremony in Rochestown Park Hotel on May 25th. The AMBER FLAG initiative aims to encourage Schools/Colleges/Clubs/Societies/Organisations to promote and actively bring about a…
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Internet Safety Talk with Maureen Griffin

Maureen Griffin of MGMS Training will be in Carrigaline Community School to talk to our students about internet safety on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th of April. There will also be a parent talk on evening of Monday 24th at 7.00pm in the school library. The main topics Maureen will cover include: Social Networking Sites and…
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Easter Holidays

Carrigaline Community School will re-open on after the Easter Holidays on Monday, April 24th.  
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Sponsored Walk Raises €3660

Our 2nd Years raised a fantastic €3660 through their Sponsored Walk on April 6th. The bulk of the money raised will go to The Rainbow Club, which supplies local support to children with autism and their families, with a donation also being made to the Hogwarts Club in Carrigaline. Well done to all involved!
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Whole-School Evaluation at CCS

From Monday April 3rd to Wednesday April 5th, Carrigaline Community School will welcome Department of Education inspectors Miriam Horgan, Kevin O'Donovan and Lynda O'Toole, who will carry out a Whole-School Evaluation (Management, Leadership & Learning). Miriam and Kevin visited the school on Thursday, March 30th, for a pre-evaluation day, where they surveyed 2nd and 5th…
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SUSI Grant Applications Open April 3rd

SUSI, the 3rd level grant application system, opens for 2017/2018 applicants on Monday April 3rd. Full details are available on the SUSI website, https://susi.ie/home, and our Guidance Counsellors, Ms. O'Riordan and Ms. Murphy, will be available to provide further advice if necessary.  
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Big Win for 2nd Year Girls’ Basketball Team!

Well done to our 2nd Year Girls' Basketball team, who fought off stiff competition from Mount Mercy (Waterford) and Coláiste na Sceilge (Caherciveen) to win today's qualifying tournament hosted at CCC.  They now go on to the All-Ireland semi-finals at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght in early May.    
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Autism Awareness at CCS

On Wednesday, April 5th,  CCS celebrates Autism Awareness Day with activities including our sponsored walk in aid of the Rainbow Club, a cake sale, the distribution of Autism Awareness bookmarks and a poster competition. Poster competition winners are as follows: 1st Year –1st: Róisín Allen –2nd: Eoin Doyle –3rd: Sarah Creagh 2nd Year –1st: Olga…
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