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Camp Craft and Making the Most of the Outdoors for P.E.

Transition year and senior cycle P.E. classes enjoying the fantastic sunny September weather with some team bonding games and group challenges on the pitch. Later on in the term we headed indoors (ironically) to test our campcraft and survival skills.   [Show as slideshow]
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Health Week 2013 at CCS

Another packed schedule of events took place during Health Week 2013 at CCS from 11th -15th November. The theme for this year was physical fitness and activities organised included zumba and circuits classes, Sportswear Day to raise funds for charity, healthy eating challenges and a staff versus students challenge, to name a few. Talks on…
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Elma Walsh Talks to Senior Students at CCS

As part of Health Week at CCS senior students had the privilege of attending a talk by speaker Elma Walsh from the Donal Walsh LiveLife foundation on Friday 15th November. Mrs. Walsh spoke openly and honestly about Donal's battle with cancer since the age of 12 and about his zest for life along with his…
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4th Years Receive Internet Safety Training at Trend Micro

A group of 4th year students recently attended training at Trend Micro, an Internet Security company in Cork, to allow them to deliver an Internet Safety programme to 1st Year students in the school. The 4th year students attended the Trend Micro site and received both training and materials to support their delivery of the…
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Open Day 2013

Prospective students and parents / guardians were once again given a taste of the vast array of subjects and activities available in our school. Guided tours of the facilities were provided and presentations included those on Art, Music, Langauges, Computing, Physical Education among others. [Show as slideshow]
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Fun Fun Fun at First Year Sports Day

A great day was had by all at the First Year Sports Day organised by Ms. O'Donovan and the P.E. teachers at CCS on Thursday 30th May last. Students took part in lots of fun and challenging activities including tug of wars, 3-legged races, sack races and wheelbarrow races to name but a few. Well…
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Success in National Programming Competitions for Leaving Cert Student

Congratulations to Abdullah Mohammad, 6th Year, who, together with his teammate, Adam O'Sullivan of St. Peter's Community School, Passage West, won the Irish Collegiate Programming Contest held in University College Cork on 6th April 2013. It is the largest computer programming competition in Ireland. The fact that the students were competing against 20 teams, mainly…
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County Success for 2nd Year Boys Basketball Team

Congratulations to the 2nd Year Boys Basketball team. Months of dedicated training and practice really paid dividends for this hard working team. The boys saw off all challenges this season to emerge victorious from the pool stages of the county league, beating Kinsale, Spiorad Naomh, Rochestown and Skibbereen. CCS met a fiercely competitive Coláiste an…
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CCS Student Awards Night 2013

A wonderful night was held recently at the Carrigaline Court Hotel to honour the achievements of our students, both past and present. Students received awards in a wide range of areas including international student exchanges, business, art, sport and music as well as student of the year for each year group. Students involved in the…
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