Category Archives: CCS News

2nd Year Study Skills

All 2nd Year students at CCS enjoyed a study skills session today (Wednesday May 3rd) ahead of their upcoming summer exams. Thanks to our Guidance Department for their help with this!
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Register for Darkness Into Light Walk at CCS

The annual Pieta House Darkness Into Light Walk takes place at 4.15am on Saturday May 6th at venues throughout the country, with the Carrigaline event starting at the SuperValu car park. CCS has partnered with the Carrigaline Darkness into Light Walk to secure a special rate of €10 for students who register at the school…
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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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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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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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TY Students Search Google!

40 Transition Year students visited Google Headquarters in Dublin on March 31st, accompanied by their teachers, Ms. McHugh, Ms. Buckley and Mr. Corbett. They experienced for themselves what it was like to work in this unique environment, sampling the music room, playground and Google visualisers (the underwater turtle was a big hit!), among others. Our…
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