Cultural Life

We take a holistic approach to education and place a considerable emphasis on developing the cultural life of the students in many ways. Extra curricular programmes run in the following areas:

Arts & Culture

Musical Productions; Musical Concerts and Christmas Carol Services; Individual music lessons in piano, violin and other musical instruments; College Choir; College Orchestra; Public Speaking and Debating; Essay and Poetry Competitions; College Publications (newsletters and Yearbook) which provide a forum for publication of short stories, poetry and other articles submitted by pupils; Lunchtime Arts & Crafts activities; Gaeltacht Scholarships offered by Co. Wicklow V.E.C., valued at over €800 each; Guest Speakers on various topics of relevance to pupils ; Retreats;

Student Leadership

Dail na nÓg – The Youth Parliament; Student Council; Prefects; Green Schools; Best Buddies

Sports

Pupils participate in a wide spectrum of sporting activities including:

Gaelic Football for both boys and girls - Camogie - Soccer for both boys and girls

Rugby - Basketball - Athletics - Equestrian Sport - Golf – Badminton.

The College has enjoyed enormous success in Gaelic Football, Camogie and Soccer at both county and regional level.

Maths & Science Enterprise

Business Enterprise Projects; Young Social Innovators; School Bank; Science Club including Science Competitions such as ‘Young Scientist Competition’ and ‘Science Alive’; Maths and Science Week

Leisure

Chess Club; Modern Dance Classes; Spanish Pen Pals; Reading Club; Lunchtime activities on Courts and in the Gym; Games Room; Homework Club; library facility; Ciorcal Comhrá (Irish Club)

Travel at Home & Abroad

French and Spanish Exchanges with our sister schools

Annual College Ski trip.

Competitions & scholarships

 Co. Wicklow V.E.C. Environs Competition; Arts, photography and Digital Media Competitions

 

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