COLOUR RUN

ST. COLM’S HIGH SCHOOL COLOUR RUN In July fifteen of our Year 13 pupils will travel to Lourdes with the Derry Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage to help with the sick. As part of our fundraising a Colour Run event was organised.

U14 Camogie

Good luck to St Colm’s U14 Camogie team who have reached the Ulster Final. They will play Sacred Heart Newry on Monday 21st May at 1pm in Eglish.

Belfast Marathon

St. Colm's Staff are entering eight 'Oh So Fab' Relay Teams in the Belfast Marathon in memory of our dear friend, colleague and teacher Mrs McVey. Imagine what we could raise if every past pupil who knew Mrs McVey donated £1! Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. Fundraising is hugely important to Macmillan. Without people doing events, running marathons, climbing mountains, and donating in all the other ways that you can, Macmillan wouldn’t exist. Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's

‘Green Heart Hero’ Awards London

St. Colm’s were delighted to be invited to the Climate Coalition’s ‘Green Heart Hero Awards’ held on Tuesday 13th March in The Speakers House, Westminster. The event was hosted by presenter Clive Anderson, to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of people, businesses and projects across the country, working to protect the lives they love from climate change. St. Colm’s were nominated by WWF for the ‘Greenest School’ award and were one of the top 3 shortlisted entries, from hundreds of nominations- a fantastic achievement. keep up the great work!

Top performing non-grammar school

St Colm's was the top performing non-grammar school in this year's A-level league tables with 88% of the grades achieved last year at A*-C.

Ulster Champions

DANSKE BANK GERRY BROWN CUP FINAL St Colm’s Draperstown 6-13 Moville Community College 3-7 DESPITE being hit by an early Moville scoring blitz, St Colm’s Draperstown powered back to win the Gerry Brown Cup on Tuesday at Owenbeg. In doing so, they became the third Derry school to win Ulster football honours at U14.5 level, following in the footsteps of St Pius Magherafelt (Loch An Iúir) and St Patrick’s Dungiven (Ennis Cup). It was Moville who raced into a 1-2 to 0-2 lead after five minutes, with points from Patrick Hirrell and Evan Davenport, following a disputed Darragh Gillen goal. A high ball from Drew McKinney was brilliantly fielded by Moville full-forward Peter Grant and Davenport s

The Big School Cook Off!

St. Colm’s High School students Chloe and Bronagh perfect their award winning dish ‘Sizzling Beef with Spring Onions in Tortilla Cloaks’. The pupils are regional finalists in the Irish News ‘Big School Cook Off!’. We wish the girls every success!

U14 Gaelic Team

Path to the Final Group stageSt Colm's 0-14 Loreto Coleraine 3-4St Colm's 3-13 St Paul's kilrea 1-4St Colm's 4-7 St. Mary's Clady 0-5 St. Colm's 3-8 St. Patrick's and St. Brigid's Claudy 2-6 Quarter Final St. Colm's 4-9 Loreto 1-8 Semi Final St. Colm’s 8-13 St. Catherine’s Killybegs 2-6 scorers from semi finalFergal Bradley 3-2Jamie Lee McGlade 0-1Ryan McElhennon 0-3Aodan McCallion 0-2Conan Bradley 0-1 Joe McKenna 1-3Marc Wilson 2-0Eoin Donnelly 1-0Conor Shiels 1-0 (Captain)Kevan Donnelly 0-1 Final is on Tuesday 16th January in Celtic Park (Owenbeg 3g pitch as a back up) The boys have trained hard from the first week in September at least twice a week. Path to the Final Group stage St

St. Colm’s High School Excels in ICT

St. Colm’s has been announced as 2017 Capita and C2K Northern Ireland ICT Excellence Award runner up in the category ‘Transforming Teaching and Learning through Technology’. The awards ceremony was held in The Merchant Hotel on 7 December 2017 to celebrate Northern Ireland schools that are demonstrating innovation in their use of technology in teaching and learning. The event was attended by Mrs McKenna, Principal, Miss Donnelly, ICT Coordinator and Mrs McGuigan, ICT Technician. Established in 2015, the ICT Excellence Awards celebrate the innovative and collaborative use of technology in schools across Northern Ireland and the positive impact on students and their wider communities. The ‘T

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2 Magherafelt Road

Draperstown

Co Derry

BT45 7AF

 

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