Year 8 Mass

Year 8 celebrated their new beginnings mass on Tuesday evening with their family and friends.

Sixth Form Football Match

St. Colm's Sixth Form Football team recently played NRC Magherafelt and had a very comfortable win. The final score was 1-11. All players played as a cohesive unit and were the superior team throughout the game. Noel Rafferty, Mark Farrelly and Martin Mackle all scored hat tricks while Victor Mura scored twice.

Shoe Box Appeal

Well done to all pupils for donating to the Shoebox Appeal. A fantastic 160 shoeboxes were collected for children in Romania in collaboration with @Roadofhope44

Maths Week

St Colm’s pupils have been busy during Maths week participating in lots of fun Maths activities. Staff and pupils have been trying to outperform each other in our daily Maths puzzle. With all pupils who get it correct receiving a reward and the tutor class with the largest score at the end of the week receiving a Halloween treat. All Key Stage three pupils have also been competing with the rest of Ireland in the Mangahigh interactive games to get placed on the leader board and receive some medals.

Lyric Theatre Production

Year 11 students participating in the Lyrics Theatre Drugs Blackout production. Blackout tells the story of James, a young man who wakes up in a prison cell with no idea of why he is there. As he recalls the events of his life, he reaches a point where he realises his future lies in his own hands.

Construction Visit

Thank you to McCormack & Sons for inviting year 11 Construction pupils to visit the drilling site of the gas pipeline which will be laid under the River Foyle. This is a £3.1m project which is the first of its kind ever undertaken in Ireland. This was an externally memorable and exciting opportunity for all pupils.

Annual Harvest Mass

Year 11 pupils and staff led the whole school community in our annual Harvest Mass in the Holy Rosary Church.

Galelteacht Courses - Summer 2019

Application forms for Galelteacht courses , Summer 2019. Should your child require any further information, they should speak with their Irish teacher. Click the image below to find out more information.

Young people learn secrets to success

Students from St Colm’s are learning the secrets to success through the ‘Success Skills’ programme with local charity Young Enterprise NI. Year 12 pupils took part in the interactive session that saw students developing key employment skills along with the confidence to implement these skills, helping young people to excel at school and employment interviews in their future ahead. The programme was assisted by volunteer Maria Mc Laughlin from The Bank of Ireland, lending her experience to the session.

Your School Your Business

Year 8 get down to business Year 8 pupils were introduced to their new school as they took part in the ‘Your School Your Business’ programme with local charity Young Enterprise. The programme helps to support pupils as they make the big leap from P7 into Year 8. Among a number of key life skills the students developed personal confidence and presentation skills. The students also assessed their personal abilities, while analysing and solving problems. The charity works with young people of all ages and abilities to encourage entrepreneurial qualities at a young age. Photograph Caption Students from 8 took part in the Young Enterprise ‘Your School Your Business’ programme.

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Co Derry

BT45 7AF


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