Bishop Galvin Science Programme

We are absolutely delighted to begin a Science Initiative in conjunction with our local primary school “Bishop Galvin NS”. Our Science Teachers will be visiting Bishop Galvin in the coming weeks and the schools 6th Class students will be making a return visit to our Science Labs later in the year.

November Mass of Rememberance

This took place last Tuesday. A special word of thanks to Fr O’Brien who celebrated the mass and to the Parents Association for providing the refreshments afterwards.

5th Year Parent Teacher Meetings

These took place on Tuesday. Thank you to all of the fifth year students who volunteered to help with the smooth running of the event. It is greatly appreciated.

Musical (Back to the 80’s)

Tickets for the Musical go on sale next week in the canteen and are priced at €10 for Adults and €5 for students/OAP. There will be three performances of the show from the 12th to the 14th December.

We still have sponsorship opportunities available for the event. A letter containing all of the relevant details will be sent home with students later in the week.

Paired Reading

This is up and running at lunchtimes in the Library. Thank you to our 20 highly enthusiastic 5th Year students who are reading with our first year students.

History Association

History Association members thoroughly enjoyed viewing the Michael Collins film at lunchtime over the last week. New association members are always welcome and further film viewings will be arranged in the coming weeks.


Christmas Exams will take place in the first week of December. First Year Exams will take place in the canteen with all other years doing their exams within class time. All students are encouraged to create and follow their study plan.

School Bank

School Bank is open every Thursday at lunch time in the Library. Students can sign up for a new account at this time.

Cricket Ireland

Naomi from Cricket Ireland will be in the school for the next few weeks delivering lessons in the basics of Cricket to our Junior Cycle PE Classes. We are sure our students will be bowled over by this great opportunity.


Well done to the 2nd Year soccer squad who qualified for the next round of the Leinster Cup with a 5-3 win over St Joseph’s of Fairview. Conor O’Toole scored 4 goals to top off a hard working team display. Best wishes to team Captain Aaron O’Reilly who recently broke his arm. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Gaelic Football

The Boys Under 14 Gaelic Football Team have qualified for the Championship Semi Final where they will play the winners of Lucan C.C and Col Choilm.

The Boys Under 16 and Under 18 Teams both had wins over the last week against Old Bawn and Oatlands respectively.

Craig McMahon and Michael O’Keefe both gave outstanding displays for the Under 16 team with Kevin Lahiff and Rian Fitzsimons both in fine form for the Under 18 team. The Under 18 team play their next game against CP Setanta on Friday.

The Under 18 girls exited the competition after a close defeat against Lucan last Thursday. They gave a very spirited display and were very unlucky to lose out in a close defeat.

Dates to Note:

Thursday November 30th – School closed for Junior Cycle Training.