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ResearchED Dublin programme
The programme for researchED Dublin at the College on October 5th is now available. Check it out below (to see it in closer detail, click the full-screen icon in the middle and navigate via the arrows). The post researchED Dublin programme appeared first on St. Columba's College.

London Tour, January 2020
We are delighted to announce details of this year’s Cultural Trip to London.  The trip will take place over the January Exodus (Friday Jan 24th to Monday 27th Jan) and is open to pupils in Forms IV and V, but is currently limited to 40 places (but this may increase). Places will be allocated on a “first come, […] The post London Tour, January 2020 appeared first on St. Columba's College.

Warden’s Thoughts … on Celebrating Diversity
We are living in an increasingly divided world. These divisions, which have always existed, are being exacerbated by the Twitter world that we now inhabit, to such an extent that civilised debate and respectful disagreement are now a rarity. Cowards, who would not enter a serious forum where they might have to listen to opposing […] The post Warden’s Thoughts … on Celebrating Diversity appeared first on St. Columba's College.

ResearchED Dublin sessions
There are under 4 weeks to go until researchED Dublin, Ireland’s first-ever such event (on Saturday the massive London conference, with 1500 delegates and 170 speakers, was a huge success). Our event is of course smaller, but certainly very high quality, and below are the titles of the 30 sessions available to delegates. The timetable […] The post researchED Dublin sessions appeared first on St. Columba's College.

Start of Michaelmas Term 2019
Parents will shortly be receiving Calendar information by email. Meanwhile, the main events of the school year are on the College Calendar here. Wednesday 4th September 2.00-2.30pm: arrival of new pupils at boarding houses, and unloading of luggage, followed by refreshments in Lower Argyle/Dining Hall. 3.30pm: Welcome and address by Warden in Big Schoolroom to […] The post Start of Michaelmas Term 2019 appeared first on St. Columba's College.

Leaving Certificate results, 2019
Many congratulations to our candidates, who this morning received their Leaving Certificate results, achieving an average across all candidates of 474 points out of 625, second only to last year. This is another very fine performance, and extends our run of consistently impressive results year on year. A few statistics: 61 candidates sat the examinations, […] The post Leaving Certificate results, 2019 appeared first on St. Columba's College.

Open Day, Saturday 28 September
Our annual Open Day this year is on Saturday 28th September, and all prospective pupils and their parents are very welcome. No advance booking is needed: just turn up and you will be looked after (pupils will guide visitors from the car parks to the reception point). Everything starts at 10am: visitors are advised to […] The post Open Day, Saturday 28 September appeared first on St. Columba's College.

Culture Night, Friday 20 September
We are again taking part in the great annual event which is Culture Night, which this year is on the evening on Friday 20th September. As before, visitors to the College will have the chance to have an architectural and historical tour and talk, which will be given by the Sub-Warden, Julian Girdham. Visitors are […] The post Culture Night, Friday 20 September appeared first on St. Columba's College.

The Submarine, June 2019
The latest edition of the pupil magazine The Submarine, or rather, given the time of the year, The Summerine, has just been published in school in paper form, and now can be read online here, or in flippable form on SCC English here (click for closer view and navigation, click on the arrows to move through […] The post The Submarine, June 2019 appeared first on St. Columba's College.

‘Lionel Munn’ Golf Trophy for Primary Schools
The College, along with our partners Kilmashogue Golf Club, hosted the inaugural ‘Lionel Munn’ Golf Trophy competition for Sixth Class Primary Schools last week and it proved a tremendous success. The day consisted of the complete spectrum of weather conditions ranging from tropical sunshine to a torrential deluge accompanied by thunder and lightning, meaning all […] The post ‘Lionel Munn’ Golf Trophy for Primary Schools appeared first on St. Columba's College.