Christmas Jumper Day
Our TY students are organising a Christmas ‘Jumper day’ on Friday December 21st. All proceeds will go to the Galway Simon Community. The Simon Community provide support for the homeless & most vulnerable in our local community. All donations will be greatly appreciated.
Student Scholarship Awards
Congratulations to the following past pupils of BCS who recently received Entrance Scholarship Awards based on their excellent Leaving Certificate results.
Evan Henry: Trinity College Dublin
Aine Duffy: University of Limerick
Zeba Younas: GMIT
We wish them every success in their future studies.
Amnesty International Workshops
Transition Year students took part in three Amnesty International workshops on ‘Stories of refugees’ and ‘Stories of welcome’. Celesta Creative and Faithi shared their own personal stories of their journeys to Ireland with the students and the TY students shared different elements of Irish culture from Camogie to Irish Dancing with them. The workshops were a powerful learning experience for all involved. Many thanks to Mrs Murray for organising these workshops.
Andreea Moisin Artwork
Andreea Moisin Artwork
Please click on the ‘Read more’ tab to view enjoy amazing artwork from our supremely talented 6th year student Andreea Moisin. Andreea came to Ireland from Romania two years ago. Andreea loves art and when asked what it means to her, she replied:
“…..I draw because for me, art and colour are freedom. There is no right or wrong when speaking about art.
I get inspiration from everywhere, people, nature, things that surround me everyday. The most thing I enjoy is paintin…
'The Sound of Music' - Compilation
Please click on the Youtube link below to view a compilation of songs from our recent hit musical, ‘The Sound of Music’.
Wellness Week - Art Competition
Well done to all students who participated in the Art competition that was running this week on the Five Ways of Well-being. All entries were shortlisted down to 20 and voting took place by students and teachers at lunchtime today. The voting results were as follows. In first place Andreea Moisin, in 2nd place Katarina Stapkova, and in 3rd place Aoife Ruane.
Well done to everyone, we hope you all enjoyed your well-being week. Many thanks to Ms Rattigan for organising this event.
2018 Wellness Week
Please click on the ‘Read more’ tab to view a selection of images from our fantastic 2018 Wellness Week. The week was filled with a wide variety of talks/activities/presentations for all year groups. Many thanks to all who facilitated this event. Special thanks to the Amber Flag committee, and Ms Phillips in particular, for all their hard work in organising this event.
School Calendar Changes
Unfortunately, we have had to make some alterations to our School Calendar. Monday 19th November will now be an ordinary school day for all as the In-service scheduled for that day has been changed to Tuesday 27th. The 6th Year P/T Meeting will now take place on the 21/11/19. The 3rd Year P/T Meeting will now take place on the 29/11/18. The school will be closed Monday 3rd December as indicated earlier in the year. On Wednesday, January 9th 2019, there is another In-service for staff and student…
Niamh O'Neill - Irish Schools Athletics
Brilliant news from the recent Irish Schools Athletics meet in Glasgow recently. The Irish School team of which Niamh O’Neill is a member, finished 2nd behind England with Scotland 3rd. Niamh gave brilliant performances in all her events. 1.53 high jump; 8.2 in 60m hurdles. 5.38 long jump. Well done Niamh from all at BCS!
Junior Certificate Business Studies Awards
Well done to Aoife Doherty & Hannah Waldron, last year’s Junior Certificate students, who were presented with the National University J.E. Cairns School of Business & Economics Junior Certificate Business 2018 Award at a ceremony in NUIG in association with the BSTAIfor achieving an A grade in Business Studies as part of their Junior Certificate examinations. The girls are pictured with their Business Studies teacher Bernie Osgood & Prof. John McHale, Dean of Business & Economics…
Roisin Cassidy - NUIG Scholarship
Congratulations to recent graduate of BCS, Roisin Cassidy, who received the prestigious NUIG Excellence Scholarship Award 2018. Roisin is studying Medicine in NUIG, we wish her all the best for the future.
U-14 Girls Gaelic
Congratulations to our U-14 Girls Gaelic team who had an impressive victory recently over Dunmore by a score line of 7:19 – 6:04.