Skerries Community College

 Principal's Welcome... 

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Sam Maguire

Ms. C. Clarke, Principal, and Mr. Dean Rock with the Sam Maguire cup.

Geography Week

Ms. A.M. White, Ms. M, Spillane and Mr. S. Dunleavy,

with the winning students from the Geography quiz.

Sam Maguire Cup

Mr. Dean Rock brings the Sam Maguire Cup to,

Mr.Pat Boylan and his class.

Sam Maguire

Mrs. Cepta Kennefick with Mr. Dean Rock and the Sam Maguire cup at Skerries Community College.

Web Summit

Mrs. M. Fitzsimmons with a group of students, at the Web Summit in the RDS.


Ms. Caroline Clarke, Principal, reads during the D.E.A.R. period, when the whole school Drops Everything And Reads.

Team Hope

TY students with the wall of filled shoe boxes, ready for Team Hope

Scifest at School

Ms. K. Corbett, and Ms. B. Barrett, with the winning students of the

"Scifest at School"

D.E.A.R. Week

Author Jane Mitchell with Ms. P. Conway.


Oisin McGann

The famous author Oisin McGann with some students, after giving a writing workshop.


Mr. G. Grimes, reading during D.E.A.R. period


Ms. P. Conway, Ms.A.M. White and Mr. E. Elebert,

with the winners of the special D.E.A.R. quiz

Book Characters

The English department in 'Book Character' costume.


Sophie Sheahan represented Skerries Community College at the Scifest finals at Marino Institute of Education.


Sophie Sheahan receiving a trophy at the Scifest finals at Marino Institute of Education.

European Tour

93 students and 11 teachers went on the annual European Tour.

The 7 days were enjoyed by everyone on the tour which included;

A visit to ;

 A coal mine in The Netherlands,

 The Lindt factory in Cologne,

The Gestapo Museum in Cologne,

A candle making factory in Valkenburg.

A study of the River Rhine and agriculture in the Paris Basin.


The Army at Careers Night

The Army and Students at the Careers Night on the 6th October.

Careers Night

Emily Diebold from "Skerries News" with her son, Sammy Diebold and Luke Breen at the careers night.

Hannah Corcoran's Photograph.

Hannah Corcoran's photograph, which won a certificate for the Mental Health Project for schools and colleges.

Green Flag

Congratulations to the Green Schools Committee on being awarded a Green Flag for the College. Pictured holding the flag are Transition Year students, Aoimhe Downey (left) and Vivienne Byrne.

Healthy Eating

Professor Donal O'Shea with the Healthy School team after giving a very interesting and informative talk on healthy eating to all the staff.

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News & Activities

2nd December

Parent Teacher Meeting for all parents of

2nd year students from

4.15 to 6.45

Chess Tournament

in the library.


1st year Soccer Vs Ashbourne


Boys senior Gaelic.

Emmanuel Rehearsal, 1.15 to 2pm, Oratory.


Parent Teacher Meeting

for all parents of 2nd year students from

4.15 to 6.45

Fit for Fun walk/run.

Boys under 16 Gaelic


1st year Hockey Vs Clontarf.

TY Trip away.

Badminton Irish Open 9.40 to 1.10.


Photography Club

in the library at 1.10

new members are always welcome.

Boys Senior Gaelic Vs Malahide.





 College Activites

College Activites


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 Colours Charity Fundraiser -A huge success!

Congratulations to the College Prefects on a fantastic charity fundraiser which raised over €700 for each charity-The Irish Kidney Association, The Irish Cancer Society and Pieta House. Thanks to our students for a hugely successful day and for your contribution to the three worthy charities.

The Study hall is open to all 6th years Mon- Fri from 8am to 8.50 for quiet study.  



 Congratulations to Shaun Elebert and all the cast, crew and front of house on the excellent production of 'Oliver' recently.

Well done to all.

SCC Parents Association AGM

SCC Parents Association AGM

There was a very positive reaction to the talk by Dr. Fergus Heffernan about understanding the emotional needs of teenagers. 230 parents attended and were captivated by Fergus' talk, which was witty and very informative.We hope to have him speak to the senior students in the new year and to us parents again in the following school year.


Breda Shankey,

Chair person







Congratulations to Jane Branagan and the Junior Hockey Squad who beat St. Wolstens 3-1 in the Leinster Final. Well done to all especially Sarah Whelan who scored a hat-trick. 



Congratulations to the Senior Team who beat Muchross Park School 6-1 in a thrilling match.  They now play in the Leinster schools final next Thursday.  Two goals by Anna Coomey and one each by Sally Dawson, Jane Dardis , Veronica Fay Watt and Katie Boylan.


Well done to the Junior Team on a fantasic win over Our Ladies College, Terenure in the Leinster Semi-Finals on Wed. 4th.  They won 4 - 0 .  2 goals by Sarah Whelan and one each by Megan Delaney and Rachel Boyle. 







Well done to the First Year Girls Basketball Team who defeated Baldoyle 25-5 to reach the SSA League All -Ireland Final. 

Up-coming Events

Up-coming Events

Wednesday 2nd December

Parent Teacher Meeting

for all parents of 2nd Year students


4.15 to 6.45

Ellen Tuck and Sinead O

Ellen Tuck and Sinead O'Brien





to past-pupil

Sinead O'Brien

who has been awarded a

UCD Choral Scholar Entrance Scholarship

as a result of her high achievement in her Leaving Certificate in June


Congratulations to past-pupil

Ellen Tuck

on being selected for an

Entrance Exhibition Award 2015

from Trinity College as a result of her high performance in her Leaving Certificate in June 2015





Learning Initiative Award

Learning Initiative Award

The official completion of Dublin Dun Laoghaire ETB 'Transfer Learning Initiative' was held in Head Office last week.  The College participated in twelve workshops on new and innovative teaching techniques.

Skerries Community College recieved an award for its work in Work Application.  A final presentation was made by Ms. A. Smith on her reseasrch on raising the profile on Work Application and acknowledging the students' hard work in the class.  The College was presented with a plaque acknowledging the college as a Centre of Innovative Teaching.  Certificates of Completion were given to each participant.

Library Activities

Library Activities





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Sign up NOW for Chess Tournament.


 Library Photography Club

The next Camera Club meeting is on Friday 4th December at 1.10 in the library. New members are always welcome.


Writers Club

The next Writers Club will meet on Wednesday 16th December at 1.10 in the library.



The next Quiz is on Thursday 17th December. All students are welcome and there are great prizes for the winning teams.


Book Club

The next Book Club is on Friday 11th December, new members are always welcome.


Chess Club

 Chess is played everyday at lunchtime, all students are welcome.

The next tournament will start shortly


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