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Latest News & Updates 2017-10-17T10:53:34+00:00

October 2021

May 2021

DCU Changemaker Schools

Please click on the link below to find out more about the Dublin City University's project launch! https://www.dcu.ie/commsteam/news/2021/apr/dcu-launches-dcu-changemaker-schools-network-support-teachers-and-students

January 2021

Changemaker Schools Network

St. Columbas Girls National School with Facility for Deaf Children is one of 15 Irish primary Changemaker Schools in the DCU Changemaker Schools Network. The DCU Changemaker Schools Network is a community of practice and focused on sharing best practice in the areas of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Schools in the network frame their work within changemaking leadership practices focused the development of empathy, creativity, leadership and teamwork with their students. All students are encouraged to identify as Changemakers. Schools support the vision and mission of the DCU [...]

October 2020

August 2020

June 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, There is light at the end of the tunnel! After long months of wondering if things would ever get back to normal, we are finally seeing evidence that the sacrifices have paid off, that good decisions were made and that we, as a people, have done a really good job to help control the virus. Some people have suffered during the last months and for many, the harm and hurt that was done to our health hasn’t yet been fully realised and will take [...]

Green Schools

Green Schools  Officers  congratulate us on receiving our 8th Green flag for Global Citizenship and the Marine  Environment. Well done to our Green School committee and all the pupils who helped us achieve this flag. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpthsVEuLYE&authuser=0    

May 2020

A book about Coronavirus.

There is a picture book for children worried about Coronavirus which you can find here. This is for older children. Please have a look yourself and see if it is appropriate for your child.   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VzZxtG5gwxlQHVxJAfO-RvrDvmZZ2QQw/view?usp=sharing

Book about Coronavirus for younger children

There is a picturebook for children worried about Coronavirus that you can find here. Please have a look beforehand yourself and see if you think it is appropriate for your child. (https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx)

Message from Principal

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope you are well. It is hard to believe that the June bank holiday weekend is nearly up on us. I hope that the suggested work that we are sending home is going ok for you and your child. Please remember that while we do need this work to be completed that we need much more that you all stay safe and well and that the suggested work is just that, suggested. I’m sure you and your child are learning many life skills [...]

Calling all Kids

The Lord Mayor of Cork has issued a 'creative call ' to the children of Cork City. Can you answer the creative call?