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Open Evening

On Monday 11 November the staff and students of Presentation College opened their doors to welcome visiting primary school pupils and their parents. The annual 'Open Evening' is always a wonderful opportunity to showcase our school and to meet the next generation of students. On Friday of the previous week all First Year Geography students displayed their projects ...

Amazing Brains Study Workshop

All First Years participated in a study skills workshops on Wednesday 6 November 2019 in the school library. Students were taught how their ‘amazing brains’ work. They practised techniques and developed skills to enhance their learning in all subjects. Teachers present helped students link the material to their subject. Thanks to the Parents Council who supported the workshop.

Latest News

Please click here to read our latest Newsletter. Lots of things have been happening  since we returned to school. The photos and articles represent just a sample of the many activities students have been involved in.

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Maths Week

Oct 29 2019
Maths was the focus of teaching and learning recently in Presentation College. There were puzzles, special maths based activities and lots of discussion regarding the importance of maths in relation to the student’s lives and future careers. Congratulations to Jake Baker from Third Year who won the overall competition.

Presentation College Awards Academic Excellence

On Friday, 18th October a distinguished gathering from the world of academia converged on the Seven Oaks Hotel in Carlow for the thirteenth annual Presentation College Academic Awards ceremony. The Academic Awards, implemented by the Board of Management, are designed to recognise and reward academic achievement among the students in Presentation College and to publicly celebrate their success....

Appreciating Difference

Ms Byrne's First Year SPHE students while studying the topic of 'Appreciating Difference'  took part in a 'show and tell' class where all students actively participated using props from home .... Among the many talents showcased included one student who provided baked cupcakes for her entire class to demonstrate her love of baking.  Aoife is a Business and Home Economics student ...

Geography Field Trip

On Monday the Sixth Year Geography students travelled to Kippure, Co. Wicklow to carry out experiments in the river Liffey for their Leaving Certificate Geography Project. Despite some showers in the morning the weather held out for the rest of the day. Some of the experiments carried out were: 'Calculating the Velocity of the river', 'Calculating the Slope of the River' and 'Analysing the Bedload'. The project will be worth points for their final Leaving Certificate Geography exam.