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Presentation College Comes First in the ISTA in the Senior Quiz Regional Finals

Presentation College Carlow had nine students, three teams taking part in the 2019 ISTA Senior Science Quiz regional finals in Carlow IT during Science week on Thursday evening. There were twenty three teams involved from Carlow, Kilkenny, Kildare and Laois. The winning team on the night was from Presentation College Carlow and the students are delighted to be going to the National Finals in Trinity College College Dublin..

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. 

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk

On Thursday 14 March, forty-eight Agricultural Science and Home Economics students, along with Ms. Bradley, Ms. Egan and Ms. Grant and our Erasmus teacher Paulina attended the annual Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk. This took place in on the Irish Farmers Journal Farm located in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Students learned about ...

Junior Achievement Ireland and Futurewize Programme

Thirty-two First Year Science students received certificates in Presentation College on completion the five-week Futurwize programme. With hands-on activities, students journey through Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths and uncover the future possibilities within Science.



Internet Safety Day

Our Safety Ambassador Gavin Bradley along with Ms. McHugh organised yet another successful Internet Safety Day. The day was a hive of activities, with selfie pictures, posters and displays all reminding students to THINK before they post online: Is it True?  Is it Hurtful?  Is it Illegal?  Is it Necessary?  Is it Kind?