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Scifest 2016
27th April 2017
The Science Department here at Castlepollard Community College have always encouraged strong participation in the Scifest Competition every year. This year was no exception as students created projects on a range of topics. After a competition and exhibition within the school, groups were...  
1st Year French Quiz
9th March 2017
Yesterday evening, Castlepollard Community College sent two teams to the Midlands FTA(French Teachers Associaton) Quiz in Tullamore College. The teams had been selected after a French quiz in the college recently and did a fine job representing the school. Our French teachers, Ms Kilbride and Ms...  
Castlepollard's Got Talent
9th March 2017
Castlepollard's Got Talent will take place next Wednesday at 7pm in the hall. It promises to be an exciting event with acts ranging anywhere from singing, to acting to juggling! The students have been working hard on their acts since January and are excited to share their many talents with an...  
All-Ireland Award for TY students
7th March 2017
Having been nominated for a place in the final of the Briery Gap Drama Festival, expectations were high for the TY production of Big Maggie. Students involved in every aspect of play were back to work again as props had to be cleaned up and repainted along with a returns to even more detailed...  
Transition Year Drama: All-Ireland Finalists
13th February 2017
It was clear from the audience numbers and general response to the Transition Year production, John B. Keane's Big Maggie, that our young group of actors had impressed parents and members of the local community alike. However, recognition has now been received at a national level as...  
Scifest School Science Fair
31st January 2017
Castlepollard students wow judges with SciFest School science fair! On Wednesday 25th January 80 students from 1st and 2nd year participated in the inaugural SciFest@School science fair. Students presented projects on areas from cricket behaviour to wirelessly controlling lights on a...  
Positive Mental Health Week
31st January 2017
Thanks to the fantastic efforts of Ms Smith, Ms Kiernan and our TY students, this year's Positive Mental Health week is up and running with great success. So far students have enjoyed talks from guest speakers, mandala colouring and even a spontaneous dance each day.  Today,...  
Sky Sports Academy Day
24th January 2017
Our 5th year students along with their PE teacher were delighted to have earned a place at the Sky Sports Academy Day this week at the National Arena. Owing to their fantastic work with the scheme over the last year, students were invited to take part in the day and meet some of the sporting...  
Transition Years in the Irish Examiner
23rd January 2017
Recently, a national newspaper, The Irish Examiner took an interest in an initiative run in the school with our Transition Year students. In conjunction with a scheme funded by the HSE our Transition Year students spent time in a virtual parenting role using specially designed dolls as babies. As...  
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