• Class 1B Wins First Year Scrabble Battle

    Congratulations to Class 1B who won the 1st Year Scrabble Competition. Representing the class were Elisha Moyne, Adam Kirkland, Darragh McGeoghegan and Emma Doherty. The Final against 1F proved a nailbiting experience with both teams scoring the highest points of the week. Read More
  • Success for CCS at Trash 'n' Fashion

    Trash 'n' Fashion Final photo album Well done to all our students who participated in the Trash ‘n’ Fashion Competition in aid of Jigsaw on 19th May in Mount Errigal Hotel. Commander of Elegance – Claire Doherty 4D, Amy Callaghan 4C and Emma Gill 4A. Opulent – Michelle Grant 4F, Holly Moore TY and Shannon McKinley TY. Vision – Catherine Read More
  • John Doherty Memorial Walk 2016

    On Thursday, 19th May, staff members headed for Glenevin Waterfall and the Annual John Doherty Memorial Walk. The weather didn't permit a tour of the Urris Lakes, but the waterfall was no less of a spectacle. Over €500 was raised for charity among the staffrooms. Many thanks to all members of staff who participated and contributed. We continue to remember Read More
  • Matthew Duffy, Donegal Junior Bake-off Champion 2016

    Congratulations to 5th year pupil, Matthew Duffy who won the 'Great Donegal Junior Bake Competition' on Friday, 20th May. The competition took place in the Highlands Hotel in Glenties in association with Paul Kelly, celebrity chef from the Great Irish Bake-off. As part of his prize, Matthew will spend a day with Paul Kelly in the 5-star Merrion Hotel in Read More
  • Softball a Big Hit with Transition Years

    TY Softball photo album Softball - a cross between rounders and baseball...But when it's played by 50+ TY pupils, it's a different game altogether. The TY PE groups, marshalled by Mr. Spencer and Mr. Bogan, were recently introduced to the great American pastime. While the rules were implemented loosely, and the number of players on the field was marginally high, there's Read More
  • SciFest 2016

    SciFest 2016 photo album The LYIT leg of SciFest 2016 took place on 13th May. Junior Cert pupil, Aisling McCarron won the Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award for her 'Investigation on the effect of food and drink on my blood glucose levels'. Aisling is now competing in the next stage for the SciFest 2016 Grand Award. The Final will take Read More
  • Fourth Years Visit The National Gallery & The National Museum

    National Gallery / National Museum Fourth Year Trip photo album On Tuesday, 3rd May, Fourth Year Art pupils visited both the National Gallery and the National Museum in Dublin. Despite some disruption in the National Gallery due to the highly anticipated Da Vinci Exhibition, the pupils were treated to an impressive display of fine Irish and European works. In the National Read More
  • Work Experience of a Lifetime at Zurich Zoo - Shauna McBride, TYA

    Shauna McBride Zurich Zoo Work Experience photo album As I have a great interest in studying zoology in college, I really wanted to do a work experience that would give me a greater insight into what this will entail. I speak quite good Swiss-German since my mother is Swiss, so I decided to do my placement at Zurich Zoo. My Read More
  • Lorraine O'Carroll Fourth Year Pottery Workshop

    Lorraine O'Carroll (Peninsula Pottery) recently visited Mrs. McDermott's and Ms. McGee's Fourth Year Art classes to demonstrate "pottery throwing". While pottery throwing may sound like antisocial behaviour, it actually takes great skill. The pupils learned the basics of fashioning pots out of clay on a wheel. They clearly had some fun in the process. Many thanks to Lorraine for her Read More
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JOB APPLICATIONS (Positions Commencing August 2016)


Job Applications for positions commencing August 2016 are now online. Application on official forms only, available at the link below.

Job Applications Homepage

Second & Fourth Year Exams Timetables / Fourth Year Room Reallocation

Schedule of Reopening / Weekly Calendar

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CCS Recommended Reading

CCS BooksOpen up the link, open up a book and jump in! Summer reading ideas for all ages and all genres.

"Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light."


Fair Trade School

Carndonagh Community School has been designated a Fair Trade School. Ms. Nabla McGeehin would like to thank all the pupils and staff for their efforts. Together we made it happen!

3D School Map

3D CCS Map
First Year pupils and new members of staff need no longer wander the corridors in wonder, with the help of this handy 3D map of CCS!

Exchange Programmes

Carndonagh Community School has an association with several schools overseas. Take a look at our growing list of foreign friends in Europe and beyond.
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