• All-Ireland Programming Olympiad - Closing Date: 17th February

    The Annual All-Ireland Programming Olympiad is a computer programming olympiad held at Dublin City University (DCU). The goals of the competition are: To encourage and reward young programmers (male and female). To promote contacts among programmers in Ireland. To select a team for the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). Do you know gifted secondary school students who can write code? Do Read More
  • "Throwback Thursday" - 1982 - Computing?...It'll Never Work!

    The lives of '80s kids were inevitably going to be guided by, then dominated by personal computing. 1982 was a particularly significant year for technology - the Commodore 64 was born. For current pupils who are unfamiliar with the Commodore experience, think PlayStation for your grandparents. The C64 was invented to do important stuff, but became a rudimentary games console. By Read More
  • Pope John Paul II Award 2016

    The John Paul II Award was received by seventeen students in the school for voluntary work carried out in their communities and parishes. The award allowed our students to bring to life the presence of Christ by ministering to the needs of others in their communities. Some students worked with the various charities, youth clubs and football teams in their Read More
  • The Birdman Swoops on CCS

    Martin Birdman Maloney photo album Martin Maloney a.k.a. The Birdman had two parts to his presentation in the Aras on Thursday, 4th February. Firstly, a slideshow and video presentation to our TY pupils on birds of prey. He highlighted the need for young people to change the perception of birds of prey, e.g. that they don't eat living lambs and they do Read More
  • JCSP Handmade Spinning Wheel Initiative

    JCSP Handmade Spinning Wheel Initiative photos (and video) A group of 2nd Years are experiencing the tradition of making a Handmade Spinning Wheel under the careful guidance of Johnny Shiels. (The spin bike is not part of the tradition...) The students are also hand weaving a cover for their book " The Spinning Wheel" which they hope to display at the Read More
  • CCS Pays Tribute to Past-pupil, Mark Farren

    Pupils and Staff at Carndonagh CS offer their condolences to the family of Mark Farren, who passed away on Wednesday morning, 3rd February aged 33. Mark attended CCS before establishing a youth football career at Tranmere and Huddersfield Town. He is best known for his exploits with Derry City FC, becoming their all-time top scorer in 2012. During his high-profile Read More
  • Senior Boys Crowned Comeback Champions of Ulster

    Photo courtesy of www.DonegalSportHub.com Ulster Senior Soccer Final Carndonagh Community School Vs Loreto Milford (Match report - Matthew Cavanagh, 5B) Martin Cavanagh (manager) interview with Donegal Sport Hub Twelve months on from a devastating Ulster Final defeat at the hands of Deele College, CCS rose from the ashes to claim a well-deserved victory over Loreto Milford in this year’s showpiece by Read More
  • School Newspaper Enters Planning Stage

    Inaugural Meeting - Board Room, 12.50pm, Friday, 18th December Have you seen movies where students have their own Newspaper Club? They brainstorm, work together, have fun, share opinions and also practice their journalism skills. Just like in all American schools, CCS will have its own Newspaper Club. This club will be all about teamwork and having fun. At the same time all Read More
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Annual Calendar / Weekly Calendar 2015-2016

DOWNLOAD Annual Calendar 2015-2016 (Amended 21st September)

As always, the Annual Calendar is provisional and subject to change. Changes will be notified by amendment date.

DOWNLOAD Weekly Calendar  /  D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything & Read) Schedule  /  Word of the Week

Mock Exams Timetable (Third & Fifth Years) - February / March 2016

Principal's Schedule / Timetable

Parents and staff wishing to meet with the Principal should refer to the following timetable:

pdfPrincipal's Schedule / Timetable

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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!
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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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