Cycle Against Suicide

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INFORMATION EVENING - Supporting Young People's Mental Health - Wednesday, 22nd April at 7.30pm

JigsawAn information talk for parents on 'Supporting Young People's Mental Health' will be held in Carndonagh Community School on Wednesday, 22nd April at 7.30 pm. The presentation will take approximately one hour and all are welcome. Please feel free to contact Mary Lafferty (HSCL-086 822 2169) for more details.

First Year Exams - 15th-17th April 2015 (REVISED TIMETABLE)

Junior Cert & Leaving Cert Practical Exams Timetables (April / May 2015)

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Note: Wednesday, 15th April : First Year Exams for three days in Unit 5

IMPORTANT Information on Mumps for Parents and Guardians

There have been a number of cases of Mumps in Carndonagh Community School as of Thursday, 12th March. It is very important that parents read the following pdfInformation Leaflet on Mumps.

Michael WhiteMichael White TYB, was selected, along with a hundred other transition year students from around the country, to participate in the Bar Council of Ireland Transition Year Programme. Michael recently spent a week in the care of the Bar Council of Ireland where he was exposed to the Irish court system and court personnel. The TY pupils spent most of the week going between the two main courts of the land, the Four Courts and the Central Criminal Courts of Justice.

Pupils were grouped according to their preferred legal area so Michael's group spent most of their time in the criminal courts. Over the course of the week they sat in on numerous cases ranging from minor assaults and parole violations, to much more serious charges liked armed robbery and a kidnapping charge. They also managed to sit in on two very high profile cases, the Ian Bailey case and the Rory McIlroy case. Some of the most interesting parts of the week occurred in the evenings when pupils took part in mock trials and visited the Law Society and the Bridewell. Michael was disappointed that TY pupils were denied access to one of the most interesting cases of the decade, the Graham Dwyer case. Because of the graphic nature of the evidence and the distressing nature of the case, the Bar Council decided that it was the prudent thing to do.

Overall the week was extremely interesting and insightful. A barrister not only needs to know the law but has to be quick thinking on his feet and a good speaker. One never knows when a knowledge of the law might come in handy!

Come and Try Music CCS

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"Donegal Music Education Partnership invites you to a series of Come and Try sessions where our tutors and students will give an introduction to the various instruments taught in our music service and then give you an opportunity to try them out. You will also hear performances from some of our current students."

On Saturday, 25th April at 11am, CCS will host one of these sessions.

For further information, tel: 074 9176 293. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ashley Young CCS


MATCH FOOTAGE (VIDEO) (Click link, then right-click on jigsaw piece and "run this plug-in")

Man Utd Trip Photo Album

Pupils and staff from Carndonagh Community School visited Old Trafford for the fourth time when they travelled to Manchester over the Easter Weekend. First stop was Boundary Park on Good Friday to watch League One Oldham Athletic play league leaders Bristol City. The forty students of CCS cheered with the other 4,500 supporters when Oldham came from behind to snatch a 1-1 draw.

On Saturday the group made their way to Old Trafford to watch Manchester United v Aston Villa. For the fourth year running the students watched a favourable(?) result as United ran out 3-1 winners with goals from Ander Herrera (2) and a Wayne Rooney volley. Christian Benteke pulled one back for Villa. The pupils even took time out of their trip to pose for photos with Ashley Young before travelling back to Carndonagh. Well done to all, especially Mr. Micky O'Kane, Mr. Martin Cavanagh, Mr. John Collins and Ms. Siobhan Coll who travelled with the students.

Show Racism the Red Card

Pictured are Chloe Mulhern, Shanice Whoriskey, Caitlin Devlin, Caoimhe Ruddy, Caitlin Keogh, Paddy Doherty & Lee McLaughlin. These are the students who will be representing the school on Monday, 20th April in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin for the "Show Racism the Red Card". Many thanks to Ms. Donna Callaghan and Mr. Brian McLoughlin for all their hard work.

FairTradeSchoolCCS 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!

Thanks to the CSPE and SPHE teachers for showing the various videos, to Marie and the canteen staff and Dessie in the Coffee Dock, who made the switch to Fair Trade. Thanks to Michael Doherty for making the switch in the Maths building, to Tina in the Tuckshop, and to all in the Special Needs staff room for doing likewise. Thanks to Management, all the individual teachers, SNAs, and secretarial and ancillary staff who are now opting for Fair Trade, from bananas, to tea, coffee and chocolate. Well done everyone.

Four TYA girls were instrumental in this venture and did much of the work. They are - Cliona Ivers, Lydia Johnson, Aoife Doherty and Emma Doherty. Thanks also to the TYs who delivered PowerPoint presentations to local primary school pupils and to all the TY pupils who made and sold all the Fair Trade goodies over FT fortnight!

2015 Junior Certificate Art Practical Exams

Drawing / Ordinary Level (EV) Click Here[156KB]

Drawing / Higher Level (EV) Click Here[173KB]


2015 Leaving Certificate Art Practical Exams

Life Sketching / Ordinary Level (EV) Click Here [156KB]

Imaginative Composition / Higher Level (EV) Click Here [120KB]

Craftwork / Higher Level (EV) Click Here [35KB]

Design / Ordinary Level (EV) Click Here [163KB]

Design / Higher Level (EV) Click Here [194KB]

Imaginative Composition / Ordinary Level (EV) Click Here [36KB]

Craftwork / Ordinary Level (EV) Click Here [120KB]

Life Sketching / Higher Level (EV) Click Here [176KB]

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