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Seagate Smart City Awards - “Smood”

STEM 2019

Emma McCloskey, Caoimhe Murray, Ciara Harkin and Demi Donaghy from TY, all took part in the ‘Seagate Smart City’ competition in St Mary’s College in Derry on Monday the 8th of April. The girls won the competition with their idea ‘Smood’, which is a student mood detector in the school which aims to combat mental health issues. Well done to the girls with their success!!

JOB APPLICATION - Clerical Officer / Administrator (x 2)

The Board of Management of Carndonagh Community School invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced candidates for the position of

Clerical Officer / Administrator (x 2)

Job description, Competencies and Application Form available for download below.

Shortlisting will apply.

Salary at Grade III level subject to skills, experience and qualifications.

Applications to be returned by POST ONLY to:
The Secretary, Board of Management, Carndonagh Community School, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal by 4pm Friday, 3rd May 2019.

Carndonagh Community School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

DOWNLOADS - pdfJob Description  |  pdfJob Competencies  |  docxJob Application Form

JOB APPLICATION - Home Economics

The Board of Management of Carndonagh Community School, invites applications from registered, qualified and experienced teachers for the following position:

Home Economics

Applications by official Application Form only (available for download below) BY POST to :–
The Secretary, Board of Management, Carndonagh Community School, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal by 3pm Friday, 3rd May 2019.

All appointments are subject to the sanction and approval of the Department of Education and Skills, Garda Vetting requirements, (Cl 0031/2016 ), Registration by the Teaching Council will be required for appointment. Short-listing may be employed and canvassing will disqualify.

C.C.S. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

docxDOWNLOAD Home Economics Job App Form

Girls Soccer - Same Old CCS, Always Winning!

First Year Girls Soccer 2019

The 1st year girls recently advanced to the Ulster Final after a hard-fought comeback victory vs Loreto Letterkenny (2-1). They will play either Loreto Milford or Scoil Mhuire Buncrana in the final.

Match report: In a tight affair, Loreto Letterkenny started much the stronger. CCS were put under sustained pressure and after a scramble in the box, a Loreto player toe-poked the ball home. This was the wake-up call CCS needed. They begin to up the tempo and the game became a lot more even. An excellent ball over the top put Ailish Doherty through on goal and she finished expertly. Just before half-time CCS went 2-1 up after an excellent cross by Alanah Brennan was finished by Clara Gill at the back post. The scoreline was 2-1 at half-time. The CCS backline were excellent in the 2nd half and it was a really tight game, but CCS prevailed to win 2-1; an excellent win away from home against a strong Loreto Letterkenny.

VEX Robotics Competition 2019

Robotics 2019

On Friday 29th April, CCS students took part in the VEX Robotics Competition held in LYIT. Nine schools from Donegal took part, with twelve teams in total as two schools had teams entered with robots sponsored by FinTech companies. There were twenty-four matches in the heat stage which CCS won! Sadly, CCS were knocked out in the semi-final by a crafty Letterkenny team who trapped the CCS robot for the majority of the match. The team worked hard building and coding the robot since December and planning their strategy. Well done to the boys for a fantastic achievement! Construction team members were: David McGonigle 5C, Dean Grant 5F, Tony Diver 5D, Ronan Kelly 5B, Conor Doherty 5C and Paul McGonigle 5E. Coding team: Dean Grant 5F and Lorcan Smith TYF. The driver on the day was David, who did brilliantly as did the entire team.

Camera Club - April Theme - PEOPLE

Our APRIL theme for the Camera Club photo competition is… People! All pupils / staff are welcome to enter. The deadline is 30th April 2019. Three photos maximum. Prizes on offer! You need to give your name, class and a title for each photo as you enter them please. Staff entries are judged separately.

On your Google Drive, share your favourite photos that suit the theme, or you may email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or why not bring them along to the next Camera Club meeting, Fridays in 306A / Computer Room 119. For more details contact Mrs O’Brien. PS Let me know soon what you would like as the theme for May if you have a suggestion.