Category Archives: News

Appointment of New Principal

Congratulations to Mr Diarmuid McCaffrey on his appointment as school principal, which will take effect from September. Wishing Mr McCaffrey every best wish and good luck in his new role in the years ahead.

Girls Active Festival 2019

The 1st year girls attended Leitrim Sports Partnership’s ‘Girls Active Festival’ in Drumshanbo on Tuesday 8th April. They had completed 10 weeks after school every Wednesday engaging in a variety of activities and the festival in Drumshanbo was a celebration day where they received their Certificates of Completion which they will put in their JCPA Cert at the end of Junior Cycle. Four second years who kept on the programme this year also attended on the day. They all participated in a variety of activities on the day such as Parkour, Cycling along the Blueway, Football, Self Defence and Zumba. Well done girls.

Peile Tournament 2019

One of our main areas of focus for the Health Promoting Schools Programme is to focus on more physical activity. Recently 1st and 2nd year boys participated in a lunch time Peile Tournament over a number of weeks. The TY’s facilitated by Mr. Nolan organised and ran the tournament.  Well done to Paul Flynn, Louis Smith, James Gilheany and Ezra McGovern (Team A) who were the winning team from the tournament.

MSLETB Sligo Open Day

On Tuesday 9th April a group of 5th and 6th year students, accompanied by Ms Garvey attended an open day at MSLETB training centre in Sligo. It was a most informative and enjoyable day. The students received a guided tour of the centre’s facilities and talks were provided from instructors on a range of apprenticeships and traineeships including electrical engineering and instrumentation, accounting technician, butchery, software development, hairdressing, cybersecurity, motor mechanics and vehicle body repair, carpentry and joinery and toolmaking, to name but a few. 

NUIG Taster Day

A group of senior cycle students attended a taster day at NUIG today, accompanied by Ms Garvey and Mr Kane. They got to explore the campus and attend lectures across a broad range of subjects. A great day was had by all and everyone returned to BCS with plenty of food for thought…💭 ☀📚💡🎓👀😀