Our school works closely with many different sporting organisations in the community across multiple codes including soccer, Gaa, athletics, gymnastics, swimming and rugby. Scoil Cholmcille have a long and proud association with sporting bodies and clubs within our town and county. We are delighted to say that these partnerships continue to flourish. Our pupils also participate in various initiatives set up by second and third level institutions within the town which give our students exposure to coaching while availing of top class facilities.
Jim Clarke- St.Eunan’s Gaa Coaching Officer
Hurling Coaching – Donegal coaching officer Martin Mc Grath providing hurling coaching to children in the back yard.
Future Leaders Programme – Student’s from St.Eunan’s College involved in a Gaelic football coaching day during our Active School Week
Letterkenny and District Schools League
Established in 2013 for small, medium and large schools to promote Gaelic football in and around the town. Letterkenny Gaels, St. Eunan’s , Glenswilly and Termon clubs take turns at hosting the final blitzes every year which provide a vital link between clubs and schools.
Letterkenny & District League Indoor Competition
Our senior Gaelic football team went all the way to the finals of this years indoor competition losing out narrowly to Glenswilly NS in the final. We were super proud of their efforts. Well done boys! Thanks to the Aura Leisure complex who hosted this years finals and to Kevin Gallinagh of Letterkenny Tool Hire who kindly sponsored the medals and trophy.
Our Active committee was selected from willing volunteers on the 23rd October 2019. They held their first meeting on Thursday 24th October. They discussed many areas regarding activities for all and drew up a plan going forward. Well done boys and girls!
Changes followed such as new equipment and activities for both yards and a suggestion box in the hall. In term 2, committee members carried out the What Club Are You In? They generated a bar chart displaying the results.
Active School Flag Slogan
Active Committee members asked all classes to come up with a slogan during one week in February 2020. Each class teacher selected the top two entries from their class that were selected to go back to the Committee and be picked as part of an overall school winner.
Staff Evaluation survey results – October/November 2019
All staff were asked to complete an evaluation s
Scoil Cholmcille is delighted to be working in partnership with Citadel Gymnastics delivering a gymnastic programme to the students and upskilling the staff!
Well done to Temple (4th class) who has only recently joined the local Athletic club and already has achieved so much. He traveled to the Ulster Indoor Championships at the weekend winning gold in the 60m and silver in the shot. Well done Temple!
Special Sportshall Event
A very special sportshall event took place in Educate Together on Friday 14th February for boys and girls with SNA access. Scoil Cholmcille had 3 boys competing. They had a fantastic day and came back in third place overall! Well done !
Huge congratulations to our Fastest feet competitors. This is part of our partnership with Finn Valley AC schools programme which is rolled out each year. Thanks to the support of the parents also taking the time to bring their children to this event.