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SAINT AIDAN’S C.B.S.

Saint Aidan’s was established in 1964 by the Christian brothers as a boy’s Voluntary Secondary School, catering for the age range 12 to 18 years. It serves the local areas that include Whitehall, Santry, Beaumont, Drumcondra and Ballymun. There are in excess of six hundred and fifty students attending the school.

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 Summer Newsletter 2016

 

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When It All Adds Up

When It All Adds Up

The Maths Department ran a 1st year quiz for "Maths Week" which ran from 17th -21st October. It took place in the old sports hall and great fun was had...

Stop Everything and Read Week

Stop Everything and Read Week

Some students from 2 South taking part in the Stop Everything and Read Week which took place from Monday 10th - 14th October in school. On the first day all...

Off The Rails

Off The Rails

In October the Transition Year pupils led by chief innovator and site foreman Mr. J Cunningham and Mr.O Deneher TY Coordinator. The team worked on improving the visual appearance of...

Scary Guys

Scary Guys

The students appeared in some very wonderful Halloween costumes on the day of the October mid-term break. Terrific to see how creative they can be and the fact that there...

All Weather Pitch Opening by the President

All Weather Pitch Opening by the President

To celebrate the opening of our new All Weather Pitch, developed with St. Kevin’s Football Club, we were honoured with a visit from the president Micheal D. Higgins. The visit...

First Day Memories

First Day Memories

Writer June Considine read a very inspiring story to the first years in the Library as part of their induction day in secondary school.

Recognition of Schools as DCU Research Partners

Recognition of Schools as DCU Research Partners

At a recent ceremony in Dublin City University (DCU), the DCU Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection presented 2016 Research Partner Awards to 11 post-primary schools. Each of these schools...

Thinking Inside The Box

Thinking Inside The Box

The Google Experience took over our school for a day and gave us a little glimpse into how simple technology can be integrated into our Teaching and Learning. They brought...

Jewish Museum

Jewish Museum

In early April the boys from 2 South and their teacher Ms. Zara Kennedy went on a school trip to the Jewish Museum. The reason for the visit was for...

Ember

Ember

Ember This is a short video of the boys who took part in the Ember programme, St Aidan's along with five other schools in the Dublin Diocese spent three days...

 The Walking Ted

The Walking Ted

Wednesday 11th May 2016 was a night to remember for all who attended The Walking Ted in Ballymun's Axis Theatre. Our TY Music/Drama students staged and performed their own original...

WorldWise Global Schools

WorldWise Global Schools

This year, the school has been working with WorldWise global schools. This is a branch of Irish Aid and helps support the integration of development education in secondary schools. The...

Dublin City Enterprise Winners

Dublin City Enterprise Winners

Congratulations to the group of TY students Rodrigo Soberon Pena, Kian Auguste, Aaron Dowling, Sean Memery, Leon Murray, Neil Hoey,  Jack Molloy and their teacher Mr. N Sheridan who took...

TY Italy 2016

TY Italy 2016

The transition years and their teachers had a terrific trip to Italy this Easter, plenty of sightseeing and fun!

Scooby

Scooby

The Dublin Region of the anti drugs unit came to the school to talk to transition year students and leaving certificate applied students. The students were very impressed at how...

Athletes retain All-Ireland Senior title in Sligo

Athletes retain All-Ireland Senior title in Sligo

After an arduous training regime that pushed the athletes to the limits of their physical performance, the school's athletes headed for the picturesque surroundings of Sligo Racecourse to defend the...

Comóradh na Cásca Scoil Aodháin

Comóradh na Cásca Scoil Aodháin

Comóradh na Cásca Scoil Aodháin St. Aidan’s marked the Commemoration of the Proclamation by gathering   the entire school and staff together outside the front of the school on the...

Dublin City Enterprise Winners

Dublin City Enterprise Winners

Congratulations to the group of TY students Rodrigo Soberon Pena, Kian Auguste, Aaron Dowling, Sean Memery, Leon Murray, Neil Hoey,  Jack Molloy and their teacher Mr. N Sheridan who took...

Rodrigo’s Angel Pin

Rodrigo’s Angel Pin

Rodrigo won the regional competition of the Irish Wheelchair Association Angel Pin competition. He represented Dublin at the National awards in Athlone on the 14th March 2016. Rodrigo's pin entitled...

Winning Makes You Smile

Winning Makes You Smile

Adam Capper looking very happy after winning tickets to an Ireland friendly match.  Adam’s name was entered in a draw after opening a Bank Of Ireland account in the school...

Comóradh na Cásca Scoil Aodháin

Comóradh na Cásca Scoil Aodháin

St. Aidan’s marked the Commemoration of the Proclamation by gathering   the entire school and staff together outside the front of the school on the 15th March 2016. First thing to...

1916 Library Readings.

1916 Library Readings.

The English Department hosted “1916 Readings” in the library on Thursday 10th March. It was mainly 1st years involved and great to see the interest the students have in the...

DCU Maths Quiz

DCU Maths Quiz

Four of our students Ciaran McManus, Robert Kiely, David Petrov and Liam Nally won the 2nd year maths quiz in DCU on the 9th March. The standard was high but...

 Public Speaking Competition

Public Speaking Competition

1st and 2nd year public speaking competition took place Monday 7th March. There was great excitement in the hall as the contestants spoke on any topic of their choice with...

Tráth na Gceist

Tráth na Gceist

Seachtain na Gaeilge took off with plenty of Irish posters, words, displayed around the school agus tá an scoil ag féachaint go hálainn ar fad. On Tuesday the TY’s had...

Hell & Back for Neil

Hell & Back for Neil

A big congratulations to all those that took part in Hell and Back 31st January 2016 for Neil. He was overwhelmed by the efforts and generosity on behalf of Team...

High Scores for Micheal

High Scores for Micheal

Michael Noonan TY was presented with an award for scoring in the top 50 results in Dublin for Junior Certificate Business Studies at an event hosted in DCU. Pictured in...

The Champ meets the Champs!

The Champ meets the Champs!

Thank you to past pupil and local Councillor, Mr. Noel Rock for organising a wonderful day is his new offices for a our Minor and Junior athletics teams. Noel invited...

High Kings of Leinster

High Kings of Leinster

Well done to our magnificent Senior Cross country team who won back to back Leinster titles this week. The defending All-Ireland Champions put in a stunning effort to finish 100...

Total Focus

Total Focus

We'll done to the 220 students that sat Mock Exams recently. The staff of St.Aidan's were deeply impressed by the determination and discipline of the students. All this will pay...

Past Pupils News

Past-pupil Larry Brady offers his physical conditioning service

Past-pupil Larry Brady offers his physical conditioning service

Past-pupil Larry Brady offers his physical conditioning service: Click here to see more.

No hate for Love/Hate

No hate for Love/Hate

It has been called the most successful home-made television show ever made in Ireland, cleaning up at this year’s IFTA’s. And we were delighted to see Jason Barry at the...

Call me Mr. President!

Call me Mr. President!

Well done to Eoin O’ Liathain who continues to impress as the President of the Trinity Philosophical Society. He recently attracted the attention of the Irish Times, as he was...

Joey bowls em over

Joey bowls em over

Dublin clinched the NHL Division 1B title and a Division One semi-final clash with Tipperary as they saw off Limerick in a Semple Stadium thriller, 1-16 to 1-15 and it...

Darren continues meteoric rise to the top

Darren continues meteoric rise to the top

Darren Kennedy’s career path is certainly on the up as he has been signed up by ITV. He is now juggling his work with RTÉ and ITV’s ‘This Morning’ with...

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Sports News

Evening Herald Sports Coach of the Year

Evening Herald Sports Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Mr. Alan O’...

Basketball June 2016

Basketball June 2016

Best of luck to Brian...

Badminton Club Championships

Badminton Club Championships

We held our first badminton...

More Squash on the Way

More Squash on the Way

In May, 15 third years...

1st year Soccer Tournament

1st year Soccer Tournament

1st year Soccer Tournament took...

U-14 Hurlers Winning Start

U-14 Hurlers Winning Start

The U 14 hurlers got...

Cross Country Team Win DCU Invitational

Cross Country Team Win DCU Invitational

Congratulations to our cross country...

Senior Hurling

Senior Hurling

The Senior hurlers bowed out...

U16 Basketball

U16 Basketball

UThe U16’s have played so...

LCA Football Competition

LCA Football Competition

Great success was had by...

Staff V’s Students Ryder Cup Golf Match 2015

Staff V’s Students Ryder Cup Golf Match 2015

During October mid-term and on...

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