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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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Latest News

International Day

International Day

Mr. P Traynor and Ms.Z Kennedy organised a Fair Trade Breakfast and an International Day for the whole school. It was a great day which celebrated inclusion and diversity in...

DC Dragons

DC Dragons

Bank of Ireland Bond Trader Challenge ·         On the 23rd March Darragh Bruton 3W, Dermot Buckley 3W, Sean Caffery, Joshua Moffat and Adam McNally(all TY) represented the school at the...

Ballymun Music Project

Ballymun Music Project

Ballymun Music Project involves students from several schools from the Santry and Ballymun area coming together to form a music ensemble under the guidance of conductor Ron Cooney. In the...

Beauty of Avon Rí

Beauty of Avon Rí

First Years went on a school outing to Avon Rí centre in Blessington on the 3rd May. They participated in zip lining, orienteering, archery and an obstacle course. They returned...

Trip to the European Parliament

Trip to the European Parliament

At the end of last year St. Aidan's C.B.S. won a Schools Competition run by EUROSCOLA whereby our school was asked to design a poster themed around European cities in...

Matthew Martin

Matthew Martin

Matthew Martin 2west made his international debut for the national Irish karate squad in the Scottish open in edingburgh in Saturday 26th April.  This was his first competition as a...

Easter Sports Camp

Easter Sports Camp

As part of our fundraiser for Tanzania, the students and teachers involved will be running an Easter sports camp in the school from Tuesday 18th - Friday 21st of April....

Positive Mental Health Week

Positive Mental Health Week

Positive Mental Health Week is took place 16th t- 20th January. There were lots of great things planned throughout the week for both students and teachers. Teachers at lunchtime supervised...

Jump Zone

Jump Zone

Great day out in Jump Zone for 1 West for their "tutor trip” due to their fantastic behaviour this year. Their class tutor Mr. C Hanratty had a great time...

TY Visit The Irish War Museum

TY Visit The Irish War Museum

The entire TY group and some of their History teachers Ms. Z Kennedy, Ms. M Ryan and Ms. A Brennan went to The Irish War Museum on the 29th November....

Temple Street

Temple Street

The school received a Certificate of Appreciation from Temple Street for the money raised from the non-uniform day. Thanks to all the tutors and student council for collecting the money....

The European Parliament Strasbourg in Spring

The European Parliament Strasbourg in Spring

Congratulations to Rodrigo Soberon Pena from 5th year on winning a terrific prize for the school with his superb poster. The theme of the Euroscola Poster Competition was to show...

 LCA Hampers

LCA Hampers

The LCA students have finished organising and filling the hamper boxes for The Vincent De Paul. The hampers look great and hopefully will bring some joy to families this Christmas....

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...

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...

School App Now Available

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School Twitter

staidanscbs We wish all our students the very best of luck this Wednesday 16th, getting their Leaving Certificate results after 6 years of hard work.
staidanscbs Huge congrats to Transition Year student Tadgh and his father Michael on their victory @Castlegolfclub https://t.co/OCJNh6cw26
staidanscbs Pig Racing Event at the Comet, Santry, fun & really great day out, Sat 1st July @ 4pm, to raise funds for Immersion. Own and name your pig!
staidanscbs Own a pig €10 & name for €10 = €20.Your pig wins on the day = prize €60. Own a pig or just name a pig for €10, wins on the day prize =€30

Sports News

Matthew Martin TY and the European Karate Championships

Matthew Martin TY and the European Karate Championships

Last November saw Matthew’s selection...

Under16 GAA Football

Under16 GAA Football

Under 16 GAA football team...

Senior Footballers

Senior Footballers

For the first time, our...

Basketball Glory

Basketball Glory

Terrific win, 9th December, for...

TY Boxing

TY Boxing

Ryan Byrne, Reece Poutch, Jamie...

Cross Country Win Win!

Cross Country Win Win!

The Cross Country team and...

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...

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