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Student Leadership Team 2021-22

Introducing our Head Girl, Ava Canney (left), and Eireann Donnelly, our Deputy Head Girl, for 2021/22 with the Principal, Mr Brendan McGinn. Introducing our Heads of Year 8 & 9 Big Sisters (L-R): Aisling Campbell, Nina Margey, Emilie Hagan and …


Welcome Year 8 – 1st September 2021

Welcoming our new Year 8 pupils to their first day at St Mary’s College, 1st September 2021. NEW YEAR. . . . . .Mr. Brendan McGinn, Principal, St. Mary’s College pictured on Wednesday morning welcoming some of the new Year …


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St Mary’s College GCSE Results 2021

St Mary’s College GCSE Results 2021 A delighted Rhea McAnaney at St Mary’s College yesterday after receiving her GCSE results. On right is mum Claire. (Photos: Jim McCafferty Photography) Eannai-Mai Doherty and mum Sharon check her GCSE results at St …


St Mary’s College A-level Results 2021

St Mary’s College A-Level Results 2021 Holly Harkin and her proud grandfather celebrating her excellent A-level results. Holly-Ella McLaughlin first pupil to receive her excellent A-level results this morning pictured with Principal Mr McGinn. Acting Vice Principal Mrs Kealey, Taylor …


Mrs Marie Lindsay – Silver Award for Lifetime Achievement

++ Saint Mary’s College headteacher wins Silver Award in The Award for Lifetime Achievement ++ ++ Marie Lindsay honoured as schools across the country celebrate Thank a Teacher Day to highlight families’ gratitude to school staff ++ Selected from thousands …


Appointment of New Principal

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Brendan McGinn as Principal of St Mary’s College, Derry. Mr McGinn began his career in 1993 as a music teacher at St Eugene’s High School, Castlederg. In September 2000, he joined …


Happy Retirement Mrs Finola Downey

Congratulations and best wishes to Mrs Finola Downey on her retirement. Mrs Downey served the school community of St Mary’s for 40 years and enjoyed a wonderful career, serving under 4 Principals. Her Legacy is central to the success of …


Happy Retirement Mrs Helena McLaughlin

Wishing Mrs Helena McLaughlin a very Happy Retirement after 26 years of service to the school community of St Mary’s College. Mrs McLaughlin gave many years of voluntary service prior to her employment. May our Lady Guardian of St Mary’s …


International Women Engineering Day 2021

STEPS Engineers Week is an annual campaign which promotes engineering and the importance of the profession to children in Ireland and is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, the Department of Education and Skills and industry leaders ARUP, ESB, Intel and …