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St Mary’s pupils having a ball at CultureTech & TeenTech

St Mary’s pupils have been and will be availing of many of the amazing creative and innovative events which are part of Derry’s CultureTech and TeenTech this week.  Pupils from St Mary’s attended events on Monday and Tuesday courtesy of …


St Mary’s launch their new ‘DigiTech’ curriculum

St Mary’s College has taken another step in innovating its curriculum with the introduction of its ‘DigiTech’ programme for 11-14 year olds.  ‘DigiTech’ will involve all 11-14 year old pupils studying programming, gaming, app design, multimedia editing and web development, …


Dr Stephen Myers from CERN is to address St Mary’s pupils

Dr Stephen Myers who is one of the leading scientists and head of Accelerators and Technology at CERN is to address St Mary’s pupils on Thursday 12 September.  CERN, the world famous research lab located in Switzerland is famous for …


Welcome Year 8 pupils

St Mary’s are delighted to welcome all our Year 8 pupils and all pupils joining us in Sixth Form.


Pupils sign book of condolence for Seamus Heaney

Roisin Mulhern (Deputy Head Girl) Colleen Ward (Deputy Head Girl) and Eva McGilloway (Head Girl) pictured signing The Book of Condolence opened for Seamus Heaney at The Guildhall today.


Book of condolence for Seamus Heaney

The Book of Condolences has been opened today for Seamus Heaney at his old University in Belfast and also in The Guildhall were pupils from St Mary’s College were given the opportunity to sign. PSNI District Commander Stephen Martin pictured …


Swim champion at Lough Erne

Derry swimmer Gerard Curran has been crowned Irish Long Distance Swimming Association 17km champion for 2013. The 29 year-old is the first ever Derry man to win the challenging event which has been running since 1968 and he did so …


Return to School Arrangements

Thursday 29th August Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 8:45AM – 12:00 NOON Friday 30th August Years 8, 13 and 14 8:45AM – 12:00 NOON Monday 2nd September Whole School      


Pupil receives Convocation Award

Star quality: Derry Step-Up Student Shannon Downey from St Mary’s College met University of Ulster Chancellor James Nesbitt at Magee for the Graduation ceremony. Congratulations to our pupils from St Mary’s College who have successfully completed the innovative science-based programme …


First St Mary’s pupil to attend Oxford

A Derry head girl has made history this week becoming the first pupil from St Mary’s College to secure a place at Oxford. Amazing Grace McGowan passed A-level English Literature, History, Politics and Religion to achieve a place to read …