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Promoting STEM Through BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

The BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition sponsored by BT Ireland, aims to encourage, promote and foster an interest in STEM related areas among primary and post-primary schools. The competition, which has been held annually since 1965, received over 1,800 …


Catholic Schools Week 2013

Please click here to read about Catholic Schools Week 2013.


St Mary’s College leads the way in a Brave New World

All-girls school, St Mary’s College, based on the city’s Northland Road, is proudly progressive in its approach to technology – a commitment recognised in its selection as one of the few global Microsoft Mentor Schools. Besides the obvious prestige of …


HISTORIC OXFORD OFFER FOR ST MARY’S HEAD GIRL

St Mary’s Head Girl, Grace Mc Gowan is the first girl from St Mary’s College to be offered a place at Oxford. Grace who is from Galliagh and is a former pupil of Steelestown Primary School received the good news …


ST MARY’ COLLEGE SHINE AGAIN AT THE BT YOUNG SCIENTIST COMPETITION

St Mary’s College has won another string of awards at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin last week. St Mary’s College is a non selective, Specialist School for Science and has entered the competition every year for …


‘Room 13’ is up and running in Saint Mary’s!

‘Room 13’ is a type of art studio that is very difficult to describe. It works by allowing a great degree of pupil independence and introducing a different type of ‘adult’ support. The adult is not a teacher, parent, community …


Saint Mary’s Exam pupils shine at ‘True Colours’ Exhibition – Ulster Museum, Belfast.

This year, two Saint Mary’s Art and Design pupils were selected for final inclusion in CCEA’s prestigious ‘True Colours’ exhibition. The exhibition, to be held in the Ulster Museum in Belfast, showcases work which is considered to be the very, …


Judgement day for NI’s young scientists

It is judgement day at the 49th Annual Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin and schools from Northern Ireland are well represented. Thirty-one projects from 13 NI schools feature in the contest. The RDS building can be a noisy place with …


Kieran carves a traditional career in the City of Oak

Many in the North West will recognise Kieran O’Doherty’s distinctive artwork. In the past, the mild-mannered artisan has installed vast, impressive wood carvings in public places like Brooke Park or Gransha Woods for all to admire. But it is the …


St Mary’s off to Young Scientists Contest

Future scientists from St Mary’s College travelled to Dublin this week to attend the BT Young Scientist Competition at the RDS. This is the 49th year of the competition and has seen the biggest ever entry from all 32 counties …