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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 …


Pope John Paul II Award 2021

Congratulations to the young people of Derry Diocese who received their Pope John Paul 11 Award last night in St Eugene’s Cathedral. Thank you to sisters Enya and Abbie for receiving the awards for the Year 14 students of Saint …


Celebrating 89th anniversary of Amelia Earhart in Ballyarnett

Thank you Amelia Derry Earhart & Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District for hosting our student competition winners Alex, Leah and Lucy at Ballyarnett to celebrate the 89th anniversary of #AmeliaEarhart #Derry historical flight.


Mrs Marie Lindsay – Retirement Gift

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Brian Tierney presenting Mrs Marie Lindsay, former principal of St Mary’s College, with a gift to mark her retirement.


Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

#connectwithnature was well and truly accomplished last week with Year 8 getting their hands dirty planting these beautiful pot plants! A great theme for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek which all pupils thoroughly enjoyed. Great #positivethoughts accompanied the plants too. We would like to …


Department for Communities Connectivity Programme

A sincere thank you to Wendy Gibbons at Outer West Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership and Caitriona Doherty at Derry City & Strabane District Council for supporting our pupils through the Department for Communities Connectivity Programme.


Microsoft Certified Educators Examination

✨Congratulations ✨ Mrs Clare Doherty – Head of Technology and Design Miss Deirdre McElholm – Head of Religious Studies Mrs Roisin Rice -Acting Vice Principal All three members of staff recently passed the Microsoft Certified Educators Examination


Michaela Foundation Wings Awards Winners 2021

We are delighted to announce that Kaycee Deery (Year 9) and Ava Canney (Year 13) have been selected as a Michaela Foundation Wings Awards Winners 2021!!!! Mr Logue (form teacher) nominated Kaycee for her positive attitude to her studies, her …


Digital School House – Paint by Pixels Competition

⭐⭐ Digital Schoolhouse Paint by Pixels Competition – FINALISTS! ⭐⭐ Have a look at our fantastic finalists! ⭐⭐ Digital Schoolhouse Paint by Pixels Competition – WINNERS! ⭐⭐ Have a look at our fantastic winners! ⭐ Digital Schoolhouse Paint by Pixels …