Cross Country Photos 20th October, 2016

Great performances from our elite athletes in the recent cross country competitions.  Well done to all involved, especially Mr. Shannon, Ms Ryan-Clarke and Mr. Bogomoletz.

Holy Family Community School – Art Exhibition

Holy Family Community School held an exhibition of student art work in Celbridge Library from 17th to 23rd November, 2016.  The exhibition was launched by Kelsey O’Brien, fashion designer who had some of her incredible designs on display for all to see.  There was a good attendance at the opening night and on subsequent afternoons andREAD MORE

Overview of Literacy Initiatives

At HFCS we believe it is very important for our students to be constantly improving their speaking, reading and writing skills. To aid this we have a number of initiatives to promote literacy including the following: A “book in the bag” policy – all students are asked to keep a book, comic or magazine inREAD MORE

Recommended Reads for First Years by the PDST

Author Title Publisher Comment Almond, David The Savage Walker Books Beautiful mix of words and pictures Blade, Adam Beast Quest Orchard Books Very popular – especially among boys Boyne, John The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Transworld Poignant and dark. Great story Donbavand, Tommy Uniform Barrington Stoke Spooky mystery with an open ending Grisham, JohnREAD MORE

35th Anniversary Celebrations

Ceiliúradh 35 Bliana               1981 – 2016               Celebrating 35 Years Our school opened in September, 1981, with 73 students.  Over the past 35 years it has gone from strength to strength producing over 3500 graduates who have benefitted from the education, standards and values promoted by Holy Family Community School.  The quality of our school canREAD MORE

Prize Winners – Maths Week, 12th to 16th October, 2015

We have just had a great week of Maths activity in the school.  The school halls were bedecked with Maths-related media in the lead up to Maths week and students in First and Second Year were honing their mathematical skills in advance of the upcoming Maths quizzes.   The quizzes took place during the weekREAD MORE

School Tours

School Tours

Here are a few snapshots of our School Tours over the years …READ MORE