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#Schools

# schools - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge An Antrim primary school sent this lovely letter to its students with their exam results Uplifting

# schools - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From The42 Benildus prevail in another thrilling battle to seal spot in Leinster final Fox In The Box

Benildus prevail in another thrilling battle to seal spot in Leinster final

Andrew Fox’s fisted goal was crucial as the Stillorgan school advanced to a showdown with Marist College.

# schools - Friday 29 January, 2016

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils

New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.

# schools - Thursday 28 January, 2016

The school-leaving age is set to be increased. Is it a good idea? Schools Out For Ever This post contains a poll

The school-leaving age is set to be increased. Is it a good idea?

It’s currently 16, should it be higher?

# schools - Friday 22 January, 2016

# schools - Saturday 2 January, 2016

'It's insulting to parents to say they're baptising their children to get them into a school'

The Primate of Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin said it was being overstated that this occurred regularly.

# schools - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Almost half of parents would not choose a Christian school for their child if they had the option

One in five people know someone who has baptised their child just to get them into the local school.

# schools - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'

Former Minister for Education and current Labour TD Ruairí Quinn spoke this morning of the urgent need for reform in the area.

# schools - Friday 20 November, 2015

From The42 Schools players have advantage over clubs, says SOB, but not because of old boys' network Production Line

Schools players have advantage over clubs, says SOB, but not because of old boys' network

The Leinster back row says more training time and better coaching pushes schools players on faster.

# schools - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Is your area getting a new school? Here's the full list

The government has announced hundreds of new school building projects.

# schools - Monday 9 November, 2015

Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools

Speaking this morning Diarmuid Martin said that a number of Catholic schools had already adopted a proximity policy.

# schools - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

New religion curriculum to shake up classes at Catholic schools

Religious education in denominational schools has traditionally been developed by school patrons.

# schools - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Jan O'Sullivan is 'absolutely determined' to continue Junior Cert reform despite union opposition

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the classroom…

# schools - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Grim Was Your School? Prefab Sprout

How Grim Was Your School?

Mice. Prefabs. A weird smell. You know what we mean.

# schools - Monday 10 August, 2015

John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist Birds And Bees This post contains videos

John Oliver has made a sex ed video with a Breaking Bad twist

“The conversation that animals in zoos refuse to let you not have.”

# schools - Thursday 2 July, 2015

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

# schools - Friday 12 June, 2015

It's still legal to discriminate against gay teachers, but that could change next week

A Bill is being put to the Dáil on foot of the referendum result.

# schools - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The42 Munster Rugby will host one of the biggest GAA schools events of the summer Open Doors

Munster Rugby will host one of the biggest GAA schools events of the summer

The young camogie players and hurlers of Cork will be at the scene of Munster’s big win over the Dragons.

# schools - Monday 13 April, 2015

From The42 Another stunning goal after 120-yard run by Cork minor footballer in schools match Pick It Out

Another stunning goal after 120-yard run by Cork minor footballer in schools match

Dan Ó Duinnín has a track record of brilliant goals.

# schools - Sunday 12 April, 2015

DrinkAware wants to educate young people about drinking but it's facing criticism

It’s funded by the alcohol industry.

# schools - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From The42 How many of these past schools Gaelic football stars can you recognise? Quiz Time

How many of these past schools Gaelic football stars can you recognise?

Put your knowledge to the test.

# schools - Friday 3 April, 2015

From The42 How many of these past schools hurling stars can you recognise? Get Quizzical

How many of these past schools hurling stars can you recognise?

Put your knowledge to the test.

# schools - Monday 30 March, 2015

Should food education be compulsory? Jamie Oliver thinks so You Are What You Eat This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Should food education be compulsory? Jamie Oliver thinks so

More than 42 million children under the age of five are either overweight or obese.

# schools - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Senator turns anti-obesity crusade to school vending machines

Catherine Noone is worried about rising obesity levels among young people.

# schools - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From The42 Celebrations for Cork's CBC as they lift Munster schools junior rugby cup Champions

Celebrations for Cork's CBC as they lift Munster schools junior rugby cup

Christians saw off Crescent College in today’s final.

# schools - Monday 16 March, 2015

'Religion class is one of the only places where students can express themselves'

It’s up to teachers to be as vigilant as possible when it comes to bullying, writes secondary teacher, Tia Duffy.

# schools - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Bullying will happen, but schools can limit it by listening to young people

Don’t sweep bullying under the carpet – young people, parents and teachers must all talk about it openly.

# schools - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From The42 A Kerry All-Ireland minor winner played in today's Leinster Schools rugby semi-final Dual Stars

A Kerry All-Ireland minor winner played in today's Leinster Schools rugby semi-final

While an ex-Limerick minor hurler was the star of yesterday’s Munster Senior Schools Cup semi-final.

# schools - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The42 Ardscoil claim dramatic late win over Pres to reach Munster Senior Schools Cup final Snatch And Grab

Ardscoil claim dramatic late win over Pres to reach Munster Senior Schools Cup final

The Limerick school are through to the final on St Patrick’s Day.

# schools - Friday 27 February, 2015

'Parents pay hundreds in voluntary contributions but don't know where the money is going'

Sinn Féin is calling for more transparency in these payments.

# schools - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Supreme Court reject appeal alleging discrimination against Traveller student

The school gives priority to pupils whose fathers attended.

# schools - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Some small rural schools may be asked to merge with other schools

Most small schools are in Donegal, Mayo, Roscommon and parts of Galway and Kerry.

# schools - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 Former schools sensation McCarthy in training with Foley's Munster Talent

Former schools sensation McCarthy in training with Foley's Munster

The ex-Castletroy College star has been playing club rugby with Young Munster this season.

# schools - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The42 Here's the 31 GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this weekend from county, schools and club Start Planning

# schools - Monday 12 January, 2015

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

# schools - Thursday 18 December, 2014

70 schools are getting €450 million for construction projects in 2015

Sixteen projects have been added to list.

# schools - Friday 21 November, 2014

Louise O'Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers

“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.

# schools - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The42 Cork, Limerick and Tipperary schools claim Dr Harty Cup group stage victories Rising Stars

Cork, Limerick and Tipperary schools claim Dr Harty Cup group stage victories

There was plenty action this afternoon in the Munster senior colleges hurling championship.

# schools - Friday 14 November, 2014

Opinion: Teachers should grasp this unique opportunity to engage with young learners

The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.

# schools - Thursday 13 November, 2014

People will pay more to live near a school (regardless of how good it is)

As a national average, people pay 2.6% more to live within 200 metres of a primary school.