Careers Evening 2016

September 30th, 2016|

Coláiste Bhríde’s annual Careers Evening will take place in the school on Friday, October 7th. Leaving Cert students and their parents are invited to attend at 6.30 and 5th year students and their parents at 7pm. Thirty colleges and former Leaving Cert students who will act as mentors in varying disciplines will be there to […]

Wicklow Garda Youth Awards

January 10th, 2016|

Wicklow Garda Youth Awards

The inaugural Wicklow Garda Youth Awards took place in The Park Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy on Saturday, 9th January. Despite the dreadful weather all recipients and Gardaí managed to cross “The Gap” from the west!

Community groups, clubs and schools were invited to nominate young people who stand out and there were three categories for […]

High School Musical

December 13th, 2015|

Congratulations to all involved in 3 very successful nights performing High School Musical

“It truly was a life changing experience, and one I will never ever ever forget, thanks to all these amazing people.” Josh McGrath (Zeke)

“It was the start of something new, auditions held back in March and we started rehearsing in September. High School […]

Examination Fees 2016

December 10th, 2015|

Junior Cert & Leaving Cert Examination Fees 2016

The fees for entry to the 2016 Certificate Examinations payable by candidates who are recognised pupils in secondary schools are as follows:
Leaving Certificate (including Leaving Certificate Applied) €116
Junior Certificate €109

Waiver of Examination Fees for Medical Card Holders
Candidates who hold a full medical card or who are dependent on […]

UCD Entrance Scholars Awards

November 23rd, 2015|

Congratulations to all students who received UCD Entrance Scholars Awards yesterday, 19th November.
A very proud moment for so many Leaving Certificate students of 2015, their parents and their schools.

Professor Scott presented the award to our three recipients, Ronan Byrne, Andrew Hughes (in absentia) and Eoin O’Donnell.

He spoke about how in UCD that the students experience […]

2nd yr Debating

November 23rd, 2015|

Our second year debaters had a great experience as they participated in the Institute of Carlow’s Annual Debating Competition. We entered two teams of two students. Sarah Kenny and Caoimhe Coady performed very well in the first round. Alanna Davidson and Cora Tyrrell successfully made it through to the next round where they proposed the […]

T.Y. at D.C.U. Open day

November 23rd, 2015|

TY’s had an early start on Friday morning as they embarked to the annual open day to the ‘New DCU’. This ‘University of Enterprise’ has much to offer any prospective student. Students visited the faculties of business, engineering, health sciences, education, communications, applied languages, science and arts. Students visited the 2FM Roadcaster featuring Nicky Byrne […]

Naughton Foundation Scholarship

September 28th, 2015|

Andrew Hughes was the recipient of a Naughton Foundation Scholarship on Saturday and will receive €5000 per year over his four year course. Andrew was picked as the Wicklow winner by the Naughton Family based on his academic and extra-curricular performances. Dr Martin Naughton is the founder of the Glen Dimplex company which specialises in […]

Outstanding Results by the Class of 2015

September 17th, 2015|

We congratulate all our 6th years, their parents and teachers and the whole school community on these results. Amongst the many highlights:

Highest points 605
14 students (12%) attained over 500 points
39 students (33%) attained over 400 points
Students who completed TY averaged 105 points more than those who did not do TY
LCA students (14) all attained Distinction […]

Well done Rose Megan!

September 17th, 2015|

The entire community of Coláiste Bhríde and Co. Wicklow was behind our Wicklow Rose, Megan Swart on Monday, 17th August 2015, as she made her appearance on TV at the prestigious Rose of Tralee Festival.

It was indeed a momentous week for the youngest ever Rose, 18 year old Megan, who on Wednesday, 12th received her […]