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Fond Farewells

Message from Principal for students transitioning to Secondary School Mr Ian Haseldine, Principal had the following message for our four graduates this year: “We would like to wish our 6th class boys Fergus Crockett, Isaac Solomon, Curtis McMurray and Samuel Richards the very best in their transition to secondary school. St. Matthias is proud to

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CONGRATULATIONS TO SENIOR CLASS

Congratulations to the Senior Class at St Matthias NS who took the Bebras Challenge. The Bebras challenge is a worldwide, computer based maths problem solving test for children. The contests are composed of a set of short questions called Bebras tasks. These tasks can be answered without prior knowledge about Informatics, but are clearly related

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NEW YEAR, NEW PUPILS, NEW FUTURE

St. Matthias welcomes the new 2014 – 2015 academic year with enthusiasm and optimism. Thanks to the tremendous work done by members of the board, teachers, parents, parishioners and a host of supporters, the outlook has seldom been brighter. Over Summer, we were pleased to record a significant increase in applications with the result that

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ST. MATTHIAS SCIRS ADVENTURE

Giving pupils the chance to expand their knowledge of everyday life beyond the classroom is one of the things dear to the heart of St. Matthias. Pictured, accompanied by their teachers, is a group of pupils getting to know what life is like on a Schull Community Inshore Rescue Service (SCIRS) inshore rescue boat under the watchful

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PREPARING PUPILS FOR CHALLENGES AHEAD

Preparing pupils for the challenges of second level, university and life beyond is a core consideration at St. Matthias. It guided our decision to equip pupils with modern iPad technology. Textbooks can be down loaded and accessed in an instant. Teachers can monitor each pupil’s progress and advance his or her education on a one-to-one

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WHAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS

In 2012, inspectors from the Department of Education carried out an in-depth, independent evaluation of St. Matthias. The findings were published in the Department’s Whole School Evaluation Report that is available for public inspection and can be read online. Here are some of the comments published in the Report: ‘There is a positive and inclusive

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