Category Archives: Literacy and Numeracy

Numeracy Week Winner

Congratulations to Arina Rotari, Rang Liam, who was the overall winner of the ‘Numeracy Moments Record Book’ as part of Numeracy Week.

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Desmond College Numeracy Week: Poster Competition

Two of the winning pic collages from the numeracy poster competition as part of Numeracy Week.

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Numeracy Week

Some of our first-year students completing paired measuring with the TY students as part of Numeracy Week.

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Regeneron Computers for the Community

Vourneen Gavin Barry (Principal) and Liz Cregan (Deputy) along with student Emma Brennan, are delighted to receive two PCs from Regeneron as part of Regeneron Computers for the Community. #community #digitalliteracy

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Literacy Week Desmond College

Literacy Week was a huge success at Desmond College this week with over 8 million combined words read for the Word Millionaire. A school-wide Drop Everything and Read National initiative saw all teachers and students participating on Friday. The First … Continue reading

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Desmond College Student and Teachers
participate in Drop Everything and Read

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participate in Drop Everything and Read

Desmond College Literacy Week 2019, April 8th -12th

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World Book Day

Students from Rang Grandin visiting the School Library as part of World Book Day.

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Paired Maths Initiative

Our Transition Year students spent a class helping our First Years on various measuring activities as part of their Paired Maths Initiative.

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Congratulations to the First and Second Year Numeracy Winners

Congratulations to the First Year Numeracy Winners Congratulations to the Second Year Numeracy Winners

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Rang Grandin

Alan Wallace picture at the launch of Desmond College Library Well done to Ben McCormick, Alan Wallace and Darragh Leahy on their Pic Collage Creation

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Numeracy Week in Desmond College 14th – 18th January 2019

Magician Leon put on a magic show today for some of the first and second years as part of Numeracy Week in Desmond College. He even got some of the teachers involved. Some of Desmond College First and Second Year … Continue reading

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December Events in Desmond College

Ms.Hannon with a number of students who organized a non uniform day to raise money for students going to Lourdes. Ms.O’Mahony and Ms.Hennessy giving prizes to students who completed the Reading Challenge.

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Desmond College Maths Week 2018

Maths week ran in Desmond College from 12th – 16th Nov. The Maths Department organised a range of activities for the students throughout the week to highlight the importance of maths in everyday life. Foustas Stankevicius and Sean Flaherty measuring … Continue reading

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New Library Update

Desmond College Library was reopened on Monday with the first year Scary Story Competition. Each first-year English class were tasked with creating a spooky tale to start the Halloween spirit in Desmond College. Students read their stories in the library … Continue reading

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