TCS - What's happening

TY History Field Trip

TY-dig-2016TY4 were invited to participate in the Neolithic excavation at the Hell Fire Club this week. The students learned how to accurately record archaeological features on a site grid. The highlight of the trip was the discovery of a Neolothic polished stone axe dating back to 3,000 BC. Pics


TCS celebrates Friendship Week 2016

Friendship Week Winning PostersFriendship week was held in Tallaght Community School from the 10th to 14th of October, junior and senior students embraced all activities with great enthusiasm.  The focus of the week was on the importance of friendship and the positive effect that good friends can have on all our lives.  Some junior students participated in a poster competition, the standard of all entries was high and the teachers did not envy the fifth year students that had to pick the winners.


Updates Week 8

Congratulations and well done to Zak Riddell, 3rd year, who won 3 gold and 1 silver medals while represents Ireland in the WMO world championships in Spain earlier this month.

First year history students in Ms Moran's class are taking part in the Abarta Heritage dig as part of the Hellfire Club Archaeological Project.




TY Team Trip 2016

On Tuesday the 27th of September all TY students had the opportunity to attend an overnight retreat in Ovoca Manor Retreat and Adventure Centre which is located in the stunning Vale of Avoca, Co Wicklow.

The purpose of the visit was to help bond the relationship within this year’s transition year group and give them an opportunity to develop a sense of who they are individually.  

The students participated in a number of activities, from archery to wall climbing.  The two day event included hours of fun-packed adventure that resulted in an unforgettable experience for the students who participated.



U19 Girls Basketball Update Oct 2016

Girls u19 Basketball Team 2106The girls U19 basketball team have had a very exciting start to the season with two close games.

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Ballinteer CS 24

On Thursday October 13th, TCS travelled to Ballinteer CS. The girls showed serious determination in this game, losing in the third quarter by 6 points. The girls scored 4 baskets in the final quarter to win the game by two points. They played superb defence along with Melanie Yepifantsava and Amie Grange scoring some great points. It was so exciting for all involved.

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The girls played a very organized Old Bawn on Wednesday October 12th. The game could have finished with either teams claiming the victory. Stand Out performances came from Akvile Gigaite and Kerry Gobbet.

Well done girls on two great games. Keep up the effort!


1st Year Trip 2016

1st-year-trip-2016On Thursday September 29th, all first year students attended a team building day at Loughcrew Adventure Centre in Co. Meath.
The students left TCS and travelled by bus to Loughcrew. They were divided into groups of 12 and took part in many activities including; archery, the witches ropes, the crystal maze and an obstacle course.
All of the activities required teamwork, agility and communication.
Best of all the students had a great day of fun getting to know their year group. More pics