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Academic Highs

TCS students reap the honours

TCS found itself in the top 50% of Dublin schools for feeder schools to third level in 2011-12, and in the top 40% of non-fee paying schools (according to the Irish Examiner 29/11/12).  The Irish Independent's and the Irish Times' (21/11/12) analysis showed that two out every three students progressed to third level in 2012. The lesson is that hard work earns rewards. Individual students from the Class of  2012 also received recognition. 

rachelmRachel Mongan - in receipt of UCD Alumni Fund Scholarship Award under the HEAR scheme.




cindy-tcd1Cindy Ling -in receipt of DES Bursary under the Third Level Bursary Scheme for DEIS schools.




michaelfMichael Foran - in receipt of Trinity College Entrance Exhibition Award. Entrance Exhibitions are awarded to Junior Freshman new entrants on the basis of public examination results, provided sufficient merit is shown.


U16 Girls' Basketball

U16 Girls Basketball Update


The U16 Girls basketball team met with Pobailscoil Setanta on November 19th.  The girls were unlucky at the basket for the first half. They played great defence but were unfortunate not to have more points for themselves. The girls were defeated 20 points to 9 points by a strong team.
The U16 team were out again on November 23rd travelling to Collinstown Park Community School which turned out to be a very exciting game.  TCS were trailing by 2 points at half time with great baskets coming from Casey Donnelly and Victoria O Brien. The girls showed great determination. Muina Hussein scored the basket to bring TCS back into the game. Lauren Enright played superb defence. The sides were level again going into the final quarter. Two baskets from Rachel Crowley and Casey Donelly secured the win for TCS. The game finished Tallaght CS 16 Collinstown Park 12

Amy McCarton, Rachel Crowley, Nicole Casey, Casey Donnelly, Courtney McCabe, Danielle McCarton, Victoria O Brien, Lauren Enright, Muina Hussein

- M. Hegarty

Musical 2012
























Students in TCS are busy putting the finishing touches to this year's musical extravaganza - Hairspray.  No doubt familiar to many more mature rockers, this TCS version promises to render the musical in a fresh way - the Tallaght way!  Below the cast take five.


Update on Comenius Project




The final stage of the Comenius Digital Storytelling project took place in France from 14 to 18 Apri 2013. Four TCS students and two teachers visited Trévoux. Click here.






Notice for Parents

First Year Parents' Coffee Morning

Coffee morning for First Year Parents will take place on Friday, 18th January at 10 am in conjunction with the Parents' Association.


Green Schools 2012-13

New Initiative gets underway

greenschool_logoOur school achieved its first Green Flag for Litter and Waste in 2011 and is now in the process of applying for its second green flag, the Energy flag.  We will be looking at ways to save energy in the school and will be carrying out an environmental review of the whole school.  This will involve recording our ESB and Gas meters daily, carrying out an energy audit of all the electrical appliances in the school and an energy survey among all students and staff. 

From our Environmental Review we will put in place an Action Plan which will define clear goals that we will need to achieve in order to satisfy An Taisce requirements for the Energy Flag. At present, the school is working very hard to achieve these targets. 

For further information on the Energy Flag and ways to save energy please look to the following websites –