German Day Jan 2016

On the 14th of January the German Department and TY students organised a yearly event – the German Day. The idea behind German Day is to introduce 1st year students to various aspects of German language and culture. On the day, the students visited workstations and stalls in Halla Phadraig to take part in quizes,…

Get involved in Twinning with Saclay and Mechterstadt

Ballincollig is twinned with the towns of Saclay, France & Mechterstadt, Germany. Ballincollig Twinning Association are looking for host families to accommodate visitors from these towns who will be visiting from April 22nd to 24th. Students would benefit from a language and from a cultural point of view. Please contact Denise Calnan on calnandenise@ yahoo.ie.…

Éigse Ceoil & Litríoctha

There will be a School Eigse Friday, Feb 12th, 2pm – 4pm in the library. The schedule for the event is as follows: 14.00 – Musical intro students 14.10 – Matthew Sweeney reads 14.25 – Music Jimmy Crowley 14.35 – Tom Birkett, UCC 15.00 – Music/poetry students 15.10 – Kathy D’Arcy reads 15.35 – Music/poetry…

2 Robotics Teams in Finals at CIT

Well done to the two school robotics teams “VMBears” and “Nuts & Bolts” who both qualified into the last 16 at the EMC VEX Robotics Finals in the NEXUS in CIT on Saturday 30th Jan 2016 with Nuts & Bolts being knocked out in the semi-finals.  The school VEX Robotics after-school programme involves skills such…

Students show Solidarity with the People of Paris

On Mon Nov 16th Coláiste Choilm observed a minute’s silence in memory of the victims of the attacks on Paris. In the social area Staff, students, and visitors alike have the opportunity to sign a book of condolences in solidarity with the people of France. Students have displayed some photos of their recent Art trip…

Hour of Code 2015

The Hour of Code is a worldwide event run to promote coding. Over 150 million people from the ages of 4 to 104 are taking part by learning an hour of code between Dec 7th – Dec 13th. Colaiste Choilm is hosting an hour of code during classes as part of the almost 350 schools…

Way2Pay Payment System Now Active

The Way2Pay school payment system is now active for parents and staff to facilitate payments for: Book Rental Scheme for Second, Third and Transition Years Second Year Swimming Other authorized administrative fees. Please click on the button below to access the Way2Pay system. Instructions for use are attached also. Way2Pay Guide