Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Thinking about a career in Engineering?

 Engineering Your Future - TY Programme

Applications are now being accepted for Engineering Your Future - a week-long, hands-on programme designed to introduce TY students to the exciting and diverse world of engineering. The programme, supported by STEPS at Engineers Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland, will be hosted by a number of third-level institutes around the country in May 2017, including:
  • DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology)
  • UCD (University College Dublin)
  • IT Tallaght
  • IADT (Dun Laoghaire Institute of Technology)
  • CIT (Cork Institute of Technology)
  • IT Carlow
  • WIT (Waterford Institute of Technology)
  • IT Sligo (*coming soon*)

Interested students must fill in an application form and, if accepted, agree to pay a small fee to take part. (Fees are waived for students attending DEIS schools.)
Applications will remain open until 10th March.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Bus Eireann Competition

Bus Eireann competition - 'Go Places with Bus Eireann'
  • 5 regional prizes to be won - E3,000 cash prize for schools of winning entries
  • Overall winner wins day out for their class to Tayto Park 
  • Individual or group entries welcome
Entries are invited under 5 categories including;
'Safety', 'Technology & Communication', 'Environment & Sustainability', 'Community' and 'Society, Culture or Sport'. Entry formats: Either video, a written submission, a PowerPoint presentation or an academic poster.

Bus Eireann would like to hear from TYS about how school transport and public bus transport can best support schools and the wider public.

For more information: http://www.goplaceswithbe.ie/

 Deadline 5 p.m. March 16th 2017

Ocean FM - Radio Broadcasting Workshop

Ocean FM are offering a one-day TY radio workshop.  Fee is E30 per pupil to be paid in advance. On this course, the students will learn more about an active media environment and how to record, edit and produce their own radio show; by the end of the day, they will have created their own 20 minute program.  If interested, please give your name to Ms McGeehin in R.132

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Work Experience with An Garda Siochana

An Garda Siochana - Buncrana Division - kindly offers the possibility of work placements to two CCS pupils per year - to be shared between LCA and TY programmes. For the year 2016-2017 both places are already taken; Shanice O'Donnell TYB & Daniel McCormick TYE. Please do not contact Buncrana Garda Station! 

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Strictly Come Dancing 'TY Edition'

TY @ CCS are proud to present their version of Strictly Come Dancing on the following dates;

Monday 13th Feb 2017 & 
Wed 15th February 2017

Everyone will have other plans for Valentine's Day! 

Admission - Adult 10 Euro
                  - Child/Student  5 Euro

Doors open @ 6.30 p.m.
Show starts @ 7.00 p.m.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Red Cross First Aid Course

The Red Cross first aid course continues this Thurs 12th Jan from 10.40 - 12.40 for Group 1 - Week 5. Those who have signed up to Group 2 will commence on Thurs 26th Jan provided that everything goes according to plan with the current group.