Category: Extra-curricular


Apr 13

Junior Champions

Congratulations to our Junior Boys who were crowned Connaught Champions following a well deserved win over Aloysius Athlone. Well done to Mr. Egan, Norman O’Brien and all the panel.

Apr 07


The All-Ireland Finals of Debating Science Issues (DSI) will take place on 29 April 2015 at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 1.  Through a process of single elimination, the field of 32 secondary schools were narrowed to just four representing all four provinces in Ireland.  The All-Ireland DSI …

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May 15

Connacht Track and Field Finals 2014

10 Athletes headed to Athlone today to compete in Connacht Finals after qualifying at North Connacht meet: Aisling Joyce 800m Darra Deane 100m Allannah Duffy, Annie Duffy and Paddy Feerick: 800m Oran O’Malley and Tommy Conroy: Long Jump Isabelle Cummins: 200m Sarah Quinn: 75m and 300m Hurdles Chloe McGinty: 3000m  

Mar 10

Active Week 2014 Kickboxing, Gym Trip and Connacht Rugby


Mar 09

Active Week 2014 Report

Monday: White Tiger Kickboxing To KICKstart active week, we had the first of what will be three kickboxing sessions with Pascale, A French-Canadian instructor from the White Tiger Kickboxing club in Castlebar. Students from 1st year through to Transition Year participated in the beginners kickboxing session and are thoroughly looking forward to next weeks session. …

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Mar 06

Active Week Fun Run

Junior students had a great day yesterday taking part in their Fun Run. Lots of pictures:

Feb 25

Connacht Cross-country Finals

34 athletes took part in the Connacht finals in very difficult conditions at Sligo Racecourse. 3 athletes: Ellen Daly, Alannah Duffy and Aisling Joyce qualified for the All-Ireland Finals. Well done to all involved and to Ms McGrath and Ms Egan, their coaches.  

Jan 31

Mark Rohan: Sky Sports Living for Sport Mentor Visit

BCS signed up for the Sky Sports Living for Sport project which is a free schools initiative that uses sport stars and sport skills to: Boost confidence Change behaviours Increase attainment Improve life skills See more about it here: As part of that project, a small group of students act as leaders to plan an event. …

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Jan 27

Donal Vaughan presents new GAA kit to school

Our Senior Team are flying high this year. They play this Friday in the Flanagan Cup final against St Louis, Kiltimagh at Bekan. Next Tuesday they line out in the Connacht C Championship quarter-final against Davitt College after a stirring victory last time out over rivals Balla Community School. They are also still in contention …

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Jan 09

BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2014

Our first-ever entrants to the BT Young Scientist: Alannah Hynes, Seana Gilrane and Anna Garvey at their stand. Well done to all involved including their parents, sponsors and Mr O’Rourke who assisted the team with their application and entry.