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  • Hospice Coffee Morning
    2nd Oct Hospice Coffee Morning The annual Hospice Coffee Morning took place in school on September 22nd. Staff and Sixth Year students generously donated to the cause. The total raised was ?650 and this will be greatly appreciated in Our Lady's Hospice Blackrock and Harold's Cross.
  • Terenure College MUN Conference
    2nd Oct Terenure College MUN Conference Wesley students had a hugely successful outing at the first conference of the year. Imogen Forrest, Esmee O'Connor, Jonah Lindroos, Walter McCabe and Peter Bond each won Distinguished Delegate Awards and the UK as a delegation won the highly prized Outstanding Delegation Award. Well done to all who took part as Chairs and Delegates.
  • Debating News
    1st Oct Debating News It has been a very busy week for the Wesley College Debating Society as seven teams took part in competitions across Dublin. Well done to all of the teams who participated. Congratulations to Imogen Forrest and Sophie Ramphul who placed first in their group last night in UCD. On Tuesday, Emma Costello and Hector Andrews McCarroll successfully got through a gruelling first round of the Leinster Schools in Trinity College. Well done, also, to Sara Rafter who was appointed Senior Chair for 2017-2018.
  • Bullying Awareness Week Photo Competition
    1st Oct Bullying Awareness Week Photo Competition The results for the Bullying Awareness Week photography competition, where students were asked to capture a picture based on the theme 'Walk in my Shoes'.
  • First Years Talk to Space Station
    30th Sep First Years Talk to Space Station Well done to the students of 1A2 who had their questions answered in a live interview last Friday with astronaut Paulo Nespoli from the International Space Station.
  • A Night with the Rising Stars
    27th Sep A Night with the Rising Stars Join the Senior Choir and musicians for a wonderful evening of music.
  • Irish Junior Science Olympiad
    23rd Sep Irish Junior Science Olympiad Congratulations to Ceri Arnott and Rachel Price who have been selected to take part in the Irish Junior Science Olympiad in DCU in October. They were asked to compete on the basis of their performance in Maths and Science in the Junior Certificate Examinations. If successful at the event they may go on to represent the Irish team at the International Junior Science Olympiad in The Netherlands. We wish both of them the very best.
  • Senior Choir Perform in Concert Hall
    20th Sep Senior Choir Perform in Concert Hall Congratulations to the Wesley Senior Choir on a stunning performance at the National Concert Hall on Monday evening. The Choir was performing as part of the Feis Ceoil Young Platform Series following the success in winning the Folen's Award for Best Secondary School Choir at the 2017 Feis. The Choir sang Daniel Elder's Ballade to the Moon and Ev'ry time I feel the spirit, arranged by Bob Chilcot.
  • Bullying Awareness Week Begins
    16th Sep Bullying Awareness Week Begins The most important themed week of the year got underway on Friday to the background of beautifully decorated footprints in the concourse to highlight the message of Bullying Awareness Week - "Walk in my Shoes". The principal launched proceedings with a strong speech in assembly on the importance of empathy in our interactions with others. The 2nd Years then went straight to a workshop with Monica Rowe from the ISPCC. Events and various competitions will continue next week for all years as we attempt to walk in each other's shoes.
  • Business Innovation Awards 2017
    30th May Business Innovation Awards 2017 Kate Carter wins Business Innovation Award.
  • Ad Astra Scholarship Winner
    19th May Ad Astra Scholarship Winner Congratulations to Anna Mitchell who has been awarded an Ad Astra Scholarship in UCD. This is an elite scholarship in UCD, awarded to pupils of exceptional talent. Anna is the leader of the Wesley Choir orchestra and a member of the award-winning Senior Choir. Earlier in the year, she was also one of only seven finalists in the 2016 Top Security Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards.
  • Silver Gaisce Award
    17th May Silver Gaisce Award Congratulations to Scott Mulligan who has just been awarded his Silver Gaisce Award. Even more significantly, he completed the award in the quickest allowable time, overcoming the not so small matter of a broken leg halfway through. We wish him well as he embarks on the Gold Challenge.
  • ISTA Junior Science Quiz
    12th May ISTA Junior Science Quiz Congratulations to the Junior Science Quiz team of Ceri Arnott, Nikki Bond and Rachel Price on finishing joint 3rd, out of 40 teams, at the Junior Science Quiz in Belvedere on Wednesday, May 10. They put in a great performance to only finish four points behind the winners from St. Andrew's.
  • Young Environmentalist Awards
    10th May Young Environmentalist Awards Cast your vote for the Young Environmentalist Awards.
  • Walton and Cocker Prizewinners
    10th May Walton and Cocker Prizewinners 5th Year students of Science subjects submit their research essays for the Walton and Cocker Prize.
  • Trinity Salters Chemistry Festival
    8th May Trinity Salters Chemistry Festival 1st Year students competed in Salters Chemistry Festival.
  • Dublin Pi Quiz
    8th May Dublin Pi Quiz Wesley team come second in Dublin Pi Quiz.
  • Best Physical Science or Technology Project
    7th May Best Physical Science or Technology Project Transition Years win Best Physical Science Project at SciFest.
  • Spanish Embassy Awards Ceremony
    5th May Spanish Embassy Awards Ceremony Matthew Harris and Luca Cambursano receive prize at Spanish Embassy.
  • Cork International Choral Festival Win
    3rd May Cork International Choral Festival Win Another stunning performance for Senior Choir at the Cork Festival.
  • Shaw Award Winner
    2nd May Shaw Award Winner Congratulations to our Shaw Award winner, Una Nolan.
  • Feis Ceoil Treble for Senior Choir
    24th Apr Feis Ceoil Treble for Senior Choir Senior Choir win Folens Publishers Award for Best Secondary Choir.
  • Business Department Speakers
    24th Apr Business Department Speakers The Business Department is looking for Guest Speakers.
  • Feis Ceoil Individual Successes
    23rd Apr Feis Ceoil Individual Successes Wesley’s top musicians competed in this year’s Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil.
  • Distinction in Choral Singing
    12th Apr Distinction in Choral Singing Senior Choir were delighted to receive a Distinction in their recent Royal Irish Academy of Music Choral Singing Gold Standard exam. Achieving an incredibly high mark of 93% for their chosen programme of music, they have reached distinguished themselves at this high level for the third consecutive year. The examiner visited the choir on campus for an early before-school exam last month and he was more than impressed by the musical sophistication of this extraordinary choral ensemble.
  • Green Week Debate
  • Hibernian Orchestra Concerto Competition
    7th Apr Hibernian Orchestra Concerto Competition Congratulations to Killian White who won the 2016 Hibernian Orchestra Concerto Competition, an annual open competition aimed at aspiring concerto performers. His prize, after a number of competitive rounds and shortlistings, was to appear as a soloist with the orchestra in the National Concert Hall, performing the Dvorak cello concerto. A number of Wesley staff and pupils went to support Killian and were treated to a wonderful performance from a prodigious talent.
  • Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards Shortlist
    30th Mar Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards Shortlist On the back of the success of Senior Drama's production of The Importance of Being Earnest, it is wonderful to announce that Hannah Brady, one of the stars of last year's play Philadelphia, Here I Come, has been shortlisted in the Best Actress in a Leading Role category in the Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards. This is a massive achievement as the awards receive submissions from over 300 schools all over Ireland. The ceremony takes place in May and we wish her the best of luck.
  • Spainspotting
    28th Mar Spainspotting Well done to Matthew Harris and Luca Cambursano's on their entry to this year's Post Primary Languages Initiative Fifth Year Spanish short film competition. The brief was to create a short film which was based on a film or tv series that promoted a region in the north of Spain called Castilla y León.
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    28th Mar The Importance of Being Earnest The Importance of Being Earnest entertained a sold out Myles Hall.
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