Academy

Oaklands Community College launch plans for new 1,000 pupil school and campus.

Oaklands Community College reached another milestone on their journey to a new school and campus with the launch of their plans on Wednesday 6th of October. Speaking at the launch, Principal Mr Brian Kehoe said “A substantial amount of work for our new school has been ongoing over the last number of years and the …

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Science Work

Well done to the 5th year Physics class who engaged in a live talk on Wednesday from Danielle Wilcox, Coordinator for Space Week Ireland and Resident Astronomer at Blackrock Castle Observatory. The talk was interesting and inspiring for those thinking about studying Astrophysics. Also, well done to Ms. Mahon’s 1st year Science class who took …

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French Display

Well done to our First Year French students on creating some very impressive displays.  The displays are a nice mix of French architecture, food and history of France. Our foyer is beautifully decorated with all of your projects, models posters, and digital displays. Bon Travail (Good work) done by all students involved.

Fifth Year Kayaking

Over the coming weeks 5th year and LCA students are being given the opportunity to kayak on canal. This is an amazing opportunity for the students to get out of their comfort zones, and experience the local amenities of Edenderry, while having fun. The class of 5D made a splash today on the canal, keep …

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Welcome Day

At Oaklands Community College a huge emphasis is placed on an induction programme consisting of a number of activities to assist with the transition from primary school. Following close contact and cooperation with Primary Schools, first year students had time at the start of the year when they were the only students in the school …

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TY Science Workshop

This week we had a visit from Phil Smyth from RTE Science Hub. Phil will be doing a workshop with some of our Transition Year students. The workshop will promote science in everyday life.

French Penpals

Some beautifully illustrated cards which 2nd year French students created to send to their French pen-pals in Collège Chateaucoin, a junior secondary school near Angers in North-West France. Bon travail, good work!