What's happening in the Royal School

Maths Week



Maths week is nearly here. It will run from 17th to 23trd October Nationwide and in our school.

The following events will be taking place in our school:

Maths Eyes
This event goes on all week, you take a photo of something mathematical with a caption or a question, Helen Wilson (Form 6) was a runner up in this competition in a previous year. More information:

This is a competition run by University College Galway. There is a Senior (TY, F5, F6) and a Junior Section (F1, F2, F3).
Please contact Mr. Kavanagh, by Monday 17th October if you wish to take part. Have a look at some past papers to practise at the following link: (you will need your school email and password) PAST PAPERS

Summary of Events

Event Day Time Location Teacher
Maths Eyes (All years) All Week A. Gray
Prism Thursday 10.00-11:00  P. Kavanagh
Maths Trail (F1 & F2) Wednesday 09.30-11:00  School Room P. Kavanagh

Manga High
An online mathematical games that you take part in all week and compete against other schools worldwide!!!
Ms. Gray.

Back to School

Monday 29th August

Induction Morning for Form 1 (Form 5 Mentors) & TY Pupils. 9 a.m. – 1:07 p.m.

Tuesday 30th August

School Day for Form 2, 3, 5 & 6.

Wednesday 31st August

All Pupils return to school

Leaving Certificate Results

Best of luck to the class 2016, receiving their results tomorrow.

Below are some links and phone numbers that may be helpful in the coming days:


Results are available in the school on the morning of August 17th and are available online at from 12 noon – PIN required to access this service.

Leaving Certificate Helpline

The Helpline is provided courtesy of the National Parents’ Council in association with the Irish Independent, eir and supported by the Dept. of Education & Skills. The Institute of Guidance Counsellors are employed to provide qualified guidance counsellors to give advice and support to both students and their parents.

Helpline Phone Number: 1800 265 165


Ice Cream Party for DSI

We raised €166.10 for Down Syndrome Ireland at the ice-cream party. Thanks to John, Emma, Lydia, Nicole and Sarah who were super helpers.


24th National Student Poetry Competition, 2016

Congratulations to Favour Ajogbe and Jodie Olujitan, who received certificates for their poetry entries. Well done Girls!

School Magazine

The school magazine will be on sale from Friday 27th of May at a cost €10.


Click here to view last year’s magazine.

Music and Art Trip

The 2nd and 5th year Art and Music students got a music/art themed guided tour and later made their own stained glass windows.
Next stop National Gallery!

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