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The Mock Examinations begin on Thursday 9th February and run until Friday 17th February. These examinations are an important trial for the state examinations in June. Students are responsible for familiarising themselves with exam times, exam centres and all exam details. For more details see the Mock Examinations Guidance page and the timetables.
Global Swim Series 3K Open Water European Championships 2016
Congratulations to Ciara Doran, 4th year student in Gort Community School who was the 1st overall female winner of the Global Swim Series 3K Open Water European Championships 2016 which was held last weekend in Carlingford, Co. Louth. Ciara finished 3rd overall but was the 1st female.
Ciara, who currently trains with the City of Derry Swimming Club, to date has won a number of Championships including: Irish Nationals Division 1 held in Dublin in July, Ciara won the 1500m Freestyle Gold Medal and a Silver Medal in the 800m freestyle. In The Open Water Championships, held in Enniskillen in July she won the 17k National Long Distance Championship and she won the 5k ‘Swim Ireland’ National championship in August, which was held in Athlone.
We wish Ciara every success in her future training.
GCS IT Fundraising Initiative
We are currently running a fundraising initiative to upgrade the IT facilities and learning environment for our students. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the generosity of the following people and businesses who have contributed to this initiative thus far.
Mr Frank Murray, Supermacs Gort & Cross Street Galway
We would also like to thank those contributors who declined a public acknowledgement.
We would gratefully accept contributions from any business or person who feels they are in a position to so do. Please contact the school for more details.
School Leadership Team
Mr. Pat Gilmore, Chairperson of the Board of Management of GCS along with principal Mr. Corry, the Chairperson of the Students’ Council, Evan Ashton and Vice Chairperson of the Students’ Council, Polly Edge O Neill met with the School Leadership team this week. The School Leadership Team comprises of all the class captains and vice captains of the school, as well as the members of the Students’ Council. The agenda of the meeting centered on the role of the SLT in promoting a student friendly atmosphere in the school.