Colaiste Choilm CBS Swords







Coláiste Choilm CBS is a Catholic Boys school founded by The Christian Brothers in 1967. It is a member ofERST(The Edmund Rice Schools Trust). It combines a strong emphasis on academic achievement with a caring attitude to all its students. The schoolmission statementfollows the Christian Brothers' philosophy of creating a community of students whose central purpose is the religious, moral, intellectual, physical and social education of the student. This community seeks to create an atmosphere of Christian care and concern in which the student can grow to maturity.


Latest News:

Dates for Leaving Cert Orals: Mon 13th-Fri 17th April - Oral Irish Exams

Mon 20th - Fri 24th April - German/French Oral Exams

Other Dates to Remember for 6th Years

Graduation Night 19th May

Final date for History Project 24th April

Final date for Geography Project 11th April

Date of Practical Art Exam 5th-7th May

Final date for Construction Studies Portfolio & Project 24th April

Construction Studies Practical Exam 28th/29th April

Music 2pm-4pm 24th April

Technology Project and Portfolio 27th March

Date of Ag. Science 1st May

Easter Holidays - Mar 28th - Apr 12th inclusive

Apr.16th TY P/T Meeting

Colaiste Choilm CBS Swords - video presentations

1st Year Assembly May 2014 - video

Presentation Night

Sports News:

Fitness/Run initiative with 1st Year and TY now underway. More details to follow

Congrats to the school rugby team who won the Junior North Dublin Cup 87-0 today! An exceptional achievement by the lads and coach Ms. Hynes, well done to all concerned

All Soccer, Basketball and GAA has now finished for the year without any silverware but next year is always another year. Well done to all players and coaches for their contributions

Senior hurlers win Dublin Title with a 4 point victory ....... Click here to see Report .....

Best of luck to former 5th Year students Zac Elbouzedi and Jonathan Lunney who have begun their professional soccer careers with West Brom and Preston respectively. Also keep an eye out for former students Shane Elworthy and Gareth McCaffrey - Shane is plying his trade with Fulham while Gareth has returned to League of Ireland now playing with Shamrock Rovers. Best of luck to Alan O'Sullivan who recently returned home from Aberdeen and who is now playing with Shelbourne F.C and Ireland's Under 19 international team.

Also, best of luck to current 5th Year Conor Fowler who will move across the Irish see to begin a professional soccer contract in the summer with Cheltenham town. Well done Conor and the very best of luck.

Finally, Colaiste Choilm would like to give a massive congrats to former students Steve Garrigan and Mark Prendergast a.k.a. KODALINE whose recent album "IN A PERFECT WORLD" has gone triple-platinum!! A brilliant success for the two lads and their band mates.

Links for Parent's

Parent's Council Fundraising Survey

BOOKLISTS 2014/2015

Literacy Improvement Targets for our School

St John's Education Centre - support service


Subject Inspections

Irish Inspection - 1 May 2012

Construction Inspection - 12 November 2010

Wholeschool Evaluation 7th February 2011

Other News:

Congratulations to last years 6th Year Students Conor Brennan and Barry Tyrell who both finished in the top 4% of Leaving Certificate Candidates. Both were awarded with Entrance Scholarships from U.C.D.

Congratulations also to Ryan McDyer and Cian O'Hagan who received D.C.U. scholarships


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