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 and Upcoming events:

Application Form for a fixed-term

6th Year Graduation Tuesday 24th May 2016

School based End-of-Year exams for 1st/2nd and 5th Years begin on Monday 30th May - Fri 3rd June

Summer Holidays begin Fri 3rd June

The school would like to thank Members First Credit Union and Darren O'Reilly(past pupil) for their very generous sponsorship of soccer kits which were badly needed

Our sponsors Members First Credit Union

Jack Tynan is presented with new gear by Darren O'Reilly of MFCU

Follow the Student entreprise Awards on Twitter - Colaiste Choilm SEA @ SEA_ColChoilm#ccent

Follow the soccer in Colaiste Choilm on Twitter - Col_Choilm Soccer@ColChoilm

Darren receives his Entrance Scholarship from UCD. Here he is pictured with Deputy Principal Mr. Cathal Boyle at the ceremony.

Leinster Cup Success

Celebrating winning the Leinster Cup!!

Mini-Company students hit success

Sports and Extra Curricular News:

Mr.Gallagher, Mr.Lawlor and Mr.Foster wish to commend all students in 1st and 2nd year for their excellent work in this years Student Entreprise Awards. After a wonderful school final made possible by the excellent wotk of our 5th year stewards, Colaiste Choilm brought "TCC" of 1S, "Charged" from 1T, "Tenere" from 2T and "Boothackers" from 2L to the county finals. The efforts of all students were recognised for the 2nd time. Colaiste Choilm won the award for "Enterprising School Spirit" - an award for the best school and most innovative school in Fingal. Special thanks to Luke Garrigan and Josh Mallin from TY who have produced a special edition of the Colaiste Column to mark the achievements of this year

SEA Award 2016

Hard luck to the 1st Year Soccer team who sufferd heartbreak in their 2-1 defeat to worthy winners St.Brendan's Killarney in the All-Ireland Final. Onwards and Upwards for the lads now!! The school is very proud of your achievements, well done boys.....

Congrats to the U-14 hurling team who defeated Colaiste Chiarain Leixlip 5-12 to 3-12 in the final of their competition. A report on the game will follow........

1st Year Soccer Team 2016

A massive congratulations to both Darren Corr(pictured with Mr. Boyle, left) and Sean Mok(pictured with Mr. Neville, right) who both sat their Leaving Cert in June 2015 and both of whom received Entrance Scholarships to UCD and TCD respectively. Sean received the JP McManus All-Ireland International Scholarship as well last weekend and is currently studying Nano Science In TCD. Darren is studying Actuary and Maths in UCD. Well done to both Sean and Darren, the school is incredibly proud of your achievements.

Congrats to the under 14 football team who defeated Chanel College comfortably to qualify for the semi finals. They play the winners of St.Davids Artane and St. Kevin's Ballymun. This game will be played on Thurs 28th Apr so keep an eye out and an ear open for the smi fixture

Hard luck to the 1st year soccer team who were beaten by a hungrier Colaise Phadraig CBS Lucan who came out on top 3-1. Sweet revenge for the Lucan boys reversing a 5-2 defeat we inflicted on them earlier in our run to Leinster Cup success. We wish them every success in their Dublin Metro League final and the Leinster Chamions league final.

Congratulations to Matt Garrigan, a past pupil from 2015 who also received a UCD Scholarship

Colaiste Choilm students hit the Jackpot!!!!!!!!!

Links for Parent's

Junior Certificate Exam Timetable 2016

Leaving Certificate Exam Timetable 2016

Eportal Facility for Assessment & Attendance

Census 2016Census 2016

Parent's Council Fundraising Survey

BOOKLISTS 2015/2016

Literacy Improvement Targets for our School

St John's Education Centre - support service


Subject Inspections

All Subject Inspections

Irish Inspection - 1 May 2012

Construction Inspection - 12 November 2010

Wholeschool Evaluation 7th February 2011

Colaiste Choilm University Scholarships

2008 Gary Weafer TCD

2011 Robert Wade TCD

2012 Ciaran O'keeffe UCD

2012 Gerard Reid TCD

2013 Conor Brennan UCD

2013 Barry Tyrell UCD

2013 Ryan McDyer DCU

2013 Cian O'Hagan DCU

2014 Conor O'Brien DCU

2015 Sean Mok TCD

2015 Darren Corr UCD

2015 Matt Garrigan UCD

TY 2016 in Colaiste Choilm Swords

Sean receives his Scholarship from JP McManus, also pictured is Principal David Neville

Anybody with news or information for the website should Mr. Lawlor through the office, or in the case of students and staff drop a note into Room 12. We always like to hear of student achievements away from the school too so please contact us

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M T W T F S S  
May   1  
20 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2:  Bank Holiday
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 12:  Presentation Night
16 17 18 19 20 21 22  
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 24:  Sixth Year Graduation Night
30 31  
M T W T F S S  
Jun   1 2 3 4 5 3:  Last school day.







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