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:

Booklists 2016/2017 and ARRANGEMENTS for return to school in August 2016

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.

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.

Sports and Extra Curricular News:

Congrats to the 1st Year GAA football team who won their final last by 8 points winning on a score of 4-16 to 6-2. This great bunch of lads have had a tremendous year winning Soccer, Hurling and Football finals...........Well done boys, the school is very proud of your achievements.

Hard luck to the 1st Year Soccer team who suffered 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.

1st Year Soccer Team 2016

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

Mini-Company students hit success

Leinster Cup Success

Celebrating winning the Leinster Cup!!

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

Links for Parent's

Junior Certificate Exam Timetable 2016

Leaving Certificate Exam Timetable 2016

Eportal Facility for Assessment & Attendance

BOOKLISTS 2016/2017 and ARRANGEMENTS for return to school in August

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 contact Mr. Lawlor through the office, or 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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CALENDAR 2016-2017 
** NB - Assessment Night & Open Night dates not yet decided.
Aug M T W T F S S  
1 2 3 4 5 6 7  
8 9 10 11 12 13 14  
15 16 17 18 19 20 21  
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 24th - First Years commence
29 30 31 25th - Third and 6th Years return
  26th - Second, Fifth and Transition Years return 
Sep M T W T F S S  
  1 2 3 4  
5 6 7 8 9 10 11  
12 13 14 15 16 17 18  
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 20th - Parent's Council Talk/AGM. 22nd - Open Night. 23rd - No School.
26 27 28 29 30  
Oct M T W T F S S  
  1 2  
3 4 5 6 7 8 9  
10 11 12 13 14 15 16  
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 17th  -  First Year Options Night - 8pm
24 25 26 27 28 29 30 25th -  Third Year Parent/Teacher Meeting 
31 31st Oct  -  Nov 4 incl:  Mid Term Break







Dublin Road, Swords, Co. DublinTelephone: 01-8401420Fax: 01-8400331Email: