Welcome to our iona, our island in the heart of a burgeoning Douglas, our own island of saints and scholars

Welcome to St. Columba’s BNS

Situated on a five acre campus in the heart of Douglas, our school has been a centre for learning for over 100 years. Our most important resource is our staff, the Principal, class teachers and learning support teachers. We also have, in addition classroom assistants, administrative and maintenance staff

The school is well equipped with audio/visual aids. Each class has access to computer facilities including a laptop for each teacher. All classrooms are equipped with projectors to enhance the learning environment of the school. In 2009, we installed a state of the art audio visual system in the school hall which includes a 9ft screen and surround sound facilities.

The main subjects in our school are: Irish, English, Mathematics, History, Geography, Science, Religion, Nature, Physical Education, Arts & Crafts, Music & Singing, Drama, Social, Personal and Health Education. French is taught in senior classes.

OUR NEWS

April PA Newsletter 01.05.2015

The April edition of the parents’ association is now available online. Please click here for further details.

March 2015 Newsletter 11.03.2015

The March edition of the parents’ association newsletter is now available online. Click here for further details.

Clár Ama do Sheachtain na Gaeilge 08.03.2015

To celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge, we have some fantastic activities arranged for the boys. Click on the following link for more details.

 

Clár Ama do Sheachtain na Gaeilge

Letter from Minister for Education 08.03.2015

The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan has written to all primary schools in the country in response to the recent results of the Literacy and Numeracy Strategy. Ms O’Sullivan wishes to convey her wishes to pupils and parents also.

Please click on the following link to read the letter in full.LetterFromMinisterForEducation