Welcome Mr. Duffy

On behalf of the whole school community, we would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Deputy Principal, Mr. Enda Duffy. Mr. Duffy is a past pupil of St. Fintan’s High School so is very familiar with the school and it’s ethos. He brings a wide range of experience in management, sport and…

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Farewell Mr. Ennis

Deputy Principal Gerry Ennis

Today we say farewell to our much loved Vice Principal, Mr. Gerard Ennis. Gerard has been teaching at St. Fintan’s High School for 42 Years ! He was also a pupil of the school throughout Junior and Secondary School so is part of the fabric of the building. He has given many years of fantastic…

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Christmas Greetings

It’s been a busy first term here at St. Fintan’s High School with lots of challenges! We have had many highlights and lots of successful extracurricular activities as well as lots of hard work by students and staff! Wishing all students, staff, parents and families a very Happy and Peaceful Christmas from all @ St.…

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5th Year Creative Engagement Workshop

Our 5th Year Art class took part in an intensive two day workshop with painter Catherine Barron on the 9th and 10th of December as part of this year’s NAPD Creative Engagement Initiative. The group produced some fantastic work over the course of the two days which was designed to introduce new skills and develop…

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Wellbeing Week

Unfortunately, our Wellbeing Week last week was cut short due to school closures as a result of Storm Barra. However, we managed to put lots of focus on wellbeing on the other three days of last week with all students being met by teachers last Monday morning with a sweet treat and a bit of…

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Stand Up & Be You Week !

Our colourful preparations are underway here at St Fintan’s High School for our annual Stand Up and Be You Week 15-19 November. Looking forward to an active, dynamic and vibrant week ahead.

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Annual Sponsored Walk/Run

Congratulations to all for contributing and taking part in our Annual Sponsored Walk/Run in aid of Sports Activities in the school. We have exceeded our target and these funds will be put to great use towards the extensive sporting programme at St. Fintan’s High School. Thank you to all for your generosity and support!

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Happy Halloween

Wishing all students & staff a great mid-term break! Well done to all for all the good work done so far this term. Have a fabulously creepy time…. Check out the wonderful artwork done by 1st and 2nd years here in our Halloween Gallery of 1st Year Cutouts and 2nd Year Sculpture –

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Photography Competition

We have launched a school wide photography competition as part of our Wellbeing Programme for October/November. Our theme this year is ‘Get Active’. Great prizes for winners and all entries will be featured in an in-school exhibition and online! See details in poster for entry…

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Green Schools Water Flag Award

The Green School’s Committee have worked very hard over the past two years to achieve the Water Flag. An Online Awards Ceremony took place yesterday. Well done to all involved!

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Sponsored Walk 2021

We’re looking forward to the St. Fintan’s Annual School Walk/Run which will take place on Friday October 22nd, 2021. All students between 1st – 4th Year will complete the 8km/5mile course during the first six periods of the day. 5th & 6th Years: All fifth and sixth year students will take part in either a…

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Dyslexia Awareness Month

We at St. Fintan’s High School are fully supporting Dyslexia Awareness Month during October. Check out some of the following links for more information! https://dyslexia.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Dyslexia-Awareness-Month-2021-SUPPORT-PACK-Final.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMMXtZXLrUA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oKawFJ_CXg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLb6ehPPc4E https://vimeo.com/272733576 https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/dyslexia-awareness-week-teaching-resources/zkw7qfr https://www.twinkl.ie/event/dyslexia-awareness-week-2021 https://ncse.ie/all-online-resources https://www.helenarkell.org.uk/event/dyslexia-awareness-week-2021.php

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Anchors Aweigh 2021

The new term is well and truly underway in St. Fintan’s. The fantastic September weather has been much enjoyed by our Transition Year students who have all been partaking in Sailing Lessons this month!

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Congratulations Class of 2021

It is fitting that our final post this academic year is dedicated to our Class of 2021. We are inspired by their resilience and send them our every best wish for their bright futures!

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Summertime!!

Nothing says Summer like a BBQ! Ms. Walsh and her science classes have enjoyed some Barbecuing over the last few weeks! Here’s to a great Summer for all students and staff after what has been a tough and challenging year!

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Boxwars !

Well done to all the 1st Year Classics and Art students who took on a BoxWars Challenge over the past few weeks! We took to the field for battle this morning …

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Wellbeing Photography Competition

Winners Announced! See more for details…
We ran a photography competition back in November asking students to submit photos that gave them a sense of wellbeing. Judging got very delayed by lockdown but …… Here is the wonderful work they produced at last!

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Zambia Fundraiser Update

Huge thanks to all staff, students and parents for their incredibly generous donations to our Sutton to Kabwe 10k event.

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Outdoor Classroom

Our new Outdoor Classroom is in full swing! Ms. O’Connor’s class making good use of the sunshine today in our new outdoor classroom. A great way to enjoy the outdoors and learn at the same time!

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Resilience & Reconnecting!

Today marks the start of our first afternoon of games, music and treats for our TY Year Group. These events have been organised to reward and celebrate the amazing resilience of our students in meeting the challenge of what has been an extraordinarily challenging year and a half! We salute all of our students efforts…

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Zambia Fundraiser Update

  Two of our very well known past pupils travelled to Zambia in 2015. Brian Howard of Dublin GAA and Paddy Kirk of Bohemians Football Club have sent us their very best wishes for our Zambia fundraiser https://vimeo.com/546097432 Brian Howard https://vimeo.com/546114268 Paddy Kirk

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Music to Celebrate the Month of May

  Marking the month of May with music, our staff and students were greeted yesterday morning by a musical quartet of teachers. Ms. Shiels, Ms. Duggan, Ms. Ni Laoire and Mr. Slattery welcomed us with beautiful live music in the cafeteria. A very uplifting start to the day.

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Zambian Immersion Project

Every two years, a group of St. Fintan’s High School students, travel to Kabwe, Zambia to work on projects including building and maintenance work. As a result of these trips, we have seen a full primary school called Sables, developed over the past 5 years. We also get to interact with the fantastic children and…

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Model UN

Congratulations to all who recently represented St Fintan’s High School at the Model UN Conference online and received honourable mention at the Awards Ceremony! Model UN is a popular activity for those interested in learning more about how the UN operates. Hundreds of thousands of students worldwide take part every year at all educational levels.…

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge is an international Irish language festival which is the biggest celebration of our native language and culture that takes place in Ireland and many other countries every year.

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Making Noise in the Music Industry

St. Fintan’s High School past pupils are making their mark on the Irish music scene. Check out the following recent work by these artists and follow our specially created Spotify playlist by Mr. Barker showcasing their work!

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Show Your True Colours

Students across the school participated in a variety of events for our recent Stand Up & Be You Week! Events across the week included a musical piece highlighting individuality, inclusion and expression played to all classes each morning and a musical performance which took place during lunchtime on Friday. Film Screenings for 5th and 6th…

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