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TY Graphic Typography Project

    TY Oscar Red Carpet Night

    Congratulations to all the TY students who looked amazing last night at their Oscar Night. Lots of laughs were had from parents, staff and students as the films premiered in the Library. They ranged from craziness of ‘Suitcase Suzie’ to the horror of the ‘Hooded Zombies’ Film Production was introduced as part of a new initiative...
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    3rd Year Life Drawing

      Pumpkin Carving Contest

      Student Vs Teachers in the Art Room Let the contest begin!!  With the help of some dedicated students and staff, 22 pumpkins were scooped out in the Art Room in preparation for the contest. With teachers one side and students on the other, pumpkin saws were laid out and templates at the ready, the contest began. The...
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      Maths Week

      We recently celebrated the 9th annual Maths Week Ireland which is an all island celebration of Mathematics, (October 11 th- 18th).
      As part of our busy week , we ran daily Maths quiz's.  These proved to be very popular with both pupils and staff getting very excited about winning.  Seeing groups of students in the corridors arguing...
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      The Teaching of maths has changed much in the past few years.ma1 Project Maths, the full new course is being taught to all classes.  The main aim of Project Maths is to change the way Maths is taught so that students leave school with a greater understanding of the...
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      The English Department is the largest department in Riversdale Community College. We have a mission statement on how we see our role in providing our students with the best education, course provisions and modules. We have set aims and targets on how we propose to implement our mission. We believe language is fundamental to the...
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      The Night of the Stolen

      sw_7It was a cold, snowy night in the city of Awesome. Our agent, SOX8, was walking home on Christmas Eve to his lovely wife when his phone started to ring. It was his boss. She had said “An evil golem named Knack started to steal all the...
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      The Evil Elves

      sw_6Most elves are good but some are bad. The good try to spread Christmas cheer but the evil try to ruin Christmas and this year they came close. It was Christmas Eve and all was set. The reindeer were ready to fly, the toys were made and the...
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      The Christmas Disaster that was Stopped by a Master


      It was the night before and all through the house there was nothing stirring not even a mouse-then bang! There was glass everywhere. Somebody smashed the glass in the sitting room. There were people in the house. I ran down the stairs and saw Santa....
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