Sligo Grammar School aims to deliver an all-round education to its students. We value all activities, sporting, cultural, community and academic. We understand that not all students are the same and so we like to encourage students to pursue their own particular talents.
We strive to deliver an excellent academic education and many of our students have excelled in many areas of academia.
The subjects we offer can be viewed by going to our subjects page.
In the 2016 Leaving Cert exams our students achieved an average points score of 429, with 28% of students achieving 500 points or more.
This year 94.1% of Sligo Grammar School Leaving Cert. students progressed to further education both in Ireland and abroad.
In 2016 alone, University Scholarships were awarded to five students, two receiving Trinity College Dublin Entrance Exhibition Awards, two receiving University College Dublin Entrance Scholarships and one receiving an Academic Scholarship from Dublin City University.
Conall O’Dwyer was awarded two Junior Cert awards for excellence in the Junior Cert exam. He was identified as a High Achiever in Science and Maths by the State Examinations Commission and together with his classmate Conor Grennan was also presented with the Business Excellence Award by Mr Tom Acton, Dean of Business in NUIG, as a result of their excellent grades in the Junior Cert Business Exam.
In October Irish students Andrew Wood-Martin, Leah Wasson, Sara Bourke and Rachel Carter won the Bedell Cup, a National Award for their work on Seachtain na Gaeilge last March. Just this month, 5th yr student, Paddy Bird, was awarded third prize in the Senior Physical, Chemical and Technology category of the BT Young Scientist and Technology competition.