Prize Day Celebrations 2016

Posted on : October 28, 2016

On Friday 28th October Sligo Grammar School held its annual Prize Day Celebrations in Calry Church. Prize Day honoured the many students who did well last year across many disciplines. Prizes were awarded for academic achievement and effort in every class and subject area. Special prizes were awarded for achievement in other areas of endeavour such as sport, Art, Public Speaking, Business Enterprise, the Sciences and Languages.  Medals and trophies were awarded to the students who excelled in both the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert exams. The Farra Cup was awarded to Nell Kelly, the student who contributed most to school life in her six years at Sligo Grammar School. The Guest Speaker this year was Mr. Paraic Duffy, Director General of the GAA. Mr. Duffy spoke about the importance of  fostering “spirit” in teams, groups and, of course, schools, if we hope to achieve anything. He also reminded the students that their potential was limitless and to never stop striving to be better at whatever it is they are passionate about. After those inspiring words, everyone was invited to have lunch in the school dining hall.  To see photos from the day, see our Facebook page and our Gallery HERE

Latest News

  • TY Sea Swim for Charity

    On Wednesday 16th October the 80+ students in TY braved the Atlantic Ocean for their annual Sponsored Swim. As usual the group dressed up in all sorts of fancy dress and were bussed out to Rosses Point beach where they …

    Read More »

  • Green School

    This year Sligo Grammar School is taking up the environmental challenge and going for their first Green School Flag. The aim for the first year is to reduce landfill waste in SGS and generally make the school greener. Under the …

    Read More »

  • Open Evening 2019

    On Wednesday 2nd Oct. Sligo Grammar School hosted an Open Evening for all prospective students. The school was buzzing with activity as all departments welcomed primary school pupils and their parents from all over the region. As the visitors arrived …

    Read More »

  • Climate Justice Candle Lit in Calry Church

    On Friday 27th September Eco-Congregation Ireland’s “Climate Justice” candle was lit in Calry Church at a Special Assembly focussing on Climate Change. The candle has been travelling the Island since the “Shine a Light on Climate Justice” initiative was launched …

    Read More »

  • Irish Angus Competition Finalists

    During the week of 16th September the, now 5th year, girls who won through to the finals of the Irish Angus Beef competition attended the Ploughing Championships in Carlow. Each day the girls were on site at the ploughing from …

    Read More »

  • View all Latest News »

Want to find out more about us?

Have a look at our online prospectus