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Presentation College Hosts German Public Speaking Competition

Monday 30 September saw the German and European flags raised at the entrance to the College. The German Ambassador HE Deike Potzel, Michael Hauke from the Goethe Institut and Louise Reeves the President of the German Teachers Association were among our honoured guests. In total we had thirty-seven speakers from four schools...

Students Selected for German Theatre Project

Congratulations to Doireann Broderick, Abbie Nolan, Niamh Nolan, Seán O’Driscoll and Charlie O’Meara who have been selected to represent Ireland in an International Theatre Project which culminates in a week-long workshop in Berlin next November. All are  experienced performers with a keen interest in ....

La Semaine Française

Mar 09 2019
This week  students and teachers enjoyed our annual Semaine Française. The French Flag was flying proudlly. Fifth and Sixth Year students enjoyed the French film “Keeper” in our local GBS theatre. Sixth Year French pupils will enjoy a delicious traditional French petit dejeuner, while Third Year French students watched and participated in a French play “Le role”performed in the school library. There was also an art and construction competition with many amazing entries.

Julie Becherova is Selected for the AILO Final in March

AILO is the acronym for The All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad. This is a problem solving competition, which uses obscure and unfamiliar languages. This year the languages were: Oscan, Pitjantjatjara, Slovene, Maltese and Ndebele. Congratulations to Julie Becherova who is one of the top one hundred students from all over Ireland. 

Theatre and German Project

Learning German through drama and theatre – a perfect combination. We have just found out that Presentation College has been selected to represent Ireland in a collaborative Theatre Poject, which will involve six countries and culminate in a week-long event in Berlin. We will be part of a group of thirty students, who will come from schools in Germany, Denmark, Finland, Scotland, Sweden and Ireland. One school in each country has been chosen by the Goethe Institute to participate.

German Pen Pal Project

Last week our third parcel from the Anne Frank Realschule in Ahaus, Germany arrived. Eighty-eight students have a pen pal with whom they correspond through both German and English. The German students also write in both languages with the theme of each letter  (Click on heading to read more)

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German Tour

First and Second Years were very excited last week when the details for the trip to Germany in December this year were released. We will be staying in Koblenz and visiting the Rheinland region. Among the highlights will be a day in Phantasialand Theme Par ...

Paris Tour 2018

Jan 14 2019

Second and Third Year French students begin 2019 with fond memories of their recent trip to Paris.  In December, forty students accompanied by their teachers Ms. Cadinot, Ms. Nagle, Mr. Kelly and Mr. Murphy, set off on a four-day trip to discover the ...