We have a strong belief that students should participate in the organisations within the school. Clubs and societies are a huge part of the school and the building of relationships within the school community. Below are just some of the many clubs and societies which operate in the school:
AILO PROBLEM SOLVING This is an international competition. There will be a preliminary round in school in February. The competition involves solving problems and puzzles using language and logic. Presentation College has had several finalists in the past, with two in 2022. Contact either of the Guidance teachers Ms Cumiskey or Ms O'Sullivan for more information. Click here for further info
ATHLETICS Ms Cardiff
BT YOUNG SCIENTIST Each year we enter a number of projects into this competition. In 2020/2021 we were the only Carlow school with a project in the Final. Contact your Science teacher if you are interested.
BUILD A BANK The bank is run by Transition Years. Ms Donnolly is the teacher to contact. Click here for TY news
CHESS CLUB The chess club is open to all and takes place at lunchtime on Thursdays in G2. Please contact Ms Cumiskey or Ms Malone if interested.
CHOIR Ms Lyons is the teacher who runs the choir. Click here for choir and music news
COMPUTER CLUB Every lunchtime from 1:15 - 1:50 students can go to the Computer Room (Room 28) where they explore the digital world. Ms Lowry is the teacher who runs this club. Click here for the latest Computer Club and ICT news
COOKING Students are encouraged to enter the many ATHE cookery competitions.
CYCLING PE teachers Mr Homan coordinates the schools' bikes. We have bikes for students to use in PE and for various events. Ms Kavanagh leads the #andshecycles Ambassador team. These are three students selected from TY.
CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE Ms Cumiskey
DARTS Ms Lowry
DEBATING We participate in English, Gaeilge and German debating competitions depending on student interest in any particular year.
DROP EVERYTHING AND READ Monday and Wednesday 1:05 - 2:00 in Room 11. Click here for library and literacy news
EQUESTRIAN Ms Kelly
GAISCE This is open to Fourth Year students and the coordinator is Ms. Cumiskey. Students work towards their Bronze Medal and are involved in areas of Sport, Community,Skill Development and a Venture (Glendalough). Click here for Gaisce and other TY news
GREEN SCHOOLS Mr Fennell and Gavin Bradley See our noticeboard outside the library for information. New members are always welcome. Click here for the latest news from Green Schools This is the link to our Green Schools Twitter
HEAD STRONG This is a group of Transition Years who are interested in promoting positive mental health. The members of the committee work along with Ms Cumiskey and Ms O'Sullivan and usually meet once a week. It is an enjoyable and fun group to be a member of.
HURLING Mr O' Mahoney
JOHN PAUL II AWARDS Ms Maher
LEARNING HUB This is open to First Year students. Learning hub takes place every Tuesday from 4 - 5:30. Students can do their homework and study in a relaxed atmosphere, with support from Transition Year students where required. Ms Gillespie the Deputy Principal is the person to contact. Click here for tips and tricks to help you learn and to reduce anxiety and stress
MEITHEAL Ms Maher
PHOTOGRAPHY Mr Mc Dermott
PREFECTS Ms Maher
RUGBY Mr Bailey
SAFER INTERNET AMBASSADOR PROGRAMME
SCIENCE CLUB Our Science Club meets on Mondays 1:20 - 1:50 in Room 26 at lunchtime. Members come from all year groups. A science teacher runs the club and students do fun experiments, prepare for competitions and have fun with science. Ms Bradley and Ms Kinsella are the teachers to contact. BT Young Scientist Competition and Scifest are some of the competitions students enter. Click here for the latest news on Science and Technology
SOCCER Mr Murray
STUDENT COUNCIL Ms Cadinot
ST VINCENT DE PAUL Ms Coburn
YOGA Ms Thornton
YOUNG SOCIAL INNOVATORS