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January 28, 2020

A huge congratulations to the u19s football team who won their Leinster semi-final game over Wexford CBS on Monday 27th January.

A tough battle that finished 4-3 after extra time. Two goals from Shane Lyons, one from captain Dylan Clausen and a late winner from Alex Wilders to secure their place in the Leinster A league FINALLLL!!!!!

Date to be announced.

January 28, 2020

Our annual Dusk Til Dawn fundraiser took place on Friday 17th January. It was a hugely successful night, with great participation from the 6th years.

Jigsaw Ireland was the charity this year and an amazing €3743 was raised in total.

Well done to all involved, especially the brave ones who took on the forfeits! 

January 27, 2020

The Chanel Cross Country team ran in The Phoenix Park recently with Jamie Keating qualifying for the Leinster’s. The boys proudly represented our school and showed huge effort and determination. Well done to all involved !

Cross country team 


Christian Smith, Harry Gardener, Anthony Hynes, Bradley Whelan


Robert Mulligan, Jamie Keating, Cian Reddy, Sean Connors


Ben Evans, Sean Hayden, Ciaran Crowley


Cole Russell

January 26, 2020

Spanish and Art after school classes have been running in Chanel since November. They take place on Mondays from 4 to 5pm in the Art room. All Spanish students welcome!

Students have the opportunity to practise their Spanish skills while they are learning about cultural aspects of the Target Language. As part of the new Junior Cycle specification, this after school activity can help them to build their portfolios, practise their oral skills and give them more knowledge of the cultural aspects of the Spanish speaking...

January 24, 2020

On Friday 24th January, 6th year students enjoyed an Irish workshop in preparation for their Leaving Certificate Irish Oral Exam. The students remained totally engaged and entertained by the two facilitators as the photos show!

January 21, 2020

Class 4.2 recently did a project where they had to construct a bridge that was 50cm long and could hold 200g without collapsing.  The bridge was constructed using sellotape, PVC glue, lollipop sticks and straws. The entire class designed and built their bridges in groups of three or two.  Every bridge met the requirements without collapsing.  

Some bridges were built using triangulation while others were straight flat bridges with supports tap...

January 21, 2020

The above video clip is a collation of lots of examples of students being active as they are learning in the classrooms in Chanel College. What stands out most is how the students are totally engaged and really seem to be enjoying themselves as they learn.

Thanks to Ms O'Brien for all her work in recording, collating and editing the video.

January 16, 2020

Ms Byrne's 6th year business class enjoyed a trip to Facebook in Wednesday 15th January. It gave them an excellent insight into an inspirational company. 

A big thank you to Celine for her help in the organisation of the trip.

January 15, 2020

On the 15th January a group of 3rd year Spanish students went to the Irish Film Institute as part of the Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) program to see a film in Spanish.

The film, Tesoros, was directed by the Mexican filmmaker Maria Novaro, one of the best-known Mexican filmmakers to come out of the New Mexican Cinema. 

The students learned about new and extremely interesting aspects of the culture and landscape of Mexico.

January 10, 2020

5th & 6th year French students went to see French Canadian film Une Colonie on Thursday 9th January. It wasn't quite the latest Starwars or Avengers Endgame, but it explored themes related to adolescence, coming of age and social exclusion of the indigenous Canadian Indian tribe, the Abenaki.

In class the day before, prior to seeing the film, the students used the Film Studies Guide specially produced by the IFI and the French Embassy to analyse the trailer and anticipate what might happen in the film.

As ever wi...

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