Orienteering 2016

Students from Scariff Community College who participated in the Cork Schools' Orienteering Championship on Nov. 17th at the Fota Arboretum, Cork.

It was a very enjoyable and successful day all round: The 2nd/3rd yr. Boys' team came 3rd in their event, Rose Powell came 1st and Pepper Robson came 3rd in the 2nd/3rd yr. Girls' event, with the Girls' team coming 1st overall.

History Workhouse visit

Ms Colleran and Ms Glass recently visited the old workhouse in Portumna as part of their 3rd year History program. 

Fitness solutions

Transition year students spent the morning in Ennis court house as part of their Law module. Paul Fitzgerald gave us a tour of all the courts and the holding cells prior to the commencement of the Circuit and district court.

Open night

Thank you to everyone who attended our Open night last night. Thank you to the students and staff who helped to make it such a possitve evening.

We had a fantastic display of Holloween cakes on display, Science experiments, French presentation, superb music, Art, Woodwork, Metalwork, DCG, Enterprise, our reading rooms with accelerated reading, Businees room and Badmington in our PE hall open for viewing.

Enjoy the hoplloween and dont forget to return enrolment forms.


Scariff Community College Open Night

Scariff Community College Open night is on Thursday the 27th of October 2016.

The information sessions will start at 6.30 in the general purpose area of the main school.

Parents and prospective 1st year students are encouraged to attend.  Looking forward to seeing you on the night.

We will also have tours of the school on the night and refreshments will be provided.

Please bring your application forms on the night if you have them completed.

Under 16 1/2 Munster B Championship

Scariff were promoted to playing Munster B hurling this year after winning the under 15 Munster C and County Clare A last year.

We had our first match today against Bishopstown and won on a scoreline of 5-11 to 1-10.

We are now into the Munster quaterfinal on wednesday the 19th against another stronghold of hurling- Borrisokane.

Well done today and best of luck to the squad in the next round.

Orienteering 2016

Students from Scariff Community College had a great day orienteering today October the 12th.

They competed in a schools' orienteering event at Curraghchase Forest Park, Co Limerick. 

Welcome to our 1st years

Our first year students are 5 weeks into the school term and we are very happy with the way they have settled into Scariff Community College.

Thay are getting used to all the new subjects on offer and getting to know their new teachers.

We have 73 first year students this year bringing the school enrolment to 405 students.

We look forward to working with our new students over the coming years and would like to welcome them to our school community.

Sports day

Scariff community college had a wonderful sports day on Thursday the 2nd of June. All years and classes participated. 5 zones were organised which included events such as athletics, track and field, indoor hockey, basketball, soccer. orienteering, tug of war, egg and spoon race, three legged race and many more.

Thank you to everyone who took part and worked on the day.


Grad Mass

Graduation mass was held on Friday the 20th of May for our 2016 Leaving certificate students. It was a wonderful evening for all involved and we wish the students the very best in the upcoming exams and in their adventures to come.


Hurling medal presentations 2016

Donal Moloney and Eoin Quirke both past pupils of Scariff community college were guests of honor at Scariff Community College hurling medal presentation on wednesday the 25th of May 2016.

Donal has managed the Clare under 21's to three all ireland sucesses and is busy preparing for this years championship. Eoin is an exciting prospect for Clare hurling and is a former member of the under 21 panel having also played for the minors.

LCA Summer trip

Our LCA students had a great outing to at Ballyhannon House horse riding stables. We'd a great lesson with Donna starting with learning more about a horse's senses through 'horse whispering', followed by some tricky but relaxing yoga on horseback, and then a lovely trek to a local river. We had a thoroughly enjoyable day.

Best of luck to the LCA students with their upcoming exams.

Track and Field

A small T&F team went to the North Munster Schools competition last week. On Tuesday in Castleisland, Conor Callaghan came 3 in junior boys triple jump. In UL on Thursday, Molly Spazzi won the inter girls race walk, Ann Marie Gillespie came 2nd in the junior girls race walk, as did James O'Brien in the boys event. Alison Cronin came 3rd in the junior girls triple jump. We were also lucky enough to meet former international hurdler Derval O'rourke kindly posed for a photo and congratulated our team on their results.

County A Junior Champions 2016

Scariff Junior camogie team beat our neighbours Tulla in the county A final today in a fantastic game of camogie. It was a pulsating game with Scariff getting off to a slow start in the first half to  trail by 1-5 to 0-3 points.

The second half saw Scariff gain the upper hand with a real team performance in every sector of the pitch. 

Scraiff finish 2-8 to Tulla 1-6.

A great end to a very sucessful year for this squad after winning the All Ireland camogie Junior C title earlier in the year.

Hurling update

Scariff community college are in the County under 15A  final after beating St Flannans in the semi final. Scariff will face Tulla in the final in Dorrabearfield GAA pitch on tuesday the 17th May, throw in is at 4.30pm.

Our first year hurling team have progressed into the County A semi final after wins over Killoloe, St Pats and Ennistymon.

We will face St Flannans in the semi final and are looking forward to it.

2016 Talent show

Our annual talent show was held on Thursday the 28th of April in our sports hall. The standard was very high with 16 acts performing on the day.

First prise went to Christopher Mc Dwyer and Fiontan Cahill for their expert guitar duet.

Thank you to all involved 

Law mock trials

Scariffs transition year students competed in the Law Education for schools mock trials in Ennis court house on Wednesday the 4th of May. The students role played as barristers, solicitors, registrar, witnesses and jury in the trial.

We were one of eight schools chosen Nationally to compete.

We were narrowly beaten by Portlaoise College. Our students were excellent and we are very proud of them.

Scariff enterprise town

Scariff Community College students were very involved in the Scariff enterprise town initiative organised by the Bank of Ireland. TY students compiled promotional videos of the local area, with Micheal Hynes being the overall winner recieving an Ipad. Our students also performed the music at the event. Thank you to Darina Sheridan for all the work she put into coordianting the schools involvement.

Ty student Meave O Rouke produced a cake in the style of a moneybag which got special mention by celebrity guest Rachel Allen.

Munster under 15 champions

Scariff community college were crowned Munster champions today after a great win against Scoil Ruain in a scoreline of 6-6 to 0-10 points. It was a fantastic game of hurling from start to finish, with some excellent score taking.

Thank you  to Mr Mc Namara and Mr Conlon for all the work and time they have put into this squad of players.

Scariff bet Midleton in the semi final in a pulsating game which ended up scariff 1-12 to 0-11.


European tour 2016

Scariff community college visited Cologne in German this year on their European school tour. 5th year and TY students along with 9 teachers had a very enjoyable time.

The group flew into Brussels before moving on to stay in Koblenz a beautiful town outside Cologne.

Activities included a cruise on  the Rhine, Visit to Marksburg castle, Lint chocolate factory, a day in Phantasia land. Night time activities included an evening bowling and a trip to a local swimming pool.

Thank you to Ms Rouine for organising the trip down to the very last detail.