CHANGE OF DATE: The 6th Year Parent-Teacher Meeting has been changed from Wednesday, 20th November to the following day, Thursday, 21st November. Apologies for any inconvenience.

  • JOB APPLICATION - Whole-time Caretaker

    JOB APPLICATION - Whole-time Caretaker

    The Board of Management of Carndonagh Community School, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal invites applications from appropriately qualified / skilled candidates for the position of Whole-time Caretaker Application by letter and CV to The Secretary, Board of Management, Carndonagh Community School, Co. Donegal. The CV should clearly outline the range of experience / qualifications / skills relevant to the required duties at Appendix 1 & Appendix 2. Read More
  • 6th Year History Field Trip to Derry

    6th Year History Field Trip to Derry

    6th Year History Field Trip photo album Ms. Marie McLaughlin’s and Ms. Majella Doherty’s 6th year History classes visited the Free Derry Museum and partook in a walking tour of the Bogside with their teachers before the mid-term break. Five employees in the Free Derry Museum were directly affected by Bloody Sunday - fathers, sons, brothers, nephews, uncles, grandads were among Read More
  • LCA DYS Careers Workshop

    LCA DYS Careers Workshop

    LCA DYS Careers Workshop photo album The LCA students had a hands-on, busy day at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny on Thursday, 7th November, organised by the Donegal Youth Service. Both groups attended three workshops, meeting professionals in marketing, the army and career guidance. The students were inquisitive, participated fully in the activities and had an all round great Read More
  • Success for CCS at Súile na nÓg Exhibition

    Success for CCS at Súile na nÓg Exhibition

    Súile na nÓg Exhibition photo album Congratulations to all our talented students whose Junior Certificate art work featured in this year's Súile na nÓg exhibition. A very well done to Aaron Curley who was selected as the winning Ordinary Level project by the Art Teachers Association of Donegal. A very well deserved prize winner. The exhibition of work is a Read More
  • Legal Precedent Set at CCS

    Legal Precedent Set at CCS

    Supreme Court Pilot Project photo album Carndonagh Community School makes legal history! On Friday, 18th October CCS was the first of only four Irish secondary schools selected nationwide to take part in a Supreme Court pilot project. This consisted of a questions and answers session via video conference hosted by two Supreme Court judges - the Chief Justice Mr J Frank Read More
  • Caití Farren Receives Naughton Scholarship

    Caití Farren Receives Naughton Scholarship

    Congratulations to past-pupil, Caití Farren who has been awarded a 2019 Naughton Scholarship. This award is given to exceptional students in recognition of outstanding effort in the study of Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths at 3rd level. Caití is currently studying Biomedical Science. In all, 36 scholarships were awarded nationwide with at least one bursary allocated to each county. Not Read More
  • The Addams Family Musical | 4th-6th December

    The Addams Family Musical | 4th-6th December

    In December, CCS will be back in the musical business with a three-night run of The Addams Family, Wednesday 4th till Friday 6th. Casting is almost complete and rehearsals aren't far away. The Music Department are already slaving away on the project, with a large crew of pupils and staff assembled to help. It's promising to be a real gem Read More
  • How the Educational Needs of Students in CCS are Managed

    How the Educational Needs of Students in CCS are Managed

    Parents and teachers often ask how the educational needs of students are managed within schools. The system of allocating resources based on learning difficulties has been replaced by a more inclusive and perhaps fairer way through the Continuum of Support. There are three levels or stages within the continuum. All students are supported within whole school approaches. The subject teacher Read More
  • History Competitions (UCC & TCD) - Cash Prizes to be Won!

    History Competitions (UCC & TCD) - Cash Prizes to be Won!

    The Universities of Trinity and Cork are both hosting History competitions for secondary school pupils and the prizes are worth a look. University College Cork, in conjunction with the Department of Education, is offering among other goodies the opportunity to be published. The deadline for their 'Decade of Centenaries' competition is 20th March 2020. Full details can be found below. Read More
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Fair Trade School

Carndonagh Community School has been designated a Fair Trade School. Ms. Nabla McGeehin would like to thank all the pupils and staff for their efforts. Together we made it happen!


Gaisce Bronze / Silver Awards 2019 (Info Pack)

Students who wish to complete the Gaisce Bronze or Silver Awards in 2019 must study all the information contained in the "Information and Downloads" link below.

Information and Downloads

3D School Map

3D CCS Map
First Year pupils and new members of staff need no longer wander the corridors in wonder, with the help of this handy 3D map of CCS!

CCS Recommended Reading

Exchange Programmes

Carndonagh Community School has an association with several schools overseas. Take a look at our growing list of foreign friends in Europe and beyond.
American  |  French  |  Spanish  |  Erasmus+

Health Promoting Schools


School can make a substantial contribution to the health and well-being of the whole school community. Schools for health in Ireland provides a framework for a school to assess health needs and begin a process of working towards better health for all who learn and work within the school setting.

Health Promoting Schools