The Library Committee is dedicated to bringing the joy of reading to the entire school. The aim of the library committee is to promote the use of St Thomas’ library through encouraging all students to avail of a quiet study space, to broaden their horizons through books, to explore their imagination through fiction and to develop their love for reading
The Library Committee 2016/2017
6th year prefects: Ella Keogh and Deirdre Lee
6th year representative: Katie Doyle
5th year representative: Jaslin Joy
4th year representative: Anupoa Paulose
3rd year representative: Sarah Byrne
2nd year representative: Ayeshah Norazilee
1st year representative: Aisling McAllister
Coordinating teacher: S. Mc Carthy
Dominican College Sion Hill was awarded the National ‘Well Read’ award for their whole school participation in promoting a love of literature.
Book Club will commence on Monday 3rd October 2016
There are 3 separate categories
Junior Book Club (1st and 2nd years)
Intermediate Book Club (3rd and 4th years)
Senior Book Club (5th and 6th years)
Debating is a very popular extra-curricular activity and our students have had many successes in various competitions debating in English, Irish, French and German.
Each year, students take part in a National competition ‘Poetry Aloud’, which is the annual poetry speaking competition organised by the National Library and Poetry Ireland. It is open to all post-primary school students on the island of Ireland.
World Book Festival
World Book Festival will take place in the school from Thursday 2nd of March.
Activities will include table quizzes, toast master competition, spelling Bee, Drop everything and read classes.