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 2017/2018
6th year prefects: Chloe Mazhandu and Laura Mc Peake
6th year representative: Virgina Bitca
5th year representative: Liadh Farago
4th year representative: Shona Fitzpatrick
3rd year representative: Amy Lawrence
2nd year representative: Emily Foster Ryan
1st year representative: Emily Brady
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 in October 2017 -details will be announced
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.