TCS - What's happening

Back to School Arrangements 2014

Back to school

The return-to-school arrangements for 2014-15 are as follows:

All students report for assembly at 8.55 am (see below)

Tuesday 26 August
8.55 am -11.50 am - Introduction and Induction
1st Year  – Assembly in the Hall
2nd Year – Assembly in the Music & Drama Room (420)
5th Year – Assembly in the Canteen

Wednesday 27 August
8.55 am - 10.15 am - Introduction and Induction
3rd Year – Assembly in the Canteen
Transition Year – Assembly in the Music & Drama Room (420)
6th Year – Assembly in the Hall
LCA5 – Assembly in Room 210
LCA6 – Assembly in Room 207

Thursday 28 August
8.55 am – 01.00 pm - Normal classes for all year groups

Friday 29 August
8.55 am – 03:45 pm - Full timetable.

Bus Services
Please note that the school bus service will resume on Thursday 28 August.


GermanConnects comes to TCS

GermanConnects visitOn Thursday, 29th May 2014, the Deutschmobil came to Tallaght Community School to visit the First Year German class. The Deutschmobil is a touring bus that has been visiting schools throughout Ireland for the past year as part of the language campaign German Connects.

Miriam and Vega, the two German teachers, brought coulourful and entertaining games to help the students learn about the German language and Germany. The students really enjoyed the visit, and they showed great enthusiasm for the activities.

Pics here


Trinity Achievement Awards

TCS at Trinity Awards 2014

The Trinity College Educational Achievement Awards were presented at a reception in the college recently. Congratulations to the winners: Darren Scanlon, Zara Newman, Danielle Gorman, Melanie Yepifantsava, Kelly MacCormac, Chloe Dunne & Sophie Clarke. Sean Keogh was this year’s Salter Sterling TY Gold Medal Winner.
Well done to all.


Johnson & Johnson Business in the Community 2014

The school's Business in the Community partner Johnson & Johnson facilitated a day of mock interviews for a group of students on Thursday 08 May 2014.  The students tell of their experience in the pieces that follow.


6th Year Graduation 2014

scrollCongratulations to the Class of 2014! "Be the best person you can be!"

Good luck to all in the upcoming State examinations.

Pics here


C & C Track and Field Games 2014

TCS in Santry 2014TCS students who took part in this year's athletics competition in Santry did the school proud, especially in the poor weather conditions. We had a number of athletes who were 4th and 5th in long jump and discus events.  Five students qualified for the finals of the 100m and the 200m events. Epey Mutanga (5th year) was 2nd in the 200m senior boys. Onye Adeyemi was 2nd in 1st year girls discus. Well done to all.

Pics here


1 Elm - podcasting drama

Use of digital media and the development of oracy skills is an integral part of the national literacy programme. The link below describes how the 1 Elm (2013-14) undertook these activities in their English class, using Willy Russell's 'Our Day Out' as a basis for their studies.

1 Elm English podcasting