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Portlaoise College hosts stakeholder seminar

Supporting students in their educational journey in the core business of any school. However there are many influences that can impact how a student...

Digital leadership programme at Laois secondary school going from strength to...

Portlaoise College has recently developed a digital leadership programme. Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives and the school has recognised the need...

Two Laois students awarded Third Level bursaries by their former school

Each year at Portlaoise College, two students are awarded with a Scholarship Bursary worth €1,000 each which goes towards their third level education fees. This...

In Pictures: College preparation pays off at Portlaoise College

In the recent College Awareness week which took place in Portlaoise College, there were many events and activities organised where the whole school community...

Portlaoise secondary school set to hold Christmas market and auction in...

Portlaoise College students will be holding a Christmas market and charity auction this Sunday in Portlaoise Parish Centre from 12pm until 4pm. All funds raised will...

Back to back success in the Midlands regional basketball finals for...

Portlaoise College’s U-19 Girls basketball team achieved a fantastic win at the National Basketball Arena on Monday. They took part in the final of the...

In Pictures: All smiles as two Laois secondary schools celebrate Junior...

After a very long wait, the 2022 Junior Certificate students finally received their exam results yesterday. Although they sat the state exams back in June,...

‘We Will Rock You’ – Laois secondary school gearing up for...

Portlaoise College are in the final preparations for their school musical 'We Will Rock You' with excitement building. The show will be performed in the...

Silverware on display in Portlaoise college as seven teachers win various...

Portlaoise College teachers brought chemistry from the classroom to the pitch as an unprecedented seven teachers from the school won various county and all...

Laois secondary school receives award from Trinity College to recognise their...

Staff and Students in Portlaoise College have a lot to cheer about recently as they have been recognised by Trinity College Dublin with a...

In Pictures: Laois schools pull out all the stops to celebrate...

Teachers and students are enjoying their midterm break this week but many of them finished with quite a bang last week. The first half of...

Portlaoise College student claims silver medal at the World Kickboxing Championship

Earlier this month, 3rd Year Portlaoise College student, Ugne Kleinaityte claimed a silver medal at the WKC World Kickboxing Championship. The tournament, which sees the...

In Pictures: Laois secondary school embraces its diverse cultures with special...

Portlaoise College has students from over thirty eight different countries and held a special day for them recently. The school relished the opportunity for students...

Portlaoise College visit to the historic Royal Irish Academy

Portlaoise College 6th year students went to the official launch of the exhibition on the life and career of Jan Łukasiewicz, the noted Polish...

Excitement building as Portlaoise College prepares for fundraising Harvest Ball

Excitement is building ahead of a night of glitz and glamour that is planned at the end of the month. Portlaoise College are preparing to...

Portlaoise College Open Nights on Wednesday and Thursday, September 28-29

The transition from primary school to post-primary school is a monumental occasion for both students and indeed for their parents/guardians. Portlaoise College is aware...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College hold concert to officially open school’s new...

They really know how to do things in style in Portlaoise College. To celebrate the start of the academic year and to officially open the...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College delighted with 2022 Leaving Certificate results

This morning students had the option to collect their results on the Leaving Cert portal at 10am. But most of the Leaving Certificate class of...

Record numbers as almost 200 1st years attend Portlaoise College

Beginning secondary school is one of the landmark moments in a child’s life, but new beginnings can bring both excitement and anticipation for incoming...

Portlaoise College launches ‘Recognising Student Excellence’ programme

Portlaoise College is a school that endeavours to uncover every child’s full potentia, nurturing all pupils to achieve their best, enabling them to thrive...

In Pictures: Laois student honoured at Áras an Uachtaráin by President...

A Laois secondary school student was honoured by President Michael D Higgins at an event in Áras an Uachtarain recently. Fifth Year Portlaoise College student...

Laois secondary school announces scholarship winners for new academic year

Portlaoise College have announced this year’s winners for their First Year scholarship programme. Sean Cheah from Educate Together in Portlaoise and Aisling Lambe from Holy...

Community Mentoring Programme at Portlaoise College goes down a treat

In partnership with Trinity College Dublin, Portlaoise College recruited a number of parent volunteers to act as Community Mentors to Third Year students in...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College TY students busy installing Laois Sensory trail

The TY class of Portlaoise College have been installing a sensory trail at Kylebrook Equestrian Centre over the last few months. This trail is now...

In Pictures: All smiles as Portlaoise College celebrate academic year with...

Portlaoise College held their Award Ceremonies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Year students recently. Normally there would have one award evening for all year...

Prestigious national awards for Laois students at Enterprise finals

Students from Laois were awarded national prises at the Student Enterprise Programme recently. Laois students won 1st place in the Creative Business Idea Video Competition...

Two Laois students excel and triumph in All-Ireland Enterprise Awards

The Student Enterprise Programme is Ireland’s largest and most successful student enterprise programme with over 26,000 second level students taking part each year. Last month...

New Student Leadership team appointed at Laois secondary school

Portlaoise College have decided to elect Fionn Abbey, Caitriona Dillion and Callen Dunne are their Head Boys and Girl team for the 2022/23 academic...

Laois school’s Parent’s Choir going from strength to strength with plans...

Portlaoise College has always had a strong community spirit consisting of management, staff, students and parents. Sinead Walsh is the Chairperson of the Parent's Council...

Second All-Ireland volleyball title of the year sealed by Laois secondary...

Portlaoise College boys, with the guidance of their coach Pawel Nowakiewicz, ended the year with yet another All-Ireland title. First, Senior Boys won the All-Ireland...