St Brigid's College, Loughrea



Pictured is the 5th Year Biology class of 2016/2017, who attended an educational Ecology Trip to Galway Atlantaquaria and Terryland Grassland Ecosystem.

The trip is very beneficial in students completing their Ecology coursework as part of the curriculum.


Teaching Staff

Annette Lambe
Lorraine Conroy
Lisa Tannian

Biology is taught as a separate Science subject for Leaving Cert.

It is taught in mixed ability groups.

The syllabus is derived to include a variety of approaches including an Ecology field trip. Biology is a subject most useful for courses and careers in Medicine, Dentistry,Nutrition, Physiotherapy, Optics, Nursing and many more research courses. Biology in St Brigid's Vocational School is a very popular subject with male and female students.

There are two levels - Higher and Ordinary.

All students study Higher level in fourth year with most students continuing this level to Leaving Cert, which is very much encouraged by all Biology teachers.


The exam comprises of 3 written sections.

Section A .................... Short questions
Section B ..................... practical questions
Section C ...................... Long questions

There is a good choice on the paper in terms of questions, which results in a very high success rate in the Leaving cert Biology exam.

31 2023
LC Mock Exams
13 2023
February Mid Term
16 2023
School Closed
17 2023
St. Patricks Day
Well done to our students and staff members who participated in RTE's Mass on Sunday this morning celebrated by Monsignor Cathal Geraghty.
Congratulations to our Cadet B Boys who are the All-Ireland Champions for 2023 after beating Mountrath Community School 2-1 in the final played in NUIG today.
And that's a wrap! Congratulations to everyone involved in our very successful run of Beauty and the Beast - The Musical, which closed with a super final night on Friday last. Well done to our Transition Year students who were excellent throughout.
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St Brigid's College, Loughrea
Co. Galway,

091 841 919

Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board
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