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.

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On behalf of all of us here in St. Brigids College, we would like to wish the best of luck to all our 3rd and 6th-year students who begin their state exams tomorrow. Links to the exam timetables can be found below:
Pictured are St. Brigids minor and junior girls 4x100m relay teams who recently competed in the All Ireland track and field championships in Tullamore, Co Offaly.
We were delighted to welcome our past pupil and Galway camogie star, Sarah Dervan, as special guest for our annual school awards day on Monday the 16th of May. Sarah, who is a seven time all-star and three time All Ireland Camogie title winner, prese
On Friday, 20th of May, our 6th year students celebrated their graduation by coming together with their families and teachers for a wonderful ceremony in the school gym.
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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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