Extra-Curricular Clubs at Le Chéile Secondary School

At Le Chéile Secondary School, Ballincollig we are proud to offer a diverse range of extra-curricular clubs designed to enrich our students’ educational experience and support their overall wellbeing. Participation in these activities provides numerous benefits, including the development of new skills, enhanced social interactions, and opportunities for creative and physical expression. Engaging in extracurricular activities helps students build confidence, foster a sense of community, and develop a well-rounded character. Our vibrant clubs cater to a wide array of interests and talents, ensuring that every student can find a niche that inspires and motivates them, read more about each club below.

Art Club

Art Club

Art Club allows students to explore various artistic mediums, nurturing creativity and providing an outlet for self-expression. It helps reduce stress, improve focus, and foster a sense of accomplishment and personal growth, contributing significantly to students’ overall wellbeing.

Drama Club

Drama Club is a dynamic space for students to express themselves creatively through acting, scriptwriting, and stage production. It helps build confidence, improve public speaking skills, and encourages teamwork, providing a vital outlet for self-expression and emotional wellbeing.

Drama Club
Coding Club

Coding Club

Coding Club introduces students to the world of programming and technology, fostering problem-solving skills and logical thinking. It equips students with valuable digital literacy skills and encourages innovation, preparing them for future technological advancements and career opportunities.

Cooking Club

Cooking Club teaches essential life skills, including nutrition, meal planning, and culinary techniques. It promotes healthy eating habits, creativity, and self-sufficiency, while also providing a social space for students to bond over shared culinary experiences.

Book Club

Book Club

The Book Club provides students with a platform to explore literature beyond the classroom, fostering a love for reading and enhancing critical thinking skills. This club offers a relaxed environment where students can share their thoughts on various books, promoting a sense of community and belonging.

Drumline

Drumline offers students the chance to engage in rhythmic and musical performance, developing coordination, timing, and teamwork. It creates a sense of unity and pride, as students work together to produce synchronised and dynamic performances that boost school spirit and individual confidence.

Drumline

Trad Group

The Trad Group celebrates Irish culture through traditional music, providing students with the opportunity to learn and perform using traditional instruments. It promotes cultural heritage, musical skills, and a sense of community, enriching students’ appreciation for their roots and history and introducing our students from other cultures to a whole new experience!

Choir

Choir is a harmonious space where students can develop their vocal abilities and enjoy the collective experience of singing. It enhances musicality, breath control, and emotional expression, while also fostering a strong sense of unity and collaboration among members.

Steam

The STEAM Club integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, encouraging interdisciplinary learning and innovation. It provides hands-on experiences and projects that develop critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills, preparing students for diverse academic and career paths.

Rugby Club

Rugby Club offers students the opportunity to engage in a physically demanding and strategic sport that promotes teamwork, discipline, and resilience. Participation in rugby enhances physical fitness, coordination, and leadership skills, while also fostering camaraderie and school spirit.

Rugby Club

GAA Club

The GAA Club allows students to participate in traditional Irish sports such as Gaelic football, hurling, and camogie. It encourages physical fitness, teamwork, and cultural pride, providing students with a sense of community and continuity with Ireland’s rich sporting heritage.