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Scratch Finalists have been announced for the 2017 Scratch National Finals!


The finals are being held at the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick on Wednesday April 26th.


11:00-1:00 All projects on display at tables for judging and open for viewing by the general public

1:00-1:45 Lunch

1:45-2:15/2:30 Presentation  Dr. Chris Exton "Using programming to understand the natural world" (Judges deliberation if required)

2:30-3:00 Closing awards ceremony and photographs


A great day was had by all and we’re delighted to announce the below worthy winners:

Best Animation 2017

Maze 2,  Grange Post Primary, Co. Sligo


Best Technical Sophistication 2017

Perception,  St. Olivers Community College


Best Educational Content 2017

Grace Hopper,  St Johns School, Limerick


Best Social Project 2017

Candy Adventures,  Scoil Mhuire gan Smál, Carlow

And in the age categories:


Category Winner 2017  –  Junior infants to 1st Class Category 

Tiernans Ninja Slayer Game, Cloghans Hill Coder Dojo


School Winner 2017  – 2nd Class to 4th Class Category

Marvellous Macaroons, St. Mary’s & St. Gerard’s N.S., Co. Wicklow


After School Winner 2017 – 2nd Class to 4th Class Category

Dodgy Cars, CoderDojo Clonakilty


Category Winner 2017  – 5th Class to 6th Class Category

Biodiversity,  Rathkeale 2 NS, Co. Limerick


Category Winner 2017  – Special Needs Category

Life Simulator, Midleton CBS Primary, Co. Cork


Category Winner 2017  – 1st Year to 3rd Year Category    

The Solar System,  CoderDojo Kinvara, Co. Galway


Category Winner 2017  – 4th Year to 6th Year Category

Teaching Farm Safety,  Bailieborough Community School, Co. Cavan


….the Overall Winner is…..

The Crickenbawn,  Tullamore College, Co. Offaly

Results from previous years

- 2016 Competition Results

- 2015 Competition Results

- 2014 Competition Results

- 2013 Competition Results

- 2012 Competition Results

- 2011 Competition Results


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