Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?


How well do you know some of the most famous schools and colleges from movies, books, and the news.

SECOND-LEVEL STUDENTS across the country today received their Leaving Certificate results under the new Calculated Grades system and will on Friday receive their CAO offers for third-level institutes across the country. 

Some say your school days, and others say your college days, are some of the best and most memorable years of your life – grounded in stories you’ll one day tell the grandkids. 

But aside from those five or six years in secondary school, or those three to four years in college, there are other institutions that have become much talked about settings for stories on the screen, in the books, and in the headlines. 

So now’s your chance to test your knowledge on some of the most iconic and famous schools and colleges.

Hogwarts, arguably the most famous fictional school in the world, was set in what part of the UK?


Highlands of Scotland
Valleys of Wales

Yorkshire Dales
Shetland Islands

It’s 24 years this year since Matilda was first released but what was the name of the school she attended?


Punchem Hall Elementary School
Crunchem Hall Elementary School

Slaughter Hall Elementary School
Chokey Hall Elementary School

Mean Girls remains an iconic movie with our own Leo Varadkar quoting from it as Taoiseach earlier this year. But what was the name of the high school the mean girls attended?


East Shore High School
West Shore High School

North Shore High School
South Shore High School

Which of these schools featured in comedy sketch show Little Britain?


Royal Grammar School
Hard Knocks Grammar School

The Little Grammar School
Kelsey Grammar School

At what high school was Grease set?

Ryder High
Richmond High

Rydell High
Rochdale High

Can you name the school that Erin and co attend in Derry Girls?

Our Lady’s Immaculate Girls’ School
St Mary’s Catholic Girls’ School

Holy Trinity Girls’ School
The Mary Magdalene School for Girls

In what Dublin school were scenes from Sally Rooney’s Normal People filmed?

Belvedere College, Dublin 1
Blackrock College, Blackrock

Hartstown Community School, Clonsilla
Tyrellstown Educate Together, Dublin 15

Scenes from I.T. starring Pierce Brosnan were shot on location at which Irish university?

Trinity College Dublin
Dublin City University

University College Dublin
University College Cork

Back in 2003, Jack Black landed on our screens in School of Rock where he played a substitute teacher at what school?

Horace White Prep School
Horace Green Prep School

Horace Black Prep School
Horace Blue Prep School

And finally, it had songs that would linger in your mind for days after watching and it was a major hit for Disney but in what school was High School Musical set?

East High
South High

Middle High
West High

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