The Divine Word National School has achieved a number of distinctions in the fields of culture, sport and the environment. In recent years teams from the school have achieved the following:

  • 6 Discover Primary Science and Maths Awards
  • BT Young Scientist Exhibition Awards – 2009, 2011
  • Digital Schools award (2014)
  • Blue star award (2014)
  • Winning school in the Cumann na mBunscol athletics championships
  • Awarded five Green flags – 2013
  • Winners of the Dublin League of Credit Unions annual team quiz and finalist in the All Ireland Credit Union Quiz (2014)
  • South County Dublin library quiz finalists (2014)
  • Winners and runners up in Cumann na mBunscoil finals in Croke Park in Football, Hurling and Camogie. (2011,2012,2013,2014)
  • Winners of the St Johns GAA tournament
  • Rathfarnham and District cross-country winners 2012
  • Numerous winners of the annual “Write a Book” initiative
  • Winners of the girl’s and boy’s Dublin soccer league
  • Winners in the Texaco Art Competiton