Red Kettle came to visit our school on Tuesday 15th January. Along with the pupils, they performed their play ‘Backwards, Forwards and Upside Down’ written and directed by Liam Meagher. Everyone really enjoyed participating in their great show. Thank you to everyone involved.
Sixth Class are enjoying the opportunity to learn to play the ukelele. We are all looking foward to hearing lots of lovely tunes from them!
We were very lucky to have Beth Carton, a past pupil, return to visit our school on Wednesday 19th December. Sadie Carton made a presentation to Beth to recognise her great sporting achievements and recent All-Star award. Thank you Beth. We are so proud of you!
Well done to all pupils who participated in the Pageant on Thursday 13th December in St. Paul’s Church. A special well done to both Fourth Classes who performed so well for us. Thank you to Mrs O’Heithir and Miss Stones for all their hard work. Check out our backstage pictures…
On Wednesday 21st November, pupils from both the Primary and Secondary School participated in a very special mass in the Cathedral at 11.30am. This mass was to mark three hundred years since the birth of Nano Nagle. Well done to all involved in the singing, readings and liturgical mime. It was a beautiful occasion. To read more about Nano Nagle, click here
We are all very excited about our new Computer Room here at school. Very soon, Sixth Class will begin lessons to develop their computer skills. All other classes have lots of plans too. Exciting learning ahead!!
Everyone is enjoying the wonderful new library since coming back to school. We love to browse and read lots of new books. Classes are also enjoying their ‘Snuggle Stories’ sessions.
Our school was full of Halloween fun on Thursday 25th October. Everyone looked very well in their Halloween costumes.
The Mayor visited our school Thursday 25th October. He presented certificates to over 50 pupils for full attendance during the school year 2017 – 2018. Well done everyone!
We have been very busy so far this year at our after school Art and Crafts Club. The girls from Fourth Class all come together on a Monday afternoon to let their imaginations run wild. We made some spooky trees as well as painting Halloween pumpkins. Some girls went for a scary pumpkin and others turned theirs into magical unicorns.
Pupils had great fun during Maths Week with interesting games and puzzles. Check out some more puzzles on Puzzles and Challenges
Thank you to Ms. Fetton for organising Food Dudes for the pupils. We all had an opportunity to taste and eat a selection of healthy fruit and vegetables. A great initiative, linking in with our healthy schools policy.
Our Christmas Fun Day finally arrived! Lots and lots of preparations were made for this special day. A huge thank you to everyone who helped in any way. The children really enjoyed every station…’Decoration Station’, ‘Hot Chocolate’, ‘Story with Mrs Claus’, ‘Disco with Ian the Elf’, ‘Parcel Jenga’, ‘Snow Games’, ‘Make a Bookmark’, ‘Rudolph Hoopla’, ‘Card Craft’… it certainly was a Christmas ‘Fun’ Day!
Our school has decided to take part in the HSE’s Health Promoting School Initiative which aims to make school a happier and healthier place for all the school community. Questionnaires will be given to students, staff and parents. From the findings, an action plan will be put in place to make our school more health promoting.