Presentation Primary School Waterford

A great tradition of education in Waterford since 1798

School Life

Green Schools

Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme that promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment.

Presentation Primary School has participated in this programme since 2005 and has successfully achieved the following flags:

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Health Promoting School Initiative

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.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Sports News


Pupils from 1st to 6th Class attend swimming lessons in Waterford Crystal Swimming pool each year. Each class completes an eight week session


Pupils from Junior Infants to 3rd Class are taught Irish Dancing by a qualified Dancing Teacher. Each class get a 5 week session.  Classes also get the opportunity to enjoy Zumba classes each year.

Gaelic Games

GAA assists with the coaching of 4th, 5th and 6th Class in Gaelic Football in consultation with teachers in the school. Our teams take part in inter-school matches each year in Gaelic football and camogie, coached by various teachers and where possible, a coach.


Pupils in 5th and 6th Classes are coached in basketball with qualified coaches. These teams also take part in inter-school matches and blitzes.


Pupils in 5th Class also get the opportunity to learn Safe Cycling skills while undertaking a 6 week course in the yard with qualified instructors.


Pupils are taught gymnastics skills by qualified instructors from Waterford Gymnastics Club.


The gallery page includes an assortment of pictures taken from various events, occasions and school life in general.

Class Activities

Throughout the school year our pupils participate in a wide range of activities chosen to support and enhance the school curriculum.

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