Science Week

During the week pupils enjoyed experiencing many science experiments, testing indoor and outdoor temperatures in school.  Planting a variety of spring bulbs.  The children did tests on their senses – taste, smell and sight.  They tested food for sugar and bones for calcium. Perhaps we will have lots of scientists among the pupils in the years […]

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FOOD DUDES

The pupils have been enjoying participating in the Food Dudes programme.  Each day every pupil gets a portion of fruit and vegetable.  This programme is sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the aim of the programme is to instill healthy eating patterns in the youth of Ireland.

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Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal

Our pupils were very excited and happy to take part in the  Team Hope shoe box appeal.  They packed their boxes with great care to include nice presents for the children who will receive them this Christmas.  These shoe boxes will be delivered to some of the worlds most vulnerable children and for many it will […]

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Halloween

Pupils arrived to school in their scary Halloween costumes on Friday 25th October.  There was great fun and excitement as the children showed off their wonderful costumes –  pirate princess, zombie, Harry Potter, Storm Trooper, Werewolf, Killer Clown and Little Red Riding hood. It was a great way to celebrate their last day in school […]

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Visit of Fire Brigade Officers

As Halloween is approaching a Fire safety talk was given to pupils by local Fire Brigade officers on Monday 21st  October.  They spoke about the dangers of fire – too close to a fire at any time especially Halloween bonfires, lighting matches, ‘escape plan’ if there is a fire at home – assembly point for household.  […]

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Visit to school of All Ireland Winners

A great GAA day was celebrated in school with the arrival of three Ireland cups – The Ladies Intermediate Football Cup – Mary Quinn Memorial, the Under 20 hurling cup – James Nowlan and the Senior Hurling cup – Liam McCarthy. The cups were  accompanied by Cathy Cunningham, Kevin Hally and Michael McGuire. Cathy spoke […]

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Green Schools – Travel Talk

Ellen O’Sullivan the Green Schools Travel Education Officer visited the school to speak to the children about the current important topic of climate change. She explained in an interesting way the reasons climate change is happening. She explored with the pupils what they can do everyday in their lives to reduce carbon emissions – walk/cycle to […]

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European Sport’s Day – Swimming Lessons

27th September is European Sport’s Day and we are celebrating this day by ontinuing our series of swimming lessons in  Seán Treacy swimming pool in Tipperary town. All pupils are enjoying the weekly visit to the pool. These lessons will continue for eight weeks.  Coaches guide them in the skills of floating, breast stroke, front/back […]

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Nature Walk

Time for our annual nature walk outside the school and up the Rocky Road. The pupils learned about the different plants growing in hedgerows.  They gathered  samples of ivy, sycamore and hawthorn leaves and their fruits.  They looked at crab apples and at the blackberries growing on briars.  They examined nettles but decided to leave […]

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Harvesting our Vegetables

The pupils sowed lots of  vegetables  in our garden in early May 2019. They  eagerly watched the vegetables growing in May and June. All pupils were delighted to see how much the vegetables had grown over the summer holidays. There was great excitement on the day of the harvest. As the weather was fine the pupils harvested […]

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