Shoe Box appeal

Our pupils were very excited and delighted to take part in the annual shoe box appeal.  They put much thought into the presents to be included in the boxes.  These shoe boxes will be delivered to some of the worlds most vulnerable children and for many it will be the first gift they will receive. […]

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Recycling

An environmental scientist from Clean Ireland spoke to the pupils about recycling in school and at home.  She demonstrated to the pupils the different bins that are used for landfill, recycling and food.  She had various materials and got the pupils to put the different items into the appropriate bins. The pupils are highly enthusiastic about […]

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HALLOWEEN

Pupils dressed up in their scariest outfits to celebrate Halloween.  We had  skeletons,unicorn, Avatar,  scarecrow, killer clowns, nurse, vampire, mummy, scary bat, joker and Dracula.  There was great fun and excitement in the school as the pupils showed off their costumes to each other.  As it was a beautiful day the children delighted in playing […]

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Harvesting Vegetables from our School Garden

Lots of vegetables were sown in our garden in early May 2018. The pupils 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 […]

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Fire Brigade Visit

As Halloween is approaching a Fire safety talk was given to pupils by local Fire Brigade officers on Friday 12th October 2018.  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 […]

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Autumn 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 in briars. They examined nettles but decided to leave […]

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50th Anniversary of School Celebrations

September 16th was a special day in Cullen as we celebrated 50 years of the opening of current Cullen N.S.  The day began with the pupils partaking in a special mass.  They brought candles in a procession representing deceased pupils and staff of  the school.  Pupils participated fully in the mass as well as singing in […]

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Sports Day 21st June

The pupils were looking forward to the annual sports day for the last few weeks.  The weather was glorious and added greatly to the enjoyment of the day.  Pupils took part in 50 m, 80 m and 100 m  sprints, egg and spoon, three legged, humpback, walking, sack races, basketball shootouts and bean bag throwing at […]

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Senior School Tour

On Friday 8th June 3rd- 6th class went to Kilfinane Outdoor Adventure Centre for their tour.  The children did rock wall climbing, orienteering, archery and a river walk.  The weather was fabulous and the children really enjoyed themselves.  The riverwalk was the highlight and they all want to go again next year.

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Trip to Kilmallock Water Treatment Plant

On Monday 28th May 2nd-6th classes visited Kilmallock Water Treatment Plant.  The Man in charge showed us what happens to the water when it comes in from the river before it goes out to our taps.  We saw how he added ‘Poly’ to clump all the dirt together so it can be removed.  Chlorine is […]

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