Planting Spring Bulbs

The pupils have been busy planting for the springtime. In the large containers at the front doors they planted evergreen shrubs surrounded by violas. In the classroom each pupil planted hyacinths and tulips. There was great excitement setting the bulbs and plants and everyone is looking forward to a lovely colourful display come in spring.

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Small School GAA Blitz

The pupils from 1st – 5th class participated in the Small School GAA Blitz held in St Ailbe’s on 24th November.  The 1st and 2nd classes played football indoors and 3rd-5th classes played on the astro turf surface outdoors.  The organisers mixed the teams from all schools participating so it added to the overall enjoyment of […]

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Tag Rugby

Pupils were thrilled starting a new session of tag rugby.  This was all the more enjoyable as it was a warm sunny day.  The pupils enjoyed learning many drills – passing the ball sideways and behind, running with the ball over the end line, sidestepping , tiptoeing through ladders and passing the ball to the […]

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Fire Safety Talk

Fire safety talk was given to pupils by local Fire Brigade officers on Thursday 23rd November 2017.  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.  Fire safety plan […]

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Swimming Lessons

Pupils have enjoyed attending Seán Treacy swimming pool in Tipperary town for a series of swimming lessons.  Coaches guided them in the skills of floating, breast stroke, front/back crawl and lane swimming.  Our pupils learned vital skills for life and enthused them in healthy living for the future.

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Halloween

Pupils dressed up in their scariest outfits to celebrate Halloween.  We had  witches, zombies, Elvis and bears.  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 outside in their gear! Scary!!  Later there was […]

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Zumba Dancing

Pupils enjoyed Zumba dancing sessions in the school. Transition Year Students from St. Anne’s Secondary School, Tipperary town gave the lessons as part of fundraising for their mini company project DANCE 4 BANTS .  Our pupils enjoyed the dancing and had a wonderful cardio-vascular workout at the same time.  Well done to the girls and […]

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Junior Room Art Work

Pupils in the Junior Room learned the poem Cats written by Eleanor Farjeon.  In their Art Class the pupils made interesting cats of varying shapes and sizes.  Perhaps we have a budding artist among us!

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Viewing Icon of Holy Family

In preparation for World Meeting Of Families next year the Icon of The Holy Family is visiting many churches through out the country. Yesterday the senior pupils visited Emly Church to view the Icon.  Fr. Moloney P.P. explained the three sections of the Icon and how it invites everyone to become involved in the church. […]

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Nature Walk

The pupils went for an interesting walk on school grounds, outside the school and up the Rocky road.  They learned about the plants growing in the hedgerows.  They gathered samples of sycamore, hawthorn, ivy leaves, crab apples and looked at blackberries growing on briars.  they examined nettles but decided to leave them growing on the […]

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