Category Archives: active school

School Sports Day: Thurs 16/6/2016

Thursday,   16/June/2016 All pupils are welcome to attend school in fancy dress.  Limited  parking will be available in the school  yard.  Access  via  gate between St. Joseph’s and Pres.  This gate will be open at 10:55  and closed at 11:15   … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk: First Class.

First class take a well-earned break in the sun in Fitzgerald’s Park during the recent sponsored walk.

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Sponsored Walk: Junior Infants

Having walked all the way to Fitzgerald’s Park, Junior Infants take a break in the garden and sing songs on the stage before they return to school.  

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Sponsored walk to the Lee Fields!

The whole school took part in our sponsored walk today. In glorious sunshine, the boys from 2nd – 6th headed to the Lee Fields. The Parents’ Association organised bottles of water and an ice cream van! It was a tiring … Continue reading

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Active school

The school is buzzing with active pupils today with Mark doing hurling and football with a number of classes. Kevin Murray has also started the physical literacy program with second and third classes for the next 6 weeks. We hope … Continue reading

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Mountain Walk to Lough Curra

Mr. Clarke  organised a moderately challenging hill walk to Lough Curra in the Galtee (or Galty?) Mountains on Saturday, 17th of October. Eight fit young lads, all from 6th class, took part. They were accompanied by Mr. Clarke and Mr Donovan.In … Continue reading

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The Air Rocket

6th Class and Resource. This is not one to be tried at home. A plastic bottle with a small amount of water and a large amount of air is attached to a compressor. When the pressure is to great for the modified … Continue reading

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Physical Literacy with Kevin Murray

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Over the last three weeks Kevin Murray has being teaching senior infants and first class all about physical literacy. The Canadians are big into physical literacy and define it as “Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding … Continue reading

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