Category Archives: STEM

Space Week 3rd Class

Third class built their own rockets last week for Space Week. Check out for more information. Well done 3rd class.

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Shedding light on fibre optics at Tyndall Institute..


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Discover Primary Science & Maths award 2015/2016

Today we proudly received the Discover Primary Science &  Maths Award from Science Foundation Ireland. It is a really nice looking plaque and will be proudly hung on the hall! Discover Primary Science and Maths (DPSM) is the national programme, … Continue reading

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Sinking and Floating Senior Infants

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We estimated how much water would half fill the bucket. We guessed 4 jugs and it took 5! Then we estimated which items which would sink and float. The apple floated when we guessed it would sink. We placed a … Continue reading

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C.U.H. Nurses visit third & fourth: Blood & Brains!

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A team of nurses from the Infant Department of the C.U.H. visited third and fourth class yesterday. The three nurses were called Ria, Rachael and Emma and they taught us about blood and the brain.           … Continue reading

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Measuring Rainfall

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Third Class have created rain gauges and will be recording the rain fall over the next couple of weeks. We are hoping that it will be sunny every day, but the lads in third want it to rain constantly so … Continue reading

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Science Week 2015

This week is Science Week and there are a number of activities going on throughout the school. All of the classes will be doing various activities, but some classes are going to be having some visitors talking to them about … Continue reading

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Professor McCaffrey’s Visit to Fourth Class

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Prof Mary McCaffrey from U.C.C. visited fourth class on Thursday the 24th of September. She gave a talk about ‘The fascinating world of the Cell’. She was extremely impressed by the questioning of the boys. Here is a video clip … Continue reading

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Cool Maths & Science Workshop @ C.I.T. @ 18:00 – 20:00

I am delighted to extend this invitation to the teachers, the pupils and parents of 4th, 5th and 6th classes to attend an exciting and topical event in CIT the Cork Institute of Technology on Thursday 17th of September from … Continue reading

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