Our Active School Committee for this school year has been selected and are ready to take us on an active, fun adventure over the course of the year. Welcome to our committee members Penny, Patrick, Ella, Lachlann, Charlie, Meryl- Joy, Eve, Sarah, Dylan, Max, Sophie and Peter. We recently held a poster competition to refresh our memories on our Active School Slogan ‘If you want some fun, be an active one! See… Read More

We are delighted to announce the opening of our first special class ” Acorn Class” within our school. This is our first special class in the school and we were so excited to welcome all our new pupils on the first day of school. We hope that this class will settle into their lovely new refurbished surroundings and school over the coming weeks and months. The room has been equipped with lots… Read More

This year our school was so lucky to be given an opportunity to create a mural with Waterford Walls. Our classmate Kate Smith entered the STEAM energy art competition in which she drew a picture of windmills in the ocean with the caption ‘Power The Future’. As a prize we got to do a spray painting workshop as well as creating the mural.  Two girls who worked with Waterford Walls (Aishling &… Read More

After a long two year sabbatical, we were delighted to facilitate our whole school Sports Day last Friday, June 17th. Both staff and pupils basked in the sunshine as we enjoyed a fun filled day from start to finish. There was lots to do and the day was topped off nicely with the arrival of the ice-cream van and the Teachers vs 6th Class match. Please take a look at a selection… Read More

This year our 6th class went to Shielbaggan for their end of year trip. This trip is funded by the parents Association and is a much anticipated highlight of the year. Thank you to our Parents association for organising the trip and to those parents who accompanied the class on the day. We left the school early on Saturday morning and headed to Shielbaggan. When we arrived we met all the staff… Read More

Our Boys Football team were crowned champions at the Rackard League Final on April 28th in Wexford Park when they defeated Horeswood. This was a super occasion and a valiant victory from our pupils. Our panel of players hail from Ballygarrett NS and Riverchapel NS and both schools are extremely proud of them. The road to the final was a hard fought and lengthy one. After a tough match vs Bunscoil Loreto… Read More

As part of the Bealtaine Living Earth Festival, our Third Class visited the Seal Sanctuary in Courtown this week. What a wonderful experience to get up close to these beautiful animals and to learn all about how the Seal Sanctuary cares for them. Thank you to Sheila & Denise at Calmast, WIT, for setting up this visit for our school. Please see some photographs and recount pieces from our pupils.

Our 5th and 6th class students have been busy taking part in the Marathon Kids programme over the past 8 weeks. This fantastic initiative, ran by Sports Active Ireland, saw our students undertake completing the distance of a marathon (26.2 miles) by breaking it down into daily running distances. They started with shorter distances and built it up to running 2000m at a time. It also included some lessons on nutrition, exercise… Read More

Our 5th and 6th Classes paid visits to our local beaches to help tidy up and take pride in our place. Thank you to the Tidy Towns Committee for helping Mrs Dwyer and Mr Sutton organise the trip. See below some photographs and recount pieces of writing from some of our pupils.

We were delighted to welcome Colin Travers and his birds to our school last week. Colin brought various species of owls and hawks for all classes to see, hold and learn about. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their feathery visitors to the school. Click on the slideshow below to see some photographs from the two days.