We, Fifth Class went to the RDS, Dublin for the ESB Science Blast on the 6th of March. We has our own display area and learned a lot from doing this project and looking at others. Did you know that 75% of people buy their fruit and veg in plastic waste, and only 9% of that is recyclable? We were shocked by this and wanted to make a change.  Our project title… Read More

We encourage all parents/guardians to view this power point presentation. This power point has been developed for parents by Webwise. Please take the time to view this. Webwise Parents – Primary – Intenet Safety Talk

We are a group of four pupils from 4th, 5th and 6th class in St. Mary’s NS, Ballygarrett. We meet with our teacher Mrs O’Sullivan every Friday for our computer class. During this class we practice typing, online research, working with Microsoft word and using powerpoint. When we heard about the ‘Pasture to Plate’ project we decided to enter the competition. After some discussion and research we decided to use the produce… Read More

Please see below a copy of our CSS Review Notification. Le meas Board of Management CSS Review Notification 2019

We are delighted to be taking part in Laya Healthcare’s Super Trooper programme to promote fun, family friendly activities to keep us active in 2019. Each student has received a Health Homework Journal to record their activities. Within these journals also are activity suggestions, games, recipes, mindfulness and challenges for all the family to get involved in. We look forward to tracking our progress over the coming months.    

5th class have been learning about the vikings. Everyone has been doing their own projects on paper or presented on a USB. We’ve learned lots about their customs, how they ate and their language. The class worked together to make a Viking shields and a giant viking longship collage in our art. By Kaiyah

Congratulations to our Boys Rackard League Football panel on winning the Gorey District this year. It has been eight years since Ballygarrett/Riverchapel last captured the trophy. Our panel of 32 players have trained very hard and applied themselves excellently to training, games and competitions from the beginning. In ahighly entertaining final, we defeated Kilrush on a scoreline of 3-6 to 2-4  on October 17th in Naomh Éanna.  A repeat of last years’… Read More

It’s that spooky time of the year again. Well done to all our teachers and pupils who made a huge effort in dressing up for Halloween. The school was a very scary place this morning. Wishing all our families a Happy Halloween. Click on the slideshow for some more scary scenes.

We held our annual Sports Day on Wednesday, June 13th this year. Thankfully, the weather remained dry and we were able to have a fun filled day full of activity and smiles. Thank you to all our staff for facilitating the different events throughout the day. The arrival of Mr Mac (the ice cream man) was cheered by the pupils and thank you to the Parents’ Association for organising this treat for… Read More

Grandparents’ Day took place this year on May 4th. We love to celebrate this special day here in the school with all those grandparents who can attend from near and far. Thankfully, the weather was fine and all our guests could sample the daily life of our school. Our school was a hive of activity during the morning and all our pupils were delighted to display their work and talents. Grandparents’ visited… Read More