Hello everyone, I hope that you are safe and well at this time.  These are very strange times that we find ourselves in.  It is an extremely difficult and stressful time for families for so many reasons. All families are under pressure, pressures of different kinds, and everyone is affected. We, as a school, recognise this and are willing to support our families and community. All our teachers have been busy collaborating… Read More

27/02/2019 Dear Parents/Guardians Please see the link to the latest information supplied to all schools in relation to the coronavirus. advice-for-preschool-settings-and-parents The Department of Education and Skills has updated information for schools on Covid-19. This has been provided by the Department of Health and HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team. Regards BGNS

Thank you to all who attended our Open Evening on February 11th. Please click below on the video of “Our School” to get a sense of life in our school.

Please see our Space Week homework. Can you identify any of the star constellations in the the Ballygarrett sky?

We recently held a debate in the G.P. room where 5th class students debated on two motions: ‘World Hunger Will be Eliminated by 2030’ and ‘Primary School Children Under 12 Should Not Have a Mobile Phone’. Each team had a captain and three other speakers who spoke on the opposition or proposition for their motion. It was interesting to hear both sides arguments and points. Though the scores were extremely close there… Read More

Every year we raise funds for a charity at Christmas. This year 6th Class and the Parents’ Association joined together to help fundraise €250 towards charity. All pupils and teachers were asked to wear their Christmas jumpers to school and donate €1 to charity. All our 6th class pupils were then asked to write a persuasive piece of text about a worthy charity. After listening to all the various deserving charities, the… Read More

  We decorated pine cones for Christmas and it was lots of fun. We got pine cones and then we brought them into class to paint them. They had lots of different colours and plenty of glitter! We brought in old socks and made sock snowmen with elastic bands. We cut off part of the sock and used it to make a cute hat. Some people used glue to stick on eyes… Read More

Bhí an margadh Nollag ar siúl sa seomra ranga Rang 5 chun Gaeilge a chleactadh. Bhí níos mó na ocht stalla sa mhargadh. Bhí rudaí de gach sórt ar díol- bréagáin, bronntanais, seodra, leabhair and maisiúcháin Nollag. Bhí bia blasta ar fáil freisin, mar shampla, maróg Nollag, seacláid the agus sceallóga.

We hosted a chess match with Bunscoil Loreto this afternoon in the General Purpose Room. We had a total of 52 children playing chess and having fun. Well done to all our students from 3rd to 6th class who participated. We really enjoyed hosting Mr Nimmo and the Bunscoil Loreto team. We hope to play a return leg in Term 2. It was great to see students engaged in a real battle… Read More

A huge well done to all our students who completed the MS Readathon 2019. This challenge was a 30 day reading challenge to encourage as many students as possible to read as many books as possible over the course of the month. Whilst reading, our students also managed to raise a whopping €1100 for MS Ireland- a very worthy cause. Well done and keep up the reading!