St. Mary's NS Ballygarrett

Monthly Archives: January 2020

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