A big thank you to the members of the Active School Committee for creating Active Advent calendars for our classes to use during December. Each day a window on the calendar will be opened to reveal an exercise or activity to get the class moving! It’s a fun, easy way to keep us fit and healthy during this festive season. Well done to all classes on the recent ‘Run Around Europe’ challenge… Read More

It’s that time of year again. Our pupils have been busily preparing, wrapping and organising items for their shoebox donation to Team Hope. This initiative brings great joy and happiness to our school community as we give those who have little, something special for Christmas. Thank you to our Parents Association who have facilitated this charitable drive within our school, it would not happen without their volunteerism and efforts. Last year, we… Read More

A look back on our Active School Week 2017!

Today we hosted a visit from Wexford Feíle in preparation for Feíle 2017. We had great fun displaying our skills, chatting to our Wexford and local Ballygarrett heroes.  Some representatives from the local GAA and Ladies GAA club called into visit along with our past pupils to help promote the Feíle. Lots of smiles and laughter were on show with Irish music, song and dance to help set the atmosphere. Thank you… Read More

Well done to the members of Mr Nimmo’s Chess Club who represented the school in the All Wexford Chess Team Competition on 08/02/2017. The level of interest in chess within the school continues to grow and we were delighted to have two teams represent the school in both the junior and senior competitions. Thank you to Mr Nimmo for his hard work in teaching and organising chess within the school.  

We hosted Grandparents’ Day this year on February 1st, Lá Fhéile Bríde, in association with Catholic Schools’ Week! All our pupils and staff worked so hard in the previous days decorating the school and rehearsing songs, poems and dance.  All our pupils helped to generate a welcome atmosphere so all could celebrate the day with the  wider school community. Click on our slideshow to view some of our photographs from the day. Thank you to the… Read More

It’s that time of year again and what an effort by all in the school this year! We beat our total from last year by 10 boxes. We donated 114 shoeboxes to Team Hope. Thank you to all our parents for supporting this worthy cause. Thank you to all our Parents Association and their volunteers who organised the information and collection of the shoeboxes. We were delighted to pass on the shoeboxes… Read More

Our Parents Association will be running their annual Halloween Disco next Friday, October 28th. It takes place in our local GAA club. Thank you to all who help make this event such a success year after year. It begins at 6.30 pm and is a great way to kick start the mid-term break!!  

Well done to all in our school this week. A super effort by all pupils and staff for Maths Week. Thank you to Ms Ormondes’s class for organising a really engaging maths fair for all our pupils. Hard work but it was worth it. Please see below some images of various stations today. Congratulations to Grace in 4th Class who estimated the correct amount of sweets in the jar. Please click here… Read More

  Welcome back to all our pupils and staff for the academic year ahead! We are delighted to welcome our new class of Junior Infants. They are happy to be here at last and are settling into life here in St. Mary’s NS. We would also like to welcome all our new pupils who have enrolled in the higher classes. We hope you all enjoyed your first day with us. Welcome also to… Read More