We recently took part in the Roscommon Schools Cross Country competition. Two of our pupils came in the top 10. We were extremely proud of them. Sport is very important to us. We have three physical education lessons each week – P.E., soccer and Gaelic. We often take part in school competitions in our county […]
We are preparing to sing and play music at this years First Holy Communion. Music is an integral part of our school day. We learn the tin-whistle in school each Wednesday. We take part in an annual Christmas Show in the hall and the Feile Ceoil in the Dean Crowe Theatre.
We went to ‘The Night Show’ in our local Community Centre. It was performed by a travelling theatre group. It was very entertaining and interactive. The puppets were very enjoyable. We had a great time. The pupils in the Junior Room also went to a show, Frosty the Snowman, in the Dean Crowe theatre in […]
On our last day of school in 2016 we went on a school outing. We went to Retreat Nursing home to perform our Christmas show for the people there. We really enjoyed our visit. We then went to the libraryÂ and to St. Peter’s Church to see the crib. We finally went to MacDonalds to celebrate […]
Our Christmas show was a great success. The pupils really enjoyed performing on the stage in our local Community Centre. WeÂ donated the proceeds from our concert toÂ the Midland Simon Community. We thank all the parents and the community for their help and support.
The whole school went on a Viking Boat tour to Clonmacnoise in November. It was the final sailing of the season. We learned about Clonmacnoise in school and we were then delighted to see the monastic site for ourselves. We were excited to see our school from the river on our journey. Â
Pupils in 5th & 6th Class went to Sligo to visit the Holy Well, Tobarnalt, and the Holy Door at the Cathedral. The children wrote down all the towns and villages that they went through along the way and this formed the basis of our Geography lesson this week. The children had a great day […]
Pupils in the Senior Room went to Athlone Community Radio. They met the radio D.J. Pete Casey. They learned about the work of a D.J. They were interviewed on the radio and they also played the tin whistle. A sixth pupil played a tune on the banjo. The children really enjoyed the morning.
The children in the Junior Room went to the Luan Gallery. They were shown around the gallery and learned about the exhibition there. Then they did an art workshop downstairs. They made a collage using recycled paper and card. They had a brilliant day.