Congratulations to sixth class pupils who made their Confirmation in St.Peter’s Church. The children were very lucky to be confirmed by our Chairperson, Canon Liam Devine in his new role as Vicar General. He made the occasion so special for the children.
We went to the Recycling Centre in Golden Island as part of our Green School’s Project. Our theme is Litter and Waste Globally. We hope to receive our 9th Green Flag with this project. We each brought an item to the centre to recycle. We learned a great deal about recycling. For example, there is […]
We have completed the Junior Entrepreneur programme recently. We held a Welly Walk in Clonown on 8th March and 112 people came to it. Tom Morrisroe, County Partner of J.E.P. in Roscommon, visited our school to ask us about our walk and the Junior Entrepreneur programme. He was very impressed by our efforts. He told […]
Our Welly Walk was a great success. There was a huge crowd of people and the weather was lovely. Pupils in the Senior Room did a fantastic job at organising the walk. Alan from Operation Transformation came. He was very impressed and he said that he would love to come to Clonown again for the 5k/10k […]
Pupils have just finished a Meditation course with guests Louise and Rose. The children really enjoyed it and learned lots of new skills. The aim of the course was to boost self-esteem, self-confidence and to help children deal with any worries that they may have.
We are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. Part of the programme involves a business visitor to the classroom. We invited Darin Claasen, owner of Unique Health & Fitness Gym here in Athlone to our school. He talked to us about the work of an entrepreneur, the skills that make you successful, the importance […]
Pupils, teachers and parents of Clonown N.S. held a reception for Canon Liam Devine to celebrate his new position as Vicar General of our Diocese of Elphin. The pupils presented Canon with a St. Brigid’s cross which they made. It was fastened to a beautiful wooden surround created by Padraig Duncan on behalf of the […]
We were very privileged when Bishop Kevin Doran visited our school. He met all the children, the teachers and some parents. He spoke to us about the Holy Spirit and preparing for our sacraments. The pupils sang a hymn for the Bishop and played a polka on the tin whistle for him too. One of our […]
Pupils in the Senior room are doing the Junior Entrepreneur programme at the moment. This innovative programme opens the minds of primary school pupils to the joy of entrepreneurship at a time in their lives when they are full of imagination and open to new possibilities. The programme helps participating pupils to develop a number […]
Pupils in the Senior Room visited Ericsson as part of our Discover Primary Science Project. We learned about Ericsson and what this company does. We learned about the role of the engineer and we met software engineers; they told us about their jobs in Ericsson. The engineers highlighted the importance of Mathematics in Primary School […]