Category Archives: News & Activities

Roscommon GAA Activity Day in the Dome

Roscommon Coaching and Games held a GAA activity day for Senior Pupils in the Connacht Dome today. There were lots of different schools taking part. Our pupils had a brilliant time. There were different circuits and the children got the opportunity to practise a range of football & hurling skills, with many other fun activities […]

Science Week in the Senior Room

We continued working hard on our project for BT Young Scientists. We are so excited about going to the RDS in January! We also made robot minions with our kits from Stem Wizz (see below). This week we learned about photosynthesis. We learned that plants, hedges and trees take in sunlight and water, and they […]

BT Young Scientists

We are delighted to announce that our school has been selected to attend the Primary Science Fair at BT Young Scientists on 11th January with our project on Hedgerows. (This project makes up part of our Green School Project also.) This is a brilliant opportunity for our pupils and teachers. We are very excited. We […]

Planting Spring Window Boxes

Cross-curricular Learning  We focused on Procedural Writing in English for the past fortnight. 3rd and 4th Class read about and completed written activities on planting spring window boxes. We decided to put this lesson into action! Kevin Dooley ordered daffodil, crocus, tulip and muscari bulbs for us. They came all the way from Holland! We […]

Imaginative Play in Nature

We are very lucky to have such lovely, natural surroundings on our school yard. This provides great opportunities for imaginative play; the children play shop/restaurant using leaves, twigs and pebbles. There are lots of areas amongst the trees for building forts/huts. Today there was great activity at the Bug Hotel and lots of digging nearby! […]