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Junior Entrepreneur Programme

We have been very busy in 4th/5th class learning lots about the world of entrepreneurship through the excellent Junior Entrepreneur Programme. As part of the programme the children recently met a local businessman, Mr. Dave Ryan who spoke about his journey into the business world and the pupils were given the opportunity to ask some […]

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Second Class Station Teaching

Second class has been very busy these last few weeks taking part in station teaching, focusing on English. During station teaching, which goes on for six weeks, the class is divided into five groups, or stations. Ms Hogan and Sinéad, along with Mr O Donoghue, Ms Kevany and Ms Coughlan visit each station to teach the […]

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Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal

We are supporting the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal in school and we are so grateful that so many of our families  filled and wrapped a shoebox to give to children in the world far less fortunate than any of us.   The filled shoeboxes were collected from the school by the volunteers from TeamHope.  These […]

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Making sense of fractions

There’s a fine line between a numerator and a denominator (only a fraction of people will find this funny!)  Cheesy maths-puns aside …….. the pupils of 4th/5th class have been working really hard this past few weeks learning all about the numerator and denominator and the relationship between fractions and division in a practical way. […]

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Science Week

This week the pupils of 4th/5th had the opportunity to meet real-life scientists who work in IPIC (Irish Photonic Integration Centre). IPIC hosted a Science workshop at the local library whereby the pupils investigated what colour light really is and look at the different types of light sources. Students made their own spectroscopes to investigate […]

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Greetings Heroes

We had a fantastic time down in the local library recently with award-winning authors Graham Tugwell and Dave Rudden who hosted a show known as ‘Greetings Heroes’. The pupils in 4th/5th class were treated to a fun-filled interactive lesson in an immersive storytelling scenario. The pupils were split into groups and each group was cast […]

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Busy Bees

The wonderful pupils in 3rd class have worked extremely hard this term. In science we discussed the importance of looking after our teeth. The boys predicted, investigated and measured  the amount of sugar present in various drinks. We were then able to identify which drink contained the most sugar and which contained the least amount […]

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Official Opening of Sensory Room

SENSORY ROOM LAUNCHED AT BISHOP MURPHY by Emily Ahern , Avondhu Press A new multi- sensory room has been officially opened at Bishop Murphy Memorial School Fermoy.  The room is designed mainly for the pupils in both of the ASD autism classes at the school but will be a facility which can also be used […]

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Solas Room

Solas Room We have had great fun welcoming our new boys to the Solas Room this year. September and October have been very eventful months indeed. We have been swimming, drumming, painting, constructing, composing and we even dabbled in a bit of acting. Take a look at the pictures to see what we have been […]

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Drafting some fan-mail!

The pupils in 4th and 5th class were busy over a two week period engaging in the letter-writing process whereby they learned about the craft of drafting and editing before producing some excellent final-draft letters to their idols. The class used the school iPads to research the fan-mail addresses of various celebrities such as Paul […]

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