Author Archive | Elizabeth Daly

Water

Wonderful Water!

All pupils in Bishop Murphy’s took part in a discussion about water this week. The Green School Committee organised a speaker from SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) to call to our school. Fergal came and spoke to us to develop awareness around water conversation and how to effectively manage this important resource in our […]

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Lights, Camera, Action!

The pupils in Bishop Murphy Memorial School are gearing up for their school play this day next week. Costumes have been gathered, lines learned and pupils have been honing their acting skills for show night. Each class will perform a play next Thursday December 7th, from 7pm, in the local Youth Centre in Fermoy. We […]

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Donation to The Cope Foundation

On Tuesday, 5th class walked to the Cope Foundation Centre in Fermoy to donate some money. The boys in 5th class completed the Junior Entrepreneur Programme this year with their company “Sweet Treats”. As part of learning about how an entrepreneur builds a business, the pupils baked and sold Rice Krispy Buns, Rocky Road and […]

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Mental Health Awareness in BMMS

  Positive Mental Health Awareness Fortnight was celebrated in BMMS during the month of May. The boys developed awareness and positive attitudes towards their mental health while acknowledging the support systems that we all have available to us. Pupils took part in various different activities to promote positive mental health including interactive games, group discussions, […]

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Sweet Treats

5th class have been participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme this year. This involved the pupils choosing a product to sell and setting up a business from scratch. The pupils chose to make non-bake goods and sell them during school breaks. We called our company Sweet Treats and pupils in all classes throughout the school […]

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Skipping Workship

All pupils in BMMS took part in a Skipping Workshop on Monday. The children learned that not only is skipping fun but it is also a great form of exercise. Pupils were invited to showcase the different skipping techniques they learned during the day for parents, teachers and all classes in the afternoon. It was […]

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Learning about Light!

This week in 5th class we learned about light. We learned that light travels in straight lines. Light can be refracted (bent) as it passes through some materials like air or water. Put a pencil into a glass of water and you will see an example of refraction. We also learned that white light is made […]

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GOAL Workshop

Last week, the pupils in 5th and 6th class took part in a GOAL workshop. We learned about the work that GOAL completes and explored the challenges that face people in the aftermath of natural disasters. We worked to find solutions in small groups and also got the opportunity to think about and design materials […]

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