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Creating works of Art

The wonderful pupils of 4th and 5th class were busy exploring paint and colour inspired by the style of the famous New York artist James Rizzi. The theme of the day was the New York skyline and the class really tapped into the cartoon-like colours and irregular shaped buildings. Well done to all the pupils […]

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Friendship Week 2018

Friendship Week 2018 was celebrated in BMMS in conjunction with Fermoy Friendship Week. It was a fun filled week with a wide range of activities to promote friendship. Here’s a small snippet of some of the activities pupils enjoyed – making a new buddy, reciting poems, singing songs, writing friendship recipes, playing inclusive games and […]

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The Egyptians

This week 3rd and 4th class studied all about  the Ancient Egyptians.  We used our  ipads to look up information on the Egyptians and the children created their own project based on the topic. We learned that Tutankhamun became king of Egypt at the age of 8 and ruled until his death at the age […]

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Open Night Art Exhibition

Visitors from far and wide visited Bishop Murphy Memorial School Fermoy, to enjoy our fantastic art exhibition which coincided with our school’s open night. All children love doing art at school and the exhibition was a great opportunity for our students to show off their talent to parents, teachers and friends. On Thursday night, 9th March, […]

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Some boys really enjoyed “Penguins in the Fridge” by Nicola Moon. It was a nice story. Joe really wanted a pet. Joe’s mum did not. She thought pets were too smelly, too expensive and too noisy. In her opinion, pets were too everything. Joe was very sad. However he decided to get his bits and […]

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Pottery Fun in December!

2nd / 3rd class and the Rainbow Room, together with all of the children in our school, are enjoying pottery this December. From funny frogs to fantastic fish, we’ve been getting our hands dirty rolling and shaping clay into wonderful pieces.  Along the way, we’ve learned how to use our fingers to mould clay and how […]

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Halloween Art in Resource Room

The students that visit Mr. O’Donoghue’s  room have been very busy this week honing their artistic skills.  With the Halloween break just a number of days away now, the boys have set forth toward creating a Halloween-esque atmosphere in the room. As you can see below the boys designed some fabulous pumpkins with the aid […]

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3rd & 4th Class Pottery

Third and Fourth class recently completed some very enjoyable Pottery classes with Fin. The boys were shown a variety of techniques and learned how to mould the clay into lots of different shapes and forms. They used their imaginations and creativity and made beautiful clay houses and containers in the shape of a head. Fin […]

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