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Open Evening 2019

We are very excited about our Open Evening for parents and pupils interested in enrolling in BMMS. It takes place on 7th February. The principal’s address takes place at 6pm. Our existing cohort of parents and pupils are welcome from 6:30pm until close of business at 7:30pm. Come and meet all the staff and pupils […]

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Best Educational Premises

Thanks a million to the Fermoy Tidy Town’s group whom, along with Minister David Stanton visited the school to present the school with a plaque as winner of Best Educational Premises in Fermoy. We are thrilled with the achievement and the recognition for the work that we have put into the school to ensure that […]

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Christmas Jumpers 2018

We had a Christmas Fundraiser recently in the school for a past pupil who was diagnosed with cancer. We managed to collect €280. Everyone wore their Christmas Jumpers in solidarity. It was a fabulous day. Have a look at a selection of photographs from the day.

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3rd Class

Making Butter 3rd class had great fun making butter. We poured cream into jam jars and working together we had to shake the jar for 10 to 15 minutes. We investigated each jar and noticed that the yellow solid lump was butter and the white liquid was buttermilk. Take a look at the photos to […]

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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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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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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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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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