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Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor visits B.M.M.S

The pupils of Bishop Murphy Memorial School were treated to a special surprise visit by two legends of snooker; six time world title winner Steve Davis and former world title winner Dennis Taylor. Many thanks to David Joyce for organizing the visit. The children had great fun as Steve and Dennis exchanged some jokes and Steve [...]

2020-01-31T15:41:10+01:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: VIP guests|

Junior Conferring Tour 2020 @ U.C.C

Many thanks to J.P Quinn and the staff at U.C.C who hosted a wonderful Junior Conferring Tour for the 6th class pupils of Bishop Murphy Memorial School. The boys had a great day as they toured the campus and visited the impressive Crawford Observatory where they learned about Howard Grubb and the invention of the equatorial [...]

2020-01-31T15:27:07+01:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: 6th class, Uncategorized|

Creating wordles in 6th Class

The pupils in 6th have been enjoying reading the novel "Boy in the Striped Pyjamas". As part of our journey with Bruno and all the other characters, we have been busy developing the boys' vocabulary. At the beginning of our reading lessons the boys are given the opportunity to skim through the next five to six [...]

2020-01-29T18:18:51+01:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: 6th class, English|

Meet and Greet with children’s author

It's been a busy term for the avid readers of sixth class and one of the highlights this term was a meet and greet with children's author Dave Donohue. The children got the chance to ask Dave a plethora of questions about the writing process and in particular how to formulate a good story. Dave explained [...]

2019-12-18T21:57:09+01:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: 6th class, English|

Maths Week (6th Class)

Recently the pupils in 6th class enjoyed taking part in additional maths activities to celebrate Maths Week. Throughout Maths Week, the pupils engaged in fun and interactive activities through learning extensions to their regular maths lessons. During this period the pupils completed real-world challenges such as problem-solving tasks involving fuel-capacity. One of the highlights of the [...]

2019-10-24T21:03:48+01:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: 5th/6th class, Maths|

6th Class visit St. Colmans

6th class attended St. Colmans Community College earlier in the week. It was a wonderful opportunity for the boys to get a sense of what life in second level education looks like. The T.Y students at St. Colmans were our tour guides for the day and they did an excellent job. We were treated to Science, [...]

2019-10-24T09:35:09+01:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: 5th/6th class|

Learning about Climate Change

The talented pupils in sixth class were learning about greenhouse gas emissions and global warming as part of our theme on Climate Change. The boys learned about Greta Thunberg and her work on raising awareness to climate change. They designed and painted their own posters to symbolize global warming. They also created their very own globes [...]

2019-10-03T19:48:03+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

4th/5th Class School Tour

The pupils of 4th/5th class had an eventful and fun outing for their school tour this week. The tour commenced with a trip to the Lifetime Lab where the boys learned about the history of the old Cork City Waterworks. The children learned about the science behind water filtration and got to take part in an [...]

2019-06-19T23:39:47+01:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Protractor Skills

The pupils in 4th/5th class recently got to grips with the protractor as they learned about lines and angles. The concept of a semi-circular measuring tool was difficult to grasp at first. However, the pupils quickly learned how to position a protractor correctly and the correct scale to use based on the type of angle (acute [...]

2019-06-16T18:37:28+01:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: 4th/5th Class, Maths|
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