As a digital school of distinction, Bishop Murphy School is committed to its digital strategy and to continuing to enhance its digital infrastructure. This summer we have bought 15 new iPads, thanks to parent-funding and a Department of Education grant. A new iPad management system, using software called ZuluDesk, is also being rolled out on a [...]
Well done to our mathematicians from 5th and 6th, who came third in the recent Primary Schools Maths Challenge. This was held in St. Colman's College. We are all very proud of your achievement!
In May, we began a tournament for all of the chess players in our school. We are currently in round 3 and hope to reveal the champion by the end of this term! Well done to each and every boy who has taken part. The kindness and sportsmanship you have shown to each other has been [...]
In March we had a very successful Seachtain na Gaeilge. All the classes took part in competitions, games and quizzes, through Irish. Tickets were given out to anyone who made an effort to speak Irish and we had a draw for Easter eggs at the end of the week. Only some boys had luck on [...]
Well done to our students of the month for January. These awards recognise more than just hard work. They also celebrate positive attitudes, kindness and helpfulness. Well done boys and keep it up!
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 skills [...]
GOAL Jersey Day is one of our favourite days of the year here at Bishop Murphy’s. It’s the perfect opportunity to proudly wear our team colours, at the same time raising much needed funds for GOAL, by donating €2 each. This organisation works to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world have [...]
Congratulations and well done to all our September 2018 students of the month. Keep up the hard work!
Having working very hard, the boys from 2nd, 3rd and 4th finished off the year with some tasty treats! Rice crispies and chocolate marshmallows were the order of the day, made by the boys themselves and generously shared with all their classmates. Well done boys, certainly some potential chefs among you!
Well done to our resident chefs, who treated their teachers and class to a delicious Easter treat!