We have recently been learning all about The Great Famine (An Gorta Mór) in Ireland. We began by looking at the background to and causes of the Famine during our history lessons. We did various drama activities on the theme of the famine also which was great fun. We did an improvisation, a freeze frame and [...]
5th class have been working on their fitness over the last number of weeks. They are taking part in circuit classes during PE. This consists of 10/12 exercises of 40 seconds duration. They have a rest of 20 seconds between each station before they begin the next one. The circuit is completed twice and is varied [...]
As some of you may be aware, next week (Oct 14th-20th) is "Climate Action Week" and October is re-use month. We have the following incentives taking place to encourage sustainability in our school community. ● Please try to avoid plastic straws and food wrapping in lunchboxes. ● Please only use reusable water bottles. ● Turn the [...]
The boys in the Solas Room have been making weekly visits to the library this year. They select two books each week which they read in school. There are a wide variety of books from which to choose and the boys have selected many different genres over the course of the year. They thoroughly enjoy their [...]
Well done to Sam, Leo and Ryan who recently took part in the Primary Schools Skills Test in Pairc Uí Chaoimh. Thanks also to Sinead for providing transport on the day.
Pictured below is the school hurling team who participated in the North Cork Sciath na Scol competition today. Well done to all involved.
In the Solas Room we have been learning all about Ancient Egypt. We have read about the River Nile, the Pyramids of Giza and also Tutankhamun (the boy-king.) We looked at a slide show of pictures of Egyptian art and hieroglyphics. We found this very interesting. In art we constructed our own pyramids and our own [...]
Solas Room Here is a selection of photos from the Solas Room this year. As you can see they have been very busy boys indeed!!
Our hurling team were busy boys this year!! Firstly, they participated in the annual Colmans blitz. They won the shield final after an epic battle with Castlelyons. They also participated in the Sciath na Scoil mini 7s in Castlemartyr, the North Cork indoor and outdoor mini 7s, in Mallow and finally the annual North Cork 12 [...]
Boys from 2nd to 6th class recently participated in the North Cork athletics competition. All of the boys ran extremely well and thoroughly enjoyed the day. Pictured below are some of our medal winners on the day. Huge thanks to Mitchelstown CBS for their excellent organisation of the event.