On Wednesday, December 12th the 6th Class boys of Bishop Murphy Memorial School were invited to Dealz, Fermoy. The children were asked to sing Christmas carols to help fund raise for the extremely worthy cause of the ‘Make a Wish Foundation’. Funds raised will be used to enrich the experiences of children living with life-threatening conditions [...]
Two teams from 5th and 6th class entered St.Colman’s Maths Quiz yesterday. Although it was a very tough quiz both teams had great fun. In the final round they were pipped to the post but both teams placed within the top 6 entries. Well done to the boys who took part!
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 adding [...]
All pupils in Bishop Murphy made a big effort to eat healthier in term two of our school year. Skipping ropes were awarded to our healthiest eaters: those who included lots of fruit and vegetables in their lunchboxes and to those who made an effort to eat new fruit and veg they had never tasted before. [...]
On Tuesday, 5th class walked to the Cope Foundation Centre in Fermoy to donate some money. The boys in 5th class completed the Junior Entrepreneur Programme this year with their company "Sweet Treats". As part of learning about how an entrepreneur builds a business, the pupils baked and sold Rice Krispy Buns, Rocky Road and Chocolate [...]
Positive Mental Health Awareness Fortnight was celebrated in BMMS during the month of May. The boys developed awareness and positive attitudes towards their mental health while acknowledging the support systems that we all have available to us. Pupils took part in various different activities to promote positive mental health including interactive games, group discussions, mindfulness [...]
5th class have been participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme this year. This involved the pupils choosing a product to sell and setting up a business from scratch. The pupils chose to make non-bake goods and sell them during school breaks. We called our company Sweet Treats and pupils in all classes throughout the school certainly [...]
All pupils in BMMS took part in a Skipping Workshop on Monday. The children learned that not only is skipping fun but it is also a great form of exercise. Pupils were invited to showcase the different skipping techniques they learned during the day for parents, teachers and all classes in the afternoon. It was a [...]
Along with pupils in schools all over Ireland, the pupils of Bishop Murphy Memorial School took part in 10 @ 10 today. This involved all students exercising for 10 minutes at 10AM. It was a really enjoyable experience!
This week in 5th class we learned about light. We learned that light travels in straight lines. Light can be refracted (bent) as it passes through some materials like air or water. Put a pencil into a glass of water and you will see an example of refraction. We also learned that white light is made up [...]