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.
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 see [...]
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 [...]
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 volunteers [...]
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. This [...]
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 as [...]
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 by [...]
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 Pogba, [...]
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 [...]
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!