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!
Oskar, Kuba, Marceli, Max, Bartosz, Oisin and Cezary promoting the latest attendance drive at Bishop Murphy School.(photo at the bottom) ATTENDANCE IS KEY FOR A GOOD EDUCATION Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. The staff at Bishop Murphy agree whole heartedly with Mandela [...]
We celebrated Grandparents Day on 30th May. The children welcomed their grandparents into their classrooms to get a glance of what school is like for them in 2018. Some grandparents volunteered to entertain the children with stories of their school days. It was a day of celebration and joy for young and old alike. Teas and coffees [...]
We had our annual Sponsored Walk last Thursday and what a great day it was in every sense. Our route takes us from the school, down Duntaheen Road, up the Glenabo Woods path and back to the school. The weather was absolutely fabulous as the sun split the stones. Upon returning to the school the boys [...]
3rd and 4th Class have been working extremely hard this term. The children got the opportunity to design and create their own parachute. We learned that gravity pulls a parachute down, but as it falls air gets trapped under the canopy. The trapped air pushes up against the canopy, making the parachute fall slowly. [...]
Last Saturday, May 5th, our second class boys received their third sacrament- their First Holy Communion. The sun shone, the boys were amazing and all their hard work & diligence these past months paid off handsomely. Rev. Fr. Brian Boyle celebrated a truly uplifting ceremony, praising the boys and reminding their parents of how special and [...]
Well done to our resident chefs, who treated their teachers and class to a delicious Easter treat!
Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge ar scoil an mhí seo chaite agus bhí craic ar dóigh againn. I rith na seachtaine bhíomar go léir ag déanamh sár-iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt chomh minic agus is féidir. Ghlacamar páirt i gceolchoirm nuair a tháinig an scoil go léir le chéile chun amhráin a chanadh, scéalta a léamh, dánta a [...]