Rainbow Room

Class of 6 Kings Video

Well done to Mr Rice and the boys of the Rainbow Room that collaborated to produce this wonderful music video below! The video was shown to the whole school at assembly time. Well done to all! https://vimeo.com/324173887

2019-04-08T20:10:43+01:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Music and Drama, Rainbow Room|

Official Opening of Sensory Room

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 [...]

2018-11-04T18:22:57+01:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: General, Rainbow Room, Solas|

Friendship Week 2018

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 [...]

Healthy Eating in BMMS!

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. [...]

Fermoy GAA

Fermoy local GAA superstars paid a visit to Bishop Murphy Memorial school to showcase their sporting achievements. The boys stared in wonder and amazement at the trophy's and the classroom was silent as they listened in awe to the achievements of Fermoy G.A.A. The boys from the Rainbow and Solas rooms loved every minute and were [...]

2018-02-23T16:00:43+01:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: Rainbow Room, Solas, Sport|

A very special visit to the Christmas Panto

During the month of December, The Rainbow and Solas boys (ASD Unit) were given the opportunity to visit Beauty and the Beast in the Everyman Theatre. The boys loved absolutely every minute of it and sang and danced throughtout (oh no you didn't! ;))  There is a lot of established research about the positive influences from [...]

2018-02-23T16:03:48+01:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Rainbow Room, Solas|

Musical Therapy in the ASD Classes

Here is a snapshot of a Musical Therapy session which we have running in our ASD Units for the next 5 weeks. How Music Can Make a Difference One of the reasons that music has quickly become a tool used in autism therapy is that it can stimulate both hemispheres of our brain, rather than just [...]

2017-10-10T16:28:25+01:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: Music and Drama, Rainbow Room|

No rest for the wicked!

Fun day on Friday 15th of September for the Rainbow Room, in-between doing our spelling tests and swimming lessons, the boys made time to get a quick work-out in! The photos speak for themselves :)

2017-09-18T11:13:30+01:00September 16th, 2017|Categories: Rainbow Room, Sport|

New school year for the Rainbow Room

Here is a little sneak peak of a day in the Rainbow Room ASD unit in Bishop Murphy's Memorial School. The Rainbow Room are straight back into work and they had an amazing first week! The boys are always on the go between trips to the park, swimming pool and our local coffee house for a [...]

2017-09-11T20:06:03+01:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Rainbow Room|