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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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!!
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 [...]