This year Bishop Murphy Memorial School has decided to take part in the Active School Flag (ASF) initiative. This initiative aims to get more schools, more active, more often. International research proves that active children focus and learn better. They also enjoy school more. On the 11th of November the pupils and staff at Bishop Murphy [...]
5th class have been working on their fitness over the last number of weeks. They are taking part in circuit classes during PE. This consists of 10/12 exercises of 40 seconds duration. They have a rest of 20 seconds between each station before they begin the next one. The circuit is completed twice and is varied [...]
Well done to our budding chefs from sixth class. They recently made delicious Rocky Road and shared it with students and teachers alike. Everyone agreed it was delicious and are asking for a repeat performance!
Well done to our students of the month for September 2019. We are all very proud of your efforts. Lean leis an obair!
We are really enjoying our challenges for maths week!! Today we engineered boats using lollipop sticks to ensure they floated in water in groups and we are delighted to report that all our tests were successful!
The purpose of the student council is to give our students a voice in BMMS. It creates opportunities for the development of leadership, responsibility and improved communication between staff and students. It successfully develops a sense of ownership and belonging. A committee of representatives (three students from each class) meet weekly with Ms.Hogan to address the [...]
We went for an autumnal nature walk along the river and collected beautiful autumn leaves for our art class ! A few keen historians brought in artefacts to tell us about their family history !
The talented pupils in sixth class were learning about greenhouse gas emissions and global warming as part of our theme on Climate Change. The boys learned about Greta Thunberg and her work on raising awareness to climate change. They designed and painted their own posters to symbolize global warming. They also created their very own globes [...]
Here at Bishop Murphy’s, the new school year is upon us and we have a busy year ahead! We haven’t forgotten to pencil into our calendar one of our favourite fundraisers however- GOAL Jersey Day is in on October 11th and we are all looking forward to donning our favourite jerseys to support this worthy cause. [...]
A huge congratulations to our summer 2019 attendance competition winners! Aaron Galvin 2nd class, Jack O’Connor Rainbow Class, Kevin Walsh 3rd class, Duane O’Donoghue 4th class, Conor O’Callaghan 5th class, reaped the benefits of full attendance this June! Well done boys!