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!
The pupils of 4th/5th class had an eventful and fun outing for their school tour this week. The tour commenced with a trip to the Lifetime Lab where the boys learned about the history of the old Cork City Waterworks. The children learned about the science behind water filtration and got to take part in an [...]
As a digital school of distinction, Bishop Murphy School is committed to its digital strategy and to continuing to enhance its digital infrastructure. This summer we have bought 15 new iPads, thanks to parent-funding and a Department of Education grant. A new iPad management system, using software called ZuluDesk, is also being rolled out on a [...]
Well done to our mathematicians from 5th and 6th, who came third in the recent Primary Schools Maths Challenge. This was held in St. Colman's College. We are all very proud of your achievement!
In May, we began a tournament for all of the chess players in our school. We are currently in round 3 and hope to reveal the champion by the end of this term! Well done to each and every boy who has taken part. The kindness and sportsmanship you have shown to each other has been [...]
Boys from 5th and 6th Class have completed projects based on environmental topics such as Reducing Water usage and Saving Energy. A selection of Project X Books which focus on different ways we can help the environment around us named What a Waste, Turn if Off!, In the Bin and Rubbish were useful sources of information [...]
In March we had a very successful Seachtain na Gaeilge. All the classes took part in competitions, games and quizzes, through Irish. Tickets were given out to anyone who made an effort to speak Irish and we had a draw for Easter eggs at the end of the week. Only some boys had luck on [...]