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 [...]
The following is an article written by Theo from 4th class. Many thanks to Theo on doing such a great job!! "The pupils in B.M.M.S were full of joy on December 18th. Everyone wore their Christmas jumpers in exchange for bringing in €2 to help raise funds for a special cause. We all had very funky [...]
We have been very busy in 4th/5th class learning lots about the world of entrepreneurship through the excellent Junior Entrepreneur Programme. As part of the programme the children recently met a local businessman, Mr. Dave Ryan who spoke about his journey into the business world and the pupils were given the opportunity to ask some excellent [...]
Boys from 2nd to 6th class recently participated in the North Cork athletics competition. All of the boys ran extremely well and thoroughly enjoyed the day. Pictured below are some of our medal winners on the day. Huge thanks to Mitchelstown CBS for their excellent organisation of the event.
Every Tuesday the Rainbow Room go to the Coffee House for a social outing. The boys order their own hot chocolate and pay for it with money which they earned at home! The owner Tom kindly offered to show the boys how he makes his own home made ice cream. Tom uses a machine which he [...]