National Tree Day

As part of our environmental awareness and care in science, the boys in 2nd, 3rd and 4th went to the woods in Dundrum for National Tree Day. Many thanks to Coillte for their hospitality and the guided tours on the day. We certainly learned a lot about trees, plants and wildlife, and their importance to … [Read more…]

The Vegetable Garden

The harvest of the vegetable garden was very popular – Ms. Power had plenty of cooking ideas for all the food grown. Yummy!!!!

Christmas Cake Sale

The much-anticipate annual Christmas Cake Sale took place on Friday, December 5th. Cakes, buns, brownies and biscuits were arriving into the school from 8o’clock in the morning, as Ms. Power and her army of 6th class helpers readied the hall for the big occasion. The Parents’ Council were also very busy, as they organised their … [Read more…]


Having decided that the boys in 4th and 5th class needed a new choral experience this year, we were delighted to be accepted into the 2014 Hallelujah concerts in Dublin. On Wednesday, December 3rd, over 85 boys and 6 teachers left the school and headed to City West Convention Centre.  What a day it turned … [Read more…]

Science Alive!

On Monday, November 10th, the boys in 5th class got the opportunity to test the knowledge of a group of scientists, as they took part in “I’m a Scientist” 2014. The live web chat was something they had been preparing for, and they had lots of questions ready.  Just look at them in action!  Many … [Read more…]

Green Schools Campaign

For the past year or more, we have been working very hard towards our first Green Flag.  The Green Schools committee have been meeting on a regular basis, and in the past few weeks, the focus has been on a combination of Healthy Lunches / Treat Friday, and the litter that goes with the aforementioned … [Read more…]

CBS Secondary School GAA Sports Day

Following an invitation from the CBS Secondary School, all of the boys in 5th and 6th classes attended their GAA Sports Day on Thursday, October 2nd.  The day started with a tour of the hallowed ground of Semple Stadium.  Led by groups of players and staff from the Secondary School, it was an exciting start … [Read more…]

Familiarisation Night

The annual Familiarisation Night took place on Thursday, September 4th, at 8pm.  It was an opportunity for parents to meet their child’s new teacher, and to hear the programme of work for the class for the year. There is always a huge turnout on the night, and it allows parents an opportunity to visit the … [Read more…]