We had the best day at Doyle's Farm in Mooncoin. We picked potatoes, we saw the machine for peeling, the machine for packing and we ate chips, garlic potatoes, baked potatoes, potato soup, potato curry and lots more.
Some of our 6th class boys were involved in the Challenge Science Programme today at WIT. We learned about CPR, forensic science, germs and bacteria and famous scientists of the past. Thanks to Junior Achievement and Genzyme for facilitating this exciting programme.
Our school was one of five schools to receive this award from Trinity College and Google. We are the only primary school in Ireland to receive this award. This ‘21st Century Schools of Distinction Award’ aims to recognise and showcase the efforts of schools nationwide to transform their school culture and to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The scheme recognises extraordinary work being successfully undertaken by our schools.
Last Friday, we welcomed Julia Skinner of 100 Word Challenge to our school. She travelled all the way from England to be with us. She is passionate about developing writing skills. We held a writing event for 200 boys. St. Stephen's Street, DLS joined us in our hall and Julia opened our imaginations and allowed the creative juices to flow. Click read more to see our video.
Project Awards Night 2016. Congratulations to all of our pupils from 2nd to 6th class on completing their projects. Project based learning is a fantastic way to prepare children for the future. Children complete a project over 10 weeks and the results are amazing. Well done boys, we are extremely impressed and proud.