Learning code in Google.

Some lucky boys from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes spent two days in Google's new European Headquarters on Barrow St. last week. The boys learned computer coding through working on projects using Scratch. Each group presented their finished games and stories at the end of the second day. The boys really enjoyed their time in Google where they learned a lot and had fun in a very cool environment....
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Soccer 2013

The soccer season is now underway. We have been training since  Autumn and we have a squad of 20 players made up from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes. Unfortunately it is only possible to choose 11 players and 4/5 substitutes for each game so there are a few unlucky players left off the panel at times. We will try to rotate the subs as much as possible so that all 20 players get to wear the school...
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NCI Quiz Champs!

Congratulations to the boys from Ms. Purcell's class who won the annual NCI Quiz for the third time. The general knowledge quiz was attended by pupils, teachers and parents from schools in the Docklands area and was held in the NCI. The winning team was made up of Jack, Brandon, Darral, Aaron, Leinard and Justin. Mr. Booth has promised the whole class that the school will provide them with a...
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Ghost BUS-ters!

The boys from Ms. Purcell's 3rd & 4th classes took part in some creative writing workshops recently. They wrote some stories in groups and entered these stories into a competition with students from 8 other schools. Each group had to write a scary story for the competition which was called The Nightmare Club. The winners of the competition came from our school! Take a bow Josh, Leinard, Oisin...
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Gaelic Team win.

Our school Gaelic football team had a great win in Ballyboden this week on a scoreline of 6-6 to 0-3. Rhys Hickey was man of the match. There were also great performances by Scott Collopy and Cian O' Reilly. Ceilim Gannon dazzled with his outrageous skills throughout. For many of the boys it was their first game of Gaelic and for others it was their first time playing for a team so well done to...
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Swimming

1st, 3rd & 4th classes begin their ten weeks of swimming lessons in Sportsco pool on Thursday, September 13th at 10:00. This covers the Aquatics requirement of the P.E. curriculum. Being so close to the sea, rivers and a canal it is vital that all of the boys in our school learn how to swim. Each boy should have speedos/trunks/shorts (not football shorts), a towel, goggles, a swimming cap,...
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